Scientific Program


Program highlights of Spine World Summit 2018
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DAY 1 - 26 JANUARY 2018, PLENARY HALL
TIME # AGENDA WHO
07:00 - 08:00 - SWS 2018 Registration -
08:00 - 08:05 AA-00 Congress Chair Welcome Message (Plenary Hall) Ying-Kei Chan (Hong Kong)
08:05 - 09:00   Plenary Session - Keynote Presentation - Part I  
08:05 - 09:00   Plenary Session - Keynote Presentation (Plenary Hall) Moderator:
Ying-Kei Chan (Hong Kong)
09:00 - 10:00 - SWS 2018 Opening Ceremony (Plenary Hall) -
10:00 - 10:25 - Coffee Break -
10:25 - 13:00   Asia Pacific Research Colloquium - ENGLISH  
10:25 - 11:00   Session 1 Moderator: Yong Qiu (China)
11:00 - 11:30   Session 2 Moderator:
Jin-Hyok Kim (Korea)
11:00 - 11:10 PE-04 Predicting Factors For Residual Neurologic Deficit In The Patients With Spinal Epidural Abscess After Surgical Intervention Of The Thoracic And Lumbar Spine Yu-Cheng Yao (Taiwan)
11:10 - 11:20 PE-05 Balloon Kyphoplasty For Fresh Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures With Poor Prognostic Factors - Multicenter Prospective Intervention Study Shinji Takahashi (Japan)
11:20 - 11:30 PE-06 Evaluation and Management of Cervicothoracic Pathology Christopher Shaffrey (United States)
11:30 - 12:00   Session 3 Moderator:
Masaya Nakamuru (Japan)
12:00 - 12:30   Session 4 Moderator:
Jean-Marc Vital (France)
12:30 - 13:00   Session 5 Moderator:
Christopher Shaffrey (United States)
13:00 - 14:00 - Lunch Break -
14:00 - 14:40   Plenary Session - Keynote Presentation - Part II  
14:00 -14:40   Plenary Session - Keynote Presentation (Plenary Hall) Moderator:
Ying-Kei Chan (Hong Kong)
14:40 - 15:51   Asia Pacific Masters Colloquium  
14:40 - 15:51   Session 1: Spinal Infection and Complex Pediatric Spinal Problem Moderator:
Ying-Kei Chan (Hong Kong)
15:51 - 16:45   Session 2: Cervical Spinal Problem/ New Advancement in Spinal Surgery Moderator:
Ying-Kei Chan (Hong Kong)
16:45 - 17:00   Coffee Break  
17:00 - 18:20   Session 3: Spinal Deformity Moderator:
Ying-Kei Chan (Hong Kong)
18:20 - 18:30 - Closing & End of Day Ying-Kei Chan (Hong Kong)

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