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Basic Sciences of Spinal Deformities


Professor Nachiappan CHOCKALINGAM
Professor of Clinical Biomechanics/ Director,
Centre for Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Technologies,
Staffordshire University, United Kingdom

"Role of Biomechanics in Providing Effective Clinical Intervention in AIS"

Professor Jack CHENG
Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedics and Traumatology,
Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology,
Faculty of Medicine, 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong, China

"BMD, Bone Qualities & Bone Microarchitecture in the Etiopathogenesis & Prognostication of AIS"


Clinical Assessments and Diagnoses of Spinal Deformities

 AUBIN Carl Eric  SKALLI Wafa

Professor Carl-Eric AUBIN
Full Professor, 
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 
Polytechnique Montreal;
Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center, Canada

"Advances in Biomechanical Modeling and Predictive Analytics to Improve
the Treatment of AIS"

Professor Wafa SKALLI
Emeritus Professor,
Arts et Metiers Institute of Technology, France

"Quasi-automatic Early Detection of Progressive AIS Using Biplanar Radiography - the Novel Severity Index and Other Biomechanical Considerations"


Management of Spinal Deformities

                      PARENT Stefan                   ZAINA Fabio 1

Professor Stefan PARENT
CHU Sainte-Justine & Department of Surgery,
University of Montréal, Canada

"Latest Update on the Clinical Application of Anterior Vertebral Tethering – Current Indications and Contraindications"

Dr Fabio ZAINA
ISICO (Italian Scientific Spine Institute), Italy

"Idiopathic Scoliosis: Novel Challenges for Researchers and Clinicians"