The presence of the Harms Study Group at national and international annual scientific meetings is without comparison. The members of the Harms Study Group share the results of their research annually through peer-reviewed abstracts presented as podium and poster presentations.

AAOS Annual Meeting

Date: March 15-18, 2017
Location: San Diego, CA

  • PODIUM
  • POSTER

POSNA Annual Meeting

Date: May 3-6, 2017
Location: Barcelona, Spain

  • PODIUM
  • POSTER

IMAST Annual Meeting

Date: July 12-15, 2017
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

  • PODIUM
  • POSTER

SRS Annual Meeting

Date: September 6-9, 2017
Location: Philadelphia, PA

  • PODIUM
  • POSTER

2017-2018 Podium & Poster Presentations

Presenter Title  
MIYANJI et al. Assessing the risk/benefit ratio of surgery in CP: Is surgery worth it? POSTER
LONNER et al.  Surgery for the Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients after Skeletal Maturity: Now or Later? PODIUM
LONNER et al.  Evolution of Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis over 20 Years:  Have Outcomes Improved? PODIUM
YASZAY et al. Major Complications at Two Years after Surgery Impacts SRS Scores for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients PODIUM
SPONSELLER et al. Cost Utility Analysis of Operative vs. Non-Operative Treatment for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis PODIUM
Presenter Title  
SULLIVAN et al. Changes in Vertebral Body Shape in Both the Sagittal and Coronal Planes Correlate with Scoliosis Severity – A 3D Study of 445 Patients.  POSTER
JAIN et al.   Caregiver Perceptions Regarding the Relative Impact of Spinal Fusion Surgery on Quality of Life of Children with Cerebral Palsy.  POSTER
YASZAY et al. Progressive Decline in Pulmonary Function 5 Years Post-Operative In Patients Who Underwent Anterior Instrumentation for Surgical Correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. POSTER
YASZAY et al. Efficacy of Intra-operative Traction in Patients with CP Scoliosis. POSTER
FLETCHER et al. Impact of an accelerated discharge pathway on early outcomes and recovery following posterior spinal fusion for AIS:  A prospective comparative study. POSTER
FLETCHER et al. Development of consensus-based best practice guidelines (BPG) for postoperative care following posterior spinal fusion for AIS. PODIUM
 LONNER et al.  Surgery for the Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients after Skeletal Maturity: Now or Later? PODIUM
LONNER et al. Can Surgical Innovation Decrease Operative Time, Surgeon Variability and Surgical Morbidity in AIS Surgery: A Study of Operative Efficiency. PODIUM
LONNER et al. Evolution of Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis over 20 Years:  Have Outcomes Improved? PODIUM
MIYANJI et al.  Assessing the risk/benefit ratio of surgery in CP: Is surgery worth it? PODIUM
SPONSELLER et al. Cost Utility Analysis of Operative vs. Non-Operative Treatment for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. PODIUM
MIYANJI et al. 2-year follow-up in spine clinical research: an adequate benchmark? PODIUM
SPONSELLER et al. Even if Bracing fails to prevent surgery, it may benefit the lumbar spine in AIS PODIUM
Presenter Title  
ASGHAR et al  Lenke 1C AIS Curves: When do Experienced surgeons incorporate the lumbar curve?  PODIUM
CAHILLet al.   Pregnancy and Childbirth after Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. PODIUM
HWANG et al. Causes for Early Readmission in AIS. PODIUM
LENKE et al. Using The Lower Lumbar Touched Vertebra To Select The Lowest Instrumented Vertebra In Lenke Type 3 & 4 Curves At A Minimum 5 Yr Follow-Up PODIUM
LONNER et al. Disc Degeneration in Unfused Caudal Motion Segments Ten Years Following Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis PODIUM
LONNER et al. Changes in Body Shape Following Surgical Correction in AIS – Surface Topography changes are associated with Improvements in Health Related Quality of Life PODIUM
NEWTON et al. Evolution of Scoliosis Research Society Outcome Scores in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients: A Mixed Longitudinal Study  PODIUM
NEWTON et al. 2-Year Outcomes of Spinal Growth Tethering vs. Posterior Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis – Flexibility vs. Reliability PODIUM
UPASANI et al. Three-Dimensional Analysis of Deformity Progression following Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis PODIUM
YASZAY et al.     Major Complications following Surgical Correction of Spine Deformity in 253 Patients with Cerebral Palsy PODIUM
Presenter Title  
TAWARI, et al.  Lenke 5C AIS Curves: Surgical Decision Making and Factors Determining Fusion of the Thoracic Curve for Experienced Spine Surgeons. POSTER
JACKSON et al.    Intraoperative Halo traction may obviate the need for Anterior/Posterior Surgery in Severe Cerebral Palsy Scoliosis. POSTER
MILBY et al. The thoracic curve correction ratio as a predictor of T1 tilt following correction of double thoracic (Lenke 2) idiopathic curves. POSTER
STEPHEN et al. Correction of Primary Kyphosis involves More Reoperations and Complications than Primary Scoliosis in Patients with Cerebral Palsy. POSTER
BAUER et al. The Incidence of Short Term Morbidity and Complications after Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Feedback and Process Improvement Impact Results. POSTER
SHUFFLEBARGER et al. Anatomic Trajectory for Iliac Screw Placement: An Alternative to SAI Portal. POSTER
BROOKS et al. Harms Study Group. Do all Patients with Cerebral Palsy Require Postoperative Intensive Care Admission After Posterior Spinal Fusion? POSTER
CAHILL et al.   Improving Health Related Quality of Life in Patients with Non-Ambulatory Cerebral Palsy: Who Stands to Gain from Scoliosis Surgery? PODIUM
ERRICO et al. Ponte Osteotomies increase the risk of Neuromonitoring Changes in Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis PODIUM
HWANG et al.  Preoperative SRS Pain Score is the Primary Predictor of Postoperative Back Pain after AIS Surgery PODIUM
KELLY et al. Mental Health and not Deformity Magnitude Correlate to Self Image in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. PODIUM
LENKE et al.   Thoracic-Only Fusions for Double (Type 3) and Triple (Type 4) Major Curves in AIS at a Minimum 5 Year Follow-Up: Are They Possible and Durable? PODIUM
MAC-THIONG et al.   Guidelines for Surgical Reduction in High-Grade L5-S1 Spondylolisthesis Based on Quality of Life Measures. PODIUM
MIYANJI et al.  Impact of an accelerated discharge pathway on early outcomes and recovery following posterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: A prospective comparative study  PODIUM
SPONSELLER et al..  Relative Valuation for Severe Cerebral Palsy: Spinal Correction Ranked the Most Beneficial Intervention, but Below G-tube  PODIUM
 SPONSELLER et al..  Pelvic Fixation in Cerebral Palsy Scoliosis: Differences Evident at 5 Year Follow Up  PODIUM
 SHUFFLEBARGER et al.  Temporary Internal Distraction Facilitates Surgical Reduction of High Grade Spondylolisthesis  PODIUM