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1973:
1. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: ORTHOPAEDIC MANIFESTATIONS OF THE BATTERED CHILD. PHILADELPHIA ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, MARCH 12, 1973.
2. STEEL, HOWARD, LANG, BARRY D., AND AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: GLUTEUS MEDIUS ADVANCEMENT FOR CORRECTION OF INTERNAL ROTATION IN CEREBRAL PALSY. EASTERN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, 4TH ANNUAL MEETING, THE GREENBRIER, WEST VIRGINIA, OCTOBER 1973.

1974:
1. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: ORTHOPAEDIC MANIFESTATIONS OF THE BATTERED CHILD SYNDROME. ANNUAL MEETING, UPSTATE NEW YORK CHAPTER, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, GENEVA, NEW YORK, MAY 15, 1974.

1975:
1. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: MANIFESTATIONS OF THE BATTERED CHILD SYNDROME. 124TH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY, JUNE 16, 1975.
2. CAMPBELL, CRAWFORD J. AND AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: GIANT CELL TUMOR OF RADIUS TREATED BY MASSIVE RESECTION AND TIBIAL BONE GRAFT. 88TH ANNUAL MEETING, AMERICAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, HOT SPRINGS, VIRGINIA, JUNE 24, 1975.
3. DOUGHERTY, JAMES, WIRTH, CARL R. AND AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: TREATMENT OF RECURRENT DISLOCATION AND SUBLUXATION OF THE PATELLA, A NEW OPERATIVE TECHNIQUE. EASTERN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, 6TH ANNUAL MEETING, SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, OCTOBER 1975.

1976:
1. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A., WINTER, ROBERT B., MOE, JOHN H., BRADFORD, DAVID S., AND LONSTEIN, JOHN E.: OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF SPINE DEFORMITY IN CEREBRAL PALSY. 11TH ANNUAL MEETING, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, OTTAWA, CANADA, SEPTEMBER 1976.
2. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: CHONDROSARCOMA OF BONE. 2ND ONCOLOGY CONGRESS, PAHLAVI UNIVERSITY, SHIRAZ, IRAN, SEPTEMBER 1976.
3. SHAHRIAREE H., ROOHOLAMINI, S.A., AND AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: GIANT CELL TUMOR OF BONE. 2ND ONOCOLOGY CONGRESS, PAHLAVI UNIVERSITY, SHIRAZ, IRAN, SEPTEMBER 1976.
4. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: SCOLIOSIS AND OTHER SPINAL DEFORMITIES. IRANIAN SOCIETY OF PEDIATRICS, TEHRAN, IRAN, NOVEMBER 1976.
5. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: SCOLIOSIS, WHAT IS NEW? IRANIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, TEHRAN, IRAN, NOVEMBER 21, 1976.

1977:
1. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: NEW ADVANCES IN SCOLIOSIS. CENTER FOR POST-GRADUATE MEDICINE, FOROOZGAR MEDICAL CENTER, TEHRAN, IRAN, JANUARY 18, 1977.
2. BRADFORD, DAVID S., AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A. AND SELIJESKOG, EDWARD: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF FRACTURE AND FRACTURE-DISLOCATIONS OF THE THORACIC SPINE. 44TH ANNUAL MEETING, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, FEBRUARY 1977.
3. BRADFORD, DAVID S., AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A. AND SELIJESKOG, EDWARD: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF FRACTURE AND FRACTURE-DISLOCATIONS OF THE THORACIC SPINE. THIRD ANNUAL MEETING, ASIA, ORLANDO, FLORIDA, APRIL 5, 1977.
4. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: RECOGNITION AND MANAGEMENT OF THE ABUSED CHILD. THE SEVENTH IRANIAN CONGRESS OF RADIOLOGY, TEHRAN, IRAN, MAY 8, 1977.
5. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: THE ROLE OF ANTERIOR APPROACH IN THE TREATMENT OF SPINAL DEFORMITIES. FIRST ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM, SHAFA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL, TEHRAN, IRAN, JUNE 2, 1977.
6. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A., WIRTH, CARL R., AHMADI, BIJAN AND ROOHOLAMINI, S.A.: KNEE PAIN IN CHILDREN. FIRST ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM, SHAFA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL, TEHRAN, IRAN, JUNE 2, 1977.
7. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: ADVANCES IN SCOLTOSIS. IRANIAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, BANDAR PAHLAVI, IRAN, JUNE 23, 1977.
8. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: ANTERIOR SPINAL SURGERY. IRANIAN SECTION INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, TEHRAN, IRAN, NOVEMBER 14, 1977.
9. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: THE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON AND CHILD ABUSE. ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM, TEHRAN UNIVERSITY, NOVEMBER 19, 1977.

1978:
1. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A., AHNADI, BIJAN AND ROOHOLANINI, S.A.: KNEE PAIN IN CHILDREN. THE SECOND ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM, SHAFA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL, JANUARY 12, 1978.
2. VAFAI, MOHAMMAD AND AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: FIXED ROTARY DISLOCATION OF ATLANTO-AXIAL JOINT (REPORT OF A CASE WITH MASSIVE DISPLACEMENT). THE SECOND ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM, SHAFA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL, JANUARY 12, 1978.
3. LONSTEIN, JOHN E., AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A. AND WINTER, ROBERT B.: COMBINED ANTERIOR - POSTERIOR APPROACH FOR OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF CEREBRAL PALSY - SPINE DEFORMITY. 45TH ANNUAL MEETING, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, DALLAS, TEXAS, FEBRUARY 1978.
4. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: DEFORMITIES OF THE LUMBAR SPINE. IRANIAN AIR FORCE MEDICAL SYMPOSIUM, TEHRAN, IRAN, FEBRUARY 28, 1978.
5.-9. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: LECTURES AT THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON SCOLIOSIS AND OTHER SPINAL DEFORMITIES, SHAFA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL, TEHRAN, IRAN, APRIL 17-20, 1978:
5. PATIENT EVALUATION IN SCOLIOSIS
6. SPINE DEFORMITY IN CEREBRAL PALSY
7. CAST APPLICATION TECHNIQUES
8. HARRINGTON INSTRUMENTATION IN SPINE FRACTURES
9. PRE-OP CORRECTION IN SCOLIOSIS
10. ROOHOLAMINI, S.A., AKBARNIA, BA, SAJADI, K., SHAHRIAREE, H. AND REZVANI, L.: OSTEOBLASTOMA OF THE SPINE. THE 8TH IRANIAN CONGRESS OF RADIOLOGY, ISFAHAN, IRAN, 1978.
11-12. AKBARNIA, BA, AHMADI, B., GANJAVIAN, M., NIKZAD, M. AND SHEIKHOLESLAMZADEH, S.: ANALYSIS OF FOUR FATAL AND 108 NON-FATAL INJURIES FOLLOWING AN EARTHQUAKE IN IRAN. THE NINTH PAHLAVI MEDICAL CONGRESS, SHIRAZ, IRAN, MAY, 1978, AND V MEDITERRANEAN AND MIDDLE EAST ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY AND TRAUMATOLOGY CONGRESS, CHALUS, IRAN, MAY 29-31, 1978.
13. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF SCOLIOSIS IN CEREBRAL PALSY. V MEDITERRANEAN AND MIDDLE EASTERN ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY AND TRAUMATOLOGY CONGRESS, CHALUS, IRAN, MAY 29-31, 1978.
14. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: HARRINGTON INSTRUMENTATION IN THE TREATMENT OF FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS OF THE SPINE. IRANIAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, MASHHAD, IRAN, JUNE 21-22, 1978.
15. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A., ROOHOLAMINI, S.A.: SCOLIOSIS CAUSED BY BENIGN OSTEOBLASTOMA OF THE THORACIC AND LUMBAR SPINE. 13TH ANNUAL MEETING, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, SEPTEMBER 1978.
16. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: BASIC CLASSIFICATION AND PATIENT EVALUATION IN SCOLIOSIS SYMPOSIUM, XIV WORLD CONGRESS OF SICOT, KYOTO, JAPAN, OCTOBER 1978.
17. AHMADI, B., AKBARNIA, BA, GHOBADI, F., GANJAVIAN, M.S. AND NASSERI, D.: EXPERIENCE WITH 141 TIBIAL LENGTHENINGS IN POLIOMYELITIS: COMPARISON OF THREE DIFFERENT DEVICES. XIV WORLD CONGRESS OF SICOT, KYOTO, JAPAN, OCTOBER 1978.

1979:
1. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION. ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM, SHRINER'S HOSPITAL, PORTLAND, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 10, 1979.

1981:
1. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: SPINE DEFORMITY CAUSED BY IRRITATIVE LESIONS OF THE SPINE. GRAND ROUNDS, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 3, 1981.
2. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: CHILD ABUSE. COLE-CHATTERTON MEMORIAL SYMPOSIUM: PROBLEMS IN TRAUMA OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS, ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA, MAY 9, 1981.
3. LONSTEIN, JOHN E. AND AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF SPINE DEFORMITIES IN PATIENTS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY OR MENTAL RETARDATION: AN ANALYSIS OF 144 PATIENTS. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, MONTREAL, CANADA, SEPTEMBER 1981.
4. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A., BRADFORD, DAVID S. AND WINTER, ROBERT B.: OSTEOID OSTEOMA OF THE SPINE. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, MONTREAL, CANADA, SEPTEMBER 1981.

1982:
1. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A., BRADFORD, DAVID S., AND WINTER, ROBERT B.: OSTEOID OSTEOMA OF THE SPINE. AMERICAN ACADEMY ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS ANNUAL MEETING, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, JANUARY 1982.
2. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: SPINE DEFORMITIES IN CEREBRAL PALSY. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY SEMINAR, SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, FEBRUARY 23, 1982.
3. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: ANTERIOR SPINAL SURGERY. SPINE SYMPOSIUM, SHRINER'S HOSPITAL, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, MARCH 19, 1982.
4. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: ORTHOPAEDIC ASPECTS OF CHILD ABUSE AND THEIR CHANGING PATTERN. UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, MAY 28, 1982.
5. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: PRIMARY TUMORS OF THE SPINE. UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, MAY 29, 1982.
6. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: SPINE DEFORMITY IN CEREBRAL PALSY. SYMPOSIUM ON SPINAL DISORDERS IN CHILDREN, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, OCTOBER 29-30, 1982.
7. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: PRIMARY BONE TUMORS OF THE SPINE. SYMPOSIUM ON SPINAL DISORDERS IN CHILDREN, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, OCTOBER 29-30, 1982.

1983:
1. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: TREATMENT OF SCOLIOSIS IN CEREBRAL PALSY. NORTON KOSAIR CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, JANUARY 31, 1983.
2. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: NEW TRENDS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THORACOLUMBAR SPINE FRACTURES. LOUISVILLE ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, JANUARY 31, 1983.
3. HEYDARIAN, K., JABALAMELI, M., TABDOR, K. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: POSTERIOR CAPSULOTOMY FOR THE TREATMENT OF SEVERE FLEXION CONTRACTURE OF THE KNEE. PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA, MAY 3, 1983.
4. AKBARNIA, BA, FOGARTY, J.P., TAYOB, A. AND SMITH, K.R.: NEW TRENDS IN SURGICAL STABILIZATION OF THORACO-LUMBAR SPINE FRACTURES WITH EMPHASIS IN SUBLAMINAR WIRING. INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL SOCIETY OF PARAPLEGIA, STOKE-MANDEVILLE HOSPITAL, ENGLAND, MAY 1983.
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL DEFORMITY IN PATIENTS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY. AMERICAN ACADEMY FOR CEREBRAL PALSY AND DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE, THIRTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL MEETING, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, OCTOBER 7, 1983.
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SCOLIOSIS UPDATE. MISSOURI STATE ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, OCTOBER 8, 1983.
7. VENGLARCIK, J.S., AKBARNIA, BA, PERRY, C. AND DUNKLE, L.M.: EXPERIMENTAL OSTEOMYELITIS FROM TOLERANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS. 23RD INTERSCIENCE CONFERENCE ON ANTI-MICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, OCTOBER 1983.

1984:
1. AKBARNIA, BA, SILBERSTEIN, M.J., RENDE, R.J. AND GRAVISS, E.R.: THE USE OF ARTHROGRAPHY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF INJURIES OF THE IMMATURE ELBOW. PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING, VANCOVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, MAY 1984.
2. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL DEFORMITIES IN CHILDREN. SYMPOSIUM ON PEDIATRIC ORTHOPEDICS FOR NON-ORTHOPEDISTS, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, OCTOBER 6, 1984.

1985:
1. AKBARNIA, BA, SILBERSTEIN, N.J., ET AL: THE USE OF ARTHROGRAPHY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF INJURIES OF THE IMMATURE ELBOW. ANNUAL MEETING SOCIETY FOR PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, BOSTON, APRIL 1985.
2. AKBARNIA, B.A. AND WEBER, T.R.: ANTERIOR SPINAL FUSION AND ZIELKE INSTRUMENTATION. EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL MEETING, MISSOURI CHAPTER, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, TAN-TAR-A, OSAGE BEACH, MISSOURI, JUNE 16, 1985.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND THERAPY OF OSTEOMYELITIS IN CHILDREN. SYMPOSIUM "REVIEW OF ORTHOPEDIC INFECTIONS,” ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, JUNE 20, 1985.
4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRIMARY AND POSTOPERATIVE SPINE INFECTIONS. SYMPOSIUM, "REVIEW OF ORTHOPEDIC INFECTIONS,” ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, JUNE 20, 1985.
5. AKBARNIA, BA, KEPPLER, L, PRICE, E., ET AL: LATERAL ELECTRICAL SURFACE STIMULATION (LESS) FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS (AIS). AN ANALYSIS BASED ON PROGRESSION RISK. ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 1985.
6. AKBARNIA, B.A. AND GANJAVIAN, M.S.: ANEURYSMAL BONE CYSTS OF THE SPINE. RESULTS OF SURGICAL TREATMENT IN EIGHT PATIENTS. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 1985.
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: THORACIC LORDOSIS IN NEUROFIBROMATOSIS, CASE PRESENTATION. ANNUAL NATIONAL NEUROFIBROMATOSIS CLINICAL CARE CONFERENCE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, OCTOBER 12, 1985.
8. AKBARNIA, BA, KEPPLER, L, PRICE, E. ET AL: LATERAL ELECTRICAL SURFACE STIMULATION (LESS) FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS (AIS). AN ANALYSIS BASED ON PROGRESSION RISK. ANNUAL MEETING, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, OCTOBER 1985.
9. MC GRAW, J.J., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND BURDGE, R.E.: UROLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS RESULTING FROM SUPRACONDYLAR FRACTURE OF THE HUMERUS IN CHILDREN. ANNUAL MEETING, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, OCTOBER 1985.
10. EL-KHOURY, G., CLARK, C.R., JONES, R.N. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: POST TRAUMATIC ATLANTOAXIAL ROTARY DISLOCATION WITH FIXATION. RADIOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, NOVEMBER 1985.
11. AKBARNIA, BA, SILBERSTEIN, M.J., GRAVISS, E.R. ET AL: THE ARTHROGRAPHIC DIAGNOSIS OF INFANTILE ELBOW INJURIES. SOUTHERN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY, ORLANDO, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 1985.
12-16. AKBARNIA, B.: PRESENTATIONS IN THE INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE ON SPINAL DEFORMITIES, BAL HARBOUR, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 3-6, 1985:
12. CLASSIFICATION OF SPINAL FRACTURES
13. UNSTABLE FRACTURE-DISLOCATION T2-T10
14. CHANCE FRACTURE
15. INDICATION FOR SURGERY OF IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS
16. POST RADIATION KYPHOSIS
17.-19. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRESENTATIONS AT THE CONFERENCE ON ACUTE ORTHOPAEDIC CARE FOR PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS. MONTANA DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER, GREAT FALLS, MONTANA, DECEMBER 6-7, 1985:
17. SPINAL FRACTURES AND DISLOCATIONS
18. PEDIATRIC ORTHOPEDIC FRACTURES
19. IDENTIFYING AND TREATING CHILD ABUSE

1986:
1. MC GRAW, J.J., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND BURDGE, R.E.: UROLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS RESULTING FROM SUPRACONDYLAR FRACTURES OF THE HUMERUS IN CHILDREN. ANNUAL MEETING, AAOS, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, FEBRUARY 1986.
2. AKBARNIA, BA, GANJAVIAN, M.S.: ANEURYSMAL BONE CYSTS OF THE SPINE. RESULTS OF SURGICAL TREATMENT IN NINE PATIENTS. ANNUAL MEETING OF MID-AMERICA ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATION, ORLANDO, FLORIDA, APRIL 1986.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: DYSPLASTIC SPINE AND EXTREMITY DEFORMITIES (NEUROFIBROMATOSIS, MARFANS).PEDIATRIC EXTREMITY AND SPINAL DEFORMITIES, PRINCIPLES AND NEW TRENDS. WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SYMPOSIUM, ST.LOUIS, MISSOURI, APRIL 26,1986.
4. AKBARNIA, BA, KEPPLER, L.: LATERAL ELECTRICAL SURFACE STIMULATION (LESS) FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS (AIS). PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, MAY 5, 1986.
5. AKBARNIA, BA, GANJAVIAN, M.S.: ANEURYSMAL BONE CYSTS OF THE SPINE. PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, MAY 5, 1986.
6. AKBARNIA, BA, MC GRAW, J.J. AND BURDGE, R.E.: NEUROLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS RESULTING FROM SUPRACONDYLAR FRACTURES OF THE HUMERUS IN CHILDREN. PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, MAY 5, 1986.
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EXPERIENCE WITH C.D. INSTRUMENTATION. 3RD INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON C.D. INSTRUMENTATION, PARIS, FRANCE, JUNE 1986.
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION, HISTORY AND EVALUATION. CRAWFORD CAMPBELL SOCIETY, ALBANY, NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 11, 1986.
9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL TRAUMA UPDATE. BERKSHIRE MEDICAL CENTER, PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, SEPTEMBER 12, 1986.
10. MC GUIRE, D.J., KEPPLER, L., KOTAGAL, S., AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: SCOLIOSIS ASSOCIATED WITH TYPE 1 ARNOLD CHIARI MALFORMATION. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING, BERMUDA, SEPTEMBER 1986.
11. AKBARNIA, B.A.: USE OF PEDICULAR SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION IN THORACOLUMBAR SPINAL FRACTURES. SEMINAR ON PLATE FIXATION OF LUMBAR SPINE, CLEVELAND, OHIO, OCTOBER 31, 1986.

1987:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINAL INSTABILITY USING TRANSPEDICULAR SCREWS AND PLATES. ST. LOUIS SURGICAL SOCIETY, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, JANUARY 20, 1987.
2. SHAPIRO, J., HANEL, D.P., AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: FREE TISSUE TRANSFER IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS. AMERICAN ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATION 1987 RESIDENTS CONFERENCE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, MARCH 1987.
3. WESTFALL, S.H., MERENDA, J.T., AKBARNIA, BA, WEBER, T.R., CONNORS, R. AND NAUNHEIM, K.S.: ANTERIOR SPINAL FUSION: RESULTS IN 85 PATIENTS. AMERICAN ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATION 1987 RESIDENTS CONFERENCE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, MARCH 1987.
4. MATTHEWS, T., AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL MOBILITY AFTER ROD REMOVAL IN PATIENTS WITH LONG INSTRUMENTATION AND SHORT FUSION FOR UNSTABLE THORACOLUMBAR SPINAL FRACTURES. AMERICAN ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATION 1987 RESIDENTS CONFERENCE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, MARCH 1987.
5. AKBARNIA, BA, KEPPLER, L. AND MERENDA, J.T.: TREATMENT OF LUMBAR SPINAL FRACTURES USING PEDICULAR SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION. MID-AMERICAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, FIFTH ANNUAL MEETING, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 1987.
6. WESTFALL, S.H., AKBARNIA, BA, CONNORS, R.H., KAMINSKT, D.L. AND WEBER, T.R.: EXPOSURE OF THE ANTERIOR SPINE, TECHNIQUE, COMPLICATIONS AND RESULTS IN 85 PATIENTS, 39TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOUTHWESTERN SURGICAL CONGRESS, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, APRIL 1987.
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SELECTED INDICATIONS AND COMPLICATIONS OF CD INSTRUMENTATION. FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS CD INSTRUMENTATION, MIAMI, FLORIDA, MAY 22-23, 1987.
8. LORENZ, M., AKBARNIA, BA, ZINDRICK, M., GAINES, R. WEINSTEIN, J. AND KEPPLER, L.: TREATMENT OF LUMBAR BURSE FRACTURES WITH POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION AND PEDICLE SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION. INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF THE LUMBAR SPINE, ROME, ITALY, MAY 24-28, 1987.
9. GAINES, R.W., AKBARNIA, BA, KEPPLER, L. AND LORENZ, M.: MANAGEMENT OF SPINAL FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS WITH STEELE PLATES. NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY, BANFF, ALBERTA, CANADA, JUNE 1987.
10. AKBARNIA, B.A.: NEUROMUSCULAR- CEREBRAL PALSY. INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, SURGERY OF THE SPINE-STATE OF THE ART, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, APRIL-MAY 1987.
11. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TUMORS OF THE SPINE, INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, SURGERY OF THE SPINE-STATE OF THE ART, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, APRIL-MAY 1987.
12. AKBARNIA, B.A.: RESULTS OF SHORT FUSION TECHNIQUES. INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, SURGERY OF THE SPINE-STATE OF THE ART, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, APRIL-MAY 1987.
13. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SKELETAL MANIFESTATIONS OF NEUROFIBROMATOSIS. NATIONAL NEUROFIBROMATOSIS SYMPOSIUM, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, MAY 1987.
14. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION 1987. TEHRAN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL SCHOOL, TEHRAN, IRAN, MAY 28, 1987.
15. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL TUMORS, SHAFA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL, TEHRAN, IRAN, JUNE 2, 1987.
16. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SHORT FUSION TECHNIQUES IN SPINAL FRACTURES. EMANUEL HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER, PORTLAND, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 14, 1987.
17. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ROLE OF DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL FRACTURES. EMANUEL HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER, PORTLAND, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 14, 1987.
18. AKBARNIA, B.A.: USE OF STEELE PLATES AND SCREWS IN THE TREATMENT OF SPINAL FRACTURES, TECHNIQUE IN SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION: THE VARIABLE SLOT PLATE. LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, SEPTEMBER 24, 1987.
19. AKBARNIA, B.A.: BACK PAIN IN CHILDREN: HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. ELIZABETHTOWN, KENTUCKY, OCTOBER 5, 1987.
20. AKBARNIA, B.A.: MANIFESTATIONS OF CHILD ABUSE: HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, ELIZABETHTOWN, KENTUCKY, OCTOBER 5, 1987.
21. SHAPIRO, J., HANEL, D.P. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: FREE TISSUE TRANSFER IN PEDIATRIC PATIENT. AAP, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, NOVEMBER 1, 1987.
22. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SHORT FUSION TECHNIQUE WITH STEELE PLATES FOR LUMBAR FRACTURES. 7TH ANNUAL LEE T. FORD LUMBAR SPINE SYMPOSIUM, WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, DECEMBER 12, 1987.

1988:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A. AND SCHEID, K.D.: EVALUATION OF IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS TREATED WITH C.D. INSTRUMENTATION USING PLANE RADIOGRAPHS AND COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY. AMERICAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION 1988 RESIDENTS' CONFERENCE, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, MARCH 16-19, 1988.
2. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PEDICLE SCREWS AND STEELE PLATES IN PEDICLE FIXATION OF SPINE FRACTURES: OLD CONCEPT-NEW IMPLANT. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE, AMERICAN SPINAL INJURY ASSOCIATION, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, MAY 3, 1988.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRINCIPLES OF SPINAL FUSION. SPINE PLATE WORKSHOP, THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, MAY 20, 1988.
4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINAL FRACTURES WITH STEFFEE PLATES. SPINAL PLATE WORKSHOP, THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, MAY 20, 1988.
5. AKBARNIA, BA, MOSKOWITZ, A., MERENDA, J.T., CARL, A. AND NEIMANN, P.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES USING COTREL DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION. 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS, COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION, PARIS, FRANCE, JUNE 22-25, 1988.
6. SCHEID, K., AKBARNIA, BA, MERENDA, J.T., AND GRAVISS, R.: THREE-DIMENSIONAL CORRECTION OF COTREL DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION IN IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS. 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS, COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION, PARIS, FRANCE, JUNE 22-25, 1988.
7. KRAKER, D., LORENZ, M., ZINDRICK, M. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF ACUTE LOW LUMBAR BURST FRACTURES USING PEDICULAR SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION. THIRD ANNUAL MEETING, NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY, COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, JULY 1988.
8. AKBARNIA, BA, MERENDA, J.T., GAINES, R., LORENZ, M., KEPPLER, L., ZINDRICK, M. AND NIEMANN, P.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS OF THE SPINE USING PEDICULAR SCREWS AND PLATE FIXATION. 23RD ANNUAL MEETING, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 2, 1988.
9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION FOR SPINAL FRACTURES. 8TH ANNUAL LEE T. FORD SPINE SYMPOSIUM, WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, DECEMBER 9, 1988.

1989:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A.: NEW TRENDS IN SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES. ST. LOUIS SURGICAL SOCIETY, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, JANUARY 10, 1989.
2. AKBARNIA, BA, SCHEID, K.D., MERENDA, J.T. AND GRAVISS, E.R.: RADIOGRAPHIC EVALUATION OF IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS CORRECTION USING C.D. INSTRUMENTATION. ANNUAL MEETING, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, FEBRUARY 9, 1989.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: NEW METHODS IN SURGICAL TREATMENT OF FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS IN THE THORACIC AND LUMBAR SPINE. SHAFA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL, TEHRAN, IRAN, MARCH 9, 1989.
4. AKBARNIA, BA, MERENDA, J.T., MOSKOWICZ, A., CARL, A., NIEMANN, P.F. AND MEASECK, B.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF THORACOLUMBAR SPINAL FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS USING COTREL DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION. ANNUAL MEETING, AMERICAN SPINAL INJURY ASSOCIATION, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, APRIL 3, 1989.
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: C.D. INSTRUMENTATION IN ADULT SPINAL DEFORMITIES. SAN DIEGO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, APRIL 11, 1989.
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: C.D. INSTRUMENTATION IN THE TREATMENT OF FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS OF THE THORACIC AND LUMBAR SPINE. SAN DIEGO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, APRIL 11, 1989.
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: CONGENITAL DISLOCATION OF THE HIPS, DETECTION, SCREENING AND MANAGEMENT IN THE CHILD LESS THAN THREE. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE - AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, UPDATE IN PEDIATRIC ORTHOPEDICS AND TRAUMA, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, APRIL 15, 1989.
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: CONCEPTS IN MANAGEMENT OF THE MULTIPLY INJURED CHILD AND RECOGNITION OF CHILD ABUSE. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, UPDATE IN PEDIATRIC ORTHOPEDICS AND TRAUMA, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, APRIL 15, 1989.
9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL DEFORMITIES IN CHILDREN, WHATS NEW-WHATS TRUE. CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION MEETING, FESTUS, MISSOURI, APRIL 26, 1989.
10. AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE USE OF PEDICULAR FIXATION IN DEGENERATIVE DISEASE AND POST LAMINECTOMY INSTABILITY OF THE SPINE. SYMPOSIUM ON PEDICLE FIXATION OF THE SPINE. MISSOURI STATE ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATION, LAKE OF THE OZARKS, MISSOURI, JUNE 2, 1989.
11. AKBARNIA, BA, GAINES, R., KEPPLER, L., LORENZ, M., MERENDA, J.T., ZINDRICK, M. AND NIEMANN, P.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES AND FRACTURE DISLOCATIONS USING PEDICULAR SCREW AND PLATE FIXATION. NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY 4TH ANNUAL MEETING, QUEBEC CITY, CANADA, JUNE 29, 1989.
12. AKBARNIA. BA, MOSKOWICZ, A., MERENDA, J.T., CARL, A., NIEMANN, P. AND MEASECK, B.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF THORACIC SPINE FRACTURES WITH COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION. 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION, MONTE CARLO, MONACO, SEPTEMBER 16, 1989.
13. AKBARNIA. B.A.: THE BATTERED CHILD. ALFRED I. DUPONT INSTITUTE FALL SEMINAR, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, OCTOBER 7, 1989.
14. AKBARNIA, B.A.: MANAGEMENT OF SCOLIOSIS. ALFRED I. DUPONT INSTITUTE FALL SEMINAR, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, OCTOBER 7, 1989.
15. AKBARNIA, B.A.: COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION IN ADULTS. SAN DIEGO CD COURSE, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 17, 1989.
16. AKBARNIA, B.A.: COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION IN SPINAL TRAUMA. SAN DIEGO CD COURSE, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 17, 1989.
17. CHALK, D., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND BECKMAN, E.: INCIDENCE OF SPINAL DEFORMITY AMONG AN UNBIASED POPULATION OF CHILDREN WITH NEUROFIBROMATOSIS (NF). SECTION OF ORTHOPAEDICS, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS ANNUAL MEETING, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, OCTOBER 23, 1989.
18. WESTFALL, S., GANJAVIAN, M.S., WEBER, T. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: ACUTE CHOLECYSTITIS FOLLOWING SPINAL FUSION IN CHILDREN. SECTION OF ORTHOPAEDICS, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS ANNUAL MEETING, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, OCTOBER 23, 1989.
19.-24. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRESENTATIONS AT THE SPINAL DEFORMITIES UPDATE 1989, ALBANY, NEW YORK, OCTOBER 26-28, 1989:
19. CURRENT THEORIES OF ETIOLOGY AND CLASSIFICATION
20. HISTORY OF SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION
21. COMPLICATIONS IN SCOLIOSIS SURGERY AND COMPARISONS OF SYSTEMS
22. NATURAL HISTORY AND INDICATIONS FOR TREATMENT
23. SPINAL TUMORS, METASTATIC, CURRENT STATUS AND TIMING OF RADIATION VS. SURGERY
24. USE OF C-D IN THORACOLUMBAR FRACTURES.
25.-27. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRESENTATIONS AT THE VSP/KANEDA SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION WORKSHOP, TOKYO, JAPAN, NOVEMBER 18, 1989:
25. INDICATION AND TECHNIQUE OF SURGERY
26. CLINICAL APPLICATION, SPINAL TRAUMA
27. RESULTS, PITFALLS AND COMPLICATIONS

1990:
1. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: SPINAL DISORDERS UPDATE 1990. AWAY FROM WINTER WEEKEND SEMINAR, ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, FEBRUARY 10, 1990.
2. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: RESULTS OF VSP FRACTURE STUDY, REPORT ON 100 PATIENTS. PANEL OF SURGEONS, STUDY GROUP, VIRGIN ISLANDS, MARCH 2, 1990.
3. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: SURGICAL APPROACHES TO DISEASES OF THE SPINE. ORTHOPEDIC NURSING UPDATE, ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, MARCH 13, 1990.
4. AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A.: CD FOR FRACTURES (ADULT). COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION SPINE COURSE, CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, APRIL 16-18, 1990.
5. CRANDALL, D., GABRIEL, K.R. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE SECOND OPERATION FOR SLIPPED CAPITAL FEMORAL EPIPHYSIS - PIN REMOVAL. MISSOURI STATE ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, LAKE OF THE OZARKS, MISSOURI, JUNE 15, 1990.
6. AKBARNIA, BA, GAINS, R., KEPPLER, L., LORENZ, M., MERENDA, J.T., ZINDRICK, M., NIEMANN, P.F.: RESULTS OF SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES USING VSP SYSTEM, "A MULTICENTRIC STUDY." 25TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, HONOLULU, HAWAII, SEPTEMBER 23-29, 1990.
7. AKBARNIA, BA, MOSKOWITZ, A., MERENDA, J.T., CARL, A., NIEMANN, P. AND MEASECK, B.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF UPPER THORACIC SPINE FRACTURES USING COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION. 25TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, HONOLULU, HAWAII, SEPTEMBER 23-29, 1990.
8. CRANDALL, D.G., GABRIEL, K.R., AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE SECOND OPERATION FOR SLIPPED CAPITAL FEMORAL EPIPHYSIS: PIN REMOVAL. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, ORTHOPAEDICS SECTION, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, OCTOBER 6-7, 1990.
9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: VSP FRACTURE STUDY AND POSTEROLATERAL TRANSPEDICULAR DECOMPRESSION. SPINE SYMPOSIUM, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, OCTOBER 19, 1990.

1991:
1. AKBARNIA, BA, GAINES, R., KEPPLER, L., LORENZ, M., MERENDA, J.T., ZINDRICK, M. AND NIEMANN, P.: RESULTS OF SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES USING VSP SYSTEM - A MULTI-CENTRIC STUDY. FEDERATION OF SPINE ASSOCIATIONS, ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 10, 1991.
2. AKBARNIA, BA, MOSKOWICZ, A., MERENDA, J.T., CARL, A., NIEMANN, P. AND MEASECK, B.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF UPPER THORACIC SPINE FRACTURES USING COTREL-DUBOUSSET INSTRUMENTATION. FEDERATION OF SPINE ASSOCIATIONS, ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 10, 1991.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TECHNIQUE AND INDICATIONS FOR POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION. SPINAL TRAUMA SEMINAR, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, APRIL 6, 1991.
4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: NORTH AMERICAN RESULTS - KANEDA STUDY GROUP. SPINAL TRAUMA SEMINAR, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, APRIL 6, 1991.
5. CLOHISY, J.C., AKBARNIA, BA, BUCHOLZ, R.D.: NEUROLOGIC RECOVERY ASSOCIATED WITH ANTERIOR DECOMPRESSION OF THORACOLUMBAR FRACTURES. AMERICAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, RESIDENT'S CONFERENCE, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, APRIL 10-13, 1991.
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE USE OF CD INSTRUMENTATION IN SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES AND TUMORS. CD INSTRUMENTATION COURSE. CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF SAN DIEGO, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, APRIL 23, 1991.
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: MANIFESTATION OF CHILD ABUSE. SHARP HOSPITAL GRAND ROUNDS, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, MAY 1, 1991.
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TREATMENT OF SPINAL FRACTURES USING ANTERIOR APPROACH AND KANEDA INSTRUMENTATION. BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, HOUSTON, TEXAS, JUNE 14, 1991.
9. WEHNER, J., LORENZ, M., ZINDRICK, M., AKBARNIA B., GAINES, R., AND VRBOS, L.: PEDICLE SCREW FIXATION IN FRACTURE/DISLOCATIONS OF THE SPINE. NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING, KEYSTONE, COLORADO, AUGUST 1, 1991.
10. CLOHISY, J.C., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND BUCHOLZ, R.D.: NEUROLOGIC RECOVERY ASSOCIATED WITH ANTERIOR DECOMPRESSION OF THORACOLUMBAR SPINE FRACTURES. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, SEPTEMBER 25, 1991.
11. AKBARNIA, BA, BECKMAN, E., GABRIEL K. AND CHALK, D.: INCIDENCE OF SCOLIOSIS IN NEUROFIBROMATOSIS. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, SEPTEMBER 27, 1991.
12. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL FRACTURES, THE ROLE OF ANTERIOR DECOMPRESSION AND STABILIZATION. SPINE DISORDERS SYMPOSIUM, HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 5, 1991.
13. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EVOLUTION OF SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION AND CURRENT STATUS. NORTH AMERICAN ORTHOPEDIC SOCIETY, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 12, 1991.

1992:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ISOLA INSTRUMENTATION, COMPONENTS AND IMPLANTS. SPINAL SEMINAR, ISOLA IMPLANT SYSTEM: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE. PRESBYTERIAN INTERCOMMUNITY HOSPITAL, WHITTIER, CALIFORNIA, JANUARY 11, 1992.
2. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ISOLA INSTRUMENTATION, APPLICATIONS IN TRAUMA. SPINAL SEMINAR, ISOLA IMPLANT SYSTEM: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE. PRESBYTERIAN INTERCOMMUNITY HOSPITAL, WHITTIER, CALIFORNIA, JANUARY 11, 1992.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ISOLA INSTRUMENTATION WORKSHOP, DISORDERS OF THE SPINE, A CONTEMPORARY UPDATE. SNOWBIRD, UTAH, JANUARY 12-18, 1992.
4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ORTHOPAEDIC ASPECTS OF NEUROFIBROMATOSIS. SYMPOSIUM ON NEUROFIBROMATOSIS, NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 15, 1992.
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ANTERIOR APPROACH OF THORACOLUMBAR SPINE, DECOMPRESSION KANEDA INSTRUMENTATION. SPINAL FRACTURE FIXATION WORKSHOP, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, APRIL 24-26, 1992.
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION OF THE SPINE. SPINAL FRACTURE FIXATION WORKSHOP, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, APRIL 24-26, 1992.
7. AKBARNIA, BA, GABRIEL, K.R., BECKMAN, E. AND CHALK, D.: PREVALENCE OF SCOLIOSIS IN NEUROFIBROMATOSIS. PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, MAY 7, 1992.
8. CRANDALL, D., AKBARNIA, BA, AND BURKUS, J.K.: LONG-TERM TREATMENT OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH THORACOLUMBAR AND LUMBAR SPINAL INJURIES TREATED WITH THE ROD-LONG, FUSE SHORT METHOD. NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, JULY 9, 1992.
9. CLOHISY, J.C., AKBARNIA, BA, BUCHOLZ, R., AND BURKUS, J.K.: NEUROLOGIC RECOVERY ASSOCIATED WITH ANTERIOR DECOMPRESSION OF THORACOLUMBAR SPINE FRACTURES. NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, JULY 9, 1992.
10. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SCOLIOSIS AND RELATED DEFORMITIES. AAOS/SRS COURSE ON SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION: FROM HARRINGTON TO THE FUTURE, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, SEPTEMBER 24, 1992.
11. AKBARNIA, BA, MARDJETKO, S.M., AND KOSTIAL, P.N.: RESULTS OF ANTERIOR SPINAL FUSION AND KANEDA INSTRUMENTATION USING TRICORTICATE ILIAC ALLOGRAFT: A TWO YEAR FOLLOW-UP. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, 27TH ANNUAL MEETING, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, SEPTEMBER 26, 1992.
12. AKBARNIA, BA, GABRIEL, K.R., BECKMAN, E. AND CHALK, D.: INCIDENCE OF SCOLIOSIS IN NEUROFIBROMATOSIS. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CEREBRAL PALSY AND DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 2, 1992.
13. GILLINGHAM, B., MILLER, L. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: EVALUATION AND TREATMENT OF CONGENITAL FIBULAR PSEUDARTHROSIS. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS ORTHOPAEDIC SECTION, ANNUAL MEETING, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 10, 1992.
14. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL DEFORMITIES (SCOLIOSIS AND KYPHOSIS). AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS-ANNUAL MEETING, THREE HOUR SEMINAR, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 14, 1992.
15. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL STABILIZATION AS A GOAL OF SURGERY: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN SPINAL SURGERY. NEW DIMENSIONS IN NEUROSURGICAL NURSING: SPINAL SURGERY. SCRIPPS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 7, 1992.
16. AKBARNIA, B.A.: MANAGEMENT OF CONGENITAL SCOLIOSIS AND KYPHOSIS. SAN DIEGO SPINE SYMPOSIUM AND WORKSHOP, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 19, 1992.
17. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SCOLIOSIS IN THE ADULT, NON-OPERATIVE AND SURGICAL CARE. SAN DIEGO SPINE SYMPOSIUM AND WORKSHO, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 20, 1992.
18. AKBARNIA, B.A.: MANAGEMENT OF THORACOLUMBAR SPINE FRACTURES. REDDING MEDICAL CENTER, REDDING, CALIFORNIA, DECEMBER 3, 1992.

1993:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ANTERIOR SEGMENTAL FIXATION OF THE THORACOLUMBAR SPINE TRAUMA AND TUMOR. VERSATILITY IN SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION - ANTERIOR APPROACH. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, ANNUAL MEETING, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 17, 1993.
2. AKBARNIA, BA, GABRIEL, K.R., BECKMAN, E. AND CHALK, D.E.: PREVALENCE OF SCOLIOSIS IN NEUROFIBROMATOSIS. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, ANNUAL MEETING, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 19, 1993.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL FUSION FOR FRACTURE USING PEDICLE FIXATION. SPONSOR-COMESA, VIENNA, AUSTRIA, APRIL 17, 1993.
4. AKBARNIA, BA, MARDJETKO, S.M. AND KOSTIAL, P.N.: RESULTS OF ANTERIOR SPINAL FUSION USING TRICORTICATE ILIAC ALLOGRAFT; A TWO YEAR FOLLOWUP. AMERICAN SPINAL INJURY ASSOCIATION, ANNUAL MEETING, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, MAY 11, 1993.
5. AKBARNIA, BA, BUCHOLZ, R.D., MERENDA, J.T., AND KOSTIAL, P.N.: RESULTS OF COMPLETE UNILATERAL REMOVAL OF THE PEDICLE FOR POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION IN THE TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES. AMERICAN SPINAL INJURY ASSOCIATION, ANNUAL MEETING, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, MAY 11, 1993.
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: KANEDA INSTRUMENTATION, CASE STUDIES, PITFALLS AND COMPLICATIONS. ACROMED CORPORATION-COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING, CLEVELAND, OHIO, MAY 18, 1993.
7. AKBARNIA, BA, NARDJETKO, S.M. AND KOSTIAL, P.N.: RESULTS OF ANTERIOR SPINAL FUSION AND KANEDA INSTRUMENTATION USING TRICORTICATE ILIAC ALLOGRAFT. A TWO YEAR FOLLOW-UP. AMERICAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, ANNUAL MEETING, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, JUNE 7, 1993.
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ADULT SCOLIOSIS, CURRENT SURGICAL TECHNIQUES AND CASE EXAMPLES. SAN DIEGO SPINE SYMPOSIUM AND WORKSHOP, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 18, 1993.
9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: CERVICAL AND THORACOLUMBAR SPINE TRAUMA. REVIEW AND UPDATE FOR PRACTICING ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS. AAOS COURSE, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, DECEMBER 3-5, 1993.

1994:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A.: CASE PANEL DISCUSSION-GRAND ROUNDS. SKI SNOWBIRD WITH THE SPINE CENTER, (VIA ACROLINK), JANUARY 12, 1994.
2. AKBARNIA, BA, NARDJETKO, S.M. AND KOSTIAL, P.N.: RESULTS OF ANTERIOR SPINAL FUSION AND KANEDA INSTRUMENTATION: A TWO YEAR FOLLOW-UP. ANNUAL MEETING, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDICS, SPECIALITY DAY, (FOSA), NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, FEBRUARY 27, 1994.
3. AKBARNIA, BA, BUCHOLZ, R.D., MERENDA, J.T. AND KOSTIAL, P.N.: RESULTS OF COMPLETE UNILATERAL REMOVAL OF THE PEDICLE FOR POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION IN THE TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES. ANNUAL MEETING, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDICS, SPECIALITY DAY (FOSA), NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, FEBRUARY 27, 1994.
4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE ROLE OF DECOMPRESSION IN SPINE FRACTURES. 6TH ANNUAL SPINE COURSE, CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL SPINE CENTER, CLEVELAND, OHIO, MARCH 4, 1994.
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: OCCUPATIONAL SPINAL DISORDERS, SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 8, 1994.
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: POSTERIOR THORACOLUMBAR SPINE FIXATION. PRACTICAL ANATOMY AND SURGICAL TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP OF ST. LOUIS, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, MAY 13, 1994.
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION AND FUSION TECHNIQUE. PRACTICAL ANATOMY AND SURGICAL TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP OF ST. LOUIS, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, MAY 13, 1994.
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SACRAL BONE SCREW INSERTION. PRACTICAL ANATOMY AND SURGICAL TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP OF ST. LOUIS, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, MAY 13, 1994.
9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: RESULTS OF COMPLETE UNILATERAL REMOVAL OF THE PEDICLE FOR POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION IN THE TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES. ANNUAL MEETING, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, PORTLAND, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 23, 1994.

1995:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ANTERIOR INTERBODY STRUT GRAFT T12-L2. PRACTICAL ANATOMY AND SURGICAL TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP, SPINAL FIXATION WORKSHOP, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, MAY 5, 1995.
2. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRINCIPLES OF ANTERIOR THORACOLUMBAR INSTRUMENTATION. PRACTICAL ANATOMY AND SURGICAL TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP, SPINAL FIXATION WORKSHOP, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, MAY 5, 1995.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINE INJURIES. CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL-SAN DIEGO, ADVANCED TRAUMA SYMPOSIUM, SPORTS INJURIES AND ORTHOPEDIC TRAUMA, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA MAY 13, 1995.
4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ADULT SCOLIOSIS. PRINCIPLES OF TREATMENT AND SURGICAL RECONSTRUCTION - IS LAMINECTOMY INDICATED? CURRENT CONCEPTS ON SURGERY OF THE SPINE, SPONSORED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH AT GALVESTON, GALVESTON, TEXAS, MAY 27, 1995.
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ISOLA INSTRUMENTATION: CURRENT CONCEPTS ON SURGERY OF THE SPINE, SPONSORED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH AT GALVESTON, GALVESTON, TEXAS, MAY 27, 1995.
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ANTERIOR APPROACH AND ROLE OF DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL TRAUMA. THE 3RD ANNUAL SPINE SYMPOSIUM, DEGENERATIVE AND TRAUMATIC SPINE CONDITIONS, SPONSORED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, AUGUST 12, 1995.
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SCOLIOSIS - IDIOPATHIC. THE THIRD ANNUAL SPINE SYMPOSIUM: DEGENERATIVE AND TRAUMATIC SPINE CONDITIONS. SPONSORED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, AUGUST 12, 1995.
8. AKBARNIA, B.A. AND CASEY, J.M.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE DEFORMITY IN PATIENTS WITH MYELODYSPLASIA USING ISOLA INSTRUMENTATION. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, SECTION ON ORTHOPAEDICS, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 14, 1995.
9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INDICATIONS FOR DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL TRAUMA: THEORY AND SURGICAL TECHNIQUES OF THE POSTERIOR LATERAL APPROACH. ACROMED INTERNATIONAL MEETING, CLEVELAND, OHIO, OCTOBER 16, 1995.
10. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ADULT SPINE DEFORMITY. NEW JERSEY MEDICAL SCHOOL, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, DECEMBER 7, 1995.

1996:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINE UPDATE. GRAND ROUNDS: "UPDATE ON MYELODYSPLASIA." CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 16, 1996.
2. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON AND CHILD ABUSE-INTRODUCTION AND PRINCIPLES OF DIAGNOSIS. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURE #107, 63RD ANNUAL MEETING, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, ATLANTA, GEORGIA, FEBRUARY 23, 1996.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ANTERIOR SURGERY FOR THORACIC AND LUMBAR FRACTURES. 9TH ANNUAL MEETING, FEDERATION OF SPINE ASSOCIATIONS, ATLANTA, GEORGIA, FEBRUARY 25, 1996.
4. AKBARNIA, B.A, MCCARTHY, R.E. AND RICHARDS, B.S.: BACK PAIN IN CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURE #162, 63RD ANNUAL MEETING, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, ATLANTA, GEORGIA, FEBRUARY 26, 1996.
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE ROLE OF DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL FRACTURES. 8TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR AND WORKSHOP - CLEVELAND (VIA ACROLINK), CLEVELAND, OHIO, MARCH 1, 1996.
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TREATMENT OF UPPER THORACIC SPINE FRACTURES. 8TH ANNUAL RAE R. JACOBS MEMORIAL LECTURE, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, MARCH 29, 1996.
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: POSTERIOR TREATMENT OF THORACOLUMBAR INJURIES, PART II. 8TH ANNUAL RAE R. JACOBS MEMORIAL LECTURE, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, MARCH 29, 1996.
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: METASTATIC DISEASE OF THE SPINE. 8TH ANNUAL RAE R. JACOBS MEMORIAL LECTURE, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, MARCH 30, 1996.
9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TUBERCULOUS AND FUNGAL OSTEOMYELITIS. 8TH ANNUAL RAE R. JACOBS MEMORIAL LECTURE, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, MARCH 30, 1996.
10. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TREATMENT OF SPINAL FRACTURES. MADRID, SPAIN, APRIL 11, 1996.
11. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES AND ROLE OF DECOMPRESSION. CONESA SYMPOSIUM, SAALFELDEN, AUSTRIA, APRIL 12, 1996.
12. AKBARNIA, B.A.: HISTORY OF SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION. THE NURSE AND SPINE SURGERY, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, MAY 17, 1996.
13. AKBARNIA, B.A.: DECISION MAKING IN SPINE SURGERY. THE NURSE AND SPINE SURGERY, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, MAY 17, 1996.
14. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TREATMENT OF SPINE FRACTURES. AL-JAZEIRA HOSPITAL, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, MAY 28, 1996.
15. AKBARNIA, B.A.: NON-OPERATIVE TREATMENT OF IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS. CASE WESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPOSIUM, LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA, JUNE 21, 1996.
16. AKBARNIA, B.A.: JUVENILE AND CONGENITAL SCOLIOSIS. CASE WESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPOSIUM, LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA, JUNE 22, 1996.
17. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ADULT SCOLIOSIS. CASE WESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPOSIUM, LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA, JUNE 22, 1996.
18. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL TUMORS. NINTH ANNUAL JOHN H. KENDIG LECTURE SERIES, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, JULY 24, 1996.
19. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINAL FRACTURES. PRACTICAL ANATOMY WORKSHOPS, ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, SEPTEMBER 12, 1996.
20. AKBARNIA, BA, ASHER, M.A., HESS, W.F. AND WAGNER, T.: SAFETY OF THE PEDICLE SCREW IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH SCOLIOSIS AND KYPHOSIS. ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, OTTAWA CANADA, SEPTEMBER 28, 1996.
21. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SHORT SEGMENT FUSION IN SPINAL FRACTURES. DOES EVERYONE NEED IT? 2ND EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM ON SPINAL FRACTURES, MADRID, SPAIN, OCTOBER 11, 1996.
22. AKBARNIA, B.A.: BENIGN TUMORS OF THE SPINE. 2ND EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM ON SPINAL TUMORS, MADRID, SPAIN, OCTOBER 12, 1996.
23. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SAN DIEGO EXPERIENCE IN DEGENERATIVE DISEASES OF THE SPINE. HOSPITAL DE CABUENES, GIJON, SPAIN, OCTOBER 14, 1996.
24. AKBARNIA, BA, ASHER, M.A., HESS, W.F. AND WAGNER, T.: SAFETY OF THE PEDICLE SCREW IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH SCOLIOSIS AND KYPHOSIS. EURO SPINE FIRST ANNUAL MEETING, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, OCTOBER 1996.
25. AKBARNIA, BA, ASHER, M.A., HESS, W.F. AND WAGNER, T.: SAFETY OF THE PEDICLE SCREW IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH SCOLIOSIS AND KYPHOSIS. ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY, VANCOUVER, CANADA, OCTOBER 24, 1996.
26. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TREATMENT OF SPINE DEFORMITY IN MYELODYSPLASIA. SPINA BIFIDA ASSOCIATION MEETING, CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 4, 1996.
27. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF ADULT SCOLIOSIS. CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY, CLEVELAND, OHIO, NOVEMBER 16, 1996.
28. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INDICATIONS AND TECHNIQUES OF DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL FRACTURES. EGYPTIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, ASWAN, EGYPT, NOVEMBER 28 1996.
29. AKBARNIA, B.A.: NATURAL HISTORY AND MANAGEMENT OF IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS. AL JAZIRA HOSPITAL, ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, DECEMBER 23, 1996.

1997:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TREATMENT OF ADULT SPINE DEFORMITY. EUROPEAN ISOLA STUDY GROUP, LONDON, ENGLAND, FEBRUARY 1, 1997.
2. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PEDIATRIC APPLICATION OF ISOLA. EUROPEAN ISOLA STUDY GROUP, LONDON, ENGLAND, FEBRUARY 1, 1997.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ADULT SPINE DEFORMITY. SAN DIEGO SPINE CONFERENCE, NATIONAL SCOLIOSIS ASSOCIATION, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 7, 1997.
4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRIMARY BENIGN TUMORS OF THE SPINE. INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ANTERIOR SPINE SURGERY, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 9, 1997.
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: BACK PAIN IN CHILDREN. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURE, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 13, 1997.
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE ROLE OF DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL FRACTURES. INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED COURSE IN SPINAL RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, CLEVELAND, OHIO, FEBRUARY 21 1997.
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRIMARY TUMORS OF THE SPINE. INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED COURSE IN SPINAL RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, CLEVELAND, OHIO, FEBRUARY 21, 1997.
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PEDIATRIC APPLICATIONS OF ISOLA INSTRUMENTATION. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, APRIL 14, 1997.
9.-12 AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRESENTATIONS: CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES IN SPINE ‘97. THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER, TUCSON, ARIZONA, MAY 15-18, 1997.
9. YOUNG CHILD WITH SCOLIOSIS
10. ANTERIOR INSTRUMENTATION FOR THORACOLUMBAR AND LUMBAR SPINE
11. INDICATION FOR DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL TRAUMA
12. BENIGN TUMORS OF THE SPINE
13. CASEY, J.M. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: ISOLA INSTRUMENTATION IN MYELODYSPLASIA. IRISH AMERICAN ASSOCIATION, DUBLIN, IRELAND, MAY 23, 1997.
14.-16. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRESENTATIONS AT ADVANCED SPINE FELLOWS COURSE, MONTREAL, CANADA, AUGUST 7-10, 1997.
14. YOUNG CHILD WITH SCOLIOSIS
15. POSTERIOR TREATMENTS OF SPINE FRACTURES
16. BENIGN TUMORS OF THE SPINE
17. AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE YOUNG CHILD WITH SCOLIOSIS. EGYPTIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING, CAIRO, EGYPT (VIA ACROLINK), SEPTEMBER 25, 1997.
18. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INTERNAL FIXATION IN THE INFANTILE SPINE: WHEN INDICATED AND WHAT OPINIONS ARE AVAILABLE. SPINE DAY SYMPOSIUM, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 4, 1997.
19. AKBARNIA, H., RAISZADEH K., CASEY, J.M., AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINE DEFORMITY IN MYELODYSPLASIA. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS ANNUAL MEETING, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, NOVEMBER 1, 1997.
20. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INDICATIONS OF ANTERIOR, POSTERIOR AND COMBINED APPROACH TO THE SPINE. THE NURSE AND SPINAL SURGERY, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 7, 1997.
21. EMANUEL, R., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND RAISZADEH K.: RESULTS OF INTERBODY FUSION AND POSTERIOR INSTRUMENTATION USING CARBON FIBER IMPLANTS IN LUMBAR SPINE. ISOLA STUDY GROUP, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 22, 1997.

1998:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. 5TH EUROPEAN ISOLA STUDY GROUP, AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, FEBRUARY 24, 1998.
2. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINE DEFORMITY IN MYELODYSPLASIA. 5TH EUROPEAN ISOLA STUDY GROUP, AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, FEBRUARY 25, 1998.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PEDIATRIC ISOLA INSTRUMENTATION. ADVANCED PEDIATRIC SEMINAR, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 28, 1998.
4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ISOLA SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION IN MYELODYSPLASIA. ADVANCED PEDIATRIC SEMINAR, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 28, 1998.
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: BENIGN TUMORS OF THE SPINE. KANEDA ANTERIOR INSTRUMENTATION COURSE, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, MARCH 17, 1998.
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: BACK PAIN IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURE, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, MARCH 20, 1998.
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: CHILD ABUSE: EARLY RECOGNITION BY THE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURE, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, MARCH 20, 1998.
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: CHILD ABUSE. PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA SPECIALTY DAY, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS ANNUAL MEETING, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, MARCH 22, 1998.
9. AKBARNIA BA: SPINE DEFORMITY IN MYELODYSPLASIA. SYMPOSIUM ON NEUROMUSCULAR SPINE DEFORMITY, FEDERATION OF SPINE ASSOCIATIONS ANNUAL MEETING, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, MARCH 22, 1998.
10.-13. 11TH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP, CLEVELAND, OHIO, MARCH 23-27, 1998:
10. BENIGN TUMORS OF THE SPINE
11. PEDIATRIC ISOLA INSTRUMENTATION
12. INDICATIONS FOR DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL FRACTURES
13. ANTERIOR STRUCTURAL GRAFTING
14. AKBARNIA, B.A.: BENIGN TUMORS OF THE SPINE. MALAYSIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING (VIA ACROLINK), APRIL 2, 1998.
15. AKBARNIA BA: ANTERIOR COLUMN RECONSTRUCTION USING FEMORAL ALLOGRAFT. ADVANCED ISOLA SEMINAR, ST LOUIS UNIVERSITY, ST LOUIS, MISSOURI, APRIL 18, 1998.
16. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ORTHOPAEDIC ASPECTS OF NEUROFIBROMATOSIS. NEUROFIBROMATOSIS SYMPOSIUM, CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, JUNE 27, 1998.
17. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PROGRESSIVE EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. SEMINAR ON ANTERIOR AND PEDIATRIC DEFORMITY SOLUTIONS, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 20, 1998.
18. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRINCIPLES OF SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION. 7TH JAPANESE SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING (PRESIDENTIAL GUEST), SAPPORO, JAPAN, OCTOBER 10, 1998.
19. AKBARNIA, B.A.: NEW TRENDS IN SURGICAL TREATMENT OF THORACOLUMLAR SPINE FRACTURES: SYMPOSIUM ON RECENT ADVANCES IN SURGICAL TRAUMA. KING FAHD MILITARY MEDICAL COMPLEX, DHAHRAN, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA, OCTOBER 21, 1998.
20. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF PROGRESSIVE EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. SEMINAR ON ANTERIOR AND PEDIATRIC DEFORMITY SOLUTIONS, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 1, 1998.
21. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION FOR THE TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. ISOLA STUDY GROUP, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 20, 1998.
22. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INTERBODY FUSION, PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUE. ISOLA STUDY GROUP, SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 21, 1998.

1999:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: OPTIONS TODAY. BIG TIME SPINE AT LAX, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, JANUARY 9, 1999.
2. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TREATMENT OF STRUCTURAL KYPHOSIS. BIG TIME SPINE AT LAX, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, JANUARY 9, 1999.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: FEMORAL RING ALLOGRAFS: COMPARISON TO MANUFACTURED CAGES. BIG TIME SPINE AT LAX, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, JANUARY 9, 1999.
4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PEDIATRIC ISOLA/ISOLA SYSTEM. SKI WITH THE SPINE CENTER AT WHISTLER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, JANUARY 17, 1999.
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS: LITERATURE REVIEW AND SURGICAL OPTIONS. SKI WITH THE SPINE CENTER SYMPOSIUM AT WHISTLER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, JANUARY 17, 1999.
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE ROLE OF DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL FRACTURES. INTERNATIONAL SPINE SYMPOSIUM, NASSER SPINE INSTITUTE (VIA ACROLINK), CAIRO, EGYPT, JANUARY 26, 1999.
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: BACK PAIN IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURE, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 4, 1999.
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INFANTILE, JUVENILE AND ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS. DEPUY ACROMED INTERNATIONAL MEETING, CLEVELAND, OHIO, FEBRUARY 9, 1999.
9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE ROLE OF DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL TRAUMA. DEPUY ACROMED INTERNATIONAL MEETING, CLEVELAND, OHIO, FEBRUARY 9, 1999.
10. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL CORRECTION OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. SAN DIEGO SPINAL CONFERENCE, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 13, 1999.
11. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TREATMENT OF SCOLIOSIS IN ADULTS. SAN DIEGO SPINAL CONFERENCE, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 13, 1999.
12. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INSTRUMENTATION WITH LIMITED FUSION FOR PROGRESSIVE EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS, 6TH EUROPEAN ISOLA MEETING, STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, FEBRUARY 26-27, 1999.
13. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. SKI WITH BIG TIME SPINE, SNOWBIRD, UTAH, MARCH 6, 1999.
14. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ROLE OF DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL FRACTURES. SKI WITH BIG TIME SPINE, SNOWBIRD, UTAH, MARCH 6, 1999.
15. AKBARNIA, B.A.: BENIGN TUMORS OF THE SPINE. SKI WITH BIG TIME SPINE, SNOWBIRD, UTAH, MARCH 6, 1999.
16. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. AL-JAZERAH HOSPITAL, ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, JUNE 2, 1999.
17. AKBARNIA, B.A.: COMBINED ANTERIOR AND POSTERIOR SURGERY FOR LUMBAR SPINE. 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON SPINE SURGERY, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JUNE 23, 1999.
18. AKBARNIA, B.A.: OUTCOME ANALYSIS IN ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS SURGERY. 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON SPINE SURGERY, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JUNE 24, 1999.
19. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ISOLA INSTRUMENTATION. 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON SPINE SURGERY, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JUNE 24, 1999.
20. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PEDIATRIC APPLICATIONS OF ISOLA INSTRUMENTATION, ISOLA INSTRUMENTATION, PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE. UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS, KANSAS CITY, KANSAS, AUGUST 21, 1999.
21. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ROLE OF DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL TRAUMA. UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS, KANSAS CITY, KANSAS. AUGUST 21, 1999.
22. AKBARNIA, B.A.: COMPLICATION OF INTERBODY FUSION, COMPLICATIONS IN MANAGEMENT OF SPINAL DISORDERS: HOW TO AVOID AND HOW TO IMPROVE THE OUTCOME. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY CME COURSE, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 22, 1999.
23.-27. AKBARNIA, B.A.: LECTURES AT THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL ISOLA SPINAL INSTRUMENTATION WORKSHOP. KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, OCTOBER 17-19, 1999:
23. MYELODYSPLASIA SPINE DEFORMITY
24. EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS
25. COMPLICATIONS OF INTERBODY FUSION
26. PEDIATRIC SPINE TRAUMA
27. ROLE OF POSTERIOR DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL TRAUMA
28. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EARLY-ONSET SCOLIOSIS. AMERICAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP VISIT, SCRIPPS CLINIC, LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 25, 1999.
29. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PROGRESSIVE EARLY-ONSET SCOLIOSIS. ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, OCTOBER 27, 1999.
30. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INTERBODY FUSION BONE OR CAGE? ST.LOUIS ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY MEETING, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, OCTOBER 27, 1999.
31.-34. AKBARNIA, B.A.: LECTURES AT ANNUAL MEETING OF IRANIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, TEHRAN, IRAN, NOVEMBER 3-6, 1999:
31. BACK PAIN IN CHILDREN
32. PEDIATRIC SPINE FRACTURES
33. TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS
34. TREATMENT OUTCOMES OF IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS
35.-37. AKBARNIA BA: LECTURES AT BIG TIME SPINE AT OCEAN REEF. OCEAN REEF, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 17-20, 1999:
35. TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS
36. COMPLICATIONS OF INTERBODY FUSION
37. TREATMENT OF ADULT SCOLIOSIS

2000:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INSTRUMENTATION WITH LIMITED FUSION (UPDATE). 10TH ISOLA STUDY GROUP, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, JANUARY 21, 2000.
2.-4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. BIG TIME SPINE, KEYSTONE, COLORADO, JANUARY 31, 2000.
2. EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS
3. UPDATE ON ALLOGRAFT INTERBODY FUSION
4. SPINAL DEFORMITY IN MYELODYSPLASIA
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: LUMBAR INTERBODY FUSION: BONE VERSUS CAGE. UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, FEBRUARY 21, 2000.
6.-7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: 7TH EUROPEAN ISOLA MEETING, ANTWERP, BELGIUM, FEBRUARY 25-26, 2000.
6. COMPLICATIONS OF LUMBAR INTERBODY ARTHRODESIS WITH IMPLANTS
7. KYPHOSIS IN MYELODYSPLASIA
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: THE SPINE SURGEON’S PERSPECTIVE, GUEST LECTURER, 11TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGIC MONITORING, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, MAY 5, 2000.
9.-12. AKBARNIA, B.A.: LECTURES AT BIG TIME SPINE, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, MAY 18-19, 2000.
9. PAEDIATRIC FRACTURES
10. INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION IN THE YOUNG
11. APPROACHES TO MYELODYSPLASIA
12. INTERBODY FUSION: BONE OR CAGE?
13.-15. AKBARNIA, B.A.: LECTURES AT BIG TIME SPINE, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, JUNE 10, 2000.
13. SCOLIOSIS SURGERY IN THE YOUNG
14. LUMBAR INTERBODY FUSION WITH ALLOGRAFT
15. POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION FOR SPINAL FRACTURES
16-17. AKBARNIA, B.A.: LECTURES AT THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), BARCELONA, SPAIN, JULY 6-8, 2000.
16. ADVANCES IN POSTERIOR INSTRUMENTATION STRATEGIES FOR DEFORMITY CORRECTION IN GROWING CHILDREN
17. SURGICAL TREATMENT OF PROGRESSIVE EARLY-ONSET SCOLIOSIS
18-19. AKBARNIA, B. A.: LECTURES AT THE 11TH ISOLA STUDY GROUP MEETING, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA. AUGUST 4-5, 2000:
18. NEUROLOGIC INJURY FOLLOWING CORRECTION OF KYPHOSIS
19. TREATMENT OF POSTOPERATIVE WOUND INFECTION WITH SUCTION IRRIGATION SYSTEM.
20-23. AKBARNIA, B.A.: LECTURES AT THE 8TH INTERNATIONAL ISOLA WORKSHOP BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS SEPTEMBER 17-19, 2000:
20. KYPHOSIS IN MYELODYSPLASIA
21. INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION
22. POST-OPERATIVE WOUND INFECTIONS TREATED WITH SUCTION IRRIGATION
23. PEDIATRIC SPINE TRAUMA
24. AKBARNIA, B.A.: UPDATE: INSTRUMENTATION WITH LIMITED FUSION IN EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. TREATMENT OF SPINAL DEFORMITY IN CHILDREN WITH RARE SYNDROMES. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY TUTORIAL, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, SEPTEMBER 22-23, 2000
25. RAISZADEH, R., DEVLIN, V., VAUGHAN, R., MASSIE, J., AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: TRIGGERED-EMG (T-EMG) USE FOR INTACT, REDIRECTED AND DANGEROUSLY PLACED PEDICLE SCREWS. 15TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, OCTOBER 25-28, 2000.
26. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL RECONSTRUCTION. SHARP HEALTHCARE SPINE 2000 CONFERENCE, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 11, 2000.
27. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ADOLESCENT SPINAL SURGERY.PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS. GROSSMONT HOSPITAL CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM, LA MESA, CALIFORNIA, DECEMBER 13, 2000.

2001:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A.: UPDATE ON ALLOGRAFT IN ANTERIOR LUMBAR INTERBODY FUSION. ISOLA STUDY GROUP, PHOENIX, ARIZONA, JANUARY 13, 2001.
2-4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: LECTURES IN THE SPINE EDUCATION SUMMIT, VAIL, COLORADO FEBRUARY 5-7, 2001:
2. FUSION IN THE VERY YOUNG
3. INTERBODY FUSION WITH ALLOGRAFT
4. POSTOPERATIVE WOUND INFECTIONS
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TREATMENT OF ADULT SCOLIOSIS. SAN DIEGO SPINAL DEFORMITY CONFERENCE,.SCOLIOSIS ASSOCIATION, LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA. MARCH 17, 2001.
6-9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRESENTATIONS AT THE INTERNATIONAL SPINE SYMPOSIUM, PERTH, AUSTRALIA, APRIL 30- MAY 2, 2001:
6. MYELODYSPLASIA AND SPINE DEFORMITY
7. INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION
8. POST-OPERATIVE INFECTION
9. LUMBAR INTERBODY FUSION WITH ALLOGRAFT
10-11. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRESENTATIONS AT JORNADAS DE CIRUGIA DE LA COLUMNA VERTEBRAL. UNIVERSITAT AUTONOMA DE BARCELONA, BARCELONA, SPAIN, MAY 3-4, 2001:
10. TREATMENT OF THORACOLUMBAR BURST FRACTURES
11. EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS
12. AKBARNIA, B.A.: LUMBAR INTERBODY ARTHRODESIS. BONE OR CAGE. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, MAY 25, 2001.
13. AKBARNIA, B.A.: DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL FRACTURES. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, MAY 25, 2001.
14. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EVALUATION OF BACK PAIN IN CHILDREN. CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL SAN DIEGO GRAND ROUNDS, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, JUNE 22, 2001.
15. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL DEFORMITY IN ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG CHILDREN. SHARP REES-STEALY CME PROGRAM, DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS., SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA, JUNE 25, 2001.
16-20. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRESENTATIONS AT 8TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST) PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS, JULY 12-14, 2001:
16. THE MANAGEMENT OF THE AGING SPINE
17. DEGENERATIVE SCOLIOSIS
18. SEVERE SPONDYLOLISTHESIS-DEBATE
19. ROUND TABLE ON DEFORMITY (ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS)
20. SACRAL FIXATION TECHNIQUES
21. SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SPINAL DISORDERS. SCRIPPS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA, JULY 24, 2001.
22. AKBARNIA B. A.: UPDATE IN SCOLIOSIS. ORTHOPAEDIC GRAND ROUNDS, VALLEY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, FRESNO, CALIFORNIA, AUGUST 3, 2001.
23. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION. COMBINED PEDIATRIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA AND SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY TUTORIAL, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, AUGUST 10, 2001.
24: AKBARNIA, B.A.: ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS: PANEL, 13TH ISOLA STUDY GROUP, WASHINGTON, D.C., AUGUST 24, 2001.
25. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION: 4TH ANNUAL EXOTIC SCOLIOSIS TUTORIAL, CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, OCTOBER 12-13,,2001.
26. CARSON, W.L., ASHER, M., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., LEBWOHL, N., GAINES, R., DZIOBA, R., AKBARNIA, B. A.: HISTORY OF ISOLA-VSP FATIGUE TESTING RESULTS WITH CORRELATION TO CLINICAL IMPLANT FAILURES; SYMPOSIUM ON SPINAL IMPLANTS: ARE WE EVALUATING THEM APPROPRIATELY? SPONSORED BY ASTM, DALLAS, TEXAS, NOVEMBER 6-7, 2001.
27. CARSON, W.L., ASHER, M., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., AKBARNIA, BA, TRANSVERSE CONNECTORS: CLINICAL OBJECTIVES, BIOMECHANICAL PARAMETERS INVOLVED IN THEIR ACHIEVEMENT, AND SUMMARY OFCURRENT AND NEEDED IN VITRO TESTS; SYMPOSIUM ON SPINAL IMPLANTS: ARE WE EVALUATING THEM APPROPRIATELY? SPONSORED BY ASTM, DALLAS, TEXAS, NOVEMBER 6-7, 2001
28. AKBARNIA, B. A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SCOLIOSIS IN THE YOUNG. SPINE EDUCATION SUMMIT, PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 15-18, 2001
29. AKBARNIA, B.A.: REVISION OF FAILED CAGES. SPINE EDUCATION SUMMIT, PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 15-18, 2001.

2002:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRELIMINARY EXPERIENCE WITH MONARCH SYSTEM. 14TH ISOLA STUDY GROUP, MARINA DEL RAY, CALIFORNIA, JANUARY12, 2002.
2. AKBARNIA, B. A.: DUAL ROD INSTRUMENTATION WITH LIMITED FUSION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PROGRESSIVE EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. 15TH ISOLA STUDY GROUP MEETING, DETRIOT, MICHIGAN, AUGUST 16-17, 2002.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINE DEFORMITY IN THE GROWING CHILD: NEW TRENDS IN SURGICAL TREATMENT. UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, AUGUST 19, 2002.
4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: NATURAL HISTORY, GROWTH PATTERNS, PULMONARY DEVELOPMENT AND TREATMENT PROBLEMS IN EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. SICOT WORLD CONGRESS, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, AUGUST 29, 2002.
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: JUVENILE AND EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: NON-OPERATIVE AND OPERATIVE TREATMENT. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION COURSE, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 18, 2002.
6. KABIRIAN DEHKORDI, N., GANJAVIAN M.S., BEHTASH, H. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: SAFETY OF POSTERIOR INSTRUMENTATION IN CONGENITAL SCOLIOSIS. 37TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCEITY, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 18-21, 2002.
7. KABIRIAN DEHKORDI, N., GANJAVIAN M.S., BEHTASH, H. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.:NEURAL AXIS ABNORMALITIES IN CONGENITAL SPINE DEFORMITIES. 37TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCEITY, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 18-21, 2002.
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION FOR GROWING CHILD, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY EXOTIC SCOLIOSIS TUTORIAL, SHRINER’S HOSPITAL, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, OCTOBER 4, 2002.
9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINE DEFORMITY IN THE GROWING CHILD: NEW TRENDS IN SURGICAL TREATMENT. 36TH ANNUAL MEETING OF JAPANESE SCOLIOSIS SOCIETY, SAPPORO, JAPAN, NOVEMBER 14-15, 2002.

2003:
1-3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: 16TH ISOLA STUDY GROUP MEETING, SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA, JANUARY 17-18, 2003:
1. EXPERIENCE WITH KANEDA SCOLIOSIS SYSTEM
2. DUAL ROD INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION UPDATE
3. CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF MONARCH IMPLANTS
4. AKBARNIA, BA, MARKS D.S., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O. ET AL: DUAL ROD INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PROGRESSIVE EARLY-ONSET SCOLIOSIS. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS ANNUAL MEETING, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, FEBRUARY 5-9, 2003.
5. AKBARNIA, BA, MONARCH PRACTICE AUDIT. EUROPEAN ADVANCED SPINAL DEFORMITY SEMINAR, STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, FEBRUARY 19, 2003 (VIA ACROLINK).
6. AKBARNIA, BA, ADULT SCOLIOSIS. FIRST LAURA B.FLAWN, M.D. LECTURESHIP. UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT SAN ANTONIO, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS. APRIL 4, 2003.
7. BAGHERI, R., CASEY J. M., AKBARNIA, H., KOSTIAL, P., DEITEL, K., AKBARNIA, BA, FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES FOLLOWING SPINAL FUSION IN PATIENTS WITH MYELODYSPLASIA (MINIMUM FIVE-YEARS FOLLOW-UP). 30TH ANNUAL DAVID H. SUTHERLAND PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC VISITING PROFESSORSHIP, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, APRIL 23, 2003.
8. AKBARNIA, BA, TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS WITH DUAL ROD INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION. SPINE 2003, NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, MAY 2, 2003.
9. AKBARNIA, BA, TREATMENT OF POST-OPERATIVE DEEP WOUND INFECTION OF THE SPINE USING SUCTION IRRIGATION SYSTEM. SPINE 2003, NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, MAY 2, 2003.
10. AKBARNIA, BA, FUTURE OF SPINE RESEARCH. WHAT NEEDS TO BE ANSWERED? WHAT IS ON THE HORIZON? SPINAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT FORUM. SONOMA, CALIFORNIA. MAY 4, 2003.
11-14. AKBARNIA BA, WORKSHOP ON ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN SPINAL DECOMPRESSION AND FIXATION. ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI. MAY 8-10, 2003.
11. POSTERIOR DECOMPRESSION AND STABILIZATION
12. POSTERIOR THORACOLUMBAR INSTRUMENTATION
13. ANTERIOR DECOMPRESSION AND STABILIZATION TECHNIQUES
14. PEDIATRIC SPINE FRACTURES
15. AKBARNIA, BA, SACRO-PELVIC FIXATION: INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), ROME, ITALY, JULY 10-12, 2003.
16. AKBARNIA, B., CHALLENGES FOR TREATMENT OF THE DEFORMITIES IN THE GROWING SPINE. SRS/POSNA TUTORIAL, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, JULY 25, 2003.
17. BAGHERI, R., OKA, R., MAHAR A, KOSTIAL, P AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: STABILITY OF FOUNDATIONS: A BIOMECHANICAL STUDY OF THE DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE. SRS/POSNA TUTORIAL, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, JULY 25,2003.
18. AKBARNIA, BA, DUAL ROD PROSPECTIVE DATA BASE. 1ST GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP MEETING, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA. JULY 26, 2003
19-21. AKBARNIA, B.A.: 17TH ISOLA STUDY GROUP MEETING, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. AUGUST 17-18, 2003:
19. EXPERIENCE WITH KANEDA SCOLIOSIS SYSTEM
20. DUAL ROD INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION UPDATE
21. CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF MONARCH IMPLANTS
22. BAGHERI, R., OKA, R., MAHAR, A., KOSTIAL, P AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: STABILITY OF FOUNDATIONS: A BIOMECHANICAL STUDY OF THE DUAL GROWING ROD PROJECT. 17TH .ISOLA STUDY GROUP MEETING, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. AUGUST 17-18, 2003.
23. AKBARNIA BA, MARKS, D.S., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., THOMPSON, A.G. AND ASHER, M.: DUAL ROD POSTERIOR INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PROGRESSIVE EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: A MULTICENTER STUDY. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, 38TH ANNUAL MEETING, QUEBEC CITY, CANADA. SEPTEMBER 9-13, 2003.
24. AKBARNIA, B.A. AND VAN DAM, B: MONARCH INSTRUMENTATION. FUNDEMENTALS AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS. IST NATIONAL MEETING, DE KEIZERSKROON, APELDOORN, NETHERLANDS. SEPTEMBER 19-20, 2003.
25-28. AKBARNIA,BA: LECTURES AT THE 11TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE IRANIAN ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY, TEHRAN, IRAN, OCTOBER 9-11, 2003.
25. POSTOPERATIVE WOUND INFECTIONS OF THE SPINE
26. SPINAL-PELVIC RECONSTRUCTION
27. ADULT SCOLIOSIS
28. CHALLENGES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THE GROWING SPINE
29: AKBARNIA, B.A.: POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION IN SPINE FRACTURES. SPINE SUMMIT MEETING, SAN DEIGO, CALIFORNIA. NOVEMBER 21-22,2003.
30. AKBARNIA, B.A.: DUAL ROD INNSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION UPDATE: INTERNATIONAL PAEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM. CORONADO, CALIFORNIA. DECEMBER 4-7, 2003

2004:
1. AKBARNIA, BA: DUAL ROD POSTERIOR INSTRUMENTATIONWITHOUT FUSION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PROGRESSIVE EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: A MULTICENTER STUDY: SYMPOSIUM AWARDING MARC ASHER, M. D.UIVERSITY DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR. UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER. KANSAS CITY, KANSAS. JANUARY 21, 2004.
2. AKBARNIA BA: DUAL ROD INSTRUMENTATION FOR EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS UPDATE: ISOLA STUDY GROUP MEETING, DALLAS TEXAS, JANUARY 22-24, 2004.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL DEFORMITY IN GROWING CHILD. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES: UNIVERSITY OF CALOFORNIA, LOS ANGELES GRAND ROUNDS, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. APRIL 17, 2004
4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL FRACTURES. UNIVERSITY OF CALOFORNIA, LOS ANGELES GRAND ROUNDS, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. APRIL 17, 2004
5. AKBARNIA, B. A.: SINGLE VS. DUAL GROWING RODS- RESULTS AFTER FINAL FUSION: EVALUATION AND TREATMENT OF YOUNG CHILDREN WITH COMPLEX SPINE DISORDERS MEETING. ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI. APRIL 27, 2004
6. AKBARNIA, B. A.: CHALLENGES OF GROWING SPINE: ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY: ST. LOUIS , MISSOURI APRIL 28, 2004
7. AKBARNIA BA, MARKS, D.S., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., THOMPSON, A.G. AND ASHER, M.: DUAL ROD POSTERIOR INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PROGRESSIVE EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: A MULTICENTER STUDY; THE PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING. ST. LOUIS MISSOURI, APRIL 30, 2004
8. AKBARNIA BA: POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION FOR SPINE TRAUMA. MASTER’S CADAVER COURSE, DENVER, COLORADO. JUNE 12-13, 2004
9. AKBARNIA BA: TECHNIQUE OF ALIF WITH FEMORAL RING- INDICATION AND RESULTS. MASTER’S CADAVER COURSE, DENVER, COLORADO. JUNE 12-13, 2004
10. BAGHERI, R., OKA, R., MAHAR A, KOSTIAL, P AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: STABILITY OF FOUNDATIONS: A BIOMECHANICAL STUDY OF THE DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE. 11th IMAST MEETING, SOUTHMPTON, BERMUDA, JULY 1-3, 2004
11. HICKS, G., NEWTON, P.,AKBARNIA, BA,WENGER,D., AND MUBARAK, S.: THE HOFFMAN’S REFLEX RELIABILITY PREDICTS MOTOR CORD FUNCTION DURING PEDIATRIC SPINAL DEFORMITY CORRECTION. 11th IMAST MEETING, SOUTHMPTON, BERMUDA, JULY 1-3, 2004
12. AKBARNIA, B.A.: GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE IN THE TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: RESULTS OF MULTI CENTER STUDY. POSNA AND SRS TUTORIAL, JULY 22, 2004 SAN DIEOG, CALIFORNIA.
13. AKBARNIA, B.A.: UPDATE ON GROWING ROD STUDY. GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP, KANSAS CITY KANSAS, AUGUST 19, 2004.
14. SPONSELLER, P, AKBARNIA BA AND THOMPSON, G: GROWING ROD AND MARFAN, GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP, KANSAS CITY, KANSAS, AUGUST 19TH, 2004.
15. AKBARNIA, BA: GROWING ROD EXPERIENCE. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY PRE-MEETING CME COURSE ON INNOVATIVE TREATMENT OPTION IN SPINE SURGERY. BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA SEPTEMBER 6, 2004
16 SPONSELLER, P, AKBARNIA, BA AND THOMPSON, G: GROWING RODS FOR INFANTILE MARFAN SCOLIOSIS. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY PRE-MEETING CME COURSE ON INNOVATIVE TREATMENT OPTION IN SPINE SURGERY. BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA SEPTEMBER 6, 2004
17. THOMPSON, G., AKBARNA, BA, KOSTIAL, P, ET AL: COMPARISON OF SINGLE VS DUAL GROWING RODS. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA, SEPTEMBER 9, 2004.
18. AKBARNIA BA: EXPERIENCE WITH GROWING ROD: SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY EXOTIC SCOLIOSIS TUTORIAL. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, OCTOER 1-2, 2004.
19-22. AKBARNIA, B.A.: PRESENTATIONS AT 1ST ANNUAL POSNA/AAOS INTERNATIONAL PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM, ORLANDO, FLORIDA DECEMBER 1-5, 2004
19. WORKSHOP DUAL GROWING ROD
20. GROWING RODS FOR IMMATUE PATIENTS
21. EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS, PANEL DISCUSSION
22. SPINE DEFORMITY IN VERY YOUNG CHILD

2005:
1. AKBARNIA BA: SPINAL DEFORMITY IN GROWING CHILDREN: ORTHOPAEDIC DEPARTMENT GRAND ROUNDS, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, MIAMI, FLORIDA, JANUARY 20, 2005
2. NGUYEN, H., AKBARNIA, BA, BAGHERI, R., KOSTIAL, P., RAISZADEH, K., VAN DAM, B. EXTREME LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION (XLIF) APPROACH TO THE LUMBAR SPINE; ISOLA STUDY GROUP MEETING, MIAMI, FLORIDA. JANUARY 21, 2005
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: GROWING RODS IN THE GROWING CHILD WITH SPINAL DEFORMITY, SYMPOSIUM ON “WHAT IS NEW IN PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS ?” AAOS 2005 ANNUAL MEETING, WASHINGTON D.C. FEBRUARY 24TH, 2005
4. THOMPSON, G., AKBARNIA, BA, KOSTIAL, P ET AL: COMPARISON SINGLE VS DUAL GROWING RODS. AAOS 2005 ANNUAL MEETING, WASHINGTON D.C. FEBRUARY 24, 2005.
5. AKBARNIA, B., MARKS, D.S.,BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., THOMPSON, A.G. AND ASHER, M.: DUAL GROWING RODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF PROGRESSIVE EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: A MULTICENTER STUDY, AAOS 2005 ANNUAL MEETING, WASHINGTON D.C., FEBRUARY 25, 2005
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: INFANTILE AND JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS; THE GROWING ROD EXPERIENCE. FEDERATION OF SPINE ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING, WASHINGTON D.C., FEBRUARY 26, 2005.
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL DEFORMITY IN IMMATURE SPINE. UPDATE 2005. CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF ORANGE COUNTY, MARCH 3, 2005.
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: GROWING ROD INSTRUMENTATION. 7TH INTERNATIONA CONGRESS ON SPINE, BELECK-ANTALYA, TURKEY, APRIL14-17, 2005.
9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EXTREME LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION (XLIF). 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON SPINE, BELECK-ANTALYA, TURKEY, APRIL14-17, 2005.
10. THOMPSON, G., AKBARNIA, BA, KOSTIAL, P ET AL: COMPARISON OF SINGLE AND DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUES FOLLOWED THROUGH DEFINITIVE SURGERY. PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA, OTTOWA, CANADA, MAY 12-15, 2005.
11. AKBARNIA, B.A.: UPDATE IN ADULT SCOLIOSIS. : The 78th ANNUAL CONGRESS OF THE JAPANESE ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, YOKOHAMA, JAPAN, MAY12, 2005.
12. EARLY ONSET SPINAL DEFORMITY: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNIRTIES. (INVITED LECTURE) The 78th ANNUAL CONGRESS OF THE JAPANESE ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, YOKOHAMA, JAPAN, MAY14, 2005.
13. AKBARNIA, B.A.: BACK PAIN IN CHILDREN. CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER, CINCINNATI, OHIO. MAY 24, 2005
14. AKBARNIA, B.A.: POST-OPERATIVE WOUND INFECTIONS OF THE SPINE. CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER, CINCINNATI, OHIO. MAY 24, 2005
15. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL DEFORMITY IN GROWING CHILDREN. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER, CINCINNATI, OHIO. MAY 25, 2005
16. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL FRACTURES IN CHILDREN AND ADULTS CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER, CINCINNATI, OHIO. MAY 25, 2005
17. NGUYEN H., AKBARNIA BA, BAGHERI R., KIM C., KOSTIAL P., RAISZADEH K., VAN DAM B.E.: XLIF APPROACH: PRELIMINARY RESULTS: 18TH ANNUAL MEETING OF INTERNATIONAL INTRADISCAL THERAPY SOCIETY. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA. MAY 26, 2005
18. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINAL FUSION TO THE SACRUM AND PELVIS IN ADULT SPINAL DEFORMITY. EGYPTIAN SCOLIOSIS MEETING, CAIRO EYGYPT, JUNE 15, 2005.
19. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. EGYPTIAN SCOLIOSIS MEETING, CAIRO EYGYPT, JUNE 15, 2005.
20. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EXTREME LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION FOR LUMBAR DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE. EGYPTIAN SCOLIOSIS MEETING, CAIRO EYGYPT, JUNE 15, 2005.
21. AKBARNIA, B.A.: POSTOPERATIVE WOUND INFECTION OF THE SPINE. EGYPTIAN SCOLIOSIS MEETING, CAIRO EGYPT, JUNE 15, 2005.
22. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EXTREME LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION: A PRELIMINARY EXPERIENCE. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE ON XLIF, 12TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, BANFF, ALBERTA, CANADA, JULY 7, 2005
23. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EVOLUTION OF HARRINGTON CONCEPT OF NON-FUSION SURGERY FOR GROWING CHILDREN WITH PROGRESSIVE SCOLIOSIS. HARRINGTON SYMPOSIUM, KANSAS CITY, KANSAS. JULY30, 200
24. BREAKWELL L.M., AKBARNIA, B. A. TAMBE A., ET AL: END RESULTS OF DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE FOLLOWED FOR 4 TO 11 YEARS UNTIL FINAL FUSION: THE EFFECT OF FREQUENCY OF LENGTHENING. EUROSPINE, BARCELONA, SPAIN, SEPTEMBER 21-24, 2005.
25. AKBARNIA, B.A.: DUAL GROWING RODS: THE IDEAL CANDIDATE AND THE UNSUITABLE CANDIDATE. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY TUTORIAL, EXOTIC SCOLIOSIS: TREATMENT OF SPINAL DEFORMITY IN CHILDREN WITH RARE SYNDROMES. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, OCTOBER 7, 2005.
26. AKBARNIA BA, BREAKWELL L., MARKS, D. ET AL: END RESULTS OF DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE FOLLOWED UNTIL FINAL FUSION: THE EFFECT OF FREQUENCY OF LENGTHENING. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS ANNUAL MEETING, WASHINGTON D.C., OCTOBER8, 2005.
27. AKBARNIA, B.A.: TREATMENT OF PROGRESSIVE SCOLIOSIS IN YOUNG CHILDREN BY DUAL GROWING ROD. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, OCTOBER 13, 2005.
28. AKBARNIA, B.A.: DISCUSSION ON CURRENT CONTROVERSIES IN SPINE TREATMENT. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS. OCTOBER 13, 2005
29. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINE DEFORMITY IN GROWING CHILD. AOA NORTH AMERICAN TRAVELING FELLOWS PROGRAM, UCSD, OCTOBER 21, 2005.
30. AKBARNIA, B. A.: MANAGEMENT THEMES IN INFANTILE IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS. CME COURSE ON IMMATURE SPINE, 40TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, MIAMI, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 27, 2005.
31. AKBARNIA, B. A.: COMPLICATION OF 2 TO 10 YEAR RESULTS OF LONG FUSIONS TO THE SACRUM AND PELVIS FOR ADULT DEFORMITY. IS BILATERAL ILIAC SCREW FIXATION NECESSARY? 40TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, MIAMI, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 27-30, 2005
32. AKBARNIA, B. A.: END RESULTS OF DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE FOLLOWED FOR 3 TO 11 YEARS UNTIL FINAL FUSION: THE EFFECT OF FREQUENCY OF LENGTHENING. 40TH ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, MIAMI, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 27-30, 2005
33. AKBARNIA, B.A.: FUSIONLESS SPINE SURGERY FOR SCOLIOSIS. 2ND AAOS/POSNA INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, ORLANDO, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 29- DECEMBER 3, 2005.
34. AKBARNIA, B.A.: GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE UPDATE. 2ND AAOS/POSNA INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, ORLANDO, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 29- DECEMBER 3, 2005.

2006:
1. MAHAR, A, FLIPPIN M, AKBARNIA, BA, ET AL: BIOMECHANICAL DIFFERENCES IN DISTRACTION FORCES AND ANTERIOR COLUMN INTRADISCAL PRESSURES WHEN USING DIFFERENT CONSTRUCTS FOR THE DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE. 22ND INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP MEETING, NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, JANUARY 20, 2006.
2. FLIPPIN M. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: ANTERIOR INSTRUMENTAION FOR TREATMENT OF SCOLIOSIS. 22ND INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP MEETING, NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, JANUARY 20,2006.
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES. WESTERN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER ANNUAL MEETING, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 3, 2006.
4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EARLY ONSET AND JUVENILE SCOLIOSIS. SPINAL DEFORMITY COURSE: CURRENT CONTROVERSIES AND DECISION MAKING STRATEGIES FOR DEFORMITY SURGERY, SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, MARCH 1-3, 2006
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS: ANTERIOR APPROACH: THORACIC VS THORACOLUMBAR. WHAT IS THE ROLE OF RELEASE? SPINAL DEFORMITY COURSE: CURRENT CONTROVERSIES AND DECISION MAKING STRATEGIES FOR DEFORMITY SURGERY, SANTA FE NEW MEXICO, MARCH 1-3, 2006
6. BAGHERI R., AKBARNIA BA, ASHER M.A., BOACHIE-ADJEI O., CANALE S.K., KOSTIAL P.N., MARKS D.M., MCCARTHY R.E., MENDELOW M.J., SPONSELLER P.D., AND THOMPSON G.H.: COMPLICATIONS OF DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE. 33RD ANNUAL DAVID H. SUTHERLAND PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC VISITING PROFESSORSHIP, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 30, 2006
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ADULT DEFORMITY. NATIONAL SCOLIOSIS ASSOCIATION: SAN DIEGO SPINE CONFERENCE, LA JOLLA CALIFORNIA, APRIL 29, 2006
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS: ANTERIOR VS POSTERIOR DEBATE. NATIONAL SCOLIOSIS ASSOCIATION: SAN DIEGO SPINE CONFERENCE, LA JOLLA CALIFORNIA, APRIL 29, 2006
9. AKBARNIA, BA, BREAKWELL, L.M., MARKS, D.S., ET AL. END RESULTS OF DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE FOLLOWED FOR 3 TO 11 YEARS UNTIL FINAL FUSION: THE EFFECT OF FREQUENCY OF LENGTHENING. PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, MAY 2-6, 2006.
10. AKBARNIA BA. ADVANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF GROWING SPINE DEFORMITY. EUROPEAN AND MIDDLE EAST REGIONAL SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY MEETING, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, MAY 25, 2006
11. AKBARNIA BA, ASHER MA, BAGHERI R, ET AL. COMPLICATIONS OF DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE IN EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: CAN WE IDENTIFY RISK FACTORS? EUROPEAN AND MIDDLE EAST REGIONAL SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY MEETING, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, MAY 26, 2006
12. AKBARNIA BA. NON-FUSION INSTRUMENTATION TECHNIQUES. EUROPEAN AND MIDDLE EAST REGIONAL SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY MEETING, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, MAY 26, 2006
13. AKBARNIA BA, ROHMILLER MT, RAISZADEH K, ET AL. TREATMENT OF WOUND INFECTIONS FOLLOWING SPINAL FUSION AND INSTRUMENTATION USING CLOSED SUCTION IRRIGATION SYSTEM (CSIS): IS IMPLANT REMOVAL NECESSARY? EUROPEAN AND MIDDLE EAST REGIONAL SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY MEETING, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, MAY 27, 2006
14. AKBARNIA BA. CHANGING CONCEPTS IN THE TREATMENT OF SPINAL INFECTIONS: POSTOPERATIVE INFECTIONS. EUROPEAN AND MIDDLE EAST REGIONAL SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY MEETING, ISTANBUL, TURKEY, MAY 27, 2006
15. AKBARNIA BA. SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SCHEUERMANN’S KYPHOSIS. SOUTH AFRICAN SPINE SOCIETY CONGRESS, CAPETOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, MAY 31, 2006
16. AKBARNIA BA. DEFORMITY CORRECTION TECHNIQUES: DUAL GROWING RODS. ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN SPINE SOCIETY, CAPETOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, MAY 31, 2006
17. AKBARNIA BA. FRACTURE AND TUMOR RECONSTRUCTION: POSTEROLATERAL DECOMPRESSION IN SPINAL FRACTURES. ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN SPINE SOCIETY, CAPETOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, JUNE 1, 2006
18. AKBARNIA BA. SURGICAL TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. AAOS/SRS CURRENT TRENDS AND TREATMENT METHODS IN PEDIATRIC AND ADULT SPINAL DEFORMITY. COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA, JUNE 10, 2006
19. AKBARNIA, BA: COMPLICATIONS OF THE GROWING ROD TREATMENT: HOW TO AVOID THEM. ADVANCED DEFORMITY MEETING. ZURICH, SITZERLAND. JUNE 19-20, 2006
20. BAGHERI R., AKBARNIA BA, ASHER M.A., BOACHIE-ADJEI O., CANALE S.K., KOSTIAL P.N., MARKS D.M., MCCARTHY R.E., MENDELOW M.J., SPONSELLER P.D., AND THOMPSON G.H.: COMPLICATIONS OF DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE IN EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: CAN WE IDENTIFY RISK FACTORS?. 13TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST). ATHENS, GREECE, JULY 14, 2006.
21. MAHAR, A, FLIPPIN M, AKBARNIA, BA, ET AL: BIOMECHANICAL DIFFERENCES IN DISTRACTION FORCES AND ANTERIOR COLUMN INTRADISCAL PRESSURES WHEN USING DIFFERENT CONSTRUCTS FOR THE DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE. 13TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST). ATHENS, GREECE, JULY 14, 2006.
22. MAHAR, A, FLIPPIN M, AKBARNIA, BA, ET AL: BIOMECHANICAL DIFFERENCES IN DISTRACTION FORCES AND ANTERIOR COLUMN INTRADISCAL PRESSURES WHEN USING DIFFERENT CONSTRUCTS FOR THE DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE. 13TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST). ATHENS, GREECE, JULY 14, 2006 (E-POSTER 165).
23. ROHMILLER, MT, AKBARNIA, BA, RAISZADEH, K, RAISZADEH, K, CANALE, S. TREATMENT OF WOUND INFECTIONS FOLLOWING SPINAL FUSION AND INSTRUMENTATION USING CLOSED SUCTION IRRIGATION SYSTEM (CSIS): IS IMPLANT REMOVAL NECESSARY? 13TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST). ATHENS, GREECE, JULY 15, 2006.
24. BAGHERI R., AKBARNIA BA, ASHER M.A., BOACHIE-ADJEI O., CANALE S.K., KOSTIAL P.N., MARKS D.M., MCCARTHY R.E., MENDELOW M.J., SPONSELLER P.D., AND THOMPSON G.H.: COMPLICATIONS OF DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE IN EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: CAN WE IDENTIFY RISK FACTORS?. 13TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST). ATHENS, GREECE, JULY 14, 2006 (E-POSTER 170).
25. AKBARNIA BA. DUAL ROD TECHNIQUE. SRS/POSNA GROWING SPINE TUTORIAL, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA JULY 28, 2006.
26. AKBARNIA BA. GROWING SPINE MULTICENTER CLINICAL STUDY. SRS/POSNA GROWING SPINE TUTORIAL, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA JULY 28, 2006.
27. AKBARNIA, B.A.: GROWING RODS : WHEN THE EXPERTS AVOID THEIR FAVORITE TECHNIQUES. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY PRE-MEETING CME COURSE ON MODERN TECHNIQUES IN SPINE DEFORMITY SURGERY: IS THE EVIDENCE AS GOOD AS THE THEORY? MONTEREY BAY, CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 12, 2006.
28. AKBARNIA, B.A., ASHER, M.A., BAGHERI, R., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., CANALE, S.K., KOSTIAL, P.N., MARKS, D.S., MCCARTHY, R.E., MENDELOW, M.J., POE-KOCHERT, C., SPONSELLER, P.D., THOMPSON, G.H.: COMPLICATIONS OF DUAL GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE IN EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: CAN WE IDENTIFY RISK FACTORS? SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY 41ST ANNUAL MEETING, MONTEREY BAY, CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 13-16, 2006.
29. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EMBRACING OPPORTUNITIES IN EXCITING TIMES, SRS PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY 41ST ANNUAL MEETING, MONTEREY BAY, CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 13-16, 2006.
30. TEBI, S., AKBARNIA, BA., BAGHERI, R., CHEN, T. : SUBCUTANEOUS VERSUS SUBMUSCULAR DUAL GROWING ROD TREATMENT: COMPARISON OF CUTVE CORRECTION AND SPINE GROWTH BETWEEN SUBCUTANEOUSLY AND SUBMUSCULARLY TREATED PATIENTS WITH EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. NIH SUMMER GRANT POSTER PRESENTATION. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA. NOVEMBER 16, 2006.
31. AKBARNIA, B.A.: GROWING RODS FOR CONGENITAL SPINAL ANOMALIES. 3RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL POSNA/AAOS PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM, ORLANDO, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 30, 2006.
32. AKBARNIA, B.A: CASED- BASED DISCUSSION: CONGENITAL SPINE DEFORMITY AND THORACIC INSUFFICIENCY. 3RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL POSNA/AAOS PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM, ORLANDO, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 30, 2006.
33. AKBARNIA, B.A: CASED-BASED DISCUSSION: SAGITTAL PLANE DEFORMITIES. 3RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL POSNA/AAOS PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM, ORLANDO, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 30, 2006.
34. AKBARNIA, B.A., THOMPSON, G.H.: GROWING ROD TECHNIQUES IN SMALL CHILDREN. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURE: 3RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL POSNA/AAOS PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM, ORLANDO, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 30, 2006.
35. AKBARNIA, B.A: SCOLIOSIS SURGERY: CASE PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURE: 3RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL POSNA/AAOS PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM, ORLANDO, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 29-DECEMBER 3, 2006 (DECEMBER 1, 2006).
36. AKBARNIA, B.A: BACK PAIN AND SPINE PROBLEMS IN PEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT ATHLETES. INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURE/DEPUY: 3RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL POSNA/AAOS PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM, ORLANDO, FLORIDA, DECEMBER 1, 2006.
37. AKBARNIA, B.A.: LONG FUSIONS FOR ADULT SCOLIOSIS. 58TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE EGYPTIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION. CAIRO, EGYPT. DECEMBER 6, 2006.
38. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGERY OF THE GROWING SPINE IN 2006. 58TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE EGYPTIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION. CAIRO, EGYPT. DECEMBER 6, 2006.
39. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EXTREME LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION (XLIF): INDICATIONS, TECHNIQUE AND RESULTS. 58TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE EGYPTIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION. CAIRO, EGYPT. DECEMBER 6, 2006.

2007:
1. AKBARNIA, B.A. : APPROACHES TO THE VERY YOUNG CHILD WITH SPINAL DEFORMITY: WHAT’S NEW AND WHAT WORKS: INDICATIONS, APPLICATIONS & CLNICAL EXPERIENCE OF GROWING RODS. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS ANNUAL MEETING INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURE. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA. FEBRUARY 16, 2007
2. AKBARNIA, B.A. : GROWING RODS. PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA SPECIALTY DAY AT AAOS. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA. FEBRUARY 17, 2007
3. AKBARNIA, B.A. : EARLY ONSET SPINAL DEFORMITY. CURRENT CONCEPTS IN EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN SPINE. VAIL, COLORADO. FEBRUARY 20, 2007
4. AKBARNIA, B.A. : SPINAL DEFORMITY UNDER THE AGE OF 10 YEARS. CURRENT CONCEPTS IN EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN SPINE. VAIL, COLORADO. FEBRUARY 20, 2007
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: DEBATE- IN AN ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC 69 DEGREE CURVE, TREATMENT IS SUPERIOR WITH PEDICLE SCREWS THAN WITH ALL HOOKS OR HYBRID CONSTRUCTION. CURRENT CONTROVERSIES IN DEFORMITY SURGERY. SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO. MARCH 2, 2007
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: CHALLENGES IN TREATMENT OF DEFROMITIES IN GROWING CHILDREN. CURRENT CONTROVERSIES IN DEFORMITY SURGERY. SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO. MARCH 2, 2007
7. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS: GROWTH MODULATION. CURRENT CONTROVERSIES IN DEFORMITY SURGERY. SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO. MARCH 2, 2007
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ADULT DEFORMITY: ANTERIOR SURGERY IN ADULT DEFORMITY. CURRENT CONTROVERSIES IN DEFORMITY SURGERY. SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO. MARCH 3, 2007
9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: MANAGEMENT THEMES IN EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. GRAND ROUNDS, CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA, APRIL 10TH, 2007
10. AKBARNIA, B.A.: MANAGEMENT THEMES IN EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS. GRAND ROUNDS, ALFRED I DUPONT CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE APRIL 11TH, 2007
11. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ADULT SCOLIOSIS. GRAND ROUNDS, ALFRED I DUPONT CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE APRIL 12TH, 2007
12. AKBARNIA, B.A.: EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: SPINAL GROWTH, EVALUATION AND INDICATIONS. EUROPEAN ISSG MEETING : CURRENT TRENDS AND TREATMENT OF PAEDIATRIC & ADULT SPINE DEFORMITY. MALMO, SWEDEN. APRIL 20, 2007.
13. AKBARNIA, B.A.:ADULT SCOLIOSIS: PREOPERATIVE EVALUATION OF THE SURGICAL PATIENT: DECISION MAKING AND TREATMENT OUTCOMES. EUROPEAN ISSG MEETING: CURRENT TRENDS AND TREATMENT OF PAEDIATRIC & ADULT SPINE DEFORMITY. MALMO, SWEDEN. APRIL 20, 2007.
14. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SPINE DEFORMITY IN VERY YOUNG CHILDREN CAN BE LIFE THREATENING. IRANIAN AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (IAMA) ANNUAL MEETING. SAN FRANCISCO. MAY 25-27, 2007.
15. SPONSELLER, P. D., AKBARNIA, BEHROOZ A., THOMPSON, G. H., MCCARTHY, R.E., EMANS, J.B., ASHER, M.A., YAZICI, M., SKAGGS, D.L., POE-KOCHERT, C., KOSTIAL, P.N., CHEN, T.: PELVIC FIXATION OF GROWING RODS. 14TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS. JULY 11-14, 2007
16. MCCARTHY, R.E., YAZICI, M., AKBARNIA, B.A., SKAGGS, D.L., SPONSELLER, P.D., MCCULLOUGH, F.L., CHEN, T.: GROWING RODS IN MYELOMENINGOCELE FOR SCOLIOSIS TREATMENT. 14TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS. JULY 11-14, 2007
17. SPONSELLER, P.D., THOMPSON, G.H., AKBARNIA, B.A., ASHER, M.A, EMANS, J.B., CHEN, T., POE-KOCHERT, C.: EFFICACY OF GROWING RODS IN INFANTILE MARFAN SCOLIOSIS. 14TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS. JULY 11-14, 2007
18. BOACHIE-ADJEI, O.,AKBARNIA,B.A., GUPTA, M.C.,WOOD,K., BURTON, D.,ASHER,M., CHARLES, G., HOSAGANE,N., AND WAGNER, T.: RESULTS IN LONG FUSION TO THE SACRUM VS SACROPELVIS FIXATION: ANALYSIS OF COMPLICATIONS IN PRIMARY ADULT SCOLIOSIS SURGERY. 14TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS. JULY 11-14, 2007.
19. BOACHIE-ADJEI,O., GUPTA, M.C., KHAN,S., AKBARNIA, B.A., BURTON, D., ASHER, M.A., WAGNER, T., AND WOOD,K.: IS THERE A DIFFERENCE IN COMPLICATION RATES WHEN FUSING TO L5 VS S1 IN LONG FUSIONS IN ADULT SCOLIOSIS SURGERY? 14TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS. JULY 11-14, 2007.
20. 42. HSU, V., AKBARNIA, B.A., VANDAM, B., BAGHERI, R., CHEN, T.: EXTREME LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION (XLIF): EVALUATION OF SAFETY AND SHORT-TERM RESULTS. WESTERN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION: 71ST ANNUAL MEETING. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA. .JULY 18-21-, 2007
21. AKBARNIA, B.A.: MY OPERATIVE MANAGEMENT IN EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS: FUSIONLESS TECHNIQUES, FIFTH SICOT/SIROT ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE MARRAKECH, MORROCO, AUGUST 30, 2007
22. AKBARNIA, B.A.: CONGENITAL SCOLIOSIS: SURGICAL DECISION MAKING, FIFTH SICOT/SIROT ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE MARRAKECH, MORROCO, AUGUST 30, 2007
23. AKBARNIA, B.A.: WHAT IS NEW IN MANAGEMENT OF ADULT SCOLIOSIS: FIFTH SICOT/SIROT ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE MARRAKECH, MORROCO, AUGUST 30, 2007
24. GUPTA, M.C., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O., KHAN S., AKBARNIA, B.A., BURTON D.C., ASHER M.A., WOOD, K. AND WAGNER, T.A.:IS ANTERIOR FUSION AT L5-/S1 NECESSARY FOR LONG FUSIONS TO THE SACRUM FOR ADULT SCOLIOSIS? 42ED ANNUAL MEETING, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, EDINBUGH, SCOTLAND, SEPTEMBER 5-8, 2007
25. NEWTON P. FARNSWORTH, C., BREISCH, PHD: ROHMILLER, M.T., KIM, J.R., PERRY, A. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.:THE BIOLOGIC EFFECTS OF COMBINING METALS IN A POSTERIOR SPINAL IMPLANT: MINI-PIG MODEL, 42ED ANNUAL MEETING, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, EDINBUGH, SCOTLAND, SEPTEMBER 5-8, 2007
26. AKBARNIA B.A.: DUAL GROWING RODS: THE IDEAL CANDIDATE AND THE UNSUITABLE CANDIDATE. SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY TUTORIAL, EXOTIC SCOLIOSIS: TREATMENT OF SPINAL DEFORMITY IN CHILDREN WITH RARE SYNDROMES. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, OCTOBER 5-6, 2007
27. AKBARNIA, B.A.: GROWING RODS FOR EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS, 1ST CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE (ICEOS) NOVEMBER 2, 2007
28. SPONSELLER, P., AKBARNIA, B.A., TOMPSON, G. ET AL: PELVIC FIXATION OF GROWING RODS: 1ST CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE (ICEOS) NOVEMBER 2, 2007
29. ELSABAIE, H., YACIZI, M., THOMPSON, G., EMANS, J., MARKS, D., SKAGGS, D., CRAWFORD, A., KARLIN, L., MECARTHY, R., POE-KOCHERT, C., KOSTIAL, P., CHEN, T. AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE FOR PEDIATRIC CONGENITAL SPINAL DEFORMITIES. 1ST CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE (ICEOS) NOVEMBER 2, 2007
30. MOONEY, V., MAYER, J., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND BAGHERI, R.: HOW AND WHEN DO YOU MEASURE CLINICAL BENEFIT AFTER LUMBAR FUSION SURGERY?, 6TH INTERDICIPLINARY WORLD CONGRESS ON LOW BACK& PELVIC PAIN, BARCELONA, NOVEMBER7-10, 2007.

2008:
1. AKBARNIA B.A.: DEGENERATIVE SCOLIOSIS, UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS WICHATA RESIDENCY PROGRAM, WICHATA, KANSAS,JANUARY 10, 2008
2. AKBARNIA, B.A.: COMPLICATIONS OF GROWING ROD TECHNIQUE, CURRENT CONTROVERSIES IN DEFORMITY AND SPINE TRAUMA, SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, FEBRUARY 29, 2008
3. AKBARNIA, B.A.: ANTERIOR CORRECTION OF SCOLIOSIS, CURRENT CONTROVERSIES IN DEFORMITY AND SPINE TRAUMA, SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, FEBRUARY 29, 2008
4. AKBARNIA, B.A.: POINT AND COUNTERPOINT, VEPTR AND GROWING RODS, CURRENT CONTROVERSIES IN DEFORMITY AND SPINE TRAUMA, SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, FEBRUARY 29, 2008
5. AKBARNIA, B.A.: CONTROVERSIES IN THE TREATMENT OF SPONDYLOLYSIS AND SPONDYLOLISTHESIS, SYMPOSIUM IN SPINE PROBLEMS IN YOUNG ATHLETES. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS ANNUAL MEETING, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 6, 2008.
6. AKBARNIA, B.A.: APPLICATIONA AND CLINICAL EXPERIENCE OF GROWING RODS, IN: APPROACHES TO THE VERY YOUNG CHILD WITH SPINAL DEFORMITY: WHAT IS NEW AND WHAT WORKS, INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURE #327, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS ANNUAL MEETING, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 7, 2008.
7. HSU, V.,AKBARNIA, B.A.,VAN DAM, B.E., BAGHERI, R.AND CHAN, TINA: EXTREME LATERAL INTERBODY FUSION (XLIF): EVALUATION OF SAFETY AND SHORT-TERM RESULTS, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS ANNUAL MEETING, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 7, 2008
8. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SCHEUREMANN’S KYPHOSIS, INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP, , LISBON , PORTUGAL MARCH 14,2008.
9. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SMITH-PETERSON OSTEOTOMY, INDICATIONS AND TECHNIQUE, INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP, , LISBON , PORTUGAL MARCH 14,2008.
10. AKBARNIA, B.A.: CONGENITAL KYPHOSIS: ANTERIOR AND POSTERIOR APPROACH. INTERNATIONAL SPINE STUDY GROUP, MARCH 14,2008, LISBON , PORTUGAL
11. AKBARNIA, B.A.: XLIF FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADULT SPINE DEFORMITY, SOCIETY FOR LATERAL ACCESS SURGERY ANNUAL MEETING, APRIL 18,2008, CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA
12. AKBARNIA, B.A.: XLIF FOR THE THORACOLUMBAR JUNCTION: TECHNIQUES AND PEARLS, MIS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY MEETING, APRIL 19,2008, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
13. SANKAR, W. N., SKAGGS, D., EMANS, J., MARKS,D.,SHAH, S.,SPONSELLERP.D., THOMPSON, G.AND AKBARNIA, B.A.: IS NEUROMONITORING NECESSARY FOR GROWING ROD LENGTHENINGS? PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA , MAY 2, 2008, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
14. AKBARNIA, B.A.: MINIMAL INVASIVE FUSION TECHNIQUES FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADULT DEGENERATIVE SCOLIOSIS ( PERCUTANEOUS INSTRUMENTATION, INTERBODY FUSION, XLIF): SPINEWEEK SRS DAY, MAY 27, 2008, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
15. AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF ADULT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS: SPINEWEEK SRS DAY, MAY 27, 2008, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

16.  BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, BURTON, D.C., CARLSON, B.B., SHAFFREY,C.I., SCHAWB, F.J., CUNNINGHAM, M.E., SHELOKOV, A.P., HOSTIN, R.A., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND BESS, S.AND ISSG: EFFICACY OF POSTERIOR-ONLY APPROACH AND PEDICLE SUBSTRACTION OSTEOTOMY FOR EXTENSION OF PREVIOUS LONG FUSION TO THE SACRO-PELVIS; PRELIMINARY DATA: 15TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), HONG KONG, JULY 8-11, 2008

17.  AKBARNIA, B.A.: XLIF APPROACH FOR ADULT SCOLIOSIS: INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURE, 15TH
INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), HONG KONG, JULY 8-11, 2008

18.  MCCARTHY, R.E., AKBARNIA, B.A., MCCULLOUGH, F.L., SALARI, P.A., SKAGGS, D.L., THOMPSON, G.H., SHAH, S.A., SANCHEZ PEREZ GRUESO, ASHER, M.A., YAZICI, M.:: GROWING RODS IN MYELOMENINGOCELE FOR SCOLIOSIS TREATMENT. 15TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST), HONG KONG, JULY 8-11, 2008

19.  LAFAGE, V., SCHWAB, F.J., PATEL, A., HART, R.A., BURTON, D.C.,   BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, SHELOKOV, A.P., HOSTIN, R.A.,   SHAFFREY,C.I., GUPTA, M.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., BESS, S. AND ISSG;VALIDATING PREDICTIVE MODELS OF SPINO-PELVIC ALIGNMENT: PRE-AND POST-OPERATIVE ANALYSIS OF 70 ADULTS SUFFERING FROM SAGITTAL PLANE MALALIGNMENT; 15TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON ADVANCED SPINE TECHNIQUES (IMAST),HONG KONG, JULY 8-11,2008


20.  SCHWAB, F.J., PATEL, A., HART, R.A., BURTON, D.C., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, SHELOKOV, A.P., HOSTIN, R.A., SHAFFREY,C.I., GUPTA, M.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., BESS, S,  DOES VERTEBRAL LEVEL OF PEDICLE SUBTRACTION OSTEOTOMY CORRELATES WITH DEGREE OF SPINO-PELVIS PARAMETER CORRECTION?
43ED ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA, SEPTEMBER 10-
13, 2008.

21.  BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, BESS, S, CUNNINGHAM, M.E., BURTON, D.C., SHAFFERY, C.I., SHELOKOV, A.P., HOSTIN, R.A., SCHWAB, F.J.,WOOD, K, GUPTA, M.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., INCREASING PAIN AND DISABILITY ,RATHER THAN DEFORMITY, DETERMINE TREATMENT MODALITY FOR OLDER PATIENTS WITH ADULT SCOLIOSIS.
43ED ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA, SEPTEMBER 10-
13, 2008.

22.  SKAGGS, D., EMANS, J., MARKS, D., DORMANS J.P., THOMPSON, G., SHAH, S.,SPONSELLERP.D., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: NEUROLOGIC RISK IN GROWING SPINE SURGERY IN CHILDREN: IS NEUROMONITORING NECESSARY IN ALL CASES? 43ED ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA, SEPTEMBER 10-13, 2008.

23.  BESS, S, AKBARNIA, B.A., THOMPSON, G.H., SPONSELLER, P, SKAGGS, D.L., SHAH, S, ELSEBAIE, H.B., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, KARLIN, L.I., CANALE, S.K., POE-KOCHERT, C AND GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP. COMPLICATIONS IN 910 GROWING ROD SURGERIES: USE OF DUAL RODS AND SUBMUSCULAR PLCAEMENT OF RODS DECREASES COMPLICATIONS. 43ED ANNUAL MEETING OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA, SEPTEMBER 10-13, 2008.

24.  AKBARNIA, B.A.: WHEN/HOW TO USE OSTEOTOMYFOR CONGENITAL SCOLIOSIS: HIBBS SOCIETY PRESENTATION,SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY PRE-MEETING COURSE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA, SEPTEMBER 10, 2008.

25.  AKBARNIA, B.A.: SUMMARY AND FUTURE DIRECTION, IN EXPERIMENTAL BACKGROUND OF GROWTH MODULATION ON THE TREATMENT OF GROWING SPINE DEFORMITIES: INSTRUCTIONAL COURSE LECTURE OF SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, USA. SEPTEMBER 11, 2008.

26.  AKBARNIA, B.A.: GROWING RODS: TECHNIQUES: SPINAL DEFORMITY: CURRENT CONCEPTS, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY PROGRAM, NEW DELHI, INDIA, OCTOBER 2, 2008.

27.  AKBARNIA, B.A., GROWING RODS: CURRENT INDICATIONS AND RESULTS: SPINAL DEFORMITY: CURRENT CONCEPTS, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY PROGRAM, NEW DELHI, INDIA, OCTOBER 2, 2008.

28.  AKBARNIA, B.A., ADULT SCOLIOSIS- INTERVENTION- WHEN AND WHY? - PRINCIPLES OF CORRECTION: SPINAL DEFORMITY: CURRENT CONCEPTS, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY PROGRAM, NEW DELHI, INDIA, OCTOBER 3, 2008.

29.  AKBARNIA, B.A., XLIF TECHNIQUE AND INDICATIONS:SPINAL DEFORMITY: CURRENT CONCEPTS, SCOLIOSIS RESEARCH SOCIETY PROGRAM, NEW DELHI, INDIA, OCTOBER 3, 2008

30.  BESS, S, AKBARNIA, B.A., THOMPSON, G.H., SPONSELLER, P, SKAGGS, D.L., SHAH, S, ELSEBAIE, H.B., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, KARLIN, L.I., CANALE, S.K., POE-KOCHERT, C AND GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP. COMPLICATIONS IN 910 GROWING ROD SURGERIES: USE OF DUAL RODS AND SUBMUSCULAR PLCAEMENT OF RODS DECREASES COMPLICATIONS. 23ED ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY, TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, OCTOBER 15-18, 2008.

31.  BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, BESS, S, CUNNINGHAM, M.E., BURTON, D.C., SHAFFERY, C.I., SHELOKOV, A.P., HOSTIN, R.A., SCHWAB, F.J.,WOOD, K, GUPTA, M.C., AKBARNIA, B.A., INCREASING PAIN AND DISABILITY ,RATHER THAN DEFORMITY, DETERMINE TREATMENT MODALITY FOR OLDER PATIENTS WITH ADULT SCOLIOSIS.
23ED ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY, TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, OCTOBER 15-18, 2008.

32.  SCHWAB, F.J., PATEL, A., HART, R.A., BURTON, D.C., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, SHELOKOV, A.P., HOSTIN, R.A., SHAFFREY,C.I., GUPTA, M.C., BESS, S, AND  AKBARNIA, B.A.,  DOES VERTEBRAL LEVEL OF PEDICLE SUBTRACTION OSTEOTOMY CORRELATES WITH DEGREE OF SPINO-PELVIS PARAMETER CORRECTION?


23ED ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SPINE SOCIETY, TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, OCTOBER 15-18, 2008.

33.  AKBARNIA, B.A.: MANGEMENT OF SPINE TRAUMA; GENERAL PRINCIPLES, 16TH ANNUAL MEETING OF IRANIAN ORTHOPA AKBARNIA, B.A.: MANGEMENT OF SPINE TRAUMA; GENERAL PRINCIPLES, 16TH ANNUAL MEETING OF IRANIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, TEHRAN, IRAN, OCT. 28- NOV.1, 2008

34.  AKBARNIA, B.A.: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS, WHAT DO WE KNOW IN 2008? 16TH
ANNUAL MEETING OF IRANIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, TEHRAN, IRAN, OCT. 28- NOV.1, 2008

35.  AKBARNIA, B.A.: ADULT DEFORMITY; INTRODUCTION, 16TH ANNUAL MEETING OF IRANIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, TEHRAN, IRAN, OCT. 28- NOV.1, 2008

36.  AKBARNIA, B.A.: XLIF APPROACH FOR LESS INVASSIVE ADULT DEFORMITY CORRECTION;  16TH ANNUAL MEETING OF IRANIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION, TEHRAN, IRAN, OCT. 28- NOV.1, 2008

37.  AKBARNIA, B.A.: GROWING SPINE; CURRENT AND FUTURE TREATMENT REGIMENS: K2M INTERNATIONAL SPINE MEETING, DUBAI, UAE, NOVEMBER 2, 2008

38.  SKAGGS, D., EMANS, J., MARKS, D., DORMANS J.P., THOMPSON, G., SHAH, S.,SPONSELLERP.D., AKBARNIA, B.A. AND GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP: NEUROLOGIC RISK IN GROWING SPINE SURGERY IN CHILDREN: IS NEUROMONITORING NECESSARY IN ALL CASES? 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, NOVEMBER 7-8, 2008

39.  BESS, S, AKBARNIA, B.A., THOMPSON, G.H., SPONSELLER, P, SKAGGS, D.L., SHAH, S, ELSEBAIE, H.B., BOACHIE-ADJEI, O, KARLIN, L.I., CANALE, S.K., POE-KOCHERT, C AND GROWING SPINE STUDY GROUP. COMPLICATIONS IN 910 GROWING ROD SURGERIES: USE OF DUAL RODS AND SUBMUSCULAR PLCAEMENT OF RODS DECREASES COMPLICATIONS. 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, NOVEMBER 7-8, 2008

40.  YANG, J, SPONSELLER, P, THOMPSON, G. H., EMANS, MCCARTHY, R, SALARI, P, AKBARNIA, B.A.: RISK FACTORS FOR ROD FRACTURES IN GROWING ROD SURGERY. 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, NOVEMBER 7-8, 2008

41.  YANG, J, SPONSELLER, P, THOMPSON, G. H.,ASHER, M, SALARI, P, AKBARNIA, B.A..GROWING RODS IN CEREBRAL PALSY. 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, NOVEMBER 7-8, 2008

42.  MCCARTHY, R.E., AKBARNIA, B.A., MCCULLOUGH, F.L., SALARI, P.A., SKAGGS, D.L., THOMPSON, G.H., SHAH, S.A., SANCHEZ PEREZ GRUESO, ASHER, M.A., YAZICI, M.:: GROWING RODS IN MYELOMENINGOCELE FOR SCOLIOSIS TREATMENT. 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND
GROWING SPINE, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, NOVEMBER 7-8, 2008

43.  SPONSELLER, P.D., YANG, J.S., AKBARNIA, B.A., EMANS, J.B., SKAGGS, D.L., MCCARTHY, R.E., ASHER, M.A., YAZICI, M., SANCHEZ PERES-GRUESO, F., POE-KOCHERT,C., KOSTIAL, P. AND THOMPSON, G.: PELVIC FIXATION OF GROWING RODS: COMPARISON OF CONSTRUCTS.  2ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, NOVEMBER 7-8, 2008

44.  AKBARNIA, B.A., OLIVEIRA, D, SALARI, P, KOSTIAL, P .NEUROLOGICAL COMPLICATION AFTER GROWING ROD IMPLANTS EXCHANGE: A CASE REPORT. 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON EARLY ONSET SCOLIOSIS AND GROWING SPINE, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, NOVEMBER 7-8, 2008

45.  AKBARNIA, B.A., SPINE SURGERY: LESSONS OF THE PAST, VISIONS OF THE FUTURE: INAUGURAL ROBERT E. BURDGE LECTURESHIP, ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA, NOVEMBER 15, 2008