American Society for Peripheral Nerve American Society for Peripheral Nerve
MEMBER LOGIN
Username:
Password:
 
 
SEARCH ASPN WEBSITE
ASPN 2018 Annual Meeting
January 12-14, 2018
El Conquistador Hotel
Fajardo, Puerto Rico

ASPN 2019 Annual Meeting
February 1-3, 2019
JW Marriott Hotel
Palm Desert, California

ASPN 2020 Annual Meeting
January 10-12, 2020
Marriott Harbor Beach
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

ASPN 2021 Annual Meeting
January 15 – 17, 2021
Grand Hyatt Kaua'i Resort
Koloa, Hawaii

ASPN Videos and Recordings on PSEN
ASPN members have complimentary access.
Visit psenetwork.org.

 
QUICK LINKS

Friday January 10, 2014
6:00am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
6:30am – 7:45 am AAHS/ASPN Instructional Courses
117 Offering the Wide Awake Alternative to Your Patients; How and Why To Do It
Chair:
Peter C. Amadio, MD
Instructors: Elisabet Hagert, MD, PhD; PC Ho, MD; Amanda Higgins, BSOT, OT; Donald H. Lalonde, MD
118 Simplifying Kienb๖ck's Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment
Chair:
Greg I. Bain, PhD, MBBS, FRACS, FAA
Instructors: Randip R. Bindra, MD, FRCS; Steven L. Moran, MD; David J. Bozentka, MD
119 Vascular Disorders of the Upper Extremity: Diagnosis and Management
Chair:
James P. Higgins, MD
Instructors: Michael A. McClinton, MD; Andrew Tyser, MD; Brian T. Carlsen, MD; Joy MacDermid BScPT, PhD
120 The Scaphoid - Treatment of the Entire Spectrum: From Fresh Fractures, to Stable Scaphoid Nonunions, to Unstable Scaphoid Nonunions with AVN and Humpbacked Collapse
Chair:
Allen T. Bishop, MD
Instructors: William B. Geissler, MD; Eric P. Hofmeister, MD; Michael J. Morhart, BSc, MSc, MD, Paul Brach, MS, PT, CHT
121 Update on Congenital Hand Differences
Chair:
Scott H. Kozin, MD
Instructors: Hilton P. Gottschalk, MD; Joshua M. Abzug, MD; David T. Nestcher, MD; Wendy Tomhave, OT
122 Relative Motion Splints: A Simple Solution to Many Hand Problems
Chair:
Wyndell H. Merritt, MD
Instructors: Michael W. Neumeister, MD; Julianne Howell, PT, CHT; Gwendolyn van Strien, MSc, PT; Melissa Hirth, OT
123 Making Carpal Tunnel Simpler: Things To Do and Not To Do
Chair:
Warren C. Hammert, MD
Instructors: Loree K. Kalliainen, MD; Scott F. Duncan, MD, MPH; Allen van Beek, MD; Kristin A. Valdes, OTD, OTR, CHT
124 Nerve Transfers to Improve Hand Function in Tetraplegia
Chair:
Ida K Fox, MD
Instructors:Catherine Curtin, MD; Steve K. Lee, MD; Allan J. Belzberg, MD
8:00am – 9:15 am AAHS/ ASPN CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION V: Wrist/DRUJ
8:00am – 8:05 am Overview: Wrist
David C. Ring, MD
8:05am – 8:07 am 62. Outcomes of Free Vascularized Medial Femoral Condyle Bone Grafting for Scaphoid Nonunions
David B. Jones, MD; Peter C. Rhee; Allen T. Bishop, MD; Alexander Y. Shin, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
8:07am – 8:09 am 63. Mid-term Follow-up of Semi-constrained, Linked Total Elbow Arthroplasty in Posttraumatic Conditions
Jenniefer Y. Kho, MD; Brian D. Adams, MD; Howard J. O'Rourke, MD
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
8:09am – 8:11 am 64. The Outcomes, Complications and Operative Times of the 1,2 Intercompartmental Supraretinacular Artery Pedicled Vascularized Bone Graft for Treatment of Scaphoid Nonunions
Jessica L. Robb, MD; Michael J. Morhart, BSc, MSc, MD
Plastic Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
8:11am – 8:13 am 65. Long-term Outcome of the Achilles Allograft Interposition for Failed Distal Ulna Resections
Dean G. Sotereanos, MD; Loukia K. Papatheodorou, MD; Benjamin G. Williams, MD
Orthopaedic Specialists - UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
8:13am – 8:15 am 66. Treatment of Dorsal Intercalated Segment Instability (DISI) of the Wrist by "Overstuffing" the Scaphoid in a Cadaveric Model
Anthony E. Capito, MD; James P. Higgins, MD
Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
8:15am – 8:30 am Panel Discussion
David C. Ring, MD; Jeffrey Greenberg, MD; Susan Michlovitz, PT, PhD, CHT>
8:30am – 8:35 am Overview: DRUJ
Jerry I. Huang, MD
8:35am – 8:37 am 67. Isolated Lunotriquetral Ligament Tears Treated with Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy
Ather Mirza, MD; Justin B. Mirza, DO
Ather Mirza, Smithtown, NY
8:37am – 8:39 am 68. Functional Outcome of the Distal Radioulnar Joint Replacement in Patients Younger than 40 Years Old
Antonio Rampazzo, MD; Bahar Bassiri Gharb, MD; Rebecca Jones; Luis Scheker, MD
Christine M. Kleinert Institute, Louisville, KY
8:39am – 8:41 am 69. Compression Screw Fixation Without Bone Grafting For Scaphoid Fibrous Nonunion
Jeremy S. Somerson, MD1; Ramesh C. Srinivasan, MD2; Daniel J. Fletcher2; Mark A. Bagg2; William C. Pederson, MD2; David Person2; Fraser J. Leversedge, MD3; David P. Green2
1Orthopaedics, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; 2Hand Center of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; 3Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
8:41am – 8:43 am 70. Osseous Anatomy of the Distal Radioulnar Joint: An Assessment Using Three Dimensional Modeling
Parham Daneshvar, MD1; Ryan Willing, PhD2; Ryan Willing, Phd3; Graham King, MD4
1Orthopedic Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, ON, Canada; 2Musculoskeletal Health Research, Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St. Joseph's Health Centre, London, ON, Canada; 3Hand and Upper Limb Centre, Western University, London, ON, Canada; 4Hand and Upper Limb Center, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
8:43am – 8:55 am Panel Discussion
Jerry Huang, MD; Aviva Wolff, OTR, CHT>
8:55am – 8:57 am 71. The Effect of Lunate Morphology on Kienbock's Disease
Peter C. Rhee, DO, MS; David B. Jones, MD; Steven L. Moran, MD; Alexander Y. Shin, MD
Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
8:57am – 8:59 am 72. MRI of Ulnotriquetral Ligament Split Tears: Case-control Study
Michael D. Ringler, MD; Benjamin M. Howe, MD; Kimberly K. Amrami, MD; Clinton E. Hagen, MS; Richard A. Berger, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
8:59am – 9:01 am 73. Acute Proximal Pole Fractures of the Scaphoid Treated Non-Operatively
Kristina H. Lutz, MD; Nina Suh, MD; Joy MacDermid BScPT, PhD; Ruby Grewal
Hand and Upper Limb Centre, Western University, London, ON, CanadA
9:01am – 9:03 am 74. Arthroscopic Resection Arthroplasty of the Radial Column for Scapholunate Advanced Collapse Wrist
Tyson Cobb, MD1; Anna Walden, DC2; Jessica Wilt, BS3
1Director of Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Specialists, PC, Davenport, IA; 2Clinical Research, Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, IA; 3Orthopaedic Specialists, Davenport, IA
9:03am – 9:05 am 75. Treatment of Scaholunate Instability with Internal Screw fixation
Christopher M. Jones, MD; Jaehon Kim, MD; Michael S. Murphy, MD
Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
9:05am – 9:15 am Panel Discussion
Jerry Huang, MD; Aviva Wolff, OTR, CHT>
8:00am - 9:15 am AAHS/ ASPN CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSION VI: Nerve
8:00am – 8:05 am Overview: Nerve
Thomas B. Hughes, MD
8:05am – 8:07 am 76. Setting Expectations Following Endoscopic Cubital Tunnel Release
Tyson K. Cobb, MD1; Anna L. Walden, DC2; Jon H. Lemke, PhD3
1Director of Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Specialists, PC, Davenport, IA; 2Clinical Research, Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, IA;3Biostatistics, Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, IA
8:07am – 8:09 am 77. A Prospective, Randomized Evaluation of Endoscopic versus Open Carpal Tunnel Release in Bilateral Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Brett Michelotti, MD; Diane Romanowsky, PA-C; Randy Hauck, MD
Division of Plastic Surgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
8:09am – 8:11 am 78. Recovery of Monofilaments Testing in the Ring and Small Fingers after Surgical Decompression of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carlos Henrique Fernandes, MD; Giuseppe De Luca Jr, MD; Giselly Verํssimo de Miranda, MD; Luiz Guilherme de Saboya Lenzi, MD; Lia Meirelles, OT; Joใo Baptista Santos, MD
Universidade Federal de Sใo Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
8:11am – 8:13 am 79. A Biomechanical Comparison of Primary Digital Nerve Repairs and CollagenTube Repairs in a Cadaveric Model
Meryl Livermore, MD1; Matthew Anderson, MS2; Kyros Ipaktchi, MD1; Rodrigo Banegas, MD1
1Orthopaedics, Denver Health Medial Center, Denver, CO; 2University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA
8:13am – 8:15 am 80. Consequences of Nerve to Nerve Tube Diameter Mismatch
Jonathan Isaacs, MD; Satya Mallu, MD; Yan Wo, MD, PhD; Barrett Little, MD
Department of Orthopaedics, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA
8:15am – 8:25 am Panel Discussion
Thomas B. Hughes, MD; Sheel Sharma, MD; Steven McCabe, MD
8:25am – 8:30 am Overview: Nerve
Jonathan Isaacs, MD
8:30am – 8:32 am 81. Effects of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome on Precision Pinch Kinematics
Raviraj Nataraj, PhD; Peter J. Evans, MD, PhD; William H. Seitz, MD; Zong-Ming Li, PhD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
8:32am – 8:34 am 82. Intercostal Nerve Transfer in Management of Biceps and Triceps Co-contraction in Spontaneously Recovered Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury
Ahmad Semaya, MD; Mohammed Hassan, MD; Ramy El-Nakeeb
Orthopedics, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
8:34am – 8:36 am 83. Early Results of Magnesium Metal as a Scaffold for Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
Kevin Little, MD1; Tracy Hopkins2; John Vennemeyer, PhD2; Danielle Minteer3; Matt Hershcovitch, MD2; David Hom, MD2; Kacey Marra, PhD3; Sarah Pixley, PhD2
1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital/University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; 2Department of Cancer and Cell Bioogy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; 3Department of Plastic Surgery/McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
8:36am – 8:38 am 84. The Optimization of Peripheral Nerve Recovery Using Cortical Reorganization Techniques
Bonnie Walbruch, OTR/L, CHT; Loree K. Kalliainen, MD
Regions Hospital, Saint Paul, MN
8:38am – 8:48 am Panel Discussion
Jonathan Isaacs, MD; Michael K. Obeng, MD; Ranjan Gupta, MD
8:48am – 8:50 am 85. Effects of Corticosteroid Injection on Nerve Conduction Testing for the Diagnosis of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Michael L. Mangonon, DO1; Owen J. Moy, MD2; James J. Kelly, DO2; Thomas B. Cowan, MD2; Dale R. Wheeler, MD2
1Plancher Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Foundation for Active Lifestyles, Cos Cob, CT; 2Hand and Shoulder Center of Western New York, University at Buffalo, Amherst, NY
8:50am – 8:52 am 86. Outcomes from the Addition of an Autograft and Tube Conduit Contemporary Control Cohort for RANGERฎ: A Registry Study of Processed Nerve Allograft Repair Outcomes
Bauback Safa, MD1; Brian D. Rinker, MD2; Gregory M. Buncke, MD1
1The Buncke Clinic, San Francisco, CA; 2Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
8:52am – 8:57 am 87. A Comparison of Ultrasound and Electrodiagnostic Testing for the Diagnosis of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Using a Validated Clinical Tool as the Reference Standard
John Fowler, MD1; Maria Munsch, BS2; Joseph E. Imbriglia, MD2; William Hagberg, MD2
1Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; 2Hand and Upper Ex Center, Wexford, PA
8:57am – 9:02 am 88. Treatment of Thoracic Outlet Compression Syndrome by Decompression of Brachial Plexus and Vessels between Cervical Foramen and Pectoralis Minor: Follow Up Study of 30 Cases
Shusen Cui, MD
Department of Hand Surgery, China-Japan Union Hospital, Jilin University, Jilin, China
9:02am – 9:15 am Panel Discussion
Jonathan Isaacs, MD; Michael K. Obeng, MD; Ranjan Gupta, MD
9:15am – 9:45 am Coffee Break with Exhibitors
9:15am – 9:45 am ASPN President and Program Chair Welcom (Not for Credit)
9:50am – 10:45am Scientific Paper Session 1
Moderators: Lynda Yang, MD & Amy M. Moore, MD
9:50am - 9:54am Tissue Engineered Grafts Accelerate Peripheral Nerve Repair by Direct Axon-Induced Axon Regeneration
D. Kacy Cullen, PhD1, Laura A. Struzyna1, Mindy I. Ezra, PhD1, Joseph P. Morand1, Harry C. Ledebur, PhD2 and Douglas H. Smith, MD1
1Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2Axonia Medical, Inc, Kalamazoo, MI
9:54am - 9:58am Hybrid Electrical-Optical Functional Stimulation System
Sahil K. Kapur, MD1, Thomas J. Richner, MS2, Sarah K. Brodnick, BS2, Justin C. Williams, PhD2 and Samuel O. Poore, MD, PhD1
1Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI, 2Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI
9:58am - 10:02am Development of Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interfaces for Somatosensory Feedback
John V. Larson, BS, Jana D. Moon, BS, Theodore A. Kung, MD, Melanie G. Urbanchek, PhD, Paul S. Cederna, MD and Nicholas B. Langhals, PhD
Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
10:02am - 10:07am Discussion
10:07am - 10:11am Onset and Duration of Intradermal Mixtures of Bupivacaine and Lidocaine with Epinephrine
James Bartow Collins, Juhee Song and Raman C. Mahabir
Division of Plastic Surgery, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple, TX
10:11am - 10:15am Neuroregenerative Electrodes Enable Functional Electrical Stimulation of Peripheral Motor Axons and Distal Musculature
Wilson Z. Ray, MD, Manu Stephen, Paul Gamble, Erik Zellmer and Matthew MacEwan, PhD
Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
10:15am - 10:19am Brief Electrical Stimulation (ES) increases Axon Regeneration and Target Reinnervation after Delayed Peripheral Nerve Repair in a Sprague Dawley Rat Model
Kate Elzinga, MD1, Adil Ladak, MD, MSc2, Brandon Ball, MD3, Bohdan Savaryn1, Neil Tyreman1, Jaret Olson1 and Tessa Gordon1
1Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 2Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, 3Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
10:19am - 10:24am Discussion
10:24am - 10:28am Can an Injured Ulnar Nerve be used as a Neurotizer for Distal Nerve Transfer?
Chieh-Han John Tzou, MD, Johnny Chuieng - Yi Lu, MD, David Chwei-Chin Chuang, MD
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Austria, Vienna, Austria; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan; Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
10:28am - 10:32am Abductor Pollicis Longus and Extensor Pollicis Brevis Nerve Transfer to Ulnar Motor for High Ulnar Nerve Injury When Anterior Interosseous Nerve Is Not Available
Michael J. Franco, MD, John R. Barbour, MD, Thomas H. Tung, MD
Plastic surgery, Washington University, St. Louis, MO; Plastic surgery, Georgetown University, Washington, DC; Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
10:32am - 10:36am The Effect of Neurolysis on Diabetic Patients with Compressed Nerves of the Lower Extremities: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Pablo A. Baltodano, MD1; Basak Basdag2, Christopher R. Bailey, BA3, Marcelo Lacayo, MD4, Anne Tong5, Stella Seal3, Mark M. Melendez, MD, MBA6, Li Xie5, Michele A. Manahan3 and Gedge D. Rosson, MD3
1Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 3Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 4Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 5Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 6Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
10:36am - 10:45am Discussion
10:45am – 11:30pm President's Invited Lecture
Neuroscience for the Clinician: A Translational Approach to Treating Peripheral Nerve Tumors

Jaishri Blakeley, MD
11:45am – 12:45pm Joint Concurrent AAHS/ ASPN Panel- Radial Nerve Transfer vs. Tendon Transfer: What's Best When, What's The Evidence
Moderator: Robert Spinner, MD
Panelists: Allen T. Bishop, MD; David C. Ring, MD; Thomas H. Tung, MD; Milan Stevanovic, MD, PhD; Christine B. Novak, PT, PhD
12:45am – 2:00pm ASPN Poster Session
Special Session: Posters

Moderators: William Kuzon, MD; Steven McCabe MD; A. Lee Dellon,MD; Rajiv Midha, MD
Peripheral Nerve Regeneration Using Novel Bioengineered Neurogenic Peptide Amphiphile Nanofibers: Preliminary In-Vitro Data
Andrew Li, MD1, Anisa Yalom2, Akishige Hokugo2, Samuel Stupp, PhD3 and Reza Jarrahy2
1Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, REBAR Lab, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 3Stupp Lab/ Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Characterization of Flexible Thin-Film Polyimide Arrays for Use in a Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface
John V. Larson, BS, Stephanie A. Goretski, Theodore A. Kung, MD, Melanie G. Urbanchek, PhD, Paul S. Cederna, MD and Nicholas B. Langhals, PhD
Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Mapping Sensory Nerve Communications Between Peripheral Nerve Territories
Adil Ladak, MD, MSc1, R. Shane Tubbs, PhD2 and Robert J. Spinner, MD1
1Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2 Department of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Optimal Axon Counts for Brachial Plexus Nerve Transfers
Joseph J. Schreiber, MD, Mahmoud M. Khair, Lauren Rosenblatt, David J. Byun, BA, Steve K. Lee and Scott W. Wolfe
Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Management of Pediatric Brachial Plexus Palsy: the Role of Nerve Transfer Combined with Neurolysis or Nerve Grafting of the Upper Trunk
Wesley N. Sivak, MD, PhD, Brian H. Gander, Kimberly A. Foster, Zoe M. MacIsaac, Stephanie Greene, Anand Kumar and Lorelei Grunwaldt
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Preoperative Ultrasound-Guided Wire Localization of the Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve
Amgad S. Hanna, MD, and Kenneth Lee, MD
Neurosurgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI and Radiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Neuropathic Pain: Single Institution Series with Short Term Follow-Up
Chandan G. Reddy, MD, and Foad Elahi, MD
IA Department of Neurosurgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Center of Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesia, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Characterization of Immature and Mature Myelin Using Myelin- Incorporated Solvatochromic Fluorescent Dyes
Joey Grochmal, MD1, Raveena Dhaliwal1, Peter K Stys1 and Rajiv Midha, MD, MSc, FRCS(C)2
1Neuroscience, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada, 2 Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

WITHDRAWN - Hybrid Conducting Polymer-Hydrogel Scaffolds for Axon Guidance and Neural Tissue Engineering
Mohammad Reza Abidian, PhD1, Eugene D. Daneshvar, MSc2, Brent M. Egeland, MD3, Daryl Kipke, PhD2, Paul S. Cederna, MD4 and Melanie G. Urbanchek, PhD5
1Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 2 Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 3 Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 4Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 5Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Long-Term Efficacy and Safety Outcomes Of Bioabsorbable Nerve Conduits Coated With Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell- Derived Neurospheres for Peripheral Nerve Repair
Takuya Uemura, MD, PhD1, Kiyohito Takamatsu, MD, PhD2, Mikinori Ikeda, MD1, Takuya Yokoi, MD1, Kanako Hata1, Mitsuhiro Okada, MD, PhD1 and Hiroaki Nakamura, MD, PhD1
1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan, 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka CIty General Hospital, Osaka, Japan

WITHDRAWN- Lipid Microtubules as a Long-Term Drug Delivery Vehicle for Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Eric A. Yeager, BS1, Matthew Martin, BS1, Jesse Silverberg, MS2 and Jonathon Cheetham, VetMB, PhD, DACV1
1Department of Clinical Sciences, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY, 2Physics Department, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Thin-Film Wireless Nerve Stimulators Enable Serial Assessment of Functional Recovery Following Peripheral Nerve Injury
Matthew MacEwan, PhD, Paul Gamble, Erik Zellmer, Manu Stephen and Wilson Ray, MD
Department of Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Early Results of Peripheral Nerve Surgery for Post-Concussive Headaches
Jeremy C. Sinkin, MD, John M. Felder, MD and Ivica Ducic, MD, PhD, Plastic Surgery, Medstar
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Hilton's Law Revisited
Marie-No๋lle H้bert-Blouin, MD1, Stephen W. Carmichael, PhD2, R. Shane Tubbs, MS, PA-C, PhD3, and Robert J. Spinner, MD4
1Department of Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal Neurological Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada2 Department of Anatomy, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 3 Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Hospital, Birmingham, AL 4Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

A Model for Time Dependent Delivery of 4-Aminopyridine (4- AP) to Peripheral Nerve: Construction and Testing of Sustained and Slow Release Microparticles
Kuang-Ching Tseng, MS and John Elfar, MD
Orthopaedics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Saturday January 11, 2014
6:30am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
6:30am – 7:30 am AAHS/ASPN/ASRM Instructional Courses (201-208)
201 Nerve Transfers for Ulnar and Radial Nerve Injury
Chair: Amy M. Moore, MD
Instructors: Thomas H. Tung, MD; Ida K. Fox, MD; Christine B. Novak, PT, PhD
202 What Works, What Doesn't in Brachial Plexus Surgery and Rehabilitation
Chair: Vincent R. Hentz, MD
Instructors: Steve K. Lee, MD; Scott W. Wolfe, MD; Susan V. Duff, PT, OT, EdD, CHT; Robert Spinner, MD
203 Best Practices for Clinical Research in Your Practice
Chair: Joy MacDermid, BScPT, PhD
Instructors: Michael W. Neumeister, MD; Paul F. Velleman, PhD; Kristin A. Valdes, OTD, OTR, CHT, Dorcas E. Beaton, OTR, PhD
204 Neuropathic Pain/CRPS: A Pain To Deal With
Chair: A. Lee Dellon, MD
Instructors: Wyndell Merritt MD, Gedge Rosson MD
205 Targeted Skeletal Muscle Reinnervation-Improving Outcomes
Chair: Tessa Gordon, PhD
Instructors: Oskar Aszmann, MD, Martijn Malessy MD
206 Outcomes Assessment in the Era of Quality Improvement and Cost Containment
Chair: Kevin C. Chung, MD
Instructors: Warren Hammert, MD; Catherine Curtin, MD; Jennifer Waljee, MD
207 Microsurgical Treatment of Upper Extremity Trauma: Tips and Tricks
Chair: James Higgins, MD
Instructors: Sang-il Lee, MD, Chih-Hung Lin, MD, Steven Moran, MD
208 Pediatric Microsurgery: Fresh Faces, New Cases
Chair: James Chang, MD
Instructors: Gregory Borschel, MD; Amir Taghinia, MD; Raymond Tse, MD
7:45am – 8:00 am AAHS/ASPN/ASRM President's Welcome
Donald H. Lalonde, MD; AAHS President
Allan J. Belzberg, MD; ASPN President
Joseph M. Serletti, MD; ASRM President
Robert X. Murphy, Jr., MD; ASPS President
8:00am – 9:30 am AAHS/ASPN/ASRM Combined Panel: TMR/ Hand Transplant vs. Prosthetics
Moderator: Allan J. Belzberg, MD; A. Lee Osterman, MD
Panelists: Paul S. Cederna, MD; W.P. Andrew Lee, MD; Geoffrey Ling, MD; Oskar Aszmann; Todd Kuiken, MD; Alexander Spiess, MD; L. Scott Levin, MD
9:30am – 10:00 am Coffee Break with Exhibitors
10:00am – 11:00 am AAHS/ASPN/ASRM Joint Outstanding Papers
10:00am – 10:07 am AAHS #1. A 28-Day Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial of Botulinum Toxin Type A for Raynaud's Phenomen
Kelli N. Webb, MD1; Nada N. Berry1, Reuben A. Bueno1; Carisa M. Cooney2; Jennifer L. Koechle1; Michael W. Neumeister1
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL; 2Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
10:07am – 10:14 am AAHS #2. Outcomes from a Multi-center, Prospective, Randomized, Blinded, Comparison Study of Processed Nerve Allografts and Hollow-Tube Conduit for Nerve Reconstructions in the Hand
Brian D. Rinker, MD1; Gregory A. Merrell, MD2; S. Houston Payne Jr, MD3; E. F. Shaw Wilgis, MD4
1Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation, Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Indianapolis, IN; 3Georgia Hand, Shoulder & Elbow, Atlanta, GA; 4The Curtis National Hand Center, Baltimore, MD
10:14am – 10:20 am Discussion
10:20am – 10:27 am ASPN #1. Brief post-surgical electrical stimulation enhances sensory function following digital nerve transection: a double blind, randomized controlled clinical trial
Joshua N. Wong, MD1, Jaret L. Olson, MD, FRCSC1, Michael J. Morhart, MD, MSc, FRCSC1 and Chan K. Ming, MD, FRCPC2
1Department of Surgery/Division of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, 2Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
10:27am – 10:34 am ASPN #2. Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid-1 Receptor Blockade as a Possible Mechanism of Botulinum Toxin Type-A in the Treatment of Chronic Pain
Kelli N. Webb, MD, Louis S. Premkumar and Michael W. Neumeister
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
10:34am – 10:40 am Discussion
10:40am – 10:47 am ASRM #1. Pedicled Perforator Flaps for Vulvar Reconstruction – A Versatile, Less Invasive and Simple Way With Favorable Results
Jung-Ju Huang, MD; Chih-Wei Wu, MD; Nai-Jen Chang; Chung-Kai Tsao; Huang-Kai Kao; Ming-Huei Cheng, MD
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
10:47am – 10:54 am ASRM #2. Propensity-Matched, Longitudinal Outcomes And Cost Analysis of Abdominal Free Flaps And Implant Reconstructions –A Review 0f 1,905 Reconstructive Procedures
John P. Fischer; Ari M Wes; Chen Yan; Liza C Wu; Suhail Kanchwala; Joseph M. Serletti; Stephen J. Kovach
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
11:00am – 12:00pm Joint Presidential Keynote Lecture
"When Hawaii Bites Back"
Peter A. Galpin, MD, FACS
Kahului, HI
12:00pm - 1:08pm Scientific Paper Session 2 (Lunch)
Moderators: Gedge Rosson, MD & Damon Cooney, MD
12:00pm - 12:04pm Axons Preferentially Regenerate Across the Most Proximal Nerve Bridge in a Model of Side-to-Side Bridging for Protection of Denervated Nerves
Alison Snyder-Warwick, MD1, Tessa Gordon2, Edward H. Liu2, Tanya Cellucci2, Cameron D. Chiang2, Christine Lafontaine2, Stephen W. P. Kemp2 and Gregory H. Borschel3
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada, 3Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
12:04pm - 12:08pm Schwann Cell-Derived Desert Hedgehog has a Neuroprotective Effect Against Mechanical Stimuli
James Jung; Derek Frump; Tahseen Mozaffar; Ranjan Gupta
University of California, Irvine
12:08pm - 12:12pm Doxycycline-regulated GDNF Expression Promotes Axonal Regeneration and Functional Recovery in Transected Peripheral Nerve
Rajiv Midha, MD, MSc, FRCS(C)1, Antos Shakhbazau, PhD2 and Chandan Mohanty1
1Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada, 2Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
12:12pm - 12:17pm Discussion
12:17pm - 12:21pm Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface Viability and Signal Transduction with an Implanted Electrode
Theodore A. Kung, MD1, Nicholas B. Langhals, PhD2, David C. Martin, PhD3, Paul S. Cederna, MD2 and Melanie G. Urbanchek, PhD2
1Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 3Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
12:21pm - 12:25pm Real-time Control of a Prosthetic Hand with a Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface
Christopher M. Frost, BSE1, Andrej Nedic, MSE1, Daniel Ursu, MS2, Jana D. Moon, BS3, Brent Gillespie, PhD2, Nicholas B. Langhals, PhD1, Paul S. Cederna, MD3 and Melanie G. Urbanchek, PhD1
1Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 3Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
12:25pm - 12:29pm Single-Lumen and Multi-Lumen Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Nerve Conduits Fabricated by Sterolithography for Peripheral Nerve Regeneration In Vivo
Maristella Evangelista, MD, MBA1, Mireya Perez, BS2, Ara A. Salibian, BS1, Jeffrey Hassan, BS1, Keyianoosh Z. Paydar, MD, FACS1, Ryan Wicker, PhD2, Karina Arcaute, PhD2, Brenda K. Mann, PhD3 and Gregory R. D. Evans, MD, FACS1
1Aesthetic and Plastic Surgey Institute, University of California at Irvine, Orange, CA, 2W. M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, 3SentrX Animal Care, Salt Lake City, UT
12:29pm - 12:34pm Discussion
12:34pm - 12:38pm A Novel Imaging Technique for Evaluating Axonal Regeneration after Peripheral Nerve Transection in a Rodent Model
Joanna H. Ng, MD1, Yookyung Jung, PhD2, Cameron P. Keating, MD1, Prabhu Senthil-Kumar, MD1, Amanda M. Meppelink, BS1, Mark A. Randolph, MS1, Conor L. Evans, PhD2 and Jonathan M. Winograd, MD1
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
12:38pm - 12:42pm Diffusion Tensor Tractography for Assessing Peripheral Nerve Injury and Repair
Richard Boyer1, Kevin Sexton, MD1, Nathaniel Kelm2, David Colton Riley1, R. Bruce Shack, MD1, Mark Does, PhD2 and Wesley Thayer, MD, PhD1
1Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 2Department of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science, Nashville, TN
12:42pm - 12:46pm Reliability and Validity of Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface Function during Voluntary Movement
Andrej Nedic, MSE1, Daniel Ursu, MS2, Jana D. Moon, BS1, Brent Gillespie, PhD2, Nicholas B. Langhals, PhD3, Paul S. Cederna, MD1 and Melanie G. Urbanchek, PhD3
1Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 3Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
12:46pm - 12:51pm Discussion
12:51pm - 12:55pm The Predictive Value of CT Myelography, MR Myelography, or both in Infant Brachial Plexus Palsy
Raymond Tse, MD1, Jason Nixon, MD2, Ramesh Iyer, MD2, Kate Kuhlman-Wood, MD3 and Gisele Ishak, MD2
1Division of Plastic Surgery, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA, 2Radiology, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA, 3Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
12:55pm - 12:59pm Identification of the Radial Artery Perforator for Coverage of the Scarred Median Nerve using Color Doppler Ultrasonography
Ema Onode, MD1, Kiyohito Takamatsu, MD, PhD1, Syoichiro Oyama, MD1, Kosuke Shintani, MD1, Takuya Uemura, MD, PhD2 and Kenichi Kazuki, MD, PhD1
1The Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka City, Japan, 2 Depertment of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka City, Japan
12:59pm - 1:03pm The Application of Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Brachial Plexus Injury
Xu Jianguang, MD, PhD, Gu Shihui, MD, Xu Lei, Lu Jiuzhou, Wang Yi and Gu Yudong
Department of Hand Surgery, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
1:03pm - 1:08pm Discussion
1:08pm - 2:00pm Scientific Paper Session 3
Moderators: Martijn Malessy, MD; Ivica Ducic, MD
1:08pm - 1:12pm Does Pre-Operative Donor Nerve Electromyography Predict Nerve Transfer Outcomes?
Joseph J. Schreiber, MD, Joseph H. Feinberg, David J. Byun, Steve K. Lee and Scott W. Wolfe
Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
1:12pm - 1:16pm Restoration of Elbow Flexion by Nerve Transfer – Comparison between Proximal vs. Distal Nerve Transfer in 119 Acute Brachial Plexus Injuries
Ching-hsuan Hu, MD and David Chwei-Chin Chuang, MD
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
1:16pm - 1:20pm Surgeon Perspectives on Alternative Nerve Repair Techniques
Jonathan Isaacs, MD, Anthony Owusu, MD and Brian Mayada, MD
Department of Orthopaedics, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA
1:20pm - 1:25pm Discussion
1:25pm - 1:29pm Neurectomy with Interpositional Nerve Grafting: A Novel Technique for the Treatment of Morton's Neuroma
Imran Ratanshi, MD, MSc, Thomas E.J. Hayakawa, MD, FRCS(C) and Jennifer L. Giuffre, MD, FRCS(C)
Department of Surgery/Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
1:29pm - 1:33pm The Effectiveness of Lesser Occipital Nerve Decompression as an Alternative to Excision in the Treatment of Chronic Migraines
Ziv Peled, MD
Peled Plastic Surgery, San Francisco, CA
1:33pm - 1:37pm Targeted Nerve Implantation for Primary Prevention and Secondary Treatment of Neuromas in Amputees
Mitchell Pet, MD, Janna Friedly, MD, Douglas Smith, MD and Jason Ko, MD
University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA
1:37pm - 1:42pm Discussion
1:42pm - 1:46pm Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction Post Radical Prostatectomy by Nerve Grafts and End-To-Side Neurorraphy
Fausto Viterbo, PhD, Jos้ Carlos Souza Trindade, Full, Professor, Jos้ Carlos Souza Trindade Filho, PhD, Andr้ Petean Trindade, PhD and Wagner Jos้ Fแvaro, PhD
Plastic Surgery Division, Unesp, Botucatu, Brazil
1:46pm - 1:50pm Testicular PAIN After Orchiectomy
A. Lee Dellon, MD, PhD
Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Towson, MD
1:50pm - 1:54pm Post-traumatic Midface Pain: Clinical Significance of the Anterior Superior Alveolar Nerve and Canalis Sinuosus
Helen G. Hui-Chou, MD, J. Bryce Olenczak, MD; Demetrio J. Aguila III, MD; Catherine A. Shaeffer, MD; A. Lee Dellon, MD, PhD, and Paul N. Manson, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
1:54pm - 2:00pm Discussion
7:00pm – 8:30pm ASPN/ASRM Welcome Reception
Sunday, January 12, 2014
6:15am - 8:00am Breakfast with Exhibitors
6:30am - 7:45am ASPN Instructional Courses
301 Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Palsy
Chair: Howard M. Clarke, MD
Faculty: Martijn Malessy, MD, Lynda Yang, MD
302 End to Side Nerve Repair
Chair: Gregory Borschel, MD
Faculty: Fausto Viterbo, MD, Ayato Hayashi, MD
303 Repairing the Nerve Gap: Autograft, Allograft, Neural Tube - Indications & Contraindications (Kauai Ballroom III)
Chair: Rajiv Midha, MD
Faculty: Paul Cederna, MD, Loree Kalliainen, MD, Amy Moore, MD
304 Coding Peripheral Nerve Surgery: How to Maximize and Stay Legal
Chair: Aaron Filler, MD, Christopher J. Winfree, MD
8:00am - 8:45am Joint ASPN/ASRM Panel: Enhancing Outcomes in Facial Reanimation Utilizing a Multi- Modality Approach; Present and Future
Chair: Michael Klebuc, MD
Panelists: Tessa Hadlock, MD; Elliott Rose, MD; Travis Tollefson, MD; Michael Zenn, MD
8:45am - 9:15am ASPN/ASRM Scientific Paper Presentations
Moderators: Nash Naam, MD; Gedge Rosson, MD
8:45am - 8:49am Bilateral Targeted Muscle Reinnervation for Upper Extremity Myoelectric Control
Jason M. Souza, MD1, Jennifer E. Cheesborough, MD2, Todd A. Kuiken, MD, PhD3 and Gregory A. Dumanian, MD, FACS1
1Division of Plastic Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 2Division of Plastic Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 3Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
8:49am - 8:53am Restoring Prehension/Wrist Flexion and Decreasing Spasticity 11 years Following Spinal Cord Injury: a Case Study of Use of the Brachialis Nerve Transfer
Kristen Davidge, MD1, Lorna Kahn, PT, CHT1, Christine B. Novak, PT, PhD2, Neringa Juknis, MD3, Rimma Ruvinskaya, MD3 and Ida K. Fox, MD4
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO, 2University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 3Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO, 4Division of Plastic Surgery, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO
8:53am - 8:57am Early Reinnervation is Improved by Daily Electrical Muscle Stimulation Following Nerve Injury and Immediate Repair
Michael P. Willand, PhD, MASc , Jennifer J. Zhang, MD, PhD, Cameron D. Chiang, BSc, Stephen W. P. Kemp, PhD, MSc, Tessa Gordon, PhD and Gregory H. Borschel, MD
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
8:57am - 9:00am Discussion
9:00am - 9:04am Free Functioning Muscle Transplantation for Lower Leg Neuropathy
Nai-Jen Chang, MD; David Chwei-Chin Chuang
Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
9:04am - 9:08am Facial Reanimation in the Seventh and Eighth Decades of Life
Bridget Harrison, MD; Gangadasu Reddy, MD, MS;
Shai Rozen University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
9:08am - 9:12am Utilization of A Processed Nerve Allograft For Functional Recovery of Military-Related Injuries
Bauback Safa, MD, MBA, FACS; Brian Parrett, MD; Dmitry Tuder, MD; Mickey Cho, MD; Wesley Thayer, MD, PhD; Renata V. Weber, MD; Brian Rinker, MD; Jozef Zoldos, MD; Greg Buncke, MD
The Buncke Clinic, San Francisco, CA, USA
9:12am - 9:15am Discussion
9:15am - 9:45am Break with Exhibitors
9:45am - 10:53am Scientific Paper Session 4
Moderators: David L. Brown, MD & David Megee, MD
9:45am - 9:49am The Monoclonal Antibody Herceptin Improves Nerve Regeneration in a Rat Nerve Transection and Repair Model
J. Mike Hendry, MD, Eva Placheta, Tessa Gordon, Gregory Borschel;
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON; Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada; Plastic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
9:49am - 9:53am Calcium Absorption Osmotic Pump Improves Nerve Regeneration After Transection Injury and Repair
John Davis, BS, Ji-Geng Yan, MD, Hani Matloub, MD and Michael Agresti, MS
Plastic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
9:53am - 9:57am Growth Factor Expression in Mouse Lumbar Motor Neurons Following Sciatic Nerve Laceration and Electric Stimulation
Andree-Anne Roy, MD1, Anne-Marie Pion, MD1, Eric Beaumont, PhD2, Artur Kania, PhD3 and Jenny C. Lin, MD, PhD1
1Plastic Surgery, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2Research Centre Sacre-Coeur Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada, 3Institut de recherches cliniques de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
9:57am - 10:02 am Discussion
10:02am - 10:06am Nerve Gap Repair with Human Epineural Sheath Conduit Supported with Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells – Preliminary Report
Grzegorz Kwiecien, MD1, Halil Safak Uygur, MD1, Adam Bobkiewicz, MD1, Maria Madajka, PhD1, Arnold Caplan, PhD2 and Maria Siemionow, MD, PhD, DSc1
1Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, 2Skeletal Research Center, Department of Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
10:06am - 10:10am WITHDRAWN-Aligned Conducting Polymer Nanotubes Promote Axon Growth by Providing Physical and Biochemical Guidance Cues
Mohammad Reza Abidian, PhD Guang Yang, MSc
Bioengineering, Chemical Engin,eering, Materials Science & Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
10:10am - 10:14am Minced Nerve Tissue In Vein Grafts Used As Conduits In Rat Tibial Nerves
Cihan Sahin, MD1, Huseyin Karagoz, MD, PhD1, Yalcin Kulahci, MD, Associate, Pro2, Celalettin Sever, MD1, Dilek Akakin, MD3, Bircan Kolbasi3, Ersin Ulkur, MD1 and Fatih Peker, MD4
1Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey, 2Department of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey, 3Histology and Embryology Department, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey, 4F&P Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Center, Istanbul, Turkey
10:14am - 10:19am Discussion
10:19am - 10:23am The Role of the Wnt3a and the Beta-Catenin Signaling Pathway at the Motor Endplate Following Traumatic Nerve Injury
James Jung1, Derek Frump2, Marian Waterman1, Tahseen Mozaffar2 and Ranjan Gupta3,
1University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, 2Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA, 3Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA
10:23am - 10:27am Key Changes and Time Course of Muscle Denervation in a Rat Model
Peng Wu, MD1, Robert J. Spinner, MD1, Michael J. Yaszemski, MD, PhD2, Anthony J. Windebank, MD3 and Huan Wang, MD, PhD1
1Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 3 Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
10:27am - 10:31am Neuronal Death and Persistence of Functional Deficits Beyond Postnatal Day 5 (P5) Following Neonatal Nerve Injury in the Rat
Stephen W. P. Kemp, Cameron D. Chiang, Matthew D. Wood, Edward H. Liu, Michael P. Willand, Tessa Gordon and Gregory H. Borschel
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
10:31am - 10:36am Discussion
10:36am - 10:40am Selective Denervation for Persistant Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Report of 37 Cases
Shao-Min Shi, MD and James T. Ninomiya, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
10:40am - 10:44am Building a Comprehensive Pediatric Brachial Plexus Program – The Nuts and Bolts of an Interdisciplinary Model
Raymond Tse, MD1, Sarah Lewis2, Heidi Allen3, Marisa Osorio, DO4 and Jason Jio4
1Division of Plastic Surgery, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA, 2Physical Therapy, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA, 3 Occupational Therapy, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA, 4 Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA
10:44am - 10:48am Results of Hand Re-innervation, a Follow-up Study
Willem Pondaag, MD, PhD and Martijn J.A. Malessy, MD, PhD
Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
10:48am - 10:53am Discussion
10:53am - 11:45am Scientific Session 5
Moderators: Thomas H. H. Tung, MD & Gregory H. Borschel, MD
10:53am - 10:57pm Donor Nerve Selection and Outcomes of Free Functioning Muscle Transfer for Restoration of Elbow Function
Michael C. Nicoson, MD1, Michael J. Franco, MD2 and Thomas H. Tung1
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2Plastic surgery, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
10:57am - 11:01am Axon Counts Yield Multiple Options for Triceps to Axillary Nerve Transfer
M. Michael Khair, MD1, Joseph J. Schreiber, MD1, Lauren Rosenblatt, BA1, David J. Byun, BA1, Steve K. Lee, MD2 and Scott W. Wolfe, MD2
1Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
11:01am - 11:05am Different Numbers of "Bridge" Nerve Grafts with End-to-side Neurorrhaphy in Rats
Fausto Viterbo, PhD, Rodrigo de Gouveia Franco, MD, MS and Geraldo Marco Rosa Junior, Biologist, MS
Plastic Surgery Division, Unesp, Botucatu, Brazil
11:05am - 11:10am Discussion
11:10am - 11:14am Exploration of the Fascicular Shift Procedure in the Reconstruction Of Large Nerve Defects
Oskar C. Aszmann, MD, Marie Hahn, MD,
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, CD Laboratory for Restoration of Extremity Function, Vienna, Austria
11:14am - 11:18am Anatomic Sites of Origin of the Suprascapular and Lateral Pectoral Nerves within the Brachial Plexus
Howard M. Clarke, MD, PhD, FRCS(C)1, Ehud Arad1, Zhi Li1, Thomas Sitzman1 and Ann MR Agur, BSc(OT), PhD2
1Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2Division of Anatomy, University of Toronto, Toronto
11:18am - 11:22am Amplification of Regional Human Ulnar Nerve Deformation by Tethering
Sameer Shah, PhD1, Justin R. Papreck2, Mark A. Mahan, MD3, David Weingarten, MD2 and Justin M. Brown, MD4
1Orthopedics, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2 University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, 3Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 4Division of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
11:22am - 11:27am Discussion
11:27am - 11:31am Characteristics of the Human Epineural Sheath Properties for Enhancement of Nerve Regeneration – a Preliminary Report
Maria Madajka, PhD, Can Ozturk MD, Halil Uygur MD, Miroslaw Lukaszuk MD and Maria Siemionow MD PhD
Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
11:31am - 11:35am Nerve Regeneration in a Rodent Model of Segmental Nerve Deficit Injury as a Function of Nerve Wrap and Fixation Procedure
Neil G. Fairbairn, MD1, Joanna Ng-Glazier, MD1, Amanda Meppelink1, Mark A. Randolph, MAS1, Jonathan M. Winograd, MD1, Robert W. Redmond, PhD2, IL Valerio3 and Mark Fleming, DO4
1 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Wellman Centre for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, 4Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
11:35am - 11:39am Side-to-side Bridging from a Donor Nerve into a Denervated Nerve Stump Improves Peripheral Nerve Regeneration after Delayed Repair in Sprague Dawley Rats
Tessa Gordon, PhD1, Adil Ladak, MD, MSc2, CA Lafontaine CA, MSc1, Jennifer Zhang, MSc1, Edward Liu1 and Gregory H. Borschel, MD, FACS, FAPP3
1Division of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 3Division of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Toronto, ON, Canada
11:39am - 11:45am Discussion
11:45am – 12:15pm ASPN Presidential Address (Not for Credit)
Allan J. Belzberg, MD
12:15pm – 12:45pm Past Presidents Invited Panel (Working Lunch)
Challenging cases of peripheral nerve injury will be presented. This panel of past ASPN Presidents will discuss the current evidence for assessment and surgical and non-surgical treatment options available to provide optimal outcomes with these difficult clinical nerve injury cases.
Robert Spinner, MD; A. Lee Dellon, MD
12:45pm – 1:15pm Past Presidents Invited Panel (Grand Ballroom III)
Using a case-based approach, this panel of past ASPN Presidents will provide discussion and debate to integrate basic science and clinical evidence for optimal management of patients with peripheral nerve injury.
Rajiv Midha, MD; Gregory R.D. Evans, MD; Paul Cederna, MD; Maria Siemionow, MD, PhD; Howard M. Clarke, MD; Keith Brandt, MD
1:15pm – 1:30pm Closing Remarks & Awards
1:30pm – 2:15pm ASPN Business Meeting (ASPN Members Only)
2:15pm – 3:45pm ASPN 2014 Council Meeting
 
  CONTACT US
American Society for Peripheral Nerve
500 Cummings Center, Suite 4400, Beverly, MA 01915
Phone 978-927-8330  |  Email ASPN
© 2017 ASPN | Privacy Policy