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EP1 Socioeconomic Disparities in the Receipt of Brachial Plexus Surgery: A National Analysis
Alexandra Bucknor, MBBS, MRCS, MSc1; Sabine A. Egeler, MD1; Anmol Chattha, BA2; Samuel J. Lin, MD, MBA, FACS1; Anne Huang, MD1
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Albany Medical College, Boston, MA
EP3 Cost-Effectiveness of Lower Extremity Nerve Decompression Surgery in the Prevention of ulcers and Amputations: a Markov Analysis
Willem D. Rinkel, MD1; Manuel Castro Cabezas, MD, PhD2; J Henk Coert, MD, PhD2,3
1Erasmus Medical University Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands; 2Franciscus Gasthuis & Vlietland, Rotterdam, Netherlands; 3University Medical center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
EP4 Enhancing Peripheral Nerve Regeneration after Neurorrhaphy: a Systematic Review of Animal Models
Matthew Wordsworth, MRCS, MA1; Nicholas Robbins, DO2; Warren Breidenbach, MD2; Rory Rickard, FRCS, PhD3; Bijaya Parida, PhD1; Michael R. Davis, MD, FACS1; Andrew Hart, MD, PhD4; Erik K Weitzel, MD1
1United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, San Antonio, TX; 259th Medical Wing, San Antonio, TX; 3Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma, Birmingham, United Kingdom; 4University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
EP5 Are Current Nerve Tissue Processing Methodologies Similar Enough to Use Their Data Interchangeably? An Assessment of the Key Factors Relevant to Regeneration and Functional Outcomes Data
Erick DeVinney, MD1; Anne Engemann, PhD2; Curt Deister, PhD2; Ivica Ducic, MD, PhD1
1Washington Nerve Institute, McLean, VA; 2AxoGen, Alachua, FL
EP6 Complete Recovery of an Ulnar Nerve Transection using Processed Nerve Allograft in the Setting of a Pregnant Patient: Does Prolactin Play a Roll?
Michael T. Friel, MD, FACS, FAAP1; Joseph Ogrodnik, MD2
1Ochsner Hospital for Children, New Orleans, LA; 2University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
EP7 Nerve Surgeons' Assessment of the Role of Eduard Pernkopf's Atlas of Topographic and Applied Human Anatomy in Surgical Practice
Demetrius Michael Coombs, MD1; Andrew Yee, BS2; Sabine Hildebrandt, MD3; J. Henk Coert MD, PhD4; Susan Mackinnon, MD2;
1The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; 2Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO; 3Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 4UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
EP8 Improved Recovery from a Dual Nerve and Muscle Injury with Increased Frequency of Pudendal Nerve Stimulation
Brian Michael Balog, BS1,3; Dan Li Lin, MD2; Brett Hanzlicek, MS2; Margot Damaser, PhD1,2
1Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, OH; 2Louis Stokes Veteran Service Hospital, Cleveland, OH; 3University of Akron, Akron, OH
EP9 The Prevalence and Practice Patterns of Anterior Interosseous Nerve to Ulnar Motor Nerve Transfer Use: a Survey of Hand Surgeons
Solomon Azouz, MD; Heather Lucas, PA-C; Raman C. Mahabir, MD, MSc; Shelley S. Noland, MD
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ
EP10 Results of a New Botox Injection Paradigm for Treatment of Migraines: Anatomical, Regional, and Targeted (ART)
Kyle Sanniec, MD; Bardia Amirlak, MD; Michael Chung, BS; Xingchen Li, BA
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
EP11 Personal and Familial Cancer Histories in Patients with Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors
Megan C. Kaszuba, MD; Ross Puffer, MD; Robert J Spinner, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
EP12 Shoulder Function Reconstruction in Upper Brachial Plexus (C5-C6) Injuries by Nerve Transfers. A Technique to Improve Shoulder External Rotation
Jorge Clifton, MD1; Eduardo Pablo Zancolli, MD2
1Clinica Mielina Brachial Plexus, Guadalajara, Mexico; 2Fundacion Favaloro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
EP13 Timing of Nerve Recovery after Nerve Grafting in Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Palsy Patients with Isolated Upper Trunk Neuromas
Jessica A Lee, MD1; Meg Stanger, PT2; Megan Natali, PA2; Lorelei J Grunwaldt, MD2
1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
EP14 Morbidity Following a Modified Sural Nerve Harvesting Procedure in Pediatric Patients
Mark Shafarenko, Medical Student1; Joseph Catapano, MD, PhD2; Emily S. Ho, BSc OT Reg (Ont), MEd2, Gregory H. Borschel, MD, FAAP, FACS2; Ronald M. Zuker, MD, FRCSC, FACS, FAAP2
1University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; 2The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
EP15 Nerve Graft Prefabrication by Lateral Axonal Sprouting Induced by Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Fat Tissue into Nerve Conduit Derived From Allogeneic Epineural Sheath
Ceyhun Cesur, MD1; Huseyin Karagoz, MD, PhD1; Omer Ozcan, MD1; Mustafa Tansel Kendirli, MD1; Zafer Kucukodaci, MD2; Ekrem Keskin, MD1
1University of Health Sciences, S. Abdulhamid Han Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey; 2Pathology Department, Katip Celebi University, Ataturk Training Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
EP16 Sciatic Nerve Injury After Gunshot Wound: A Role for Fat Grafting
Prashanthi Divakar, MD; Justin T Zelones, MD; Joseph Rosen, MD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
EP17 Peripheral Nerve Repair with Amnion-Muscle Combined Conduits
Stefania Raimondo, PhD1; Andrea Marchesini, MD2; Nicola Zingaretti, MD3; Bruno Battiston, MD, PhD4; Stefano Geuna, MD5; Michele Riccio, MD2
1University of Torino, Orbassano, Torino, Italy; 2A.O.U. Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona, Ancona, Italy; 3University of Udine, c/o Ospedale "S. Maria della Misericordia", Udine, Italy; 4UO di Microshirurgia Ricostruttiva, Hand Surg., Microsurg. Unit, Torino, Italy; 5Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi (NICO), Orbassano, Torino, Italy
EP18 Descriptive Anatomy of the Brachial Plexus and Anatomical Variations by Dissection in Cadaveric Specimens.
Fentanes Vera Adriana, Fellow; Serrano Correa Luis Alberto, MD; Becerra Andrade Ricardo, MD; Alexander Cárdenas Mejía, MD
Hospital Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico, Mexico
EP19 Genital Sensibility in the Neophallus: Getting a Sense of the Current Literature
Shane D Morrison, MD1; Rachel Bluebond-Langner, MD2; Jens U Berli, MD3; Jonathan Massie, MD4; A. Lee Dellon, MD, PhD5
1University of Washington, Seattle, WA; 2NYU Langone, New York, NY; 3Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR; 4Northwestern, Chicago, IL; 5Johns Hopkins University, Towson, MD
EP20 A New Clinical Observation Utilizing a Traditional Tendon Transfer to Improve Hand Function in Sunderland III Radial Nerve Injuries
Aaron L Morgan, MD; Lorna Kahn, PT, CHT; Susan Mackinnon, MD
Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
EP21 Management of Chronic Pain Post Neurectomy: a Role for Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation
Line G Jacques, MD, MSc
UCSF, San Francisco, CA
EP22 Anatomical Considerations for Breast Neurotization
Ivica Ducic, MD, PhD1; Erick DeVinney, BS2
1Washington Nerve Institute, McLean, VA; 2AxoGen Inc, Alachua, FL
EP23 A Disposable Instrument to Optimize the Sharp Cut of Nerves
Antonio Merolli, MD, FBSE; Joseph Steele, PhD; Joachim Kohn, PhD, FBSE
Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ
EP24 Combined Hemihypoglossal and Masseteric Nerve Transfer for Facial Nerve Palsy
Wojciech Kukwa, MD, PhD; Ewa Migacz, MD; Antoni Krzeski, Professor
Medical University of Warsaw, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Warsaw, Poland
EP25 Facial Reanimation in Patients with Unilateral Facial Palsy Treated with Crossed Nervous Graft with and without Masseter Nerve Transfer Evaluated with the "eFACE" Scale.
Fentanes Vera Adriana, Fellow; Becerra Andrade Ricardo, MD; Alexander Cárdenas Mejía, MD
Hospital Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico, Mexico
EP26 Complete Removal Of The Epitrochleoanconeus Muscles In Patients With Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: Results From A Small Prospective Case Series
Godard C.W. de Ruiter, MD, PhD1; Sjoerd G van Duinen, MD, PhD2
1Haaglanden Medisch Centrum, The Hague, Netherlands; 2Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
EP27 Direct Ulnar Nerve Repair Versus AIN to Motor Branch of the Ulnar Nerve End to Side Transfer in High Ulnar Nerve Injuries
Gilberto Agustin Gonzalez Trevizo, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX
EP28 A Mechanistic Classification for Axon Membrane fusion by Chemical Fusogens
Salma A Abdou, BA1; Peter W Henderson, MD MBA2
1New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY; 2Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
EP29 Intra-operative Nerve Stimulation as a Novel Assessment of Rat Median Nerve Function
Matthew J Gluck, BS; Christina M Beck, PhD; Todd A Rubin, MD; Paul J Cagle, MD
Icahn School of Medicine- Mount Sinai, New York, NY
EP30 Amyloid Neuropathy: Five Year Retrospective Case Review at a Tertiary Center.
Priya Devi Shanmugarajah, MBChB; Sajitha Chanaka Weerasinghe, MBBS; Agam Jung, MD
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, United Kingdom
EP31 A Rare Cause of Unilateral Hypoglossal Nerve Palsy: Intraneural Ganglion Cyst of the Hypoglossal Nerve
Jeremie D. Oliver, BS, BA; Vijay Agarwal, MD; Jeffrey Janus, MD; Jamie Van Gompel, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
EP32 High Resolution Ultrasound (HRUS) as a Diagnostic and Planning Tool in Surgical Management of Rare Chronic Neurogenous Pain Syndromes
Veith Moser, MD
Trauma Hospital, Vienna, Austria
EP33 Nerve Recovery on Volar Forearm Lacerations from Single Major Nerve Injury vs. Double Major Nerve Injury
Gilberto Agustin Gonzalez Trevizo, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX
EP34 Cost-effectiveness of Diagnostic Ultrasound in Focal Neuropathies
Arvin Raj Wali, BA1; Charlie Park, BS1; Dina Hingorani, PhD1; Milli Desai, BS1; Justin M. Brown, MD1; Michael Cartwright, MD2; Ross Mandeville, MD1
1University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2Wakeforest, Salem, NJ
EP35 Breast Reinnervation following Mastectomy: Demonstration of Proof of Principle
Gloria R Sue, MD; Dung H Nguyen, MD, PharmD
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
EP36 Analyzing Cost-Effectiveness of Oberlin Nerve Transfer to Regain Forearm Flexion
Arvin Raj Wali, BA; Charlie C Park, BS; Justin M. Brown, MD; Ross Mandeville, MD
University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA
EP37 An Optimized Animal Model to Promote Nerve Repair Utilizing Endogenous Autonomic Nervous Discharge
Jing Rui, MD, PhD; Jie Lao, MD, PhD
Huashan Hospital, Shanghai, China
EP38 The Effectiveness of Splinting for Sleep Disturbance in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Guy Rubin, MD; Hagay Orbach, MD; Micha Rinott, MD; Nimrod Rozen, MD, PhD
Emek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
EP39 Epigenetic Regulation of Neural Development and its Use in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
Leon J Nesti, MD, PhD1; Christopher Daniels, MD2; Youngmi Ji, PhD1; Stephen Fernicola, MD2; Edmund C Nesti, PhD3
1Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD, 2Walter Reed, Bethesda, MD, 3Alcamena Stem Cell Therapeutics, Spencerville, MD
EP41 Early Neurotization of the Zygomatic Muscles in the Möebius Syndrome Using Sural Nerve Grafts and End-To-Side Neurorrhaphies
Fausto Viterbo, PhD; Alan Fagotti Moreira, MD
Unesp, Botucatu, Brazil
EP42 Intraoral Approach for Facial Reanimation
Sinikka Suominen, MD, PhD; Tuija Ylä-Kotola, MD, PhD
Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
EP44 The Relationship between Electrodiagnostic Findings and Sleep Disturbance in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Guy Rubin, MD; Hagay Orbach, MD; Micha Rinott, MD; Nimrod Rozen, MD, PhD
Emek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
EP45 Limb Length Discrepancy in Surgically Treated Obstetric Brachial Plexus
Mohamed Mostafa Kotb, MD
Assiut University Hospital, Assiut, Egypt
EP46 Saved by Martin-Gruber: Anastomosis Restores Full Function after Complete Ulnar Nerve Injury
Madhawi Mitwalli, MD1; Arvin Raj Wali, BA2; Justin Brown, MD2; Ross Mandeville, MD2
1University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
EP47 Progressive Weakness due to an Anterior Arachnoid Cyst: An Indication for Nerve Transfer Surgery
Madhawi Mitwalli, MD1; Arvin Raj Wali, BA2; Justin Brown, MD2; Ross Mandeville, MD2
1University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
EP48 Plexiform Neurofibroma as a Cause of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in a Radial Deficiency Patient
Kejia HU, MD1; Ziv Williams, MD2; Wendong Xu, MD, PhD3
1Huashan Hospital, Shanghai, China; 2MGH, Boston, MA, 3Fudan University, Shanghai, China
EP49 Sutureless Approach Using Vein Grafts In Peripheral Nerve Repair: Functional and Immunohistological Results
Ali Eren, MD1; Sacit Turanli, MD1; Cemile Merve Seymen, PhD1; Ferda Alpaslan Pinarli, MD, PhD2; Gülnur Take Kaplanoglu, PhD1
1Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey, 2Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
EP50 A High-Throughput Mouse Platform for Nerve Conduit Assessment
Suresh Mohan, MD1; Wenjin Wang MD, PhD1; Ivan Coto Hernández, PhD1; Kaiyang Yin, MS2; Cathryn Sundback, ScD1; Ulrike G.K. Wegst, PhD2; Nate Jowett, MD1
1Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; 2Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
EP51 Corneal Neurotization by Ipsilateral Great Auricular Nerve Transfer and Circumferential Corneal Scleral Tunnel Incisions for Neurotrophic Keratopathy
Nate Jowett, MD; Roberto Pineda II, MD
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
EP52 Dually Innervated Free Gracilis Transfer in Smile Reanimation
Joseph R Dusseldorp MS, MBBS, FRACS1,2; Nate Jowett, MD1; Tessa A Hadlock, MD1
1Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA; 2Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
EP53 Evaluation of the Scratch Collapse Test for Carpal and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome – A Prospective, Blinded Study
Kate Montgomery, MD; Gerald Wolff, MD, FRCPC; Kirsty U. Boyd, MD, FRCSC;
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
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