AAPS, American Association of Plastic Surgeons
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2009 List of Posters

88th Annual Meeting and Symposium
March 21-25, 2009
The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa ~ Rancho Mirage, California

† Indicates posters included in the Resident Poster Competition
† P1 Large Series Results Supporting the Merits Of Transabdominal Breast Augmentation (TABA)
Reena A. Bhatt, M.D., Rachel Sullivan, M.D., Richard Zienowicz, M.D.
Rhode Island Hospital/ Brown University, Providence, RI.
† P2 Aesthetic plastic surgery volume and its relation to the U.S. market indices: A 17-year retrospective analysis
Chad R. Gordon, D.O., Paul X. Benedetto, MD, Landon Pryor, MD, Ahmed Afifi, MD, Frank Papay, MD, Randall Yetman, MD, James E. Zins, MD.
The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.
P3 The Practice Implications of Third-Party Reimbursement for Breast Reconstruction: A National Survey of Plastic Surgeons
Amy K. Alderman, MD, MPH1, Rachel Streu, MD, MS2, Dunya Atisha, MD3.
1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2University of Michigan, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI, 3University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.
P4 Salvage of Tissue Expander in the Setting of Mastectomy Flap Necrosis (MFN): A 13-year Experience Using Timed Excision with Continued Expansion
Anuja K. Antony, MD, Babak Mehara, M.D., Colleen McCarthy, M.D., Toni Zhong, M.D., Nina Kropf, M.D., Joseph Disa, M.D., Andrea Pusic, M.D., Peter Cordeiro, M.D..
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.
P5 Acellular human dermis (AHD) Implantation in 153 Consecutive Immediate Tissue Expander Breast Reconstructions: What is the rate of seroma and infection

Anuja K. Antony, MD, Ester Teo, B.S., Colleen McCarthy, MD, Beth Aviva Preminger, M.D., Andrea Pusic, M.D., Babak J. Mehrara, M.D., Joseph J. Disa, M.D..
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.
P6 The Standardization of Aesthetic Breast Surgery through Mammometrics: The First Application of this Concept to Evaluate Pseudoptosis in Reduction Mammoplasty Patients
Nolan Karp, MD, Mihye Choi, MD, Oren Tepper, MD, Kevin Small, MD, Jacob Unger, BS, Daniel Feldman, BS, Naveen Kumar, MD.
NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY.
† P7 Preferences in Choosing Between Breast Reconstruction Options: A Survey of Female Plastic Surgeons
Hani Sbitany, MD, Ashley N. Amalfi, BA, Howard N. Langstein, MD.
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.
† P8 Management of the Infected or Exposed Breast Prosthesis: A Single-Surgeon’s 15-year Experience with 69 Patients
Mitchel Seruya, MD, Scott L. Spear, MD.
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC.
† P9 Peritoneo-cutaneous perforators in deep inferior epigastric perforator flaps (DIEP) : A cadaveric dissection and Computed Tomographic Angiography study
Iain S. Whitaker, BA(Hons) MA Cantab MBBChir MRCS1, Warren M. Rozen, MBBS BMedSc PGDipSurgAnat2, Jeroen M. Smit, MD3, Angeliki Dimopoulou, MD4, Mark W. Ashton, MBBS MD FRACS2, Rafael Acosta, MD EBOPRAS4.
1Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery, Swansea, United Kingdom, 2Jack Brockhoff Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Research Unit, Melbourne, Australia, 3Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 4Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.
† P10 Africa Has Unique And Urgent Barriers To Cleft Care: Lessons From The Survey Of Practitioners Attending The Pan-African Congress On Cleft Lip And Palate
Oluwaseun A. Adetayo, MD, Mark C. Martin, MD, DMD, FRCSC, Subhas Gupta, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS.
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA.
† P11 Primary Reconstruction of Alveolar Clefts Using Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenic Protein-2: Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes.
Michael A. Fallucco, MD, Michael H. Carstens, MD, FACS.
Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, Saint Louis, MO.
† P12 Autologous Bone Grafting With Adjunctive Use Of Acellular Dermal Matrices For Alveolar Cleft Defects: Early Outcomes
Julio A. Clavijo-Alvarez, MD, PhD, Lisa Vecchione, DMD, MDS, Gary DeCesare, MD, Chetan Irwin, BS, Darren M. Smith, MD, Joseph E. Losee, MD.
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
P13 Local and regional flap repair of soft tissue defects following myelomeningocele reduction: a 15-year retrospective review
Samuel Lien, BS1, Steven R. Buchman, MD1, Steven J. Kasten, MD1, Karin M. Muraszko, MD2, Cormac O. Maher, MD2.
1University of Michigan Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, Ann Arbor, MI, 2University of Michigan Department of Neurosurgery, Ann Arbor, MI.
P14 Intra-Operative Temporary Rigid Fixation of Mandible Fractures Allows Dynamic Occlusal Assessment and Makes Maxillomandibular Fixation Unnecessary
Mark C. Martin, MD, DMD, FRCSC, Gustavo R. Machado, MD, David C. Cho, MD, Brinda Thimmappa, MD, Grigoriy Arutyunyan, BS.
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA.
P15 A Simple Set of Clinical Criteria to Guide Utilization of Maxillofacial CT in Trauma Patients
Thomas J. Sitzman, M.D., Summer E. Hanson, M.D., Nila H. Alsheik, M.D., Lindell R. Gentry, M.D., John F. Doyle, D.D.S, Karol A. Gutowski, M.D..
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI.
P16 Analysis of Frontal and Orbital Osteotomy Fixation Using a Novel Adhesive Resorbable Plating System for Craniofacial Reconstruction
Jeffrey Weinzweig, MD1, Jeffrey Manchio, MD1, Shawkat Sati, MD1, Sonu Jain, MD1, Kip Panter, PhD2, Qian Wu, MD1, Anshuman Shrivastava, PhD3, Stephen McCarthy, PhD3.
1Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA, 2USDA, Logan, UT, 3University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA.
P17 BMP-2 within CAD/CAM customized bilaminar resorbable mesh promote cranial defect bone healing
James P. Bradley, M.D., Henry K. Kawamoto, MD, DDS, Hurig Katchian, BA.
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
P18 Health State Preference (Utility) in Facial Transplantation: Population-based Survey
Hani Sinno, MD, Stephanie Thibaudeau, Anil Duggal, MD, M.Sc., Marie-Lucie Lessard, MD,FRCSC,FRCSC,FACS.
McGill University, MUHC, Montreal, QC, Canada.
P19 Composite Skull Base Reconstruction Utilizing the Anterolateral Thigh Free Flap
Justin M. Sacks, MD1, Matthew M. Hanasono, MD1, Neha Goel, BS2, Martina Ayad, BS3, Roman J. Skoracki, MD1, Peirong Yu, MD,MS1.
1MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 3University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX.
P20 Trans-Oral Robotic Free Flap Reconstruction of Oropharyngeal Defects
Jesse C. Selber, MD, MPH1, Joseph M. Serletti, MD1, Gregory Weinstein, MD1, Bert O'Malley, MD1, Geoff Robb, MD2, Christopher Holsinger, MD2.
1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.
P21 Evolution and extended indications of the Supraclavicular Island Flap: A personal 14 years single surgeon’s experience
Norbert Pallua, M.D. Ph.D., Erhan Demir, M.D..
University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany.
P22 Staged Excision of Melanoma-in-situ and Lentigo Maligna Melanoma: A 10 Year Experience
Mark W. Bosbous, M.D.1, William W. Dzwierzynski, M.D.1, Marcelle Neuburg, M.D.2.
1Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Plastic Surgery, Milwaukee, WI, 2Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Dermatology, Milwaukee, WI.
P23 The Effects of Neurturin on Recovery from Botulinum Toxin Poisoning in a Mouse Model
Rahul Kasukurthi, BA, Ying Yan, MD, Matthew R. MacEwan, BSE, Amy M. Moore, MD, Susan E. Mackinnon, MD, Terence M. Myckatyn, MD.
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
P24 Plastic Surgeon Compliance with National Quality Forum and Surgical Care Improvement Projects in Patients at Risk in an Academic Community Hospital
Emily A. Peterson, M.D., Joshua, M. Adkinson, MD, James F. Reed, III, PhD, Robert X. Murphy, Jr., MD, MS.
Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA.
P25 Is Wound Care Profitable for Academic Medical Centers

J. Bradley Strawn, M.D., M.B.A., William Hoffman, M.D., David Young, M.D..
U.C.S.F., San Francisco, CA.
P26 Outcome Analysis of Factors Impacting the Plastic Surgery Match
Jeyhan Wood, MD, Lisa David, MD.
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC.
P27 The Use of Artificial Skin Substitute (IntegraTM) in Complicated Non-burn Wounds.
James C. Yuen, M.D.1, Julio Hochberg, M.D.2.
1University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 2Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI.
P28 The Effects of Graded Densities of Lipoaspirate on Fat Graft Survival
Robert J. Allen, Jr., MD, Orlando Canizares, MD, Phuong D. Nguyen, MD, Carrie Scharff, BA, Vishal D. Thanik, MD, Stephen M. Warren, MD, Pierre B. Saadeh, MD, Sydney R. Coleman, MD, Alexes Hazen, MD.
New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY.
P29 Gene Expression of Proinflammatory and Tolerogenic Cytokines in Face Allograft Transplants Under Different Cells Therapies: Preliminary Report
Joanna Cwykiel, MSc, Mikael Hivelin, MD, Erhan Sonmez, MD, Maria Siemionow, MD.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.
P30 Antinflammatory and Neuroprotective Properties of the Epineural Sheath Promote Regeneration After Lumbar Root Injury in the Rat Model
Grzegorz Brzezicki, M.D., Krzysztof Siemionow, M.D., Aleksandra Klimczak, Ph.D., Maria Siemionow, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc..
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.
P31 A Cost-Utility Analysis of Reconstruction vs Amputation for the Treatment of Type IIIB and IIIC Tibial Fractures
Kevin C. Chung, MD, MS, Steven C. Haase, MD, Melissa J. Shauver, MPH, Daniel Saddawi- Konefka, BS.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
P32 Aldosterone and Ligands of Elastin Receptor Trigger the Common Signaling Pathway Resulting in Deposition of New Elastic Fibers by Fibroblasts Derived from Patients with Severe Stretch Marks and Dermal Scars
Thomas F. Mitts, M.D.1, Aleksander Hinek, M.D., PhD2.
1Human Matrix Sciences, LLC, Visalia, CA, 2University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada.
P33 The Nature and Location of Nearby Lymphatics Influence the Metastatic Propensity of a Tumor
Ramin Shayan, MD1, Tara Karnezis, BSc, PhD1, Mark W. Ashton, MD2, G Ian Taylor, MD2, Marc G. Achen, BSc, PhD1, J Brian Boyd, MD3, Steven A. Stacker, BSc, PhD1.
1Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Melbourne, Australia, 2Brockhoff Plastic Surgery Research Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, 3Division of Plastic Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, LA, CA.
P34 Evaluation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Multiple Sources for Optimal Osteoinduction on Nanofiber Scaffolds
Salim C. Saba, MD, John A. van Aalst, MD, MA, FACS1, Courtney R. Reed, BS1, Monteserrat Caballero, PhD1, Anthony Andrady, PhD2, Li Han, PhD2, Elizabeth G. Loboa, PhD3.
1University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 2RTI, International, Durham, NC, 3North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
P35 The Role of Ginsenoside RG1 in Augmenting Survival of the Ischemic Skin Flap: In Vitro Studies of Cell Proliferation and Capillary Tube Formation and In Vivo Effects
Xiao Tian Wang, MD, Bella Avanessian, BS, Chuan Hao Chen, MD, Jin Bo Tang, MD, Paul Y Liu, MD.
Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI.
P36 Soft Tissue Coverage of Open Tibia Fractures: A Regional Trauma Center’s Decade of Experience.
Erik A. Hoy, MD1, Christopher J. Got, MD2, Anthony Delsignore, BS3, Charles A. Adams, MD4, Scott T. Schmidt, MD1.
1Dept of Plastic Surgery, Brown University-Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, 2Dept of Orthopaedics, Brown University-Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, 3Warren G. Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, RI, 4Dept of Surgery, Brown University-Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI.
P37 Gunshot wounds to the hand: An Urban Level-I Trauma Center Ten Year Experience
Clifford Pereira, MD, FRCS(Eng)1, J. Brian Boyd, MD FRCS FRCSC FACS1, Mark Gelfand, MD2, Brant Putnam, MD1.
1Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, 2UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
P38 The Combined use of the Ilizarov Method and Microsurgical Techniques for Limb Salvage
Scott T. Hollenbeck, MD, Shoshana L. Woo, BS, Siang Ong, MD, Fitch D. Robert, MD, Detlev Erdmann, MD, L .Scott Levin, MD.
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.
P39 Intermediate to Long-term Outcomes of Complex Abdominal Wall Defects Repaired with Human Acellular Dermal Matrix
Justin M. Sacks, MD, Charles E. Butler, MD.
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.
P40 Quadriceps Muscle Function following Harvest of the Rectus Femoris Muscle as a Myofacial Flap for Complex Groin Wound Reconstruction
Hani Sbitany, MD, Peter F. Koltz, MD, Nirav Patel, BA, John A. Girotto, MD, Stephen J. Vega, MD, Howard N. Langstein, MD.
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.
P41 Reconstruction of Post-Burn Antebrachial Contractures Using Pedical Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flap
Fatih Uygur, Assistant Professor, Celalettin Sever, Serhan Tuncel, Ahin Alagöz, Ersin Ülkür.
Gülhane Military medical academy Haydarpa, a Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
P42 An Algorithm Optimizing Aesthetic Lower Extremity Free Flap Reconstruction In North American Patients: Focusing On The Donor Site
Laurence C. Yeung, MD, Grigoriy Arutyunyan, BS, Adam Freeberg, MPH, Mark Martin, MD, DMD, FRCSC.
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA.
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