American Association of Plastic Surgeons
Program & Abstracts

AAPS Program and Abstracts Posters | Reconstructive Symposium | Aesthetic Symposium | Accreditation Information

7:00 am
Continental Breakfast
8:00 am-4:00 pm

7:00 am
Continental Breakfast
4:00 pm
AAPS 97th Annual Meeting Opening Ceremonies Welcome & Introduction
Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH

Sheri Slezak, MD
Chair, Program Committee
4:15 pm
Introduction of New Members
Linda G. Phillips, MD
4:30 pm
James Barrett Brown Award and Presentation
Introduced by:
Donald Mackay, MD, Vice President
4:40 pm
John D. Constable International Traveling Fellowship
Introduced by:
Libby F. Wilson, MD, Member, Constable Fellowship Committee
4:45 pm
Clinician of the Year
Introduced by:
Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH
5:05 pm
Honorary and Distinguished Fellow Awards
Introduced by:
James Zins, MD, Chair, Honors Committee
5:10 pm
Announcement of AAPS Academic Scholars:
AAPS-Furnas Academic Scholar
AAPS-PSF Academic Scholar
Introduced by: Gayle Gordillo, MD
Chair, Research and Education Committee

Charles E. Butler, MD
Past President, The Plastic Surgery Foundation
5:15 pm
Announcement of AAPS Research Achievement Awards
Introduced by:
Gayle Gordillo, MD, Chair, Research and Education Committee
5:20 pm
Presentation of 2017 Leonard R. Rubin AAPS Award Paper
Introduced by:
Nicholas B. Vedder, MD, President-Elect
5:25 pm
Cannon Donor and Student Recognition
5:30 pm
Introduction of EURAPS Officers
Presentation of EURAPS Award Paper
"Classification and Correction of Minor Congenital Ear Anomalies"

Francoise Firmin, MD
5:45 pm
Presentation of the 2018 ACAPS Robert Goldwyn Mentor of the Year Award
5:50 pm
Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH, AAPS President Presidential Address
"The Uniqueness of the Plastic Surgeon's Professional Ethic"

Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH
Introduced by: R. Barrett Noone, MD
6:30 pm-8:00 pm
Welcome Reception & Poster Competition
6:30 pm-10:00 pm
Cannon Dinner

7:00 am
Continental Breakfast
7:00 am
Breakfast Breakout Sessions (3 Concurrent Topics)
1. Wearable Technology
Lorne Rosenfield, MD
Arin Greene, MD
Brian Gastman, MD
David Song, MD
2. Wise Opiate Use
Jeffery Janis, MD
3. Preparing for Retirement (regardless of age): 10 Suggestions for a Smooth Transition
David Larson, MD
8:00 am
ACAPS Panel: Is MOC here to stay?
Panelists: Donald Mackay, MD
Paul Cederna, MD
Keith Brandt, MD
9:00 am
AAPS Academic Scholar Presentation
Christopher J. Pannucci, MD
AAPS/PSF Academic Scholar
9:15 am-10:00 am
Professor Laurence M. Boon, MD, Ph.D Murray Lecture
"Slow-flow Vascular Malformations: From Patient to Bench, and Back to Bed-side"

Professor Laurence M. Boon, MD, Ph.D

Introduced by: Mary H. McGrath, MD, MPH
10:00 am
Coffee Break
Scientific Session I: Craniofacial/Pediatrics
10:30 am
1. 400 Custom Implant Cranioplasties In 5 Years: Preferred Technique, Timing And Biomaterials
Amir Y. Wolff, DMD, Gabriel F. Santiago, MD, Micah Balzberg, BS, Charity Huggins, BS, Michael Lim, MD, Jon Weingart, MD, William Anderson, PhD, MD, Alex Coon, MD, Judy Huang, MD, Henry Brem, MD, Chad R. Gordon, DO, FACS.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.
10:45 am
2. Long-term Follow-up of a Prospective Randomized Trial of Cleft Palate Repairs, Comparing The Intravelar-veloplasty and The Double-opposing Z-plasty.
Michael T. Friel, MD1, Angela J. Dixon, MA, CCC-SLP2, Robert J. Havlik, MD3.
1Ochsner Hospital for Children, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2Riley Hospital for Children-IU Health, Indianapolis, IN, USA, 3Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA.
11:00 am
3. HI-FI Auricular Engineering: Preventing Loss of Volume and Definition Using Custom Contour-Matched 3D-Printed Biodegradable External Scaffolds
Alexandra J. Lin, BA1, Jaime Bernstein, BS1, Benjamin Cohen, BS2, Justin Buro, BA1, Karel-Bart Celie, BA1, Yoshiko Toyoda, BA1, Andrew Miller, BS1, Alice Harper, BA1, Lawrence J. Bonassar, PhD2, John P. Morgan, PhD1, Jason A. Spector, MD FACS1.
1Laboratory of Bioregenerative Medicine & Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA, 2Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.
11:15 am
4. Etiology of Tessier Clefts: A Developmental Perspective
Christopher M. Runyan, MD, PhD1, Jesse A. Taylor, MD2, Lisa R. David, MD, Mba1.
1Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, USA, 2University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Scientific Session II: Aesthetic
11:30 am
5. Proposing A New Objective Grading Scale To Assess Outcomes Of Different Techniques In Brow-lift Surgery: A 15-year Experience Of Over 200 Patients At A Single Institution
Jeremie Oliver, BA, Ali Charafeddine, MD, Uldis Bite, MD, Samir Mardini, MD.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
11:45 am
6. Current Trends in Breast Augmentation: Analysis of 2011-2015MOC Data
Tiffany N,S. Ballard, MD1, Sean Hill, MD2, Jerry R. Lysikowski, PhD2, Jeffrey M. Kenkel, MD2, Paul S. Cederna, MD1.
1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.
12:00 pm
7. Precision Rhinoplasty Using Virtual Surgical Planning and Departmentally Manufactured, 3D-Printed, Sterilizable, Patient-Specific Anatomic Models
Samantha G. Maliha, B.A.1, Jonathan M. Bekisz, B.A.1, Hannah A. Liss, B.A.2, Lukasz M. Witek, MSci, PhD2, Paulo G. Coelho, D.D.S., PhD2, Roberto L. Flores, MD3.
1New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA, 2New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY, USA, 3Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, New York, NY, USA.
12:15 pm
8. Persistent Opioid Use in Body Contouring Patients
Katelyn G. Bennett, MD, Vidhya Gunaseelan, MS, MHA, Jennifer F. Waljee, MD, MS.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
12:30 pm
ADJOURN for Lunch
12:30 pm
Women Surgeons' Luncheon
Facilitators: Helena Taylor, MD
Amy Colwell, MD
12:30 pm
Past President's Luncheon
1:30 pm
Panel: Lessons Learned Over 20 Years
Panelists: Beatriz Berenguer, MD - Blepharoplasty
James Grotting, MD - Breast
Bahman Guyuron, MD - Rhinoplasty
J. Peter Rubin, MD - Body Contouring
Scientific Session III: Breast Surgery
2:30 pm
9. Impact of Unilateral versus Bilateral Breast Reconstruction on Procedure Choices and Outcomes
Erin M. Taylor, MD1, Edwin G. Wilkins, MD2, Andrea L. Pusic, MD, M.H.S.3, Ji Qi, MS2, Hyungjin Myra Kim, Sc.D.2, Jennifer B. Hamill, MPH2, Gretchen E. Guldbrandsen, B.A.4, Yoon S. Chun, MD4.
1Harvard Plastic Surgery Residency Program, Boston, MA, USA, 2University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 3Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA, 4Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.
2:45 pm
10. Long-term Outcomes in 98,000 Breast Implant Patients from the US FDA Post-Approval Studies
Christopher James Coroneos, MD MSc, Jesse C. Selber, MD MPH, Anaeze C. Offodile, MD, MPH, Charles E. Butler, MD, Mark W. Clemens, MD.
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.
3:00 pm
11. Timing and Technique of Reconstruction following Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
Gregory A. Lamaris, MD, PhD, Charles E. Butler, MD, Roberto N. Miranda, MD, Kelly Hunt, MD, Mark W. Clemens, MD.
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.
3:15 pm
12. Hospital Variations in Clinical Complications and Patient Reported Outcomes at Two Years Following Immediate Breast Reconstruction
Nicholas L. Berlin, MD, MPH1, Vickram J. Tandon, MD1, Ji Qi, MS1, Hyungjin M. Kim, ScD1, Jennifer B. Hamill, MPH1, Adeyiza O. Momoh, MD1, Andrea L. Pusic, MD, MHS2, Edwin G. Wilkins, MD, MS1.
1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA.
3:30 pm
13. Comparing Therapeutic versus Prophylactic Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: Does Indication Inform Oncologic and Reconstructive Outcomes?
Jordan D. Frey, MD, Ara A. Salibian, MD, Mihye Choi, MD, Nolan S. Karp, MD.
NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.
3:45 pm
14. Pre-Operative Multimodal Analgesia Decreases Opioid Use and Pain Scores in Outpatient Breast Surgery
Jenny C. Barker, MD, Ph.D., Kaitlin Wandell, MD, Corinne Wee, MD, Nicole Andonian, MD, Mahmoud Abdel-Rasoul, MS, MPH, Deborah Lowery, MD, Jeffrey E. Janis, MD.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA.
4:00 pm
15. Pre-operative Identification of Patients with High Risk of Breast Reconstruction Surgical Complications in More than 1300 Breast Reconstructions
Eliana FR Duraes, MD, PhD, Isis Scomacao, MD, Morgan Fish, BA, Sagar Rambhia, BA, Humzah Quereshy, BA, Pauline Van Dijck, BA, Leonardo C. Duraes, MD, PhD, Steven L. Bernard, MD, Andrea A. Moreira, MD, Graham Schwarz, MD, FACS, Risal S. Djohan, MD, FACS.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.
4:30 pm
Coffee Break
Scientific Session IV (Innovations-short papers)
5:00 pm
5:04 pm
18. Utilization of Mammography Prior to Elective Breast Surgery: A National Claims-Based Analysis
Erika D. Sears, MD, MS1, Yu-Ting Lu, MPH1, Peter R. Swiatek, BA1, Ting-Ting Chung, MS2, Kevin C. Chung, MD, MS1.
1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan.
5:08 pm
19. Geographic Variation in Breast Reconstruction Modality Following Mastectomy for Cancer
Michelle Sieffert, MD1, Spencer Anderson, MD1, Ron Michael Johnson, MD1, Justin P. Fox, MD2.
1Wright State University Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beavercreek, OH, USA, 2Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, 88th Medical Group, Wright Patterson Airforce Base, OH, USA.
5:12 pm
20. Clinical Outcomes of Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction: A Safe, Less Invasive Option in the Modern Age
Clara Gomez-Sanchez, MD, Rachel Lentz, MD, William Hoffman, MD, Hani Sbitany, MD.
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.
5:16 pm
21. Perioperative Ketorolac and Postoperative Hematoma Formation in Adolescent Reduction Mammaplasty: A Single Surgeon Experience of 500 Consecutive Cases
Joseph M. Firriolo, MD, Laura C. Nuzzi, BA, Lauren C. Schmidtberg, PA-C, MMSc, John G. Meara, MD, DMD, MBA, Brian I. Labow, MD.
Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
5:20 pm
22. Improving Decision Making in Breast Reconstruction Through Use of a Validated Picture Option Grid: A Pilot Study
Amanda M. Rizzo, BA, Carrie S. Stern, MD, Jeffrey Arendash, BS, Evan S. Garfein, MD, Teresa Benacquista, MD, J. Alejandro Conejero, MD, Lawrence Draper, MD, Katie E. Weichman, MD.
Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA.
5:24 pm
23. Responsible Antibiosis in Patients Presenting Acutely with Midface Fractures
Charles C. Jehle, Jr., MD, Marten N. Basta, MD, Damon McIntire, B.A., Albert S. Woo, MD.
Brown University at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA.
5:28 pm
24. Secondary Suture Fusion After Primary Correction of Craniosynostosis: Recognition of the Problem and Identification of Risk Factors
Elbert E. Vaca, MD1, Neil Sheth, BA2, Arun K. Gosain, MD1.
1Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, 2Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA.
5:32 pm
25. Perioperative Outcomes in Pediatric Cranial Vault Reconstruction: Does Size Matter?
Brad A. Morrow, MD1, Kanlaya Ditthakasem, M.N.S., R.N.2, Morley Herbert, Ph.D.2, Jeffrey Fearon, MD1.
1The Craniofacial Center, Dallas, TX, USA, 2Department of Clinical Research, Medical City Dallas Hospital, Dallas, TX, USA.
5:36 pm
26. A National Longitudinal Socioeconomic Comparison of Strip Craniectomy Versus Whole Vault Cranioplasty in 2,052 Patients
Robin T. Wu, BS, Blake Shultz, BA, Kyle Gabrick, MD, Raysa Cabrejo, BS, Paul Abraham, BS, Michael Alperovich, MD, MSc.
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.
5:40 pm
27. Evolution In Management Of Isolated Sagittal Craniosynostosis: A Single Center, High-volume Experience
Ian C. Hoppe, MD, Lawrence Lin, BS, Rosaline Zhang, BS, Jordan W. Swanson, MD, Jesse A. Taylor, MD, Scott P. Bartlett, MD.
University of Pennsylvania, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
5:44 pm
28. Three-Dimensional Analysis of Donor Masks for Restoration of the Face After Allograft Procurement, A Case Study
Michael J. Cammarata, BS1, Nicole Wake, MS2, Rami S. Kantar, MD1, Margy Maroutsis, .1, Elise C. Schmidt, BS1, William J. Rifkin, BA1, G. Leslie Bernstein, MPA1, Alexes Hazen, MD1, J. Rodrigo Diaz-Siso, MD1, Lawrence E. Brecht, DDS3, Eduardo D. Rodriguez, MD, DDS1.
1Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, USA, 2Department of Radiology, Center for Advanced Imaging Innovation and Research (CAI2R) and Bernard and Irene Schwartz Center for Biomedical Imaging, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA, 3Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, NYU Langone Health; Jonathan and Maxine Ferencz Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY, USA.
5:48 pm
29. The Supercharged Pedicled Jejunal Flap (SPJ) for Total Esophageal Reconstruction: A Retrospective Series of 91 Cases
Ashley C. Mays, MD1, Amy Xue, MD2, Wayne Hofstetter, MD1, Michael Klebuc, MD3, Pierre Chevray, MD3, Edward Chang, MD1, Peirong Yu, MD1, Jesse Selber, MD1.
1MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA, 2Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, 3Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.
5:52 pm
30. Quantifying Lymph Nodes During Lymph Node Transplantation:The Role of Intra-operative Ultrasound
Bao Ngoc Tran, MD, Arthur Celestin,, MD, Bernard T. Lee, MD, MPH, MBA, Dhruv Singhal, MD.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.
5:56 pm
31. Successful Combination of Spray Keratinocytes and Cultured Epithelial Autografts: A Multimodal Approach to Early Wound Closure in Large Burns
Rachel Danforth, MD, David Roggy, RN, Madeline Zieger, PA, Brett Hartman, DO, Rajiv Sood, MD.
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA.
6:00 pm
32. Tibial Nerve Decompression for the Prevention of the Diabetic Foot: A Cost-Utility Analysis Using Markov Model Simulations
Samuel Sarmiento, MD, MPH, MBA1, Kevin D. Frick, PhD2, A Lee Dellon, MD, PhD1.
1Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2Johns Hopkins University School of Business, Baltimore, MD, USA.
6:04 pm
33. Underdiagnosis of Nasoorbitoethmoid Fractures in Patients with Midface Trauma
Nicholas J. Nissen, B.A.1, Sun Hsieh, MD2, Vinay Rao, MD2, Albert Woo, MD2.
1The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA, 2Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.
6:08 pm
34. Breast Implant Associated ALCL Tumor Expresses Prostaglandin D2 Receptor: An Allergic Inflammation Pathogenesis
Marshall E. Kadin, MD1, John Morgan, PhD2, Haiying Xu, BS2, Alan Epstein, MD, PhD3, Roberto N. Miranda, MD4, David Sieber, MD5, Mark W. Clemens, MD4.
1Roger Williams Medical Center Department of Dermatology, Providence, RI, USA, 2Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI, USA, 3USC-Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 4MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA, 5Sieber Plastic Surgery, San Francisco, CA, USA.
6:12 pm
35. Loco-regional Delivery of Tacrolimus prolongs Vascularized Composite Allograft Survival
Firuz G. Feturi, PhD, Jignesh Unadkat, MD, Damian Grybowsky, MD, Yong Wong, MD, Bing Wang, MD, Vasil Erbas, MD, Lewei Dong, MD, Zhaoxiang Zhang, MD, Huseyin Sahin, MD, Wensheng Zhang, MD, Vijay Gorantla, MD, Kia Washington, MD, Mario G. Solari, MD, Raman Venkataramanan, PhD, Alexander M. Spiess, MD.
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
6:16 pm
36. Management of Primary and Secondary Lymphedema: Analysis of 500 Referrals to a Center
Reid A. Maclellan, MD, M.M.Sc., Arin K. Greene, MD, M.M.Sc..
Boston Children's Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
6:20 pm
37. An Analysis Of Trends In Lower Extremity Trauma Management:Is Lower Extremity Reconstruction A Thing Of The Past?
Jack C. Burns, MD, Ryan C. DeCoster, MD, Daniel L. Davenport, Ph.D., Henry C. Vasconez, MD.
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA.
6:24 pm
38. Use of the 2005 Caprini Risk Assessment Model for Predicting Perioperative Microthrombotic Risk in Patients Undergoing Free Tissue Transfer for Lower Limb Salvage
Michael V. DeFazio, MD, Francis D. Graziano, B.S., Elizabeth Moroni, MHSA, Chrisovalantis Lakhiani, MD, Eshetu Tefera, MS, Christopher E. Attinger, MD, Karen K. Evans, MD.
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA.
6:28 pm
39. Proximal Versus Distal Recipient Vessels in Traumatic Lower Extremity Microvascular Reconstruction: A 37-Year Retrospective Series
William J. Rifkin, BA, John T. Stranix, MD, Zachary M. Borab, MD, Adam Jacoby, MD, Z-Hye Lee, MD, Lavinia Anzai, MD, Daniel J. Ceradini, MD, Vishal Thanik, MD, Pierre B. Saadeh, MD, Jamie P. Levine, MD.
Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.
6:30 pm
7:00 pm
President's Reception at the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum
8:15 pm
Awards and Presentation in the Chihuly Garden

7:00 am
Continental Breakfast
7:00 am
Breakfast Breakout Sessions
1. Dealing with Adversities
Elof Eriksson, MD
Joseph Serletti, MD
Michael Neumeister MD
2. Virtual Planning and 3D Printing
Patrick Garvey, MD
Brian Gastman, MD
3. Lymphedema
Babak Mehrara, MD
Joseph Dayan, MD
David Chang, MD
Roman Skoracki, MD
Scientific Session V: Trunk and Extremity
8:00 am
40. Chronic Peripheral Nerve Interfacing For Closed-loop Sensorimotor Control Of Robotic Hands
Jonathan Cheng, MD1, Edward Keefer, PhD2.
1University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA, 2Nerves Incorporated, Dallas, TX, USA.
8:15 am
41. Lessons Learned From 40 Years of Traumatic Lower Extremity Free Flaps: Inflow, Outflow, Takebacks, and Failures
John T. Stranix, MD1, Z-Hye Lee, MD1, Adam Jacoby, MD1, Lavinia Anzai, MD1, Joseph A. Ricci, MD1, William J. Rifkin, BA1, Tomer Avraham, MD2, Vishal D. Thanik, MD1, Pierre B. Saadeh, MD1, Jamie P. Levine, MD1.
1New York University Langone Health, New York, NY, USA, 2Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.
8:30 am
42. The Living Intramedullary Nail: A Comparison of Vascularized Free Fibula and Bone Transport for Reconstruction of Intercalary Tibial Defects
Duncan Mackay, MD, MBA, Michael Mirzabeigi, MD, Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD, Samir Mehta, MD, L. Scott Levin, MD, Stephen Kovach, MD.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
8:45 am
43. Incisional Hernia Incidence, Repair Techniques and Outcomes Based on 1,613 Patients Receiving Abdominally-Based Autologous Breast Reconstruction
Irfan A. Rhemtulla, MD, MS, Robyn Broach, PhD, Fabiola A. Enriquez, BA, Joseph M. Serletti, MD, Stephen J. Kovach, MD.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Scientific Session VI: Head and Neck
9:00 am
44. Corneal Neurotization for Neurotrophic Keratopathy: Two Year Outcomes
Gregory H. Borschel, MD, FACS, FAAP, Joseph Catapano, MD, Simon Fung, MD, Douglas Cheyne, PhD, Cecilia Jobst, MSc, William Halliday, MD, Ronald M. Zuker, MD, Asim Ali, MD.
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada.
9:15 am
45. Optimal Timing Of Alloplastic Cranioplasty In The Setting Of Previous Osteomyelitis
Grzegorz J. Kwiecien, MD, Rachel Aliotta, MD, Bahar Bassiri Gharb, MD, PhD, Brian Gastman, MD, James E. Zins, MD.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.
9:30 am
46. Clinical and Financial Implications of Positive Margins after Non-melanoma Skin Cancer Resection: A Longitudinal Evaluation
Bharat Ranganath, MD1, Robert Teixeira, MD1, Tyag Patel, BS1, Ramon Garza, MD2, Robert X. Murphy, Jr., MD1.
1Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA, USA, 2PRMA, San Antonia, TX, USA.
9:45 am
47. Head and Neck Reconstruction by Plastic Surgeons Results in Fewer Surgical Complications Compared to ENT: A Propensity-Matched Analysis of 30-Day Outcomes
Marten N. Basta, MD, Daniel Kwan, MD, Karl H. Breuing, MD, Charles C. Jehle, MD, Paul Y. Liu, MD, Albert S. Woo, MD.
Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA.
9:45 am
48. Functional Status to Predict Post-Operative Course in Palliative Head and Neck ReconstructiveSurgery
Brian D. Mikolasko, MD, Corin M. Kinkhabwala, BA, Yaacov Y. Chein, BA, Carrie S. Stern, MD, Oren M. Tepper, MD, Thomas J. Ow, MD, Alejandro Conejero, MD, Evan S. Garfein, MD.
Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA.
10:15 am
Coffee Break
Scientific Session VII: Research
10:45 am
49. Regeneration of an Entire Functional Epidermis by Transgenic Epidermal Stem Cell Transplants
Maximilian Kueckelhaus, MD1, Tobias Rothoeft, MD2, Norbert Teig, MD2, Frank Jacobsen, Ph.D.1, Marcus Lehnhardt, MD1, Graziella Pellegrini, Ph.D.3, Michele De Luca, MD4, Tobias Hirsch, MD1.
1University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany, 2University Hospital St. Josefs, Bochum, Germany, 3University of Modena and Reggio Emilia of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy, 4University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy.
11:00 am
50. Pressure Sores and SIRS: A UC Davis Quality Improvement Initiative
Abhi Jairam, BA, Ping Song, MD, Nirav Patel, MD, JD, MS, Michael Wong, MD.
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA.
11:15 am
51. A Clinically Relevant Protocol Induces Tolerance to a Vascularized Composite Allograft Across Major Histocompatibility Barrier In A Large Animal Model
David Mathes, MD1, Bruce Swearingen, MD1, Rainer Storb, MD2.
1University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA, 2Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA.
11:30 am
52. The Impact of Diabetes on Free Flap Outcomes: Analysis of 6,030 Patients.
Rami S. Kantar, MD, William J. Rifkin, BA, Joshua A. David, BS, Michael J. Cammarata, BS, J. Rodrigo Diaz-Siso, MD, Alyssa R. Golas, MD, Jamie P. Levine, MD, Daniel J. Ceradini, MD.
New York University Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.
Scientific Session VIII: Education
11:45 am
53. The Plastic Surgery Residency Interview: A Survey of Residents and Program Directors
Lindsay J. Allred, MD1, Ryan E. Rebowe, MD1, Michael Harrington, MD2, Amanda Gosman, MD3, Lisa R. David, MD1.
1Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, USA, 2University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA, 3UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA.
12:00 pm
54. The Plastic Surgery Prisoner's Dilemma: The Inverse Relationship Between Number Of Residency Applications And Match Rate
Felipe Molina Burbano, BA, Amy Yao, BS, Jeffrey Stock, MD, Peter J. Taub, MD.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA.
12:15 pm
55. Conflict of Interest in Plastic Surgery Conferences, Is it Significant?
Rachel Gray, BS., Neil Tanna, MD., Armen Kasabian, MD..
Division of Plastic Surgery at Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell, Hempstead, NY, USA.
12:30 pm
Business Meeting Luncheon
12:30 pm
Young Faculty Forum
David Larson, MD, AAPS Past President
Scientific Session IX: New Horizons
1:30 pm
56. Artificial Intelligence in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: A Systematic Review
Joseph M. Firriolo, MD, Laura C. Nuzzi, BA, John G. Meara, MD, DMD, MBA, Brian I. Labow, MD.
Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
1:45 pm
57. Novel Antibiotic Thin Films Prevent Surgical Implant Infections
Jennifer Baker, MD1, Ahmed Beydoun, BS1, Ryan Boudreau, MD1, Aaron Seitz, MD1, W. John Kitzmiller, MD1, Michael J. Edwards, MD1, Charles Caldwell, PhD1, Erich Gulbins, PhD2, Ryan M. Gobble, MD1.
1Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA, 2Departemnt of Molecular Biology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany.
2:00 pm
58. 3D Printing for Total Wrist Arthroplasty: Proof of Concept Study
Ji H. Son, MD.
University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA.
2:15 pm
59. Complications of Hand Transplantation: the Johns Hopkins-Pittsburgh Experience
W P Andrew Lee, MD1, Jaimie T. Shores, MD1, Carisa Cooney, MPH1, Stefan Schneeberger, MD2, Joseph E. Losee, MD3, Gerald Brandacher, MD1.
1Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria, 3University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2:30 pm
Coffee Break
Scientific Session X: Other
3:00 pm
60. Long-term Follow-up Outcomes after Face Transplantation: The Brigham and Women's Hospital Experience
Sotirios Tasigiorgos, MD1, Marvee Turk, BA1, Branislav Kollar, MD1, Bridget Perry, PhD1, Marie-Christine Nizzi, PhD1, Muayyad Alhefzi, MD2, Ericka M. Bueno, PhD1, Francisco Marty, MD1, Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD1, Anil Chandraker, MD1, Stefan G. Tullius, MD, PhD1, Bohdan Pomahac, MD1.
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, 2McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.
3:15 pm
61. Laser Speckle Contrast Imaging: Introducing a New Method for Real-Time Microcirculation Imaging in Plastic Surgery
Stephen M. Lu, MD, MDiv, Wojciech Dec, MD, Oren Z. Lerman, MD.
Northwell Health/Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New York, NY, USA.
3:30 pm
62. Melanoma Lymphatic Drainage Patterns Identified by Tilmanocept
Daniel M. Balkin, MD, PhD1, Frederick Wang, MD1, Cristina O'Donoghue, MD, MPH2, Emily M. Balkin, MD1, Caitlin Porubsky, DO3, Jaime L. Montilla-Soler, MD2, Vernon K. Sondak, MD2, Max C. Wu, MD4, Donald M. Torre, CNMT4, Mohammed Kashani-Sabet, MD4, Jonathan S. Zager, MD, FACS2, Stanley P L Leong, MD, MS, FACS4.
1University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA, 3Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Roswell, GA, USA, 4California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA.
3:45 pm
63. Prospective Psychometric Validation of the Hernia-Q: A Patient-Reported Outcomes Tool
Fabiola A. Enriquez, BA, Irfan A. Rhemtulla, MD, MS, Robyn B. Broach, PhD, Sheri Thrippleton, PA-C, John P. Fischer, MD, MPH.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
4:00 pm