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2018 ePosters
Theme: Inclusion and Collaboration Theme: Inclusion and Collaboration

Program and Abstracts | ePosters

EP1 Malpractice and Litigation in Elective Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
Nishant Ganesh Kumar, BS1; Nicholas Hricz, BS2; Brian C. Drolet, MD1
1Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; 2University of Maryland, College Park, Baltimore, MD
EP2 Biomechanical Analysis of Capsular Repair versus TFCC Ulnar Tunnel Repair
Jayson C Johnson, MD; David M Brogan, MD, MSc; Jill E Jouret, BS; Ferris M Pfeiffer, PhD
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
EP3 Low-Profile Staple Successful in Small Bone Fusion
John Joseph Faillace, MD
Wrist & Hand Center of Waco, Woodway, TX
EP4 Incidence and Timing of Complications Requiring Secondary Revision after Primary Revision of Traumatic Digit Amputations
Andrew Paul Harris, MD; Neill Y Li, MD; Avi D Goodman, MD; Joseph Gil, MD; Jeremy Raducha, MD; Julia A. Katarincic, MD
Brown University, Providence, RI
EP5 Risk of Reoperation after Primary Revision Digit Amputation Performed in the Emergency Department versus Delayed Treatment in the Operating Room
Andrew Paul Harris, MD; Avi D Goodman, MD; Joseph Gil, MD; Neill Y Li, MD; Jeremy Raducha, MD; Julia A. Katarincic, MD
Brown University, Providence, RI
EP6 Outcomes Related to Injury Characteristics of Zone 1 and 2 Digit Amputations Treated with Revision Amputation
Andrew Paul Harris, MD; Avi D Goodman, MD; Joseph Gil, MD; Neill Y Li, MD; Jeremy Raducha, MD; Julia A. Katarincic, MD
Brown University, Providence, RI
EP7 Prevalence and Clinical Manifestations of the Anconeus Epitrochlearis and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Jed Ian Maslow, MD; Mihir J. Desai, MD; Daniel J Johnson, BS; John Jake Block, MD; Donald H. Lee, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
EP8 Investigations of Fat Grafting as a Treatment Modality for Skin Fibrosis in Scleroderma
Ryan W Schmucker, MD; Jacob A Thayer, MD; Frederick E Butt, BA; Carrie Harrison, BS; Ashim Gupta, PhD; Michael W. Neumeister, MD
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
EP9 Entrapment of the Extensor Indicis Proprius (EIP) Tendon after Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Distal Ulna Fracture
Shao-Min Shi, MD; Steven Grindel, MD
Orthopaedic Department, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
EP10 Upper Extremity Reconstruction Using Large Pedicled Flaps in Military, Academic and Community Hospitals
1Joseph Meyerson, MD; 2Anthony L Logli, BA; 2Brian J Bear, MD; 1Ian L. Valerio, MD, MS, MBA
1The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; 2University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, Rockford, IL
EP11 Resurfacing And Sensation Reconstruction Of Volar Complex Defect In Digit With Free Distal Ulnar Artery Perforator Flap In Single-stage
Zhou Feiya, Master
The Second Affiliated Hospital Of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, China
EP12 Membrane Fusion Nerve Repair to Improve Limb Transplant Function
Amr Mirdad, MBBS; Irene Aran Chang, HSDG; Veronika Malek, BSc; Burcu Akpunarli, MD; Maria Chicco, MBBS; Vanessa Guarnizo, BSc; Damon S Cooney, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
EP13 Preoperative Hypoglycemia Increases Infection Risk Following Trigger Finger Injection and Release
Patrick J Buchanan, MD; Tsun Y Law, MD; Sam Rosas, MD; Zachary Hubbard, BS; Harvey Chim, MD
University of Florida Health, Gainesville, FL
EP14 Do CT Scans Oriented Along The Longitudinal Scaphoid Axis Change Surgical Management Of Scaphoid Fractures?
Adnan N Cheema, MD; Paul Niziolek, MD, PhD; David R Steinberg, MD; Bruce Kneeland, MD; Nikolas H Kazmers, MD MSE; Oded Ben-Amotz, MD; David J. Bozentka, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
EP15 Self-Inflicted Wrist Injuries Masquerading as Scaphoid Fractures in Military Recruits: Case Series
Assaf Kadar, MD; Gilad Eisnberg, MD; Haggai Sherman, MD; Dani Rotman, MD; Yishai Rosenblatt, MD; Tamir Pritsch, MD
Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
EP16 In Radial Head Arthroplasty, Does Implant Fixation Type Affect Functional Outcomes? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Kofi D Agyeman, MD; Ian Watkins, BA; Dhanur Damodar, MD; Seth D Dodds, MD
University of Miami, Miami, FL
EP17 LGR6+ Epithelial Stem Cell Augmentation of Fracture Healing
Amanda Josephine Ross, MD; Ashim Gupta, PhD; Joel Reichensperger, BS; Carrie Harrison, BS; Andrew Klein, BS; Michael W. Neumeister, MD
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
EP18 Hand complications following radial artery catheterization for cardiac angiography
Jamison Harvey, BSc; Sarasa Tiffany Kim, BSc; Mollie E Ireson, BSc; Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD; Malcolm R Bell, MD; Steven L. Moran, MD
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, MN
EP19 Reducing Cost by Using a Smaller Tray in Hand Surgery
Philip Thomas Kirn, MD; PharmD1, Eric Angermeier, MD; Kyle Kokko, PhD, MD
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
EP20 Hand Corticosteroid Injections in Patients on "Blood Thinners"
Kristofer S. Matullo, MD; Ajith Malige, MD
St. Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, PA
EP21 Outpatient and Surgical Case Volume Before and After Adoption of Hospital and Private Practice Based Electronic Medical Record Systems
Kristofer S. Matullo, MD; David Roy, MD
St. Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, PA
EP22 Evaluation of Written and Video Education Tools Following Mallet Finger Injury
Christine B. Novak, PT, PhD; Lonita Mak, OT, CHT; Mary Chang, PT, CHT
Toronto Western Hospital Hand Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
EP23 The Effect of Diabetes On Functional Outcomes Among Individuals With Distal Radius Fractures
Sana'a A Alsubheena, BScPT MSc; Joy MacDermid, BScPT, MSc, PhD; David Walton, PT PhD; Ruby Grewal, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Western University, London, ON, Canada
EP24 Case-to-Case Factors Affecting Operating Room Turnover Time
Andrew Z Mo, MD; Andrew Auerbach, MD; Daniel Polatsch, MD; Steven Beldner, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
EP25 Clavicle or Humerus Fracture is Not Associated with an Increased Risk of Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy in the Setting of Shoulder Dystocia
Rikesh A Gandhi, MD; Christopher J DeFrancesco, BS; Apurva S Shah, MD MBA
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
EP26 Comparison Of Surgical And Non-Surgical Treatments For 3 And 4-Part Proximal Humerus Fractures In Elderly Patients: A Network Meta-Analysis
Sebastian Orman, BS1; Jordan Murphy, BS, MS 1; Amin Mohamadi, MD2; Joseph Serino, BS1; Philip Hanna, Mb.Bch, Bao2; Ara Nazarian, PhD2; Michael J Weaver, MD2; George Dyer, MD2 ; Arvind von Keudell, MD2
1Georgetown University School of Medicine, NW, Washington DC, DC; 2Harvard University, Boston, MA
EP27 Complications of intramedullary fixation for distal radius fractures, retrospective analysis using McKay's complication checklist.
Takuma Wakasugi, MD
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Konan Hospital, Ibaraki, Japan
EP28 Comparison of Cosmesis and Cost with Absorbable Versus Non-Absorbable Closure in Minor Hand Surgery
David Anthony Barcel, MD; Justin M Rabinowitz, MD; Ryan Wolf, BS; Kyle Kokko, PhD, MD
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
EP29 Pediatric Medial Epicondyle Fractures: A Radiographic And Cadaveric Study
Jue Cao, MD1; Brandon S. Smetana, MD1; Patrick Carry, MS. 2; Kathryn M. Peck, MD1; Gregory A Merrell, MD1
1Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Indianapolis, IN; 2Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
EP30 Offering the Influenza Vaccine in a Pediatric Hand Surgery Clinic Increases Vaccination Rates
Richard L. Hutchison, MD
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
EP31 Differences in Complications of Elbow Arthroscopy Between Adult and Pediatric Patients
Jessica M Intravia, MD, MHA1; Daniel P Acevedo, MD2; Joanie J Chung, MPH, MA2; Raffy Mirzayan, MD2
1University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; 2Kaiser Permanente, Baldwin Park, CA
EP32 Pleomorphic Hyalinizing Angietactic Tumors: Recognizing A Novel Source Of Cancer In The Upper Extremity
Johnny Ionut Efanov, MD; Katherine Larose, MD; Michèle Tardif, MD
University of Montreal's Hospital Centre (CHUM), Montreal, QC, Canada
EP33 Is Time to Surgery Associated with Union or Infection Rate for Both Bone Forearm Fractures? A Single Institution 10-Year Retrospective Analysis
Andrew B Campbell, MD; Timothy McManus, BS; Sonu A. Jain, MD, FACS
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
EP34 2-Year Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of Aptis Distal Radioulnar Joint Arthroplasty
Patrick S Brannan, MD; William A Ward, MD; R. Glenn Gaston, MD; Julie C Woodside, MD; R Christopher Chadderdon, MD; Benjamin Connell, BA
OrthoCarolina Research Institute, Charlotte, NC
EP35 A Cadaveric Analysis Of Proximal Humerus Locking Plate Fit: Contour Mismatch May Lead To Malreduction
Amy Ravindra, MD; Austin J Roebke, BS; Kanu S Goyal, MD
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
EP36 Gunshot sounds involving the hand have low infection rates after instrumentation
Leahthan Faye Domeshek, MD; Carrie Bettlach, FNP; Austin Ha, MD; Moore M. Amy, MD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
EP37 Improvements in Sleep and Pain After Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
Steven R Niedermeier, MD; Hisham M. Awan, MD
Hand & Upper Extremity Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
EP38 Exploring Use Of Ultrasonography (Us) To Distinguish Symptom Dominance For Patients With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Cts) And Implications For Different Neuroplastic Pattern Secondary To CTS
Xue Deng, PhD Candidate (HK), MscOT(US), BscOT(HK)1; Lai-Heung Chau, B.Sc.Nursing(HK)2; Suk-Yee Chiu, B.Sc.Nursing(HK)2; Kwok-Pui Leung, MBChB (HK)2, Sheung-Wai Li, MBBS (NSW)2; Josephine Wing-Yuk Ip, MBBS(HK)1
1The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong; 2Tung Wah Hospital, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
EP39 Proximal Radio-Ulnar Joint Anatomy as a Marker for Radial Head Arthroplasty Placement
Omkar Baxi, MD; Peter D Gibson, MD; Samir Sabharwal, BS; Michael M. Vosbikian, MD; Irfan Ahmed, MD
Rutgers-NJMS, Newark, NJ
EP40 Effects of Standardized Pricing for Distal Radius Fractures
Andrew Miller, MD; Michael Rivlin, MD; Andrew G. Park, MD; Pedro Beredjiklian, MD
Orthopaedics, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
EP41 A Reliable and Standardized Post-Operative Staging System for First Carpometacarpal Arthritis
Marc E. Walker, MD, MBA; Cyril Gary, BA; Ajul Shah, MD; Ean Saberski, MD; Robin Wu, BS; John Safanda, MD
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
EP42 WITHDRAWN
EP43 Does Hand Swelling Occur Overnight?
William J Warrender, MD: Peter P. Pham, MS, Cynthia Watkins, OT, DPT, CHT; Harold Salmons, BS; Michael Rivlin, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
EP44 A Hand Posture as Nonverbal Indicator of Catastrophic Thinking for Finger, Hand or Wrist Injury
Suzanne Caroline Wilkens, MD1; Jonathan Lans, MD1, Claudia Antoinette Bargon, BSc1, David Ring, MD, PhD2; Neal C Chen, MD1
1Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Dell Medical School, Austin, TX
EP45 Intra-Operative Subluxation Of The Ulnar Nerve - Use Of A Triceps Sling Reconstruction Technique To Avoid Transposition
Loukia K. Papatheodorou, MD; Dean G. Sotereanos, MD
UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
EP46 Mini Open Technique for Elbow Contracture Release
Loukia K. Papatheodorou, MD; Dean G. Sotereanos, MD
UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
EP47 Do Patient Preferences Influence Surgeon Recommendations for Treatment?
Lisanne Johanna Henrica Smits, MD2; Suzanne Caroline Wilkens, MD2; David Ring, MD, PhD3; Thierry Guitton, MD PhD4; Neal C. Chen, MD2
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 3Dell Medical School, Austin, TX; 4University Medical Center Gronigen, Groningen, Netherlands
EP48 Variation in Non-operative Treatment Recommendations for Common Upper Extremity Conditions
Lisanne Johanna Henrica Smits, MD2; Suzanne Caroline Wilkens, MD2; David Ring, MD, PhD3; Thierry Guitton, MD PhD4; Neal C. Chen, MD2
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 3Dell Medical School, Austin, TX; 4University Medical Center Gronigen, Groningen, Netherlands
EP49 Symptomatic Neuroma following Revision Amputation for Traumatic Digital Amputation
Margot A. Vlot, BSc; Suzanne Caroline Wilkens, MD; Neal C. Chen, MD; Kyle R Eberlin, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
EP50 Secondary Surgery Following Initial Replantation/Revascularization or Revision Amputation in the Hand or Digits
Malini S Chinta, MS; Suzanne Caroline Wilkens, MD; Margot A. Vlot, BSc; Neal C. Chen, MD; Kyle R. Eberlin, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
EP51 Management of Flexor Pollicis Longus Rupture Secondary to Volar Plate Fixation
Abdo Bachoura, MD; John Lubahn, MD
Orthopaedics, UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA
EP52 Open Reduction Internal Fixation With Transverse Volar Plating For Unstable Proximal Interphalangeal Fracture Dislocation: The Seatbelt Procedure
Andrew Federer, MD; Evan Guerrero, MD; Travis J Dekker, MD; Suhail Mithani, MD; David Ruch, MD; Marc Richard, MD
Duke University, Durham, NC
EP53 Trends in Pediatric Distal Radius Fractures Presenting to a Level 1 Metropolitan Emergency Department
Eric Wenzinger, BS; Simon Ivey, MD; Fernando Herrera, MD
MUSC University Hospital, Charleston, SC
EP54 Low Rate of Complications Following Intramedullary Headless Compression Screw Fixation for Metacarpal Fractures
William J Warrender, MD1; David E Ruchelsman, MD2; Michael Livesey, BS1; Chaitanya S. Mudgal, MD3; Michael Rivlin, MD4
1Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 2Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA; 3Hand and Upper Extremity Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 4Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
EP55 Mental and Physical Health Disparities in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Living with High Levels of Social Deprivation
Melissa A Wright, MD; Casey Beleckas, BS; Ryan P. Calfee, MD, MSc
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
EP56 Surgical Treatment of Chronic Upper Extremity Ischemia
Mary C Ghere, MD; Benjamin C McIntyre, MD; Michelle Buckius, MD; Mitchell Marc, MD; John G. Winscott, MD
University of Mississippi, Jackson, LA
EP57 WITHDRAWN
EP58 Tendon Adhesions: A Novel Method Of Objectively Measuring Adhesions By Assessing Tendon Glide Through A Soft Tissue Envelope In A Rat Model
Aimee J Riley, DO; Ilvy Cotterell, MD; Jonathan Isaacs, MD; Jeffrey Stromberg, MD; Satya Mallu, MD; Gaurangkumar Patel, BS
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
EP59 Proposal of a New Classification of Nerve Lesions
Bruno Battiston, MD, PhD, UO di Microshirurgia Ricostruttiva, Hand Surg., Microsurg. Unit, Torino, Italy, Paolo Titolo, MD; Stefano Artiaco, MD; Francesco Giacalone, MD
UO di Microshirurgia Ricostruttiva, Hand Surg., Microsurg. Unit, Torino, Italy
EP60 Combining Nerve Transfers and Tendon Transfers in Tetraplegia: Proposal of a New Surgical Strategy
Bruno Battiston, MD, PhD; Paolo Titolo, MD; Alessandro Crosio, MD; Chiara Arrigoni, MD
UO di Microshirurgia Ricostruttiva, Hand Surg., Microsurg. Unit, Torino, Italy
EP61 Patient Satisfaction in the Preoperative Period, Preparing for Hand Surgery
William R Smith, MD1; Jeffrey Wera, MD1; Robert Takei, MD2; Greg Gallant, MD2; Fred Liss, MD2; Pedro Beredjiklian, MD2; Moody Kwok, MD2
1Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; 2Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
EP62 3D-Printed Surgical Simulator for Kirschner Wire Placement in Hand Fractures
Michal Brichacek, MD, BSc; Julian Diaz-Abele, MD; Sarah Shiga, MD, FRCSC; Christian Petropolis, MD, FRCSC
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
EP63 Scaphoid Fractures and Carpal Instability - Radiographic Measures
Shai Luria, MD1, Ziv Wasrbrout, MD; Moamen Salamah, MD
Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
EP64 Factors affecting composite graft outcomes in finger tip amputation
Ja Hea Gu, MD, PhD
Dankook University Hospital, Cheonan, Korea, Republic of (South)
EP65 Outcomes After Thrombolytic Treatment Tor Digit Preservation In High Grade Frostbite Injury
Kyle Lineberry, MD; Tobias Long, MD; Anjay Khandelwal, MD; Kyle J. Chepla, MD
MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
EP66 Diagnostic Accuracy and Appropriateness of Patients Transferred to a Level 1 Trauma Center for Hand Surgery Evaluation
Jyoti Sharma, MD; Suzanne Caroline Wilkens, MD; Kyle R. Eberlin, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
EP67 A Prospective Study of K-wire Complications in Hand Surgery
Kevin Lutsky, MD; Jonas Matzon, MD; Jack Abboudi, MD; Michael Rivlin, MD; Pedro Beredjiklian, MD
Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
EP68 Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection with Percutaneous Needling for Recalcitrant Lateral Epicondylitis: Comparison of Tenotomy and Fenestration Techniques
Michael P. Gaspar, MD1, Patrick M. Kane, MD1, Sarah Lewis, MD, D.P.T. 2, Sidney M. Jacoby, MD1, Randall W. Culp, MD1; A. Lee Osterman, MD1
1Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 2Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Fontana, CA
EP69 Increased Rate of Complications Following Trigger Finger Release in Diabetic Patients
Andrew E. Federer, MD; Rita E. Baumgartner, MD; Daniel Cunningham, MD, MHSc; Marc Richard, MD; Suhail K. Mithani, MD
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
EP70 Complex Infections in the Hand Managed by Irrigating Wound VAC-NPWT
Gregory Borah, MD FACS
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
EP71 Cost-Effectiveness of Open Reduction Internal Fixation versus Total Elbow Arthroplasty for Distal Humerus Fractures
Andrew Federer, MD, Richard Mather III, MD; Grant Garrigues, MD
Duke University, Durham, NC
EP72 Quantification of Thickness of Collateral Ligament of Proximal Interphalangeal Joint in Healthy and Injured Digits using Ultrasonography
Mohini Rawat, DPT, ECS, OCS, RMSK; Mukund Patel, MD
NYU Langone Hand Surgery Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
EP73 Intravenous Drug Use Related Upper Extremity Infections - Demographics and Clinical Impact
Taylor Pong, BS, MS1; Kamilcan Oflazoglu, MD; Lydia Helliwell, MD; Neal C. Chen, MD; Kyle R. Eberlin, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
EP74 Insulin Dependent Diabetic Patients at Increased Risk of Complications after Upper Extremity Surgery
Jeffrey Stepan, MD, MSc; Venkat Boddapati, BA; Hayley A Sacks, BA; Michael C Fu, MD, MHS, Daniel A Osei, MD, MSc; Duretti T Fufa, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
EP75 Initial Management of Traumatic Digit Amputation: A Retrospective Study on Functional Outcomes
Ledibabari Mildred Ngaage, BA (Hons) Cantab. MB BChir1, Georgette Oni, MD PhD FRCS Plast2, Rudolf Buntic, MD, FACS3, Charles M Malata, BSc (HB), LRCP MRCS, FRCS (Glasg), FRCS (Plast)2,4 Gregory M Buncke, MD
1University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; 2Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom; 3The Buncke Clinic, San Francisco, CA; 4Postgraduate Medical Institute, Cambridge & Chelmsfold, United Kingdom
EP76 Outcomes of Suture Suspension Arthroplasty in the Treatment of Basilar Joint Arthritis
Justin Mirza, MD; M Ather Mirza, MD
Mirza Orthopedics, Smithtown, NY
EP77 Comparative Outcomes Following Digital Amputation And Ray Resection: A Single-Center Retrospective Review
William T Li, BS; Adam B Strohl, MD; Michael P. Gaspar, MD; A. Lee Osterman, MD; Patrick M. Kane, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
EP78 Fixation of Ulnar Nerve Using A Slip of Medial Head of Triceps: A Novel Technique to Prevent Dynamic Ulnar Nerve Subluxation Following Cubital Tunnel Release
Joshua Vorstenbosch, MD, PhD; Blair Peters, MD; Christopher Nguyen, MD; Kenneth A. Murray, MD FRCSC; Avinash Islur, MD, FRCSC
University of Mantioba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
EP79 The Effects of Capitate Dimensions on Scapholunate Alignment
Youssra Marjoua, MD; James P. Higgins, MD
The Curtis National Hand Center, Baltimore, MD
EP80 WITHDRAWN
EP81 Outcomes of Open Excision of Occult Dorsal Carpal Ganglions
Elizabeth A Harkin, MD; Tomas Liskutin, BS; Michael Bednar, MD
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
EP82 An Economic Analysis of Hand Surgery performed Wide Awake versus under Sedation
Todd Alter, BS1; William J Warrender, MD2; Frederic Liss, MD3; Asif Ilyas, MD2
1Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA; 2Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
EP83 Hand Surgeons versus Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons Coverage of Upper Extremity Injuries: Where Should the Line be Drawn?
Andrew Miller, MD; Matt Cantlon, MD; Asif Ilyas, MD
Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
EP84 Excision of Hook of Hamate Fractures in Elite Baseball Players: Outcomes and Surgical Technique
Gilad Pinchas Eisenberg, MD
Newton Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA; Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
EP85 Clinical Outcomes of Limited Open Intramedullary Headless Screw Fixation(IMHS) of Metacarpal Fractures - 91 Consecutive Patients
Gilad Pinchas Eisenberg, MD
Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
EP86 Complications of Volar Plating Using Standardized Surgical Technique
Jorge Luis Orbay, MD1; Francisco Rubio, MD1; Eric Balaguer, MD2; C. Edward Hoffler, MD, PhD3 Lauren Vernon, PhD1
1The Miami Hand and Upper Extremity Institute, Miami, FL; 2The Miami Hand & Upper Extremity Institute, Miami, FL; 3Orthopaedics, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
EP87 A Comparison of Ultrasound and MRI Measurements of the Cross Sectional Area of the Median Nerve at the Wrist
Jennifer D'Auria, MD; Beverly Lida Hersh, BA; John R. Fowler, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
EP88 Congenital Aneurysm of the Common Digital Artery: Case Report and Literature Review
Erik S Marques, MD; Riley A. Dean, BS; Shannon I. Fleming, BA; Rodrick C. Zvavanjanja, MD; Matthew R. Greives, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston / McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX
EP89 Dislocation and Fracture-Dislocation Patterns of the 4th and 5th Carpometacarpal Joints: A five year retrospective analysis
Adnan Prsic, MD; William K Snapp, MD; Geoffrey Hogan, BS; Nicholas Nissen, BS; Jonathan Bass, MD; Reena Bhatt, MD; Scott Schmidt, MD; Jin Bo Tang, MD
Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
EP90 Primary Treatment of Scaphoid Nonunions with Proximal Pole Avascular Necrosis with a Medial Femoral Condyle Free Vascularized Bone Graft
Kathleen Kollitz, MD; Nicholas Pulos, MD; Allen T. Bishop, MD; Alexander Y. Shin, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
EP91 Tendon Injuries Associated With Radiofrequency Ablation For Wrist Denervation
Shailesh Agarwal, MD; Phillip Troy Henning, DO; Steven C. Haase, MD
University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
EP92 Do All Complex Intra-Articular Distal Radius Fractures Need Plates?
M Ather Mirza, MD
Mirza Orthopedics, Smithtown, NY
EP93 Factors Associated with Reoperation After Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy
Svenna HWL Verhiel, MD; Sezai Özkan, MD; Neal C. Chen, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University, Boston, MA
EP94 Ultrasound Guided Carpal Tunnel Release Using A Novel Device: Early Clinical Results
Troy Henning, DO; Paul Paterson, MD; Tyson Cobb, MD
Genesis Health System, Davenport, IA
EP95 Incidence and Comorbidities Associated with Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy in the United States - Are We Improving
Nina Lightdale-Miric, MD; Paul Daniel Navo, MPH; Ram K. Alluri, MD; Gabriel Bouz, BA; Milan Stevanovic, MD, PhD; Alidad Ghiassi, MD
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
EP96 Fractures at the Base of the Fifth Metacarpal: Epidemiology and Radiograchic Features
William K Snapp, MD; Geoffrey Hogan, BS; Adnan Prsic, MD; Jonathan Bass, MD; Scott Schmidt, MD; Reena A Bhatt, MD
Rhode Island Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
EP97 Immobilization Following Volar Plate Fixation Of Distal Radius Fractures: A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial.
Jeffrey R. Hill, BS1, Gabriel Bouz, BA2, Paul Daniel Navo, MPH 2, 3; Ram K. Alluri, MD4; Alidad Ghiassi, MD2
1Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; 2Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA; 3Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA; 4Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
EP98 Antithrombotic Agents May Be Safely Continued in Wide-Awake Carpal Tunnel Release
Sarah E. Sasor, MD; Tyler A. Evans, MD; Julia A. Cook, MD; Peter J. Nicksic, BA; Elizabeth A. Lucich, MD; William A. Wooden, MD; Sunil S. Tholpady, MD PhD; Michael W. Chu, MD
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
EP99 Application of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Fingertip replantation
Szu-Han Wang, MD; Ching-hsuan Hu, MD
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
EP100 Synchronous microsurgical anastomosis-technique
Szu-Han Wang, MD; Ching-hsuan Hu, MD
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
EP101 An Anthropometric Assessment of Proximal Hamate Autograft for Scaphoid Proximal Pole Reconstruction
Kitty Wu, MD; Clare Padmore, MEng; Emily Lalone, PhD; Nina Suh, MD, FRCSC
Roth McFarlane Hand & Upper Limb Centre, London, ON, Canada
EP102 WITHDRAWN
EP103 Prosthetic Arthroplasty of Non-Border Digits for Treatment of Osteoarthritis and Postraumatic Arthritis: A Systematic Review
Michael Milone, MD1; Christopher Klifto, MD1; Jacques Henri Hacquebord, MD2
1University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY; 2University of California Irvine, Orange, CA
EP104 Surgical treatment of chronic hand ischemia: a systematic review and case series
David L. Colen, MD1, Thibaudeau Stephanie, MD2, Oded Ben-Amotz, MD2, Martin Carney, BA2, Patrick A. Gerety, MD3; L. Scott Levin, MD2
1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 2McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; 3Division of Plastic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
EP105 Relationship Between Vein Repairs, Postoperative Transfusions, and Survival in Single Digit Replantations
Michael Milone, MD1; Christopher Klifto, MD1; Z-Hye Lee, MD1; Vishal D Thanik, MD1; Jacques Henri Hacquebord, MD2
1New York University Hospital, New York, NY; 2University of California Irvine, Orange, CA
EP106 Prevention of Neuromas with a Porcine SIS Nerve Cap: A Histopathologic Evaluation
Shahryar Tork, MD1; Jennifer Faleris, BS2; Anne Engemann, PhD2; Curt Deister, PhD2; Erick DeVinney, BS2; Ian L. Valerio, MD, MS, MBA1
1Department of Plastic Surgery, The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH; 2AxoGen, Alachua, FL
EP107 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Acutely After Endosopic Carpal Tunnel Release
Anil Akoon, MD, Joel C. Klena, MD; Benjamin R Wagner, MD
Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
EP108 Ultrasound-guided Basal Joint Injection: Does Experience Matter?
Jacob Tulipan, MD1; Kristin Sandrowski, MD2 Peter P. Pham, MS2; Amir Kachooei, MD3; Jonathan Shearin, MD1; Michael Rivlin, MD4
1Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 2Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 3Ghaem Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran (Islamic Republic of); 4Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
EP109 Long-Term Outcomes After Partial Trapeziectomy With Capsular Interposition Arthroplasty For Treating Osteoarthritis Of The Thumb Basal Joint
Moheb S Moneim, MD1; Deana Mercer, MD2; Christina Salas, PhD1; Andrea B Lese, MD3; Norfleet B Thompson, MD4
1University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; 3West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV; 4Clinic, Memphis, TN
EP110 ATYPICALLY LOCALIZED GLOMUS TUMORS: REPORT OF 5 CASES
Meriç U?urlar, MD; Fatih Kabakas, MD; Özge Yap?c? U?urlar, MD; Husrev Purisa, MD; Berkan Mersa, Ass. Prof; ?smail Bülent Özçelik, Ass. Prof.
Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, ?stanbul, Turkey
EP111 WITHDRAWN
EP112 Correlation of Ultrasound and Electrodiagnostic Testing with Severity of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Georgios N. Panagopoulos, MD; Tiffany Wu, MD; John R. Fowler, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
EP113 Simultaneous Scapholunate And Lunotriquetral Joint Arthroscopic Dorsal Ligamentocapsulodesis Results In Floating Lunate
?smail Bülent Özçelik, Ass. Prof., Meriç U?urlar, MD
Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, ?stanbul, Turkey
EP114 The Incidence of FPL Rupture in Distal Radius Fractures Treated with Volar Locking Plate Fixation
Alyssa N Cook, BA; Paul Baldwin, MD; John R. Fowler, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
EP115 Treatment Of Occult Dorsal Wrist Ganglions That Are Associated With Scapholunate Instabilities With Arthroscopic Dorsal Capsuloligamentous Repair
?smail Bülent Özçelik, Ass. Prof., Meriç U?urlar, MD
Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, ?stanbul, Turkey
EP116 The Plate Fixation In The Treatment Of Complex Forearm Open Fractures
Meriç U?urlar, MD; Fatih Kabakas, MD; Mehmet Mesut Sönmez, MD; Ramazan Erden Ertürer, Ass. Prof.; Berkan Mersa, Ass. Prof.; ?smail Bülent Özçelik, Ass. Prof.
Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, ?stanbul, Turkey
EP117 Publishing Rates and Trends in Abstracts Presented at the American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting: A five year review
Fernando Ovalle Jr., MD; Mitchell Peake, BS; Robert Maxwell Rotatori, BA; Christopher van Belle, MD; Ryan Gobble, MD
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
EP118 Are ligaments superior to tendons in reconstruction of injured ligaments in the hand?
Nayif Alnaif, MD; Susan Ge, MD; Salah Aldekhayel, MD, MSc; Teanoosh Zadeh, MD, FRCSC2
McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
EP119 Efficacy of Pre-Operative Antibiotic Therapy in Pediatric Supracondylar Fractures Treated with Closed Reduction and Percutaneous K-Wire Fixation
Etasha M Bhatt, MD1; Bradley M Kruckeberg, BA1; Taylor J Ridley, MD1; Deborah S Quanbeck, MD2; Alison N Schiffern, MD2
1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; 2Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, St.
EP120 Arthroscopic Dorsal Ligamento Capsulodesis Results In Geissler Grade 2 And 3 Scapholunate Interosseous Ligament Injuries
?smail Bülent Özçelik, Ass. Prof.; Meriç U?urlar, MD; Fatih Kabakas, MD; Husrev Purisa, MD
Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, ?stanbul, Turkey
EP121 Biomechanical Analysis of Palmar Midcarpal Instability and Treatment by Partial Wrist Arthrodesis
Sarah A Shiga, MD FRCSC1; Frederick W Werner, MME1; Marc Garcia-Elias, MD, PhD2; Brian J Harley, MD FRCSC
1SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY; 2Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Institut Kaplan, Barcelona, Spain
EP122 Surgical Treatment Of Subungual Glomus Tumors: Experience On The Lateral Subperiosteal And Transungual Approaches
Fatih Kabakas, MD; Meriç U?urlar, MD; ?smail Bülent Özçelik, Ass. Prof.; Berkan Mersa, Ass. Prof.; Husrev Purisa, MD; Ilker Sezer, MD
IST-EL Hand Surgery, Microsurgery and Rehabilitation Group, ?stanbul, Turkey
EP123 Harvesting Olecranon Bone Graft In Adults By Using Bone Biopsy Trephine
Fatih Kabakas, MD; Meriç U?urlar, MD; Abdulkadir Sar?, MD; Bari? Çaypinar, MD; Berkan Mersa, Ass. Prof.; ?smail Bülent Özçelik, Ass. Prof.
IST-EL Hand Surgery, Microsurgery and Rehabilitation Group, ?stanbul, Turkey
EP124 Treatment of bony Mallet finger using threaded Kirschner wire
Berkan Mersa, Ass. Prof.; Fatih Kabakas, MD; ?smail Bülent Özçelik, Ass. Prof.; Meriç U?urlar, MD; Ilker Sezer, MD; Husrev Purisa, MD
Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, ?stanbul, Turkey
EP125 Health Literacy in Patients with Dupuytren's: a Cross-Sectional Study
Mélissa Roy, MDCM; Karen Okrainec, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Christine B Novak, PT, PhD; Herbert P von Schroeder, MD, MSc, FRCSC; David R Urbach, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS; Steven J McCabe, MD, MS
University of Toronto Toronto, ON, Canada
EP126 WITHDRAWN
EP127 Decisional Conflict in Patients with Dupuytren's: a Cross-Sectional Study
Mélissa Roy, MDCM; Karen Okrainec, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Christine B Novak, PT, PhD; Herbert P von Schroeder, MD, MSc, FRCSC; David R Urbach, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS; Steven J McCabe, MD, MS
University of Toronto Toronto, ON, Canada
EP128 Collagenase Extensor Tenotomy for Boutonniere Deformity in Dupuytren Disease
Carolyn Jane Vaughn, MD; Scott L. Hansen, MD; Keith Denkler, MD
University of California, San Francisco, Larkspur, CA
EP129 A Retrospective Analysis of Treating Dupuytren's Disease: Acellular Dermal Matrix Following Fasciectomy
Don Hoang, MD, MHS; Patrick Steven, BS; David A. Kulber, MD
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
EP130 Electrodiagnostic Severity and Carpal Tunnel Release Outcomes: A Prospective Analysis
Michael Rivlin, MD; Amir Kachooei, MD; Mark Wang, MD, PhD; Asif Ilyas, MD
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
EP131 Treatment of Total Wrist Arthroplasty Dislocation; an analysis of 38 consecutive cases
Gregory R Anderson, MD; Eric R Wagner, MD; Nathan R Wanderman, MD; Marco Rizzo, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
EP132 A Prospective Randomized Study Comparing Exparel versus Marcaine for Pain Management after Distal Radius Fracture Repair Surgery
Todd Alter, BS; Frederic Liss, MD; Asif Ilyas, MD
Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
EP133 Relative Tissue Oxygenation Changes are More Reliable than Clinical Exam or Temperature Changes for Detecting Early Tissue Ischemia
Elizabeth M. Polfer, MD; Jennifer Sabino, MD; Isaac Fleming, CCRC, MD; Kenneth R Means Jr, MD
Union Memorial Hospital - The Curtis National Hand Center, Baltimore, MD
EP134 Prospective Comparison of Exparel, Marcaine, and Regional Blocks and their Effect on Pain and Postoperative Opioid Consumption after Thumb Basal Joint Arthroplasty
Andrew Miller, MD; Asif Ilyas, MD
Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
EP135 TouchSurgery™: Analysis and Assessment of Validity of an Orthopedic Surgery Simulation "App"
Andrew Park, MD; Jacob Tulipan, MD; Andrew Miller, MD; Asif Ilyas, MD
Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
EP136 Shape Modified Radial Artery Perforator Flap
Roberto Adani, MD; Giovanna Petrella, MD; Martina Rocchi, MD
Modena University, Modena, Italy
EP137 Results Of Unusual Indicatication In Upper Limb Replantation
Pierluigi Tos, MD, PhD; Bruno Battiston, MD, PhD
UOC Hand Surgery, Turin, Italy
EP138 Synpolydactyly: Analysis of Classification and Treatment
Valeriy Shubinets, MD; Benjamin Chang, MD; Ines C Lin, MD, FACS
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
EP139 Nerve Repair By Fresh Muscle-Vein-Combined Guides: Surgical Technique And Actual Indications
Pierluigi Tos, MD, PhD; Bruno Battiston, MD, PhD, UOC
Hand Surgery, Turin, Italy
EP140 Fixation versus Arthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fractures: An Analysis in 129,150 Inpatients Over Age 50
Avi D Goodman, MD; Joey P Johnson, MD; Alan H Daniels, MD; Justin E Kleiner, BS; Joseph A Gil, MD; Roman Hayda, MD
Brown University, Providence, RI
EP141 Cost Effectiveness Comparison of Different Tourniquet Equipment in Hand Surgery
BaiJing Qin, MD; David Whitehead, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
EP142 Wrist Arthroscopy Has Limited Inter And Intraobserver Reliability In The Assessment Of Tears Of The Triangular Fibrocartilage
Pedro Beredjiklian, MD; Kevin Lutsky, MD; Jonas Matzon, MD; Charles Leinberry, MD; Talia Chapman, MD; Andrew G. Park, MD
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
EP143 Does Simultaneous Surgical Treatment of Dupuytren's Contracture and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Increase the Risk for Developing Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?
Scott Nathan Loewenstein, MD; Stephen Peter Duquette, MD; Adkinson M Joshua, MD
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
EP144 Ultrasound Accurately Measures Presence, Length and Diameter of the Palmaris Longus Tendon
Christine Cleora Johnson, MD1; Emil Stefan Vutescu, MD2; Theodore T. Miller, MD3; Ogonna K. Nwawka, MD3; Daniel J. Johnson, BS4; Steve K Lee, MD3; Scott W Wolfe, MD5
1Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY; 2Columbia, New York, NY, 3Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY; 4Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 5Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
EP145 Prospective Monitoring of Antibiotic Reactions in Outpatient Hand Surgery
Kristin Sandrowski, MD; David Edelman, MS; Lauren Banner, MS; Michael Rivlin, MD; Christopher Jones, MD; Mark Wang, MD; Pedro K Beredjiklian, MD
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
EP146 The Cost and Utility of Post-Reduction Radiographs After Closed Reduction of Pediatric Wrist and Forearm Fractures
Avi D Goodman, MD; Mark Zonfrillo, MD, MSCE; Daniel Chiou, BS; Craig P Eberson, MD; Aristides I Cruz, Jr., MD
Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
EP147 A New Technique for Patient Positioning during Olecranon Fixation
Kristin Sandrowski, MD; Eric M Padegimas, MD; Michael Rivlin, MD
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
EP148 Functional Tests vs Patient-Reported Outcomes in Predicting Thumb CMC Arthritis Progression: a Prospective, Longitudinal Study
Joseph A. Gil, MD; Justin E Kleiner, BS; Joseph Crisco, PhD; Amy Ladd, MD; Arnold Peter C Weiss, MD,
Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
EP149 High Survivorship and Few Complications With Cementless Total Wrist Arthroplasty at a Mean Followup of 9 Years
Joseph A. Gil, MD; Robin N. Kamal, MD; Eugene Cone, MD; Arnold Peter C. Weiss, MD
Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
EP150 Are Prophylactic Antibiotics Necessary to Prevent Infections in Pediatric Nail Bed Injuries?
Lillia N Steffenson, BS; Kevin J. Little, MD; Ann R. Schwentker, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
EP151 A New Prototype of Dynamic External Fixator for the Metacarpophalangeal Joint
Francesco Kostoris, MD1; Andrea Poggetti, MD2; Francesco Addevico, MD2; Luigi Murena MD1
1Trieste University, Trieste, Italy; 2Pisa University, Pisa, Italy
EP152 The Adequacy of Emergency Room (ER) and Urgent Care Center (UCC) Radiographs for Pediatric Upper Extremity Injuries
Karan Dua, MD1; Eric Margulies, BS2; Nathan N. O'Hara, MHA2; Joshua M. Abzug, MD3
1State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; 2University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 3Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
EP153 National Trends for the Practice of Utilizing Prophylactic Antibiotics in Pediatric Nail Bed Injuries
Lillia N Steffenson, BS; Kevin J. Little, MD; Ann R. Schwentker, MD
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
EP154 Complications After Distal Radius Fracture Treatment
Adeyemi A Ogunleye, MD, SM; Donna Fewell, MD; Milton B. Armstrong, MD, FACS; Fernando Herrera, MD
Medical University of South Carolina Hospital, Charleston, SC
EP155 Iatrogenic Radial Artery Injuries: Variable Injury Patterns, Treatment Times, and Outcomes
Chase A Arbra, MD; Jon Simon Ivey, MD; Fernando Herrera, MD
Medical University of South Carolina Hospital, Charleston, SC
EP156 Setting and Outcomes in Finger Replantation following Pediatric Traumatic Amputations: National Study of 3,090 Patients
Neill Yun Li, MD; Justin E Kleiner, BS; Andrew Paul Harris, MD; Avi D Goodman, MD; Julia A. Katarincic, MD
Brown University, Providence, RI
EP157 Distal Radioulnar Joint Replacement with Wrist Arthrodesis: Long-term Follow-up
Shih-Heng Chen, MD1; Jonathan Lans, MD2; Jesse Jupiter, MD2; Luis R. Scheker, MD3
1University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 3Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center, Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, Louisville, KY
EP158 Variation Among Pediatric Hand Surgeons When Diagnosing and Treating Distal Radius Fractures
Karan Dua, MD1; Nathan N. O'Hara, MHA2; Joshua M. Abzug, MD3
1State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; 2University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 3Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
EP159 Pathologic Fractures in Primary Bone Neoplasms of the Fingers
Kamilcan Oflazoglu, MD; Jonathan Lans, MD; Neal C Chen, MD; Santiago Lozano-Calderon, MD PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
EP160 Dorsal Plate Fixation for Distal Interphalangeal Joint Arthrodesis of the Fingers and Thumb
Anand Patel, BS, MD; Dhanur Damodar, BA, MD; Seth D Dodds, MD
University of Miami, Miami, FL
EP161 Frequency, Pattern, and Treatment of Pediatric Hand Fractures: A 27-Year Review of 4356 Hand Fractures Treated at a Tertiary Center
Waleed Gibreel, MD; Brian Carlsen, MD;  Steven L. Moran, MD; Karim Bakri, MBBS
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
EP162 Hand Dorsum Reconstruction: The Usefulness of Flaps and Regenerative Surgery Through a Retrospective Analysis of Ten Years Work of a Hand Surgery Department.
Andrea Marchesini, MD; Pierfrancesco Pugliese, MD; Pier Paolo Pangrazi, MD; Letizia Senesi, MD; Michele Riccio, Professor
A.O.U. Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona, Ancona, Italy
EP163 Ultrasound Findings in Patients with Isolated Cervical Radiculopathy with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome like presentation
Gloria Sanin, BS; John R. Fowler, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
EP164 Surgical Decision Making in Median Neuropathy Associated With Distal Radius Fractures
Sezai Özkan, MD1; Frank W Bloemers, MD, PhD2; Brady T Evans, MD, MBA1; Colyn J Watkins, MD1, Marilyn Heng, MD1; Chaitanya Mudgal, MD1
1Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
EP165 Digital Replantation in Children
May Tove Hestmo, MD; Magne Rokkum, MD, PhD
Oslo University Hospital, 0424 Oslo, Norway
EP166 Comparison of closed reduction and percutaneous pinning versus open reduction and internal fixation of closed metacarpal fractures
Vasileios Vasilakis, MD; Catherine J Sinnott, MD; Malack Hamade, BS; Brian Pinsky, MD
Long Island Plastic Surgical Group/Nassau University Medical Center, Garden City, NY
EP167 The Impact of Obesity on Neurovascular Injuries in Supracondylar Fracture Patients
Andrew Yang, MD; George A. Beyer, MS; Max Solow, BS; Sarah G. Stroud, AB; Erika Kuehn, MD; Bassel G. Diebo, MD; Steven M. Koehler, MD; Emmanuel Illical, MD; Khalid Hesham, MD
State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
EP168 Partial Hand Transplant: Lessons Learned from Cadaveric Dissections
Valeriy Shubinets, MD; Benjamin Chang, MD; L. Scott Levin, MD; Ines C Lin, MD, FACS
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
EP169 Distal Radius Fractures: Functional and Financial Evaluation of Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Kirschner Wire Pinning
Ritsaart Frederik Westenberg, MD; Sezai Özkan, MD; Lydia Helliwell, MD;  Chaitanya S. Mudgal, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
EP170 Muscle Regeneration and Function Restoration Following Transplantation of Chimeric Cells of Myoblast And Mesenchymal Stem Cell Origin
Erzsebet Szilagyi, MD, PhD; Joanna Cwykiel, MSc; Anna Domaszewska-Szostek, PhD; Maria Siemionow, MD PhD DSc
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
EP171 Readmission and Revision Rates for Replantation: A Survey of the Nation Readmission Database
Kareem Hassan, MD; Patrick Reavey, MD, MS
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
EP172 Epidemiology of Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries in National Collegiate Athletic Association Sports: 2009-2010 to 2013-2014 Academic Years
Steven F DeFroda, MD; Avi D Goodman, MD; Joseph A Gil, MD; Brett Owens, MD
Brown University, Providence, RI
EP173 Preliminary Results: Factors Associated With Phalangeal Fractures
Ritsaart Frederik Westenberg, MD; Kamil Oflazoglu, MD; Bo J.W. Notermans, MD; Sezai Özkan, MD; Neal C Chen, MD; Kyle R. Eberlin, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
EP174 Characterizing Risk Factors and Outcomes of Peripheral IV Extravasation Injuries in Neonates
Marten N Basta, MD; Jonathan L Bass, MD, MS; Reena A Bhatt, MD
Brown University & Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
EP175 Extended FCR Approach: Contact Pressures Between FPL and Volar Plate
Christopher M Jones, MD; Roshan Melvani, MD; Kenneth R Means Jr, MD
Union Memorial Hospital - Orthopaedic Hand Surgery, The Curtis National Hand Center, Baltimore, MD
EP176 The Severity of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries of the Elbow in Overhead versus Non-Overhead Athletes in National Collegiate Athletic Association Sports from 2009-2010 through 2013-2014
Neill Yun Li, MD; Steven F DeFroda, MD, MEng; Avi D Goodman, MD; Brett Owens, MD
Brown University, Providence, RI
EP177 Determining Predictability of Hemoglobin A1c and Glucose on Admission on Culture Results and Ultimate Antibiotic Choice for Hand Infections Among Diabetic Patients
Andrew J. Hayden, MD1; Steven A. Burekhovich, BS1; Neil V. Shah, MD, MS11; Sarah G. Stroud, AB1; Aadit T. Shah, BS2; Steven M. Koehler, MD1; Bassel G. Diebo, MD1
1State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; 2Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
EP178 Characteristics of Hand Transfer Patients and Follow-up Care Based on Insurance Status
Ellen Kroin, MD; Sonya Agnew, MD; Sameer Puri, MD; Michael Bednar, MD; Terry Light, MD
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
EP179 What is the Ideal Way to Wrap an Ace Bandage? The Relationship between Stretch and Pressure for the Ace Bandage Dressing
Andrew Yang, MD; Karan Dua, MD; Erika Kuehn, MD; Bhaveen H. Kapadia, MD; Dipal Chatterjee, MD; William P. Urban, MD
State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
EP180 Shenton's Line of the Wrist
Jonathan B Slaughter, MD; Chris Casstevens, MD; Peter J. Stern, MD
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
EP181 WITHDRAWN
EP182 Opponensplasty: A Biomechanical Study Quantifying Work of Thumb Opposition.
Nickolay P. Markov, MD; Justin T. Zelones, MD; Fioleda Prifti, BS; Christopher D. Funderburk, MD; Michael K. Matthew, MD
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
EP183 Recurrence Rate of Primary Bone and Soft Tissue Neoplasms of the Fingers
Jonathan Lans, MD; Kamilcan Oflazoglu, MD; Neal C Chen, MD; Santiago Lozano-Calderon, MD PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
EP184 Coronary Artery Disease Association with Arterial Calcifications on Hand Radiographs
Erin M. Taylor, MD; Qing Z. Ruan, MD; Mathew L. Iorio, MD
Harvard University, Boston, MA
EP185 Survival after digit replantation and revascularization is not affected by the use of grafts during arterial repair
Z-Hye Lee, MD; Christopher Klifto, MD; Joshua Cohen, BS; Michael T. Milone, MD; Vishal D Thanik, MD; Jacques H. Hacquebord, MD
NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
EP186 Wrist Arthroplasty Using 3D Printing
Ji Hye Son, MD
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
EP187 The Role of Medial Femoral Condyle Free Vascularized Bone Graft for the Treatment of Failed Scaphoid Nonunion Surgery associated with Proximal Pole Avascular Necrosis
Nicholas Pulos, MD; Kathleen M. Kollitz, MD; Allen T. Bishop, MD; Alexander Y. Shin, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
EP188 An Evaluation of Risk Factors for Flap Loss and Anti-thrombotic Strategies by Surgeons and Hematologists
Minh Q Huynh, BSc; Kevin Cheung, MSc, MD, FRCSC; Vinai Bhagirath, MD, FRCP; Michael Gupta, MD, FRCSC; Ronen Avram, MD, FRCSC
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
EP189 Characterizing Hand Infections in an Underserved Population: The Role of Diabetic Status and Location of Infection
Andrew J. Hayden, MD; Steven A. Burekhovich, BS; Sarah G. Stroud, AB; Neil V. Shah, MD, MS; Aadit T. Shah, BS; Steven M. Koehler, MD; Bassel G. Diebo, MD
State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
EP190 The Effect of Dorsal Screw Prominence in the Radial Shaft of Distal Radius Fractures Treated with Volar Locked Plating
Nicholas Pulos, MD; Brent R DeGeorge, MD, PhD; Alexander Y. Shin, MD; Marco Rizzo, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
EP191 Predictors of Postoperative Complications in 10, 623 Patients Undergoing Elective Hand Surgeries: Who Should be Operated On in an Outpatient Setting?
Kalpit N. Shah, MD; Steven F. DeFroda, MD, MEng; Bo Wang, BS; Arnold Peter C. Weiss, MD
Brown University, Providence, RI
EP192 Computed Tomographic Analysis of Fresh Fractures of the Lunate
Mohamed Morsy, MD1; M. Diya Sabbagh, MD1; Marissa Suchyta, BA1; Steven L Moran, MD2
1Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt; 2Division of Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
EP193 Brachioradialis Flap for Soft Tissue Coverage of Posterior Elbow Wounds: Case Report and Surgical Technique
Orlando D Sabbag, MD; Casey M. DeDeugd, MD; Eric Wagner, MD; Bassem T. Elhassan, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
EP194 Three Children with Serious Injuries to Hand Caused by Meat Grinder
May Tove Hestmo, MD; Magne Rokkum, MD, PhD
University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
EP195 Complications following Volar plating of Distal Radius Fractures: A Meta Analysis
Todd Alter, BS; Kristin Sandrowski, MD; Asif Ilyas, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
EP196 Outcomes and Complications in Distal Biceps Repair
Jeremy T. Hines, MD; Andrew T. Assenmacher, MD; Scott P. Steinmann, MD; Julie E. Adams, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
EP197 New Smartphone Applications Provide Accurate and Reliable Measures of Finger Range of Motion
Hannah H. Lee, MD, PhD; Kwesi St. Louis, MD; John R. Fowler, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
EP198 The Role of the A0 Pulley and the Flexor Tendons in Trigger Finger
Robin Wu, BS; Jack Kanouzi, MD; Cyril Gary, BA; Brandon Sumpio, BA; J. Grant Thomson, MD
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
EP199 WITHDRAWN
EP200 The Effect of Sequential Flexor Tendon Pulley Sectioning and Reconstruction on Joint Range of Motion and Tendon Load
Nina Suh, MD, FRCSC; Brett Byers, MD FRCS(C); Mohammad Haddara, BEng; Louis Ferreira, PhD, P Eng
Western University, London, ON, Canada
EP201 Intramedullary Button Repair of Distal Biceps Ruptures: A Pilot Study
Reed Hoyer, MD; Alexander D. Choo, MD
Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Indianapolis, IN
EP202 A Low-Cost, High-Fidelity Microsurgery Curriculum for Orthopedic Trainees
David M. Whitehead, MD, MS.; Marci D. Jones, MD
University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
EP203 Distal Scaphoid Excision in Treatment of Symptomatic Scaphoid Non-Union: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Cory K Mayfield, BS; Daniel J. Gould, MD, PhD; Marie Dusch, MD; Amir Mostofi, MD
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
EP204 Buried versus Exposed K-wires in Hand and Wrist Fractures: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Andrew J Lovy, MD, MS; Aakash Keswani, BA; Debbie Chi, BS; Dong-han Yao, BS; Matthew Gluck, MD; Michael R Hausman, MD
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
EP205 Predictors of Digit Survival following Replantation: Quantitative Review and Meta-Analysis.
Ashkaun Shaterian, MD; Ramin Rajaii, MS; Melissa Kanack, MD; Gregory R.D. Evans, MD, FACS; Amber Leis, MD
University of California Irvine, Orange, CA
EP206 Metastatic Carcinoma Presenting as Soft Tissue Infection in the Hand
Alaa A. Alibrahim, MD1; Maria Cipollone, MD2; Emran S. Sheikh, MD1; Renata V. Weber, MD1
1Multi Disciplinary Specialists, Rutherford, NJ; 2Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY
EP207 Surface Replacing Arthroplasty for Metacarpophalangeal Joint Arthitis; a comparison of etiologies
Heath P. Melugin, MD; Eric R. Wagner, MD; Jason Srnec, MD; Laurel Barras, MD; William Robinson, MD; Bayard C. Carlson, MD; Moran L. Steven, MD; Marco Rizzo, MD
Mayo, Rochester, MN
EP208 Treatment of Flexor Tendon Reconstruction Failures : Experience with Brunelli Active Tendon Implant and Review of the Literature
Maddalena Bertolini, MD, PhD; Bruno Battiston, MD, PhD; Stefania Vanni, MD; Davide Ciclamini, MD
Hand Surg, Microsurg. Unit, Torino, Italy
EP209 Long-term Outcomes Following Arthroscopic Elbow Contracture Release
Christina M Beck, PhD; Matthew J Gluck, BS; Todd A Rubin, MD; Michael R. Hausman, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
EP210 Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Scaphoid Fractures using a Two-Screw Technique
Amanda L Walsh, MD; Joung Heon Kim, BS; Ajul Shah, MD; Jaehon Kim, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
EP211 PIP Collateral Ligament: A Cadaveric Study
John G Coury, DO; Lum Zachary, DO; Ummel R. Jason, DO; Marc A. Trzeciak, DO
Valley Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Modesto, CA
EP212 Concomitant Radiocarpal Dislocations in Perilunar Injuries: Prevalence
Ian Mullikin, MD
SAMMC, San Antonio, TX
EP213 Effect and Mechanism of Urinary Kallidinogenase on the Survival of the Free Skin Flaps in Rats
Yuzhi Jin, master
The Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Zhejiang Province, China
EP214 Arthroplasty in Proximal Interphalangeal and Metacarpophalangeal Joints, Functional Outcome in Mid-Term Follow-Up
Alberto De Mas, MD; Francesco Kostoris, MD; Bruno Gaspardini, MD
Trieste University, Trieste, Italy
EP215 Vascularized metatarsal head transfer to reconstruct the lunate fossa
Elizabeth Anne Killion, MD1; William C. Pederson, MD1; Lindsey White, PA-C2
1Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; 2Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX
EP216 Abdominal Based Distant Flaps for Upper Extremity Defect Coverage
Brian Q. Le, MD; Yitzchok Greenberg, MD; Ajul Shah, MD; Jacques Henri Hacquebord, MD; Vishal D Thanik, MD; David Chiu, MD
New York University, New York, NY
EP216 Abdominal Based Distant Flaps for Upper Extremity Defect Coverage
Brian Q. Le, MD; Yitzchok Greenberg, MD; Ajul Shah, MD; Jacques Henri Hacquebord, MD; Vishal D Thanik, MD; David Chiu, MD
New York University, New York, NY
EP217 Peripheral Nerve Surgery with Processed Human Umbilical Cord: Clinical Case Series
Andrew Watt, MD1; Paul Sibley, DO2; Robert Hagan, MD3; Mark S. Rekant, MD4; Harry Hoyen, MD5 Bauback Safa, MD1
1The Buncke Clinic, San Francisco, CA; 2Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Allentown, PA; 3Neuropax Clinic, St Louis, MO; 4The Philadelphia Hand Center, Philadelphia, PA; 5MetroHealth System, Cleveland, OH
EP218 WITHDRAWN.
EP219 Characterization of Minimally Processed Placental Umbilical Cord Membranes Developed for use as a Surgical Implant Around Peripheral Nerve
Curt Deister, PhD; Stefanie Villender, PhD; Anne Engemann, PhD, Brian Romot, MS; Erick DeVinney, BS
AxoGen, Alachua, FL
EP220 Comprehensive Individualized Algorithm for the Management and Care of Upper Limb Ischemia/ Compartment Syndrome in Neonates as a Result of our Experience in Puerto Rico
Natalio Debs, MD; Cesar Castillo, MD
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico
EP221 The Use of Pocket-Sized Ultrasound in the Diagnosis and Assessment of Both Bone Forearm Fracture Reductions
Brian C Lau, MD; Patrick Curran, MD; Daria Motamedi, MD; Nirav Pandya, MD; Nicolas Lee, MD
University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
EP222 Hypoxia Modulates The Human Connective Tissue Phenotype
Rowena McBeath, MD, PhD; Richard Edwards, BS, MS; Irving Shapiro, PhD; A. Lee Osterman, MD
The Philadelphia Hand Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
EP223 Can you Teach Orthopaedic Residents Point-Of-Care Ultrasound Techniques for Fracture Assessment and Reduction?
Brian C Lau.MD; Daria Motamedi, MD; Nicolas Lee, MD
University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
EP224 Modified Bilhaut-Cloquet Procedure: Meticulous Nail Plasty,Bone Reconstruction And Radial Side Incision
Weiyang GAO, MD
Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, China
EP225 Defining and Directing T Cell Subsets Involved in Rejection of Vascularized Composite Allografts
Veronika Malek, BSc; Georg Furtmüller, MD; Byoungchol Oh, MD, PhD; Damon S. Cooney, MD, PhD; Gerald Brandacher, MD
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
EP226 Repair of Distal Biceps Tendon Injuries
Laura Martini, MD
Azienda Usl Toscana Centro, Florence, Italy

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