American Association for Hand Surgery
2019 ePosters
Theme: Beyond Innovation

Program and Abstracts | ePosters

HS EP1
Flexor Sub-zone II A-D Range of Motion Progression During Healing on a No-splint, No-tenodesis Protection, Immediate Full Composite Extension Regimen
Mark Henry, MD1; Forrest Hal Lundy, Undergraduate2
1Hand and Wrist Center of Houston, Houston, TX; 2University of Tampa, Tampa, FL
HS EP2
Oral Antibiotic Management of Acute Osteomyelitis of the Hand: Outcomes and Cost Comparison to Standard Intravenous Regimen
Mark Henry, MD1; Forrest Hal Lundy, Undergraduate2
1Hand and Wrist Center of Houston, Houston, TX; 2University of Tampa, Tampa, FL
HS EP3
The Level of Vitamin D in Post-menopausal Women are Associated with the Occurrence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I in Distal Radius Fracture
Jongyoon Lee, M.D1; Sang-Uk Lee, M.D1; Ki-tae Na, MD2; Namhyuk Kim, MD1
1Incheon St. Mary's Hospital, Incheon, Korea, Republic of (South); 2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Incheon St. Mary's Hospital, Incheon, Korea, Republic of (South)
HS EP4
Biomechanical Analysis of Reconstruction Techniques for Longitudinal Forearm Instability
Scott Dart, MD1; Patrick Marinello, MD2; Lisa Ferrara, PhD3; Bryan Loeffler, MD2
1Atrium Health, Charlotte, NC, 2OrthoCarolina Hand Center, Charlotte, NC; 3OrthoKinetic Technologies, LLC, Southport, NC
HS EP5
Comparison of Outcomes between Axial Radial and Axial Ulnar Carpal Injuries
Steven Shannon, MD1; Chelsea C Boe, MD1; Christine Oh, MD1; Alexander Y. Shin, MD2;
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2Division of Hand Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
HS EP6
An Economic Analysis of Hand Surgery performed Wide Awake versus under Sedation: What's the Cost Difference
Todd Alter, BS; Fred Liss, MD; Asif Ilyas, MD
Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP7
Submicron Ridges Increase Length of Effective Peripheral Axonal Regrowth After Neurotmesis
Casey D Sigerson, DO1; Harsh Sharthiya, MSc2; Alex Tawa, MS-II2; Joshua Z Gasiorowski, PhD2; Michele Fornaro, PhD2
1Midwestern University / Franciscan Health, Olympia Fields, IL; 2Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL
HS EP8
The Opportunity Cost of Resident Involvement in Academic Hand Surgery
Anthony M Kordahi, MD
University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
HS EP9
Perioperative Opioid Use in Total Wrist Arthroplasty
Neill Yun Li, MD1; Joseph A Gil, MD2; Christopher J Got, MD2
1Brown University, Providence, RI; 2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
HS EP10
Ulnar Nerve In Situ Decompression versus Transposition for Idiopathic Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: An Updated Meta-Analysis
Joseph Said, MD; Asif Ilyas, MD
Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP11
The Association between Scaphoid Malunion and Radioscaphoid Joint Contact: A Computational Study
Spencer B Chambers, MD, B.Eng1,2; Clare Padmore, MEng3; Nina Suh, MD, FRCSC3
1Western University, London, ON, Canada; 2London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada; 3Roth McFarlane Hand & Upper Limb Centre, London, ON, Canada
HS EP12
Self-Identified Functional Limitations Improve in Patients with Chronic Wrist Pathology Post Surgery
Aviva Wolff, EdD, OTR, CHT1; Yatindra Patel, BS1; Esther Zusstone, BS1; Scott W Wolfe, MD2
1Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY; 2Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
HS EP13
Reducing Postoperative Opioid Prescription and its Effect on Patient Satisfaction
Jillian Johnson, BS1; Scott Allen, MD1; Deborah Bohn, MD2
1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; 2Orthopaedics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
HS EP14
Mapping the Proximal Scaphoid and Proximal Hamate for Goodness of Fit
Anastassia Newbury, MD1,2; Alex McIntyre, BS3; Kimberly Orozco, BS1; Dawn-Marie Swahn, RT1; Anthony Sapienza, MD1
1NYU Hospital For Joint Disease, New York, NY; 2St. Lukes 3George Washington University, Washington, DC
HS EP15
HS EP16
Cost Analysis of Trigger Finger Release Performed in Clinic versus in the Operating Room
TJ France, BS; Sonu A. Jain, MD, FACS;
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
HS EP17
A System for Automated Acquisition of Digital Flexion Using a 3-D Camera and Custom Gantry
David M Brogan, MD, MSc1; Aws Anaz, BS2; Marjorie Skubic, PhD2; Christopher Dy, MD, MPH1; Jay Bridgeman, MD2
1Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; 2University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
HS EP18
The Correlation between Boston Hand Questionnaire and Electrodiagnostic Study Results in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Jeff Wera, MD1; William Smith, MD1; Matthew Poorman, MD2; Hesham Abdelfattah, MD1; Joseph Thoder, MD1
1Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; 2Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP19
Anatomical and Histological Analysis of the Transverse Bundle of the MUCL
Matthew J Gluck, BS1; Thomas Evashwick-Rogler, MS2; Madeline Smith, BS2; Ezequiel Zaidenberg, MD3; Michael R Hausman, MD1
1Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY; 2Icahn School of Medicine- Mount Sinai, New York, NY; 3Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina
HS EP20
Salvage of Failed Trapeziectomy Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition with Suture Button Suspensionplasty for Basilar Joint Arthritis
Alexander R Graf, MD; Kai J Yang, MD; Nicholas Kim, MD; Hani Matloub, MD; James R Sanger, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
HS EP21
Geriatric Distal Humerus Fracture Management with Total Elbow Arthroplasty versus Open Reduction Internal : An Updated Meta-Analysis
Lili Schindelar, MD; Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; Asif Ilyas, MD
Orthopaedics, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP22
Long-term Patient Reported Outcomes After Surgery for Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome
Leah Demetri, MD1; Jonathan Lans, MD2; George S.M. Dyer, MD3; Kyle R Eberlin, MD2; Neal C Chen, MD2
1UCSF Department of Orthopedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 3Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
HS EP23
Comparison of Surgical Costs and Outcomes by Choice of Anesthesia in Hand Surgery
Gopal R Lalchandani, MD; Ryan T Halvorson, SB; Paymon Rahgozar, MD; Igor Immerman, MD
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
HS EP24
The Incidence of PTSD and Depression in Adults with Operatively Treated Traumatic Brachial Plexus Palsy
Michael Gart, MD1; Risa Reid, MD2; Sarah Pierrie, MD2; Patrick S Brannan, MD3; Bryan Loeffler, MD1; Daniel R Lewis, MD1; Glenn Gaston, MD1
1OrthoCarolina Hand Center, Charlotte, NC; 2Atrium Health, Charlotte, NC; 3Eglin Airforce Base Orthopedic Clinic, Eglin AFB, FL
HS EP25
A Comparative Study between the Darrach and Sauvé-Kapandji Procedure for Post-Traumatic Distal Radio-Ulnar Joint Dysfunction
Svenna HWL Verhiel, MD1; Sezai Özkan, MD1; Kyle R Eberlin, MD1; Neal C Chen, MD2;
1Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard University, Boston, MA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
HS EP26
New Objective Grading System to Provide Prognostic Value to Cubital Tunnel Surgery
Cory Lebowitz, DO1; Michael Rivlin, MD2; Mitchell Freedman, DO2; Lauryn Bianco, MS3
1Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ; 2Rothman Institute, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 3Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP27
Thirty-Day Outcomes of Upper Extremity Free Flap Transfers: An Analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database
George A. Beyer, MS1; John P. Connors, BS1; Jared M. Newman, MD1; Neil V. Shah, MD, MS1; Suhail K. Mithani, MD2; Steven M. Koehler, MD1
1State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
HS EP28
Corrective Osteotomy for Distal Radius Malunion: Does Timing of Surgery Influence Complications?
Kevin T Rezzadeh, BA1; Sara M Glynn, CPA2; Louis W Catalano, MD3; Steven Z Glickel, MD1; Jacques H. Hacquebord, MD1
1New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY; 2CV Starr Hand Surgery Center, New York, NY; 3New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
HS EP29
The Role of Lymphatic Reconstitution and Donor Lymph Nodes in Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation
Catherine Tsai, MD1; Radu Olariu, MD1; Mai Abd El Hafez, PhD2; Ioana Lese, MD1; Mihai Constantinescu, MD1; Robert Rieben, PhD2; Esther Voegelin, MD3; Adriano Taddeo, PhD2
1Inselspital University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; 2University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; 3Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Inselspital University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
HS EP30
What Is the Residual Distal Hamate Articular Surface after Graft Harvest for Hamate Hemiarthroplasty? A Morphometric Study
Ludovico Lucenti, MD1; Kevin F Lutsky, MD2; Greg Gallant, MD3; Lauren Banner, MS4; Zachary Lazev, MS5; Moody Kwok, MD6; Daren Aita, MD4; Pedro K Beredjiklian, MD7
1Vittorio Emanuele Hospital, Catania, Italy; 2The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA; 3Thomas Jefferson, Philadelphia, PA; 4Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA; 5NYTCOM, New York, NY; 6Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; 7Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP31
Conduits Harnessing Spatially Controlled Cell-Secreted Neurotrophic Factors Improve Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
Aaron Sun, BS1; Hannah H Lee, MD, PhD2; Travis Prest, MS3; John R. Fowler, MD4; Bryan Brown, PhD1; Peter G Alexander, PhD2; Rocky S. Tuan, PhD2
1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; 2UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA; 3McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA; 4Orthopaedic Surgery, UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
HS EP32
Wrist Ganglia in children: Observation or Surgery?
Gershon Zinger, MD MS; Michael Michaelevich, MD; Kobi Steinberg, MD; Bat-el Harris, BSc
Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
HS EP33
The 'Calamari Procedure': Ulnar Head Replacement and Sigmoid Notch Resurfacing Arthroplasty
Nicholas J Clark, MD; Nicholas Munaretto, MD; Bassem T. Elhassan, MD; Sanjeev Kakar, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
HS EP34
Surgical Anatomy of the Medial Femoral Based Vascularized Bone Graft Arterial Pedicle
Christine Oh, MD; Nicholas Pulos, MD; Allen Bishop, MD; Alexander Y Shin, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
HS EP35
Quantification of Thumb Carpometacarpal Intra-articular Volume: A Prospective Anatomic Study in Osteoarthritis Patients
Jack G Graham, BS1,2; Kevin F Lutsky, MD1,2; Frederic Liss, MD1,2; Pedro K Beredjiklian, MD1,3
1Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 2The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA; 3Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP37
Thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair with Suture Tape Augmentation Restores Kinematics after Complete Tear
Nilay A Patel, MD1; Charles C Lin, BSE1; Yasuo Itami, MD1; Michelle H McGarry, MS1; Steven S Shin, MD2; Thay Q Lee, PhD1
1University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA; 2Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, Los Angeles, CA
HS EP38
The Effects of Incremental Ulnar Styloid Osteotomies on Distal Radioulnar Joint Displacement – A Cadaveric Study
Adnan N Cheema, MD; Agnes Dardas, MD; Michael Hast, PhD; Benjamin L Gray, MD;
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP39
Unplanned Early Reoperation Rate Following Thumb Basal Joint Arthroplasty
Jack Graham, BS1; Michael Rivlin, MD1; Asif Ilyas, MD2
1Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 2Orthopaedics, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP40
Increasing Multi-Drug Antibiotic Resistance in MRSA Infections of the Hand: A 10 year Analysis
Justin Kistler, MD1; Asif Ilyas, MD2; Colin Macelroy Vroome, MD1
1Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; 2Orthopaedics, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP41
Determining Robust Minimal Clinically Important Differences (MCIDs) in Patient-Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Physical Function (PF), Upper Extremity (UE), and Pain Interference (PI)
David N Bernstein, MBA, MA1; Jeff R Houck, PhD2; Constantinos Ketonis, MD, PhD1; Warren C. Hammert, MD3
1University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; 2George Fox University, Newberg, OR; 3Department of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
HS EP42
The Triceps Traction Test; A Decision Algorithm for Choice of Stabilizing Flap After In Situ Decompression of the Ulnar Nerve
Matthew WT Curran, MD, MSc1; Hollie A. Power, MD2; K. Ming Chan, MD1; Michael J Morhart, MD, MSc1
1University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada; 2Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
HS EP44
Malignant Hand Tumors: Is Unplanned Excision a Problem?
Jonathan Lans, MD1; Kai-Lou Yue, BSc2; Rene M Castelein, MD PhD3; Neal C Chen, MD4; Santiago Lozano-Calderon, MD PhD2
1Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 3Department of Orthopedics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands; 4Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
HS EP45
Titanium Mesh as a Low-Profile Alternative to Tension Band Wiring for Olecranon Repairs
Deana Mercer, MD1; Jasmin Regalado, MS2; Christina Salas, PhD2; Kavita Vakharia, MD2; Fermin Prieto, BS2; Darielys Mejias-Morales, BS2
1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; 2University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
HS EP46
Outcomes of the Adams-Berger Ligament Reconstruction for the Distal Radioulnar Joint Instability in 95 Consecutive Cases
Joshua A Gillis, MD, BSc; Joseph S Khouri, MD, BSc; Moran L Steven, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
HS EP47
Outcomes of Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery with Home Guided Hand Therapy versus No Hand Therapy: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial
Jake T Schroeder, MD1; Ajith Malige, MD2; William E Rodriguez, Jr, BS1; Franzes A Liongson, BA1; Kristofer S. Matullo, MD3
1St. Lukes University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA; 2St. Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, PA; 3Orthopedic Surgery, St. Lukes University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA
HS EP48
Patient Specific Scaffolds for Treatment of Scaphoid Fractures and Nonunions with Significant Bone Loss
David S Margolis, MD, PhD; Danielle N Larson, NA; David A Gonzales, BS; John A Szivek, PhD
The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
HS EP49
A Prospective Evaluation of Complications After Pinning of the Hand and Wrist
Kevin F Lutsky, MD1; Jonas Matzon, MD2; Jack Abboudi, MD3; Michael Rivlin, MD2; Ludovico Lucenti, MD4; Pedro K Beredjiklian, MD5
1The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA, 2Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 3Orthopaedics, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 4Vittorio Emanuele Hospital, Catania, Italy, 5Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP50
Modified Brunelli technique for flexor tendons repair in zone II
Alexandru Valentin Georgescu, Prof, MD, PhD; Ileana R. Matei, MD, PhD; Octavian Olaru, HT
UMF Iuliu Hatieganu, Cluj Napoca, Romania
HS EP51
Evaluation of Altered Little Finger Sensation in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treated with Median Nerve Surgical Release
Larissa Miyashiro Yamashita, MD; Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Carlos Henrique Fernandes, MD; Lia M. Meirelles, PHT; João Baptista Gomes dos Santos, PhD, MD; Flavio Faloppa, PhD, MD; Rodrigo Guerra Sabongi, MD
Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
HS EP52
Impact of Resident Participation on Outcomes of Hand and Wrist Procedures
Neill Yun Li, MD1; Justin E Kleiner, BS2; Arnold Peter C Weiss, MD2
1Brown University, Providence, RI, 2Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
HS EP53
Hand Fracture Injury Patterns and Patient Factors Associated with Noncompliance
Emily Van Kouwenberg, MD1; Megan Gray, MD2; Christina Rudolph, BS2; Kathryn Martin, BS2; Malcolm Roth, MD2
1Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY; 2Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
HS EP54
Eliminating Opioid Use for Postoperative Pain Management following Soft Tissue Surgery Produces Acceptable Outcomes When Performed Using Wide Awake Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet (WALANT)
David Choueka, BS; Neil V. Shah, MD, MS; Frank S. Cautela, BS; Jared M. Newman, MD; Colin M. White, BS (anticipated); Steven M. Koehler, MD
State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
HS EP55
Functional Outcomes After Surgery for Combined Fractures of the Distal Radius and Scaphoid
Cory Carlston, MD1; Barth Riedel, MD2; Alidad Ghiassi, MD1; Erik White, MD2; Milan Stevanovic, MD, PhD1
1Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA; 2Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
HS EP56
FasT-Fix All-Arthroscopic Repair of Peripheral Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears: Safe and Effective at Long-Term Follow-up
Eric J Sarkissian, MD; Matthew B Burn, MD; Jeffrey Yao, MD
Stanford University, Redwood City, CA
HS EP57
A Systematic Review of Complications Following Volar Plating of Distal Radius Fractures: An Analysis of Modern Locking Plates
Todd Alter, BS; Kristin Sandrowski, MD; Asif Ilyas, MD
Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP58
Guidewire Referencing Dorsal Scaphoid Fixation Technique: A Comparative Cadaveric Study
Jason H Rockwood, DO1,2; Eloy D Tabeayo Alvarez, MD1; Mark Bagg, MD1
1The Hand Center of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; 2United States Navy Medicine, Falls Church, VA
HS EP59
Comparison of Vickers Physiolysis versus Osteotomy for Primary Correction of Clinodactyly
Joshua A Gillis, MD, BSc1; Moran L Steven, MD1; Michael Nicoson, MD, BSc1; Lorena Floccari, MD, BSc2; Joseph S Khouri, MD, BSc1
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2Mayo, Rochester, MN
HS EP60
Capsular-Based Vascularized Distal Radius Graft for treatment of Proximal Pole Scaphoid Nonunion
Loukia K. Papatheodorou, MD; Dean G. Sotereanos, MD
UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
HS EP61
Predictors and Outcomes of Converting Endoscopic Carpel Tunnel Release to Open
Nathan Rubalcava, MD1; Jenna Sitenga, MS2; Aabra Ahmed, MS2; Clay Cashman, BS1; Melinda Mabee, PA-C3; Timothy Schaub, MD3
1St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ; 2Creighton University, Omaha, NE; 3Creighton University School of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ
HS EP62
Malnutrition Increases the Thirty-Day Postoperative Complications after Distal Radius Fracture Surgical Fixation
Andrew Yang, MD1; Jared M. Newman, MD2; Frank S. Cautela, BS2; Marine Coste, BA2; James C. Messina, BS2; Alexander Chee, BS2; Anton Khlopas, MD3; Neil V. Shah, MD, MS2; Karan Dua, MD2; Steven M. Koehler, MD2
1State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; 2State University of New York (SUNY); Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; 3Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
HS EP63
Reduction of Opioid Over-Prescribing and Consumption after Upper Extremity Surgery through a Predictive Pain Calculator and Comprehensive Pain Plan
Marissa D Jamieson, MD1; Joshua S Everhart, MD, MPH1; James S Lin, MD1; Sonu A. Jain, MD, FACS2; Hisham M. Awan, MD3; Kanu S Goyal, MD1
1The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; 2Departments of Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; 3Hand & Upper Extremity Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
HS EP64
Operative Management of Elderly Olecranon Fractures
Eliseo V DiPrinzio, MD; Andy L Chang, MD; Jaehon M Kim, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY, NY
HS EP65
Measuring Health Utility for Trigger Finger and Carpometacarpal Arthritis: Does the Instrument Matter?
Susan M. Odum, PhD1; R Christopher Chadderdon, MD2; Glenn Gaston, MD2
1OrthoCarolina Research Institute, Charlotte, NC; 2OrthoCarolina Hand Center, Charlotte, NC
HS EP66
The Effect of Scaphoid Overstuffing on Radiocarpal Contact Pressures
Charles T Tuggle, MD, MHS1; Keith T Aziz, MD2; Brent Parks, MSc1; Pooyan Abbasi, MS1; Aviram M Giladi, MD, MS1; James P Higgins, MD1
1The Curtis National Hand Center, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD; 2Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
HS EP67
Free Gracilis Muscle Transfers Compared with Non-Free Muscle Flaps for Reanimation of Elbow Flexion: A Meta-Analysis
Joseph P. Scollan, BS; Jared M. Newman, MD Erika R. Kuehn, MD; Neil V. Shah, MD., MS; Steven M. Koehler, MD
State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
HS EP68
Age at Syndactyly Release in the United States
Omer Slevin, MD1; Eitan Melamed, MD3; Bryan J Marascalchi, MD2
1Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel 2Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; 3NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, New York, NY;
HS EP69
A Mechanical Comparison of the Compressive Force Generated by Various Headless Compression Screw Designs Through Multiple Fracture Gap Sizes
Asif M Ilyas, MD1; Jonathan M Mahoney, BS2; Brandon S Bucklen, PhD2
1The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA; 2Globus Medical, Inc., Audubon, PA
HS EP70
Management and Outcomes of Pediatric Kienböck Disease
Joshua A Gillis, MD, BSc1; Joseph S Khouri, MD, BSc1; Steven L. Moran, MD2
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
HS EP71
Descriptive Epidemiology: Who's Treating Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures?
Steven Ralles, MD1; Michael Murphy, BS1; Michael Bednar, MD2; Felicity Fishman, MD1
1Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL; 2Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
HS EP72
Free Vascularized Medial Femoral Condyle Graft for Scaphoid Non-unions: What are its Limitations?
Peter D Gibson, MD1; Kenneth Mensch, MD2; Mark R Bagg, MD1
1The Hand Center of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; 2University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
HS EP73
Surgical Trends in the treatment of wrist arthritis: Proximal Row Carpectomy (PRC) versus Scaphoid Excision and intercarpal arthrodesis (4CF)
Steven Ralles, MD1; Michael Murphy, BS1; M. Bednar, MD2; Felicity Fishman, MD1
1Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL; 2Department of Orthopaedics, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
HS EP74
Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures in the Elderly: A Systematic Review and Health Technology Assessment (HTA) covering Effectiveness, Safety, Economic Aspects and Evolution of Practice
Cecilia Mellstrand Navarro, MD, PhD1; Agneta Brolund, Informational specialist2; Carl Ekholm, M.D, PhD3; Emelie Heintz, PhD1; Emin Hoxha Ekstrom, Economist2; PerOlof Josefsson, MD.PhD4; Lina Leander, PhD2; Peter Nordström, MD, Professor5; Lena Ziden, PhD6; Karin Stenström, PhD2
1Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden; 2SBU, Stockholm, Sweden; 3Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden; 4Skane Universitetssjukhus, Malmö, Sweden; 5Norrlands Universitetssjukhus, Umeå, Sweden; 6Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg, Sweden
HS EP75
Implant Cost Differences between Distal Radius Fixation Constructs (CPT 25607, 25608, and 25609)
Avi Goodman, MD1; Joseph P Johnson, MD1; Roman Hayda, MD1; Christopher J Got, MD2; Joseph A Gil, MD2; Arnold Peter C Weiss, MD1
1Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI; 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
HS EP76
Machine Learning May Assist in Selection of Candidates for Outpatient Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
Dustin Biron, BS1; Justin E Kleiner, BS1; Dilum Aluthge, BS1; Ishan Sinha, BS1; Avi Goodman, MD1; Neil Sarkar, PhD1; Alan H Daniels, MD2
1Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI; 2Brown University, Warren Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI
HS EP77
Mechanical Investigation of a Novel Variable Angle Volar Plate Locking Mechanism in Comparison with Traditional Plate Locking Mechanism
Asif M Ilyas, M.D.1; Jonathan A Harris, MS2; Brandon S Bucklen, PhD2
1The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA; 2Globus Medical, Inc., Audubon, PA
HS EP78
Recurrent Compressive Neuropathies Treated with Neurolysis and Porcine Extracellular Matrix Nerve Wrap
Loukia K. Papatheodorou, MD; Dean G. Sotereanos, MD
Orthopaedic Specialists UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
HS EP79
Volar Midcarpal Portals in Wrist Arthroscopy
Joshua A Gillis, MD, BSc; Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Sanjeev Kakar, MD;
Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
HS EP80
WristCheck – A New Smart Phone Application for Assessment of Wrist Function
Simon Farnebo, MD, PhD
Division of Plastic Surgery, Linköping University Hospital, Linköping, Sweden
HS EP81
The Role of Flap Coverage in the Management of Deep Periprosthetic Joint Infection after Elbow Arthroplasty
Sean R Cantwell, MD; Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, MD, PhD; Mark E. Morrey, MD; Steven L Moran, MD; Brian T Carlsen, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
HS EP82
Outcomes of Osteochondral Autograft Transplantation in Pediatric Patients with Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Capitellum
Benjamin B Clippinger, MD1,2; Mark Ayzenberg, MD1,2; Scott Kozin, MD3; Dan Zlotolow, MD3
1Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, PA; 2Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia, PA; 3Shriners Hospital for Children Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP83
Operative vs. Non-operative Management of Type II Supracondylar Humeral Fractures in Children: An Expected Value Decision Analysis & Direct Cost Comparison
Burke Gao, BA1; Joseph A Gil, MD2; Shashank S Dwivedi, MD1; Aristides Cruz Jr., MD, MBA1
1Brown University, Providence, RI; 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
HS EP84
Predicting Reoperation following Primary Revision of Traumatic Digit Amputations with Machine Learning
Neill Yun Li, MD1; Angela Teng, BS1; Selvan Kumar, BS1; Andrew Paul Harris, MD1; Julia A. Katarincic, MD2
1Brown University, Providence, RI, 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown University, Providence, RI
HS EP85
Genetic and Surgical Trends in Patients with Split Hand Foot Malformation
Leahthan Faye Domeshek, MD1; Hadeel Al Rukban, MD, PhD, FRCSC2; Emily S. Ho, BSc OT Reg (Ont), MEd1; Roberto Mendoza, MD, PhD, FRCSC1; Gregory H. Borschel, MD3
1The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada; 2The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada; 3Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
HS EP86
Evaluation of factors influencing surgical treatment costs for distal biceps rupture
Ross J Feller, MD1; Damian A Illing, MD MPH1; Allen J Chelsea, PhD1; Angela Presson, PhD2; Andrew R Tyser, MD3; Nikolas H Kazmers, MD MSE1
1University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; 2Study Design and Biostatistics Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; 3Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
HS EP87
Wide Awake Carpal Tunnel Release in Patients with Psychiatric Diagnoses at a Military Medical Center
Haripriya S Ayyala, M.D.1; Nikki Castel, MD2; Omar Mohamed, BA2; Erica Y Xue, M.S.3; Edward S Lee, M.D.3
1Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ; 2Rutgers-NJMS, Newark, NJ; 3Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
HS EP88
Rupture Site Location of the Thumb Ulnar and Radial Collateral Ligaments
Alejandro Morales-Restrepo, MD; Sumail Bhogal, BA; John R. Fowler, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
HS EP89
Four-Corner Arthrodesis Versus Proximal Row Carpectomy For Scapholunate Advanced Collapse: A Systematic Literature Review And Meta-Analysis
Kamil M Amer, MD; Jennifer Thomson, BS; Irfan Ahmed, MD; Michael Vosbikian, MD
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
HS EP90
Scapholunate Ligament: Comparing the Native Strength of the Ligament to an All-Suture Anchor Construct
Laura Lewallen, MD1; Carson Woodbury, BS2; Adam Margalit, MD1; Hannah M Carl, BS2; Stephen Belkoff, PhD1; John Ingari, MD1
1Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; 2Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
HS EP91
Investigation of RARg Signaling in Human Growth-Plate Chondrocytes
Joshua M Abzug, MD1; Danielle Hogarth, BS2; Masatake Matsuoka, MD, PhD1; Motomi Enomoto-Iwamoto, DDS, PhD1; Masahiro Iwamoto, DDS, PhD1
1University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 2University of Maryland School of Medicine, Timonium, MD
HS EP92
Sterility of Ethyl Chloride Spray After Use in the Clinic
Kristin Sandrowski, MD; Jack Graham, BA; Pedro K Beredjiklian, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Michael Rivlin, MD
Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP93
Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Tenodesis to the Distal Ulna for the Treatment of Recalcitrant Instability and Tendinopathy
William R Smith, MD; Kevin F Lutsky, MD; Greg Gallant, MD; Robert Takei, MD; Moody Kwok, MD; K Beredjiklian, MD
Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP94
Early Amputation vs Limb Salvage: Characterization of Procedural Management for Limb Threatening Upper Extremity Injuries in Hospital Days 1 to 30
Christopher Langhammer, MD, PhD1; Ritsaart F Westenberg, MD1; Neal C Chen, MD1; Kyle R Eberlin, MD2
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
HS EP95
Gene Therapy Induced Surgical Revascularization of Cryopreserved Allogenic Bone: In a Yucatan Minipig Model
Elisa Rezaie, MD; Allen T. Bishop, MD; Alexander Shin, MD; Noortje J. Visser, MD
Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, MN
HS EP96
Cost Effectiveness of Trigger Finger Release performed in Outpatient Setting vs Ambulatory Surgery Center
Cory Daniel Smith, MD; Greg Faucher, MD; Stephanie Tanner, MS
Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC
HS EP97
The Effect of Carpal Alignment on Post-Operative Range of Motion After Four Corner Fusion in Wrists with Type 1 Lunates
Logan A McGinn, MD; Nina Suh, MD, FRCSC; Ruby Grewal, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Roth|MacFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
HS EP98
Prospective Evaluation of Sleep Improvement Following Cubital Tunnel Decompression Surgery
Joseph Said, MD; Asif Ilyas, MD
Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP99
Tendon With Z-Lengthening (TWZL) Technique and Construct Assessment: a Biomechanical Study for Use in Tendon Reconstructions
William J Weller, MD1; Zach H Goldstein, MD2; Fang Li, PHD3; Ahmed Aljawad, MS3; Jeffrey A. Greenberg, MD, MS4
1William Weller, Indianapolis, IN; 2Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN; 3Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN; 4Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Indianapolis, IN
HS EP100
The 100 Most Impactful Papers in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery over the Last 25 Years: A Bibliometric Analysis
Neil V. Shah, M.D., MS1; John J. Kelly, MS1,2; Jared M. Newman, MD1; Karan Dua, MD1; Bassel G. Diebo, MD1; Steven M. Koehler, MD1;
1State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; 2SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
HS EP101
Local Anesthesia for Postaxial Polydactyly Surgery in Infants
Kim A Bjorklund, MD, MEd; Meghan O'Brien, MPH
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
HS EP102
Biomechanical Analysis of Thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear Kinematics
Charles C Lin, BSE1,2; Nilay A Patel, MD1,2; Yasuo Itami, MD1,2; Michelle H McGarry, MS1,2; Steven S Shin, MD3; Thay Q Lee, PhD1,2
1Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Long Beach, CA; 2University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA; 3Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, Los Angeles, CA
HS EP103
Comparison of Opioid Use by Choice of Anesthesia in Hand Surgery
Ryan T Halvorson, SB1; Gopal R Lalchandani, MD1; Igor Immerman, MD1; Paymon Rahgozar, MD2
1University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; 2University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
HS EP104
Unanticipated Admission Following Outpatient Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition: An Analysis of 3,966 Cases
Joseph A Gil, MD1; Justin E Kleiner, BS2; Lindsay R Kosinski, MD3; Avi Goodman, MD2; Edward Akelman, MD4
1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI; 2Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI; 3Brown University, Providence, RI; 4Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
HS EP105
Bacterial Colonization of Surgical Loupes - a Potential Source of Surgical Site Infections?
Jack G Graham, BS1; Antonia Chen, MD, MBA2; Noreen Hickok, PhD3; Samantha Knott, BS3; Caroline Purtill, BS4; Pedro K Beredjiklian, MD5
1The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA; 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 3Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 4Rothman Institute Orthopaedics, Philadelphia, PA;5Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP106
A Systematic Review of Sensory Outcomes of Digital Nerve Gap Reconstruction with Autograft, Allograft, and Conduit
Jaclyn T Mauch, BA; Alison Bae, MD; Valeriy Shubinets, MD; Irfan A Rhemtulla, MD, MS; Ines C Lin, MD, FACS
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP107
Transphyseal Humeral Separations: What Can We Learn?
Arun Hariharan, MD, MS1; Christine Ann Ho, MD2; Andrea S. Bauer, MD3; Charles T. Mehlman, DO, MPH4; Nathan O'Hara, MPH1; Paul D. Sponseller, MD, MBA5; Joshua M Abzug, MD1
1University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 2Orthopaedics, Children's Medical Center-Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX; 3Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 4Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; 5Orthopaedics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
HS EP108
Post-Operative Opioid, Benzodiazepine and Sedative Usage in Medicare versus Commercial Insurance Hand Surgery Patients
Ludovico Lucenti, MD1; Kevin F Lutsky, MD2; Bryan Hozack, MD3; Michael Rivlin, MD4; Lauren Banner, MS5; Daniel Fletcher, MD5; Daren Aita, MD5; Pedro K Beredjiklian, MD3;
1Vittorio Emanuele Hospital, Catania, Italy; 2The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA; 3Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA; 4Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 5Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP109
Essential Pediatric Upper Extremity Procedures for Mastery by Graduating Trainees
Kim A Bjorklund, MD, Med
Nationwide Chidlren's Hospital/Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
HS EP110
Shoulder and Elbow Injuries During Track and Field in the National Collegiate Athletic Association: 2009-10 through 2013-2014 Academic Years
Avi Goodman, MD; Lauren V Ready, MPH; Brett Owens, MD
Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
HS EP111
Diagnosing Lateral Plica Syndrome of the Elbow Via Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Matthew J Gluck, BS1; Amanda Walsh, MD2; Kristen M. Meier, MD MS3; Todd A Rubin, MD1; Michael R Hausman, MD1
1Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY; 2Orthopaedic Surgery, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY; 3Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
HS EP112
Outcomes of Shoulder Abduction after Nerve Surgery in Patients Over 50 Following Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injury
Joshua A Gillis, MD, BSc1; Joseph S Khouri, MD, BSc1; Michelle Faupel, RN1; Robert J. Spinner, MD2; Allen Bishop, MD3; Alexander Y. Shin, MD4
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Hand Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 3Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 4Division of Hand Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
HS EP113
A Systematic Review on the Current Evidence in the Treatment of Lichtman Stages IIIA and IIIB in Kienbock's Disease
Patrick Qi Wang, MDCM; Ruby Grewal, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Nina Suh, MD, FRCSC
Roth McFarlane Hand & Upper Limb Centre, London, ON, Canada
HS EP114
The Development of Trigger Fingers: An Analysis of Patients in a Rural Population
Thomas Michael Leschke, MD; Thomas Hitchcock, MD
Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI
HS EP115
The Demographic Trends in Tendon Transfer and Tenotomy Following Passage of the Affordable Care Act: A Nationwide Study Analysis from 2005 to 2013
Andrew Yang, M.D.1; Cameron R. Moattari, B.S.2; James C. Messina, B.S.2; Jack J. Zhou, B.S.2; Neil V. Shah, M.D., M.S.2; Charles A. Conway, B.S.2; Colin M. White, B.S. (anticipated)2; Jared M. Newman, M.D.2; Steven M. Koehler, M.D.2
1State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; 2State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
HS EP116
Anthropometric Ratio to Accurately Predict the Injection Site of the Posterior Interosseous Nerve
Swapnil D Kachare, MD1; Brad Vivace, BS1; Luke Meredith, BS1; Christina Kapsalis, BS1; Milind D Kachare, MD2; Bradon Wilhelmi, MD1
1University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 2Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
HS EP117
Evaluation of Post-Operative Outcomes in Patients following Multi-level Surgical Reconstructions with the use Avive™ Soft Tissue Membrane on Nerve after Traumatic Injury of the Upper Extremity and Lower Extremity
Brendan J MacKay, MD; Joash R Suryavanshi, BA; Bradley Osemwengie, BA; Nancy E Swinford, R.T. (R)(ARRT), CCRC; Desirae McKee, MD
Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, TX
HS EP118
Developing a Core Outcome Set for the Research and Treatment of Thumb Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis: A Delphi Study
Amy Ladd, MD1; Joseph Crisco, PhD2; Amy Milena Hoang-Kim, Phd3; Deborah Kenney, MS4; Miriam Marks, PhD5; Douglas Moore, MS2; Arnold Peter C Weiss, MD6; Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD7
1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; 2Orthopaedic Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI; 3University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; 4Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University, Redwood City, CA; 5Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland; 6Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI; 7University of Chicago Hospitals, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, IL
HS EP119
Characteristics of Radiocarpal Dislocations at a Level 1 Trauma Center: a 9 Year Review
James Paul Hovis, MD; Alexandria L Case, BSE; Raymond A Pensy, MD; W Andrew Eglseder, MD; Ebrahim Paryavi, MD; Joshua M Abzug, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
HS EP120
Biomechanics After Proximal Row Carpectomy
Abbas Peymani, MD MS1; Mahyar Foumani, MD PhD2; Johannes G.G. Dobbe, PhD2; Geert J. Streekstra, PhD2; Simon D. Strackee, MD PhD2
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Amsterdam Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
HS EP121
Progress Toward Establishing Regional Hand Trauma and Replantation Centers of Excellence in the United States
Shaun D Mendenhall, MD1; Daniel J Gittings, MD2; Joshua T Mirrer, MD3; Oded Ben-Amotz, MD2; L. Scott Levin, MD4
1University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; 2University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; 3University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, PHILADELPHIA, PA; 4Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP122
Anatomic Study of the Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel release
Jorge I. Quintero, MD; Christina Kaufman, PhD; Elkin Galvis, MD;
Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, Louisville, KY
HS EP124
What's the Catch? A Systematic Review and Case Report on Pediatric Trigger Finger
Alison L Wong, MD, MSE1; Michael J Wong, MD1; Margaret E. Wheelock, BSc, MD2
1Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada; 2Section of Plastic Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
HS EP125
Bone Mineral Density Testing Following Distal Radius Fractures
Daniel Reinhardt, MD; Kisan Parikh, MD; E. Bruce Toby, MD; Kim Templeton, MD; Jacob Brubacher, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
HS EP126
Celebrating 100 Years of the Steindler Flexorplasty: A Systematic Review of Literature, Description of Current Technique, and Outcomes
Patrick Marinello, MD; Glenn Gaston, MD; Bryan Loeffler, MD; Daniel R Lewis, MD
OrthoCarolina Hand Center, Charlotte, NC
HS EP127
Pediatric Upper Extremity Surgery: BMI Does not Increase Complication Rate
Cory K Mayfield, BS1; Jacob Lifton, BA1; Ido Badash, B.A.2; Daniel J. Gould, M.D., Ph.D.2; Katherine Au, MD3
1Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; 2Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; 3Shriners Hospital for Children, Pasadena, CA
HS EP128
Force Transmission Across the Radiocapitellar Joint: Effects of Ulnar Shortening in a Cadaveric Model
Alexander R Graf, MD; Jason Gray, MD; Mei Wang, PhD; Steven Grindel, MD; Roger Daley, MD PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
HS EP129
Utilization of a Dermal Substitute (Hyalomatrix) in Pediatric Upper Extremity Procedures
R Natasha Freed, BS1; Alexandria L Case, BSE2; Joshua M Abzug, MD2
1Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; 2University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
HS EP130
Initial Evaluation by a Nonoperative Provider Does Not Delay the Surgical Care of Operative Distal Radius Fractures in a Walk-In Orthopaedic Clinic
Matthew N Fournier, MD; Joseph Cline, MD; Adam Seal, BS; Thomas W Throckmorton, MD; Benjamin M Mauck, MD; James H Calandruccio, MD
University of Tennessee - Campbell Clinic, Memphis, TN
HS EP131
The impact of unused surgical supplies in Hand Surgery and ways to reduce environmental waste
Dalibel Bravo, MD1; Kimberly Orozco, BS1; Akini Moses, BS2; Nader Paksima, DO3; Eitan Melamed, MD1
1NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, New York, NY; 2Howard University, Washington, DC 3Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
HS EP132
Evaluation of Version 2.0 of the PROMIS Upper Extremity Computer Adaptive Test in Non-Shoulder Upper Extremity Patients
Nikolas H Kazmers, MD MSE1; Man Hung, PhD1; Jerry Bounsanga, BS1; Maren Voss, ScD1; Andrew R Tyser, MD2
1University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; 2Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
HS EP133
Publication Conversion Rate After AAHS Conferences : A Literature Review of the Past Ten Years
Grace C Chang, BS, BA1,2; Thomas R Lyon, MD2; Eitan Melamed, MD3
1AT Still University - School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona, Mesa, AZ; 2NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY; 3Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
HS EP134
HS EP135
Firework Injuries of the Hand: A Descriptive Analysis of Treatment and Healthcare Utilization
Ricardo Ortiz, BSc; Kyle R Eberlin, MD; Neal C Chen, MD; Sezai Ozkan, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
HS EP136
Excision of the Flexor Carpi Radialis Tendon Following Ligament Reconstruction Tendon Interposition for Thumb Carpometacarpal Arthroplasty: Our Experience With an Under-Discussed Complication
Sebastian Orman, BS1; Craig M Rodner, MD2
1Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC, DC; 2University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
HS EP137
Soft Tissue Reconstruction of Hand and Upper Extremity with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT): a Systematic Review.
Johnny Ionut Efanov, MD; Julien Shine, MD; Laurence Paek, MD MSc; Edouard Coeugniet, MD MSc; Alain Danino, MD PhD; Ali Izadpanah, MD MSc
University of Montreal's Hospital Centre (CHUM), Montreal, QC, Canada
HS EP138
Surgical Time Estimation for Elective Hand Surgery at a Single University Medical Center: An Area of Great Variability and Unpredictability
Devon J Ryan, MD1; Jacques H. Hacquebord, MD2; Michael T. Milone, MD3; Louis W Catalano, MD4; Steven Z Glickel, MD1; Heero Hacquebord, MBA5
1New York University Langone Orthopedic Hospital, New York, NY; 2New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY; 3NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY; 4New York University Hospital for Joint Diseasses, New York, NY; 5APT Leadership LLC, West Cape, South Africa
HS EP139
Man vs. Machine: Comparing Electronic to Human-administered questionnaires in Outcome Data collection
Joel A Bronstein, MD; Tara Funk, BBA; Herbert Stride, BS, MS; Weston Terrasse, BS, MS; Sameer Puri, MD; Sonya Agnew, MD
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
HS EP140
Risk of Prolonged Opioid Use Among Opioid-Naïve Patients Following Common Shoulder Arthroscopy Procedures
Joseph A Gil, MD1; Vidhya Gunaseelan, MBA, MS, MHA2; Steven F DeFroda, MD, MEng3; Chad Brummett, MD2; Asheesh Bedi, MD2; Jennifer F. Waljee, MD, MPH, MS4
1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI; 2University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 3Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI; 4Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
HS EP141
Dorsal Wrist Pain and AIN/PIN Neurectomy: Does it Improve Outcomes?
Nicole M Sgromolo, MD; San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX; Peter C. Rhee, DO, MS
Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
HS EP142
The Clinical Utility of Maceration Dressings in the Treatment of Hand Infections: An Evaluation of Treatment Outcomes
Ajith Malige, MD1; Vince Lands, MD2; Kristofer S. Matullo, MD2
1St. Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, PA; 2St. Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, PA
HS EP143
Epidemiology of Hand and Wrist Injuries in National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Players from 2009 to 2014: Incidence and Injury Patterns
Douglas W Bartels, MD1; Mario Hevesi, MD1; Cody C Wyles, MD1; Jeffrey Macalena, MD2; Sanjeev Kakar, MD3; Aaron J Krych, MD1
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; 3Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
HS EP144
Treatment of CMC Arthritis Using the Ivory Prosthesis: Results of 110 Implantations with a Minimum of 10 Years Follow up
Alain Tchurukdichian, MD; Yvan Macheboeuf, MD
University Hospital of Dijon, Dijon, France
HS EP145
Developing a Tablet-based Application for Postoperative Rehabilitation of Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Koji Fujita, MD, PhD1; Takuro Watanabe, PhD2; Yuta Sugiura, PhD2; Akimoto Nimura, MD, PhD1; Shiro Suzuki, MD, PhD1; Atsushi Okawa, MD, PhD1
1Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan; 2Keio University, Kanagawa, Japan
HS EP146
A Mechanical Comparison of the Peak Compressive Force Generated While Inserting Various Headless Compression Screw Designs
Asif M Ilyas, M.D.1; Jonathan M Mahoney, BS2; Brandon S Bucklen, PhD2
1The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA; 2Globus Medical, Inc., Audubon, PA
HS EP147
Anatomy of the Posterior Antebrachial Cutaneous Nerve, Revisited
Brian W Starr, MD; Dennis S Lee, MD; Peter J Stern, MD
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
HS EP148
Population Based Trends for the Treatment of Dupuytren Disease
Grace C Chang, BS, BA1; Bryan J Marascalchi, MD2; Eitan Melamed, MD3;
1NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY; 2Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; 3Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
HS EP149
Ultrasound Leads to Increased Palmaris Longus Tendon Detection but Physical Exam Sufficient for Identification of Appropriate Graft Material
Kevin Xavier Farley, BS; Albert T. Anastasio, BA; Michael Brandon Gottschalk, MD
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
HS EP150
Impact of Missing Data on Identifying Risk Factors for Post-Operative Complications in Hand Surgery
Keith T Aziz, MD1; Suresh K Nayar, MD1; Dawn M. Laporte, MD1; Aviram M Giladi, MD, MS2
1Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; 2The Curtis National Hand Center, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
HS EP151
The One-Bone Forearm in Children
Benjamin B Clippinger, MD1,2; Benjamin Plucknette, DO1; Scott Kozin, MD3; Dan Zlotolow, MD3
1Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, PA; 2Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia, PA; 3Shriners Hospital for Children Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
HS EP152
Endoscopic Versus Open Trigger Finger Release: The Experience of a High-Volume Multi-Center Group Utilizing a Minimally Invasive Approach
Andrew R Berry, MD1; Khorsandi D Mark, DO2; Baher B Maximos, MD2; Randolph A Lopez, MD2
1University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX; 2Hand Surgery Specialists of Texas, Houston, TX
HS EP153
Long-Term Outcomes after Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Subsheath Reconstruction with Extensor Retinaculum
Svenna HWL Verhiel, MD1; Sezai Özkan, MD1; Neal C Chen, MD2; Jesse B Jupiter, MD1
1Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard University, Boston, MA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
HS EP154
Establishment of Normal Ranges of Upper Extremity Length, Circumference and Rate of Growth in the Pediatric Population
Tyler Edmond, BSE; Alexandra Laps, BSE; Alexandria L Case, BSE; Joshua M Abzug, MD;
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
HS EP155
Clinic-Base Wide Awake Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet Hand Surgery at a Single Private Practice
David Person, MD1; Michael Reynolds, MD2; Kunj K Desai, MD2; Ramesh C. Srinivasan, MD3
1Hand Center of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; 2The Hand Center of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; 3Hand Surgery, The Hand Center of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
HS EP156
HS EP157
Variation Amongst Orthopedic Surgeons When Treating Fifth Metacarpal Neck Fractures in the Pediatric Population
Thomas Chang, BS1; Alexandria L Case, BSE1; Karan Dua, M.D.2; Nathan O'Hara, MPH1; Joshua M Abzug, MD1
1University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 2State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
HS EP158
The Demographic Trends in Carpal Tunnel Release Following Passage of the Affordable Care Act: A Nationwide Study Analysis from 2005 to 2013
Neil V. Shah, MD, MS1; Jack J. Zhou, BS1; Cameron R. Moattari, BS1; Vaibhav Shah, BS2; Priyanka Parmar, BS1; Andrew Yang, MD3; James C. Messina, BS1; Jared M. Newman, MD1; Daniel A. Caligiuri, MD4; Steven M. Koehler, MD1
1State University of New York (SUNY); Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; 2Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York, NY; 3State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY; 4Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
HS EP159
Cost Analysis of Treating Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures in Community Hospitals Compared to a Tertiary Care Hospital
Mark Shasti, MD1; Alexandria L Case, BSE1; Tuo P Li, MD, PhD1,2; Arun Hariharan, MD, MS1; Julio Jaurequi, MD1; Joshua M Abzug, MD1
1University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 2Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
HS EP160
Clinical Outcomes of Combined Surgical Treatment of Medial Epicondylitis and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Megan Lynn Mooney, MD1; Kyle Andrews, MD1; Andrea Rowland, BS1; Margaret Jain, MD2; Abdulazim Mustapha, MD1; Martin Skie, MD3
1The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH; 2Salmon Medical Center, Sliverdale, WA; 3Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH
HS EP161
Current Trends in the Management of Gun Shot Wounds About the Elbow
Daniel C Sun, MD; Razvan Nicolescu, MD; Scott A Mitchell, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
HS EP162
Patient Outcomes and Costs after Isolated Flexor Tendon Repairs of the Hand
Gopal R Lalchandani, MD; Alan Zhang, MD; Igor Immerman, MD
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
HS EP163
Is there equal access to psychiatry referrals amongst workers in hand surgery?
Dalibel Bravo, MD1; Ashley Goodwin, BS2; Makenzie Morrissey, BS2; Nader Paksima, DO3
1NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, New York, NY; 2Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Richmond Hill, NY; 3Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
HS EP164
Current Trends in Use of Epinephrine in Hand Surgery
Sumail Bhogal, BA1; Aaron Mull, MD1; Donald Lalonde, MD2;; John R. Fowler, MD1; Mark E. Baratz, MD1
1University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA; 2Dalhousie University, Saint John, NB, Canada
HS EP165
Ultrasound Guided Triquetrohamate Joint Injections: a Cadaveric Validation Study
Ryan Woods, MD; Sanjeev Kakar, MD; Jacob L Sellon, MD; Jay Smith, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
HS EP166
Longterm outcome after Ulner Tunnel Release.
Ritsaart F Westenberg, MD1; Neal C Chen, MD1; Daphne van Hooven, BSc2
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Massachussets General Hospital, Boston, MA
HS EP167
FESUM network: An efficient national network for hand trauma
Isabelle Mireille Auquit-Auckbur, Pr1; Emmanuel H Masmejean, Pr2; Adil A Trabelsi, MD, PhD3; Pascal P Jehanno, MD4; Fabrice Claude Rabarin, MD5
1Rouen University Hospital, ROUEN, France; 2George Pompidou European Hospital, Paris, France; 3Fontvert clinic, SORGUES, France; 4Robert Debre Pediatric University Hospital, Paris, France; 5Hand center, TRELAZE, France
HS EP169
Pyrocarbon wrist interposition with Amandys implant: 10-years experience.
Philippe Bellemere, MD
Institut de la Main Nantes Atlantique, Nantes- Saint Herblain, France
HS EP170
Learning of supermicrosurgical vascular anastomosis: MicroChirSim® procedural simulator versus Anastomosis Training Kit® procedural simulator
Chloe Galmiche, 2 cycle; Philippe A Liverneaux, MD, PhD
Strasbourg University, Illkirch, France
HS EP172
The Minimally Invasive Flexor Carpi Radialis Approach: a New Perspective for Distal Radius Fractures
Philippe A Liverneaux, MD, PhD
Strasbourg University, Illkirch, France
HS EP173
Study of 151 cases of Hand surgery in our Office, outside the operative theatre, and outside the hospital.
Teboul Aaron Frédéric, MD, MS
Institute for Nerve and Brachial Plexus Surgery, Paris, France
HS EP174
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: How close are we to understand it?
Andre Gay, MD, PhD; Philippe Samson, MD; Aurelie Iniesta, MD; Benoit Poeuf, MD; Regis Legre, MD, PhD
Institut de la Main et du Membre Supérieur, Marseille, France
HS EP175
Interest of Arthroscopy in Management of Intra-Articular Fractures of the Distal Radius
Christophe Camps, MD1; Alexandre Durand, MD2; Ludovic Ardouin, MD3; Andre Gay, MD, PhD4; Leroy Marc, MD3; Thomas Jager, MD5; Germain Pomares, MD5; Merle Michel, MD5;
1Institut Européen de la Main Nancy Luxembourg, luxembourg, France; 2Institut Européen de la Main Nancy Luxembourg, Maxeville, France; 3Institut de la Main Nantes Atlantique ELSAN Santé Atlantique, Saint-Herblain, France; 4Institut de la Main et du Membre Supérieur, Marseille, France; 5Institut Européen de la Main Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
HS EP176
Secondary Bacterial Paronychia after Herpetic Whitlow
Woosik Pae, MD
Gachon University, Incheon, Korea, Republic of (South)
HS EP177
Synpolydactyly - A Rare Case
Shitiz Gupta, MD; Jitendra Mehta, MD
NKP Salve Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Nagpur, India
HS EP178
Kilimanjaro in Tanzania Mission Trip
Maria Solange Ferraguti, MD
Hospital de Clinicas Universidad de Buen, Capital Federal, Argentina