American Society for Peripheral Nerve
11:00 am - 11:05 am
President and Program Chair Welcome
Ivica Ducic, MD, PhD, ASPN President
Gedge Rosson, MD, Program Chair
11:05 am - 12:00 pm
Joint AAHS/ASPN Panel: Evidence Based Approach to Peripheral Nerve Problems: Things I Don't Do Anymore and How I Do It Now
Moderator: Dean Sotereanos, PhD
Invited Panelists: Donald Lalonde, MD; A. Lee Dellon, MD; Gregory Buncke, MD; A. Lee Osterman, MD
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Scientific Paper Session 1 & Lunch
Moderators: Jonathan Winograd, MD and Justin Brown, MD
12:15 pm - 12:19 pm
Bionic Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity
Oskar C. Aszmann, MD; Malvina Herceg, MD; Tatjana Paternostro, MD; Hans Dietl, DI, Dr; Manfred Frey, MD
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vienna, Austria
12:19 pm - 12:23 pm
A Second-look at Nerve Regeneration Inside Nerve-guides in Human Patients
Antonio Merolli, MD; Lorenzo Rocchi; Luigi Mingarelli; Francesco Catalano
The Catholic University, Rome, Italy
12:23 pm - 12:27 pm
Physical Characteristics of Nerve-guide Can Correlate with the Effectiveness of Regeneration
Antonio Merolli, MD; Salvatore Marceddu; Luigi Mingarelli; Francesco Catalano
The Catholic University, Rome, Italy
12:27 pm - 12:37 pm
12:37 pm - 12:41 pm
3 Tesla MR Neurography of Common Peroneal Neuropathy- A Case-Control Study
Avneesh Chhabra, MD; Pearlene Lee; Gedge Rosson; Alan J Belzberg; Eric H Williams; John Eng; John A Carrino
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
12:41 pm - 12:45 pm
Changes in Temperature Sensation Measured With Quantitative Sensory Testing in Patients With Post-Traumatic Cold Intolerance
E.S. Smits; E.T. Walbeehm, MD, PhD; E.A.M. Van Bodegraven-Hof; Frank J.P. Huygen, MD, PhD; S.E.R. Hovius, MD, PhD; Ruud W. Selles, PhD
Erasmus MC - University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
12:45 pm - 12:49 pm
Tissue Engineered Guided Regenerative Gel for Recovery of Peripheral Nerve Injury with Massive Loss Defect
Shimon Rochkind, MD; Moshe Graif; Zvi Nevo, PhD
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
12:49 pm - 1:00 pm
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Invited Lecture
Professor Uros Ahcan, MD, PhD

Advances in (Upper Extremity) Peripheral Nerve Surgery
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Break with Exhibitors
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
ASPN Instructional Courses
301 Failed Upper Extremity Nerve Decompressions - What's Next?
Instructors: Allen Van Beek, MD; Gregory Buncke, MD

302 Controversies in Brachial Plexus Surgery
Instructors: Thomas Tung, MD; Allan Belzberg, MD; Howard M. Clarke, MD, PhD

303 Targeted Reinnervation
Instructors: Paul Cederna, MD; Gregory Borschel, MD

304 Scratch Collapse Test
Instructors: Gil Gontre, MD, Lorna Kahn, PT, CHT; Susan Mackinnon, MD

305 Management of Peripheral Nerve Tumors
Instructors: Robert Spinner, MD; Martjin Malessy, MD
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Scientific Paper Session 2
Moderators: A. Lee Dellon, MD and Rajiv Midha, MD
3:15 pm - 3:19 pm
Thoracic Outlet: A Critical Analysis
Allan J. Belzberg, MD; Michael J. Dorsi, MD; Bo Povlsen; Thomas Hansson
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
3:19 pm - 3:23 pm
The Long Term Safety and Efficacy of Intrathecal Therapy Using Sufentanil in Chronic Pain
Jose J. Monsivais, MD
Hand and Microsurgery Center of El Paso, El Paso, TX and Diane Monsiv¬ais, PhD, School of Nursing, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX
3:23 pm - 3:27 pm
Functional Contribution of T1 to the Brachial Plexus in Infants
Adel Fattah, PhD, FRCS(plast); Christine G. Curtis, BSc, PT; Anne MR Agur, BSc(OT), PhD; Howard M. Clarke, MD, PhD, FRCS(C)
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
3:27 pm - 3:31 pm
Nerve Transfers Effective in Reconstructing Upper Trunk Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injuries
Adil Ladak, MD, MSc; Michael Morhart, MD, FRCSC; Kathleen O'Grady, BSc; Ming Chan, MD, FRCP; Jaret Olson, MD, FRCSC
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
3:31 pm - 3:35 pm
C6 to C5 Nerve Transfer in Obstetric Brachial Plexus Lesions
Martijn J.A. Malessy, PhD; Willem Pondaag, MD
LUMC, Leiden, Netherlands
3:35 pm - 3:45 pm
3:45 pm - 3:49 pm
3 Tesla and 3 D MR Neurography of the Brachial Plexus
Avneesh Chhabra, MD; Gaurav K Thawait; Eric H Williams; Alan J. Belzberg; John A Carrino
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
3:49 pm - 3:53 pm
A Comparison of Manual and Quantitative Shoulder Strength Testing
Leili Shahgholi, MD; Keith A. Bengtson, MD; Alexander Y. Shin, MD; Allen T. Bishop, MD; Robert J. Spinner, MD; Kenton R. Kaufman, PhD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
3:53 pm - 3:57 pm
Does Primary Brachial Plexus Surgery Alter Palliative Tendon Transfer Surgery Outcomes in Children with Obstetric Paralysis?
Atakan Aydin; Ahmet Bicer; Berkan Mersa
Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
3:57 pm - 4:01 pm
CT Myelography in Obstetric Brachial Plexus Lesions
Willem Pondaag, MD; Stefan C.A. Steens, MD, PhD; Berit M. Verbist, MD, PhD; Martijn J.A. Malessy, PhD
Willem Pondaag, Leiden, Netherlands
4:01 pm - 4:05 pm
Brachialis to Anterior Interosseous Nerve Transfer: An Anatomic Study
Kirsty Usher Boyd, MD, FRCSC; Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, FRCSC, FACS; Susan E. Mackinnon, MD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA
4:05 pm - 4:15 pm
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Panel: Peripheral Nerve Transplantation
Moderator: Maria Siemionow, MD, PhD
Invited Panelists: Gerald Brandacher, MD; Thomas Tung, MD

7:00 am - 8:00 am
AAHS/ASPN/ASRM Instructional Courses
201 Management of Failed Carpal Tunnel Surgery
Chair: A. Lee Osterman, MD
Instructors: Miguel A. Pirela-Cruz, MD; Josh M. Abzug, MD; Nash A. Naam, MD; Nancy Davidson, MD, TC/L; Carlos Henriguo Fernandes, MD

202 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Update (ABPS MOC-PS®-approved)
Chair: Donald H. Lalonde, MD
Instructors: Peter Murray, MD; Ather Mirza, MD; Michael Bednar, MD

203 Nerve Transfers vs. Tendon Transfers: Timing, Treatment Options and Post Operative Therapy
Instructors: Thomas Tung, MD; Justin Brown, MD; Christine Novak, PhD, PT

204 Controversies in Management of Complex Regional Pain Syndromes: Surgery vs. Non-Operative Treatment Options and Validated Methods to Study Outcomes?
Instructors: Ivica Ducic, MD, PhD; Wyndell Merritt, MD

205 Winning the Future: How to Best Train the Next Generation of Microsurgeons
Instructors: Charles Butler, MD; Randy Sherman, MD; Michael Neumeister, MD; J. Brian Boyd, MD; James Boehmler, MD

206 Bench to Bedside: Translational Research in Microsurgery
Chair: Clara Lee, MD
Instructors: Terry Myckatyn, MD; Justin M. Sacks, MD
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
AAHS/ASPN/ASRM Joint Outstanding Paper Presentations
Moderators: Randip R. Bindra, MD, FRCS; Gedge Rosson, MD; David H. Song, MD, MBA, FACS
11:00 am - 11:07 am
Fibrin Glue Augmentation Of Nerve Repair Does Not Impede Neurological Recovery In An Animal Model
Greg Rafijah, MD; Christina Dolores; Andy Bowen; Ryan Vitali; Tahseen Mozaffar;
Ranjan Gupta Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA
11:07 am - 11:14 am
Scaphoid Malunion: Outcomes of Corrective Osteotomy Compared to Salvage Procedures
Blake Paul Gillette, MD1; Sanjeev Kakar, MD, MRCS, MBA2; Peter C. Amadio, MD1
1Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2Orthopaedics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
11:14 am - 11:20 am
11:20 am - 11:27 am
Brief 1 Hour 20Hz Electrical Stimulation (ES) Improves Axon Regeneration After Delayed Nerve Repair in Sprague Dawley Rats
Adil Ladak, MSc, MD2; Neil Tyreman, BSc2; Valarie Verge, PhD3; Tessa Gordon, PhD1
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2Division of Neuroscience, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 3CMSNRC and Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Canada
11:27 am - 11:34 am
Hand Outcomes in Operative Management of Complete Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Palsy
Isaac Harvey, FRACS, MBBS, BSc1, Emily Ho2, MD; Howard Clarke1,MD
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, ON, Canada, 2Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
11:34 am - 11:40 am
11:40 am - 11:47 am
The Profunda Artery Perforator Flap(PAP): A New Flap for Breast Reconstruction
Maria M. LoTempio, MD1; Nicholas Haddock, MD2; Alireza Sadeghi, MD3, Christina Ahn, MD2; Robert J. Allen, MD4
1Plastic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 2NYU, New York, NY, 3LSU, New Orleans, LA, 4Plastic Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA
11:47 am - 11:54 am
ASRM Fascicular Turnover Nerve Flaps Versus Free Nerve Grafts: Pilot Study of Comparison and Outcomes in a Rat Model
Adrian Ooi, MBBS, Terence Goh, MD; Chin-Ho Wong, MD; Kok Chai Tan, MD
Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
11:54 am - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm
12:00 pm -1:00 pm
ASPN Business Meeting with Lunch (Members Only)
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Scientific Paper Session 3
Moderators: Gregory Evans, MD and Allan Belzberg, MD

Objective: The participants will be exposed to ongoing research in the field of peripheral nerve surgery.

1:00 pm - 1:04 pm
Axonal Reconnection with Polyethylene Glycol and Methylene Blue after Sciatic Nerve Transection Results in Rapid Behavioral Recovery
Cameron P. Keating, MBBS, BMedSc; Joshua M. Britt, BS; Jacqueline R. Kane, BS; Aleksej Zuzek, BS; Christopher S. Spaeth, BS; Jerry D. Fan, BS; Francisco Gonzalez-Lima, PhD; Timothy Schallert, PhD; George D. Bittner, PhD; Jonathan M. Winograd, MD
Plastic Surgery Research Laboratory, Mass. General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
1:04 pm - 1:08 pm
Rat Sciatic Nerve Regeneration Using IGF- 1 Enriched White Adipose Tissue Flap as a Biologic Scaffold
Rebecca A. Rajfer, BS; Ayhan Kilic; Bukola Ojo, BS; Geoffrey Konopka; Daniel Hagg; Eugene Jang; Yelena Akelina; Jeremy Mao; Melvin P. Rosenwasser; Peter Tang
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
1:08 pm - 1:12 pm
Neuroma Formation after Soleus Grafting in a Peripheral Nerve Interface
Benjamin Wei, MD; Ziya Baghmanli; Kristoffer Sugg; Paul S. Cederna; Melanie G. Urbanchek
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
1:12 pm - 1:16 pm
Skin Derived Precursor Cells (Skps) Improve Myelination Within a Model of Focal Adriamycin-Induced Tibial Nerve Demyelination
Joey Grochmal, MD; Sundeep Dhaliwal; Rajiv Midha, MD
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
1:16 pm - 1:20 pm
Utilization of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells to Fabricate Scaffold-less Tissue Engineered Neural Conduits
Aaron Adams, PhD; Ellen M Arruda; Lisa M. Larkin
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
1:20 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 1:34 pm
Developing an In-Vitro System to Test Enhanced Neurite Outgrowth by Electrical Stimulation of a Conductive Polymer
Chandan G. Reddy, MD; Huan Wang, MD, PhD; M. Brett Runge, PhD; Michael J. Yaszemski; Robert J. Spinner; Anthony J. Windebank
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
1:34 pm - 1:38 pm
A Comparison of Stereology and Binary Histomorphometry Methodology and Reliability in Peripheral Nerve
Hank Haw Sun, BA; Daniel A. Hunter; Gregory Opara; Michael J. Brenner, MD; Philip J. Johnson, PhD; Susan E. Mackinnon, MD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
1:38 pm - 1:42 pm
Neural Wound Healing: Why Surgery May Not Be Enough for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Jason R. Kang, BS; Weiping Wang, PhD; Nima Nassiri, BS; Peter Hahn, BS; Derek Frum; Tahseen Mozaffar, MD; Ranjan Gupta
University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
1:42 pm - 1:46 pm
The Duration of GDNF Release Affects Nerve Regeneration Following Delayed Nerve Repair
Matthew D. Wood, PhD; Howard Kim, PhD; Stephen W. P. Kemp, PhD; Mark Szynkaruk; Christine Weber; Molly Shoichet, PhD; Tessa Gordon, PhD; Gregory H. Borschel, MD
Toronto, Canada
1:46 pm - 1:50 pm
Reprogramming of Adipose Derived Stem cells (ADSCs) to iPS and Further Differentiation to Neuronal Cells for the Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy
Dilip Dey, Jonathan Eichelsdoerfer, Sean Pham, Marko Tomov and Gregory R.D. Evans
Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA
1:50 pm - 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 2:04 pm
The Surgical Management of Chronic Pain Following Acoustic Neuroma Resection; A Novel Approach
Matthew Endara, MD; John Felder; Ivica Ducic, MD, PhD
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
2:04 pm - 2:08 pm
Radiation Affects Sensory Recovery in the Reconstructed Breast
Gedge D. Rosson, MD; Michael Magarakis; Raghu Venkat; A. Lee Dellon; Michele A. Manahan; Justin Ballamy; Elbert E. Vaca; Stacie Jeter
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
2:08 pm - 2:12 pm
Prevalence of Tinel Signs in Diabetics in a Community Setting
S. Shar Hashemi, MD; Isaam Cheikh, MD; A. Lee Dellon, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
2:12 pm - 2:16 pm
A Multicenter Study of Processed Nerve Allografts: Utilization and Outcomes in Mixed and Motor Nerve Repairs
Darrell Brooks, MD; Renata V. Weber; Jerome D. Chao, MD; Mickey Cho, MD; Christopher Wilson, MD; John Ingari, MD; Scott Wisotsky, MD; Bauback Safa, MD
Darrell Brooks, San Francisco, CA, USA
2:16 pm - 2:20 pm
Distal Nerve Transfers for Restoration of Quadriceps Function
Amy M. Moore; Thomas H. Tung
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA
2:20 pm - 2:30 pm
2:30 pm - 2:50 pm
Break with Exhibitors
2:50 pm - 4:00 pm
Scientific Paper Session 4
Moderators: Thomas Tung, MD and Henk Coert, MD

Objective: The participants will be exposed to ongoing research in the field of peripheral nerve surgery.

2:50 pm - 2:54 pm
Neurotrophic Expression and Neuronal Response in the Spinal Cord Following Direct and Trans-Cutaneous Electrical Stimulation of the Mouse Sciatic Nerve
Anne-Marie Pion, MD; Eric Beaumont, PhD; Artur Kania, PhD; Jenny C. Lin, MD, PhD
Research Centre CHU-Sainte- Justine, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
2:54 pm - 2:58 pm
Nerve Graft Modality Matching Directs Regeneration of Mixed Peripheral Nerves
Simone W. Glaus; Scott Farber, MD; Daniel A. Hunter; Philip J. Johnson; Susan E. Mackinnon
Washington University, Saint Louis, MO, USA
2:58 pm - 3:02 pm
Electromechanical Properties of Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interfaces
Ziya Baghmanli, MD; Christopher M. Frost, Student; Benjamin Wei, MD; Kristoffer B. Sugg, MD; Paul S. Cederna, MD; Melanie G. Urbanchek, PhD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
3:02 pm - 3:06 pm
Immune System Augmentation by Glatiramer Acetate of Peripheral Nerve Regeneration - Crush vs. Transection Models of Rat Sciatic Nerve
Shai Luria, MD; Avi Cohen; Ori Safran; Shimon Firman; Meir Liebergall
Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
3:06 pm - 3:10 pm
Anatomical, Behavioral and Myological Analysis of the Transgenic Thy1-GFP Rat Following Peripheral Nerve Injury
Stephen W. P. Kemp; Matthew D. Wood; Peter D. Phua; Krisanne N. Stanoulis; Tessa Gordon; Gregory H. Borschel
SickKids Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
3:10 pm - 3:20 pm
3:20 pm - 3:24 pm
Proximal Tibial Nerve Compression: Results of Surgical Decompression
Eric H. Williams, MD; Gedge D. Rosson, MD; Robert Hagan, MD; S. Shar Hashemi, MD; A. Lee Dellon, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD, USA
3:24 pm - 3:28 pm
Elective Peripheral Nerve Decompression After Burn Injury: Comparison of Patients With Electrical versus Non-Electrical Etiologies
C. Scott Hultman, MD, MBA; Cindy Wu, MD; C. Calvert; AA Meyer; BA Cairns
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
3:28 pm - 3:32 pm
Concomitant Release of Guyon's Canal with Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Kirsty Usher Boyd, MD; Andrew Yee; Hank Haw Sun, BA; Susan E. Mackinnon, MD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA
3:32 pm - 3:36 pm
A Comparison of Retractor-Integrated Endoscopic and Open Ulnar Nerve Decompression Techniques In Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Stephan Dützmann; Daniel Martin, MD; Gerhardt Marquardt, MD, PhD; Gabriele Schackert, MD, PhD; Volker Seifert; Kartik Krishnan
University of Frankfurt Dept. of Neurosurgery, Frankfurt, Germany
3:36 pm - 3:40 pm
Post-Cubital Tunnel Release: How Much 3T Mr Neurography Adds?
Majid Chalian; Neda Faridian-Aragh, MD; Allan J. Belzberg; John A. Carrino; Eric Wlliams; Avneesh Chhabra
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
3:40 pm - 3:50 pm
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Invited Lecture
Tessa Hadlock, MD

Research in Facial Paralysis
This talk will highlight contemporary clinical challenges in the paralyzed face and research approaches to address them. It will also outline the current state of the art in basic science approaches to maximizing facial nerve regeneration in animal models.

4:50 pm - 5:45 pm
Special Session: Poster Presentations
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
ASPN/ASRM Welcome Reception

7:30 am - 8:25 am
ASPN Instructional Courses
306 Neuro-Imaging
Instructors: Aaron Filler MD; John Carrino, MD; Allan Belzberg, MD

307 Tissue Engineering and Nerve Repair
Instructors: Gregory Evans, MD, FACS; Rajiv Midha, MD

308 Current Approach to Facial Palsy and Future Directions
Instructors: Tessa Hadlock, MD; Rick Redett, MD

309 Controversies in Lower Extremity Compression Neuropathy Treatment, "New" Sites of Compression & Management of Failed Decompressions.
Instructors: A. Lee Dellon, MD; Gedge Rosson, MD

310 Painful Peripheral Nerve Injury: Evidence-based Approaches and Validated Methods to Assess Outcomes and QoL
Instructors: Oskar Aszmann, MD; Henk Coert, MD
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Scientific Paper Session 5
Moderators: Melanie Urbanchek, MD and Richard Reddeh, MD
8:30 am - 8:34 am
Functional Evaluation of Motor Nerve Recovery in the Rat: A Comparison of the Sciatic Functional Index, Ankle Angles and Isometric Tetanic Force
Joo-Yup Lee, MD, PhD; Guilherme Giusti, MD; Huan Wang, MD, PhD; Patricia F. Friedrich, AAS; Allen T. Bishop, MD; Alexander Y. Shin, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
8:34 am - 8:38 am
Hydrophilic Polymers Allow Immediate Physiologic Function of Severed Nerves after Interposition Grafting
Kevin W. Sexton, MD; G. A. Del Corral, MD; J. M. Britt; G. D. Bittner, PhD; R. B. Shack, MD; W. P. Thayer, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
8:38 am - 8:42 am
The Effectof Perineurotomy on Nerve Regeneration In Diabetic Rats
Cihan Sahin, MD; Huseyin Karagoz, MD; Fuat Yuksel, MD; Dilek Akakin, MD; Nukhet Dagbasi, MD; Ersin Ulkur, MD
GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
8:42 am - 8:46 am
The Schwannomatosis International Database
Allan J. Belzberg, MD; Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, MD; Jaishri Blakeley; Felix Bokstein; John A. Carrino, MD; Shlomi Constantini; Gypsamber D'Souza; Gareth Evans; Rosalie Ferner; Jan Friedman; Marco Giovannini; Gordon Harris; Jennifer Haythornthwaite; Cynthia Hingtgen; Theo Hulsebos; Lori Jordan; Michel Kalamarides; Bruce Korf; Fawn Leigh; Guy Leschziner; Antonio J. Machado, MD; Viktor Mautner; Laura Papi; Scott Plotkin; Bernd Scheithauer; Anat Stemmer-Rachamimov; Xiaobu Ye; Kaleb Yohay; Amanda Bergner
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
8:46 am - 8:52 am
8:52 am - 8:56 am
Directing The Growth Of Regenerating Motor Axons Into a Specific Peripheral Nerve Branch by Selective Injection of a Lentiviral Vector Encoding Gdnf
Godard CW de Ruiter, MD; S. A. Hoyng; Ruben Eggers; M.R. Tannemaat, MD, PhD; J. Verhaagen; Martijn J.A. Malessy, PhD
Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, Netherlands
8:56 am - 9:00 am
Identification and Classification of Peripheral Nerve Injuries with Optical Imaging in the Near-infrared
Tiffany P. Gustafson; Ying Yan; Piyaraj Thiranansakul; Walter J. Akers; Susan E. Mackinnon; Philip J. Johnson; Mikhail Y. Berezin
Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
9:00 am - 9:04 am
The Effect of the Novel Proneurogenic, Neuroprotective Compound P7C3 on Regenerative Properties Following Sciatic Nerve Crush in Neonatal Rats
Stephen W. P. Kemp; Andrew A. Pieper, MD; Matthew D. Wood; Mark Szynkaruk; Tessa Gordon; Gregory H. Borschel
SickKids Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
9:04 am - 9:10 am
9:10 am - 9:14 am
Upper Extremity Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction: An Algorithm for Injury Classification and Repair Techniques
John M. Felder, MD; Matt Iorio; Ivica Ducic, MD, PhD
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
9:14 am - 9:18 am
Real Time Reporting of Iatrogenic Nerve Injuries in a Prospective QA Database at a Level I Trauma Center
Jens Hahnhaussen, MD; Philip Stahel; Kyros Ipaktchi
Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
9:18 am - 9:22 am
Use of Peripheral Nerve Allograft in the Repair of Long- Segmental Nerve Defects Resulting from Gun-Shot Wounds Sustained During Operation Enduring Freedom
Patrick L. Basile; RT Howard; IL Valerio; GF Santiago
National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA
9:22 am - 9:30 am
9:30 am - 10:00 am
President's Invited Lecture
Tessa Gordon, PhD
Evidence-Based Science Behind the Timing of Surgical Repair of Peripheral Nerve Injuries
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Break with Exhibitors
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Joint ASPN/ASRM Panel:Reconstructive Challenges: Head to Toe
Moderator: Ivica Ducic, MD, PhD
Invited Panelists: Samir Mardini, MD; James Higgins, MD
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Scientific Paper Session 6
Moderators: Christine Novak, PhD, PT and Martijn Malessy, MD
11:15 am - 11:19 am
Axonal Regeneration Across Long Peripheral Nerve Defects Using Acellular Nerve Allografts
Ying Yan, MD/PhD; Dan Hunter, RA; Susan E. Mackinnon, MD; Philip J. Johnson, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
11:19 am - 11:23 am
Catwalk Gait Analysis In ASSESSMENT of FUNCTIONAL Recovery AFTER Sciatic Nerve Injury In the Mice
Ching-Hua Hsieh, MD; Jonathan Chris Jeng, BA; Siou-Ling Tzeng; Tsu-Hsiang Lu
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
11:23 am - 11:27 am
Pearls and Pitfalls of Motion Analysis: Is There a Place for it in the Functional Evaluation of Sciatic Nerve Injury and Repair?
Jing Rui, MD; M. Brett Runge, PhD; Robert J. Spinner, MD; Michael J. Yaszemski, MD, PhD; Anthony J. Windebank; Huan Wang, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
11:27 am - 11:31 am
Accelerating Calcium Absorption Significantly Improves Peripheral Nerve Regeneration - an Experiment in Rats
Ziyi Wang; Ji-Geng Yan; James Sanger; Lin-Ling Zhang; Yu-Hui Yan, MD; Micheal Agresti; Hani S. Matloub
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
11:31 am - 11:35 am
Anatomic Study of the Compression Points of the Supraorbital and Supratrochlear Nerves
Santosh S. Kale, MD, MBA; Thomas H. Tung
Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
11:35 am - 11:45 am