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PNEP01
Immune Response and Revascularization of Acellular Nerve Allografts Following Mesenchymal Stem Cell Seeding and Surgical Angiogenesis
Meiwand Bedar, MD, MSc.1; Mana Saffari, MD1; Aaron J. Johnson, PhD1; Alexander Y. Shin, MD2
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
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PNEP02
Recovering the regenerative potential in chronically injured nerves using conditioning electrical stimulation
Jenna-Lynn Senger, MD PhD1; Karyne N Rabey, PhD1; Leah Acton, BSc2; Sharisse Lin, BSc1; Susanne Lingrell1; Ming Chan, MD3; Christine A Webber, PhD1
1University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada; 2Univeristy of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada; 3Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
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PNEP03
Surface myoelectric control of sensorimotor function using Superficial Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interfaces (S-RPNIs).
Amir Dehdashtian, MD, MPH1; Shelby Svientek, MD2; Daniel C Ursu, PhD3; Theodore A Kung, MD4; Paul S Cederna, MD5; Stephen WP Kemp, PhD1
1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 3Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 4Section of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 5Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
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PNEP04
Improving Functional Motor Outcomes of Acellular Nerve Allografts with Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Dynamic Seeding or Microinjection?
Meiwand Bedar, MD, MSc.1; Derek B. Asserson, MD1; Nicholas A. Pulos, MD1; Alexander Y. Shin, MD2
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
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PNEP05
Sensory Somatotopic Mapping and Range of Sensory Modalities Elicited in Different Types of Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interfaces (RPNIs)
Gabriela Cinotto, MD1; Amir Dehdashtian, MD, MPH1; Paul S Cederna, MD2; Stephen WP Kemp, PhD1
1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
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PNEP06
Dexterous Finger and Grasp Control of a Prosthetic Hand using Implanted Electrodes and Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interfaces
Alex K. Vaskov, PhD1; Philip P Vu, PhD1; Alicia Davis, MPA, CPO1; Theodore A Kung, MD2; Paul S Cederna, MD3; Cynthia A Chestek, PhD4,5
1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Section of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 3Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 4Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 5Biomedical Engineering, Univeristy of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
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PNEP07
Development of a Swine Animal Model: An Anatomic Study of the Peripheral Motor Branches of the Facial Nerve in Pigs
Elena Millesi, BA1; Marissa Suchyta, BA1; Huan Wang, MD, PhD2; Samir Mardini, MD3
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 3Division of Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
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PNEP08
The Role of TrkA and p75NTR NGF Receptors in Corneal Wound Healing
Kiana Tajdaran, MD, MASc1; Konstantin Feinberg, PhD2; Seyed Kaveh Mirmoeini, MD, MASc1; Jennifer Zhang, B.Sc, MD, PhD3; Tessa Gordon, PhD4; Gregory H Borschel, MD5
1University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; 2Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN; 3The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada; 4Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada; 5Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN
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PNEP09
Outcomes of Revision Nerve Decompression Surgery in the Upper Extremities Using Processed Human Umbilical Cord Membrane (Avive®)
Cameron Cox, BBA; Christian Douthit, MD; Desirae McKee, MD; Joash R Suryavanshi, BA; Ashley Maveddat, BA; Abdurrahman F Kharbat, MBA; Brian Bashrum, BS; Brendan J MacKay, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
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PNEP10
Prevalence of Psychiatric Diagnoses and Chronic Pain in Patients Referred to a Peripheral Nerve Surgery Clinic
Brian L Chang, MD1; Josh Mondshine, BS1; Alison Hill, BS2; Christopher M. Fleury, MD3; Grant M. Kleiber, MD4
1Georgetown University, Washington, DC; 2Georgetown Medical School, Washington, DC; 3MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC; 4Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
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PNEP11
Murphy Roth's Large rodent strain demonstrates superior peripheral nerve regeneration in a nerve graft model: a question of quality not quantity
David Milek, MD1; Scott R. Echternacht, BA1; Jonnby S. LaGuardia, BS2; Dalton T. LaBarge, BA2; Jonathan I Leckenby, MD, PhD3; Guy Azriel, BS1
1University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; 2University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY; 3University College of London, London, United Kingdom
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PNEP12
The Direct Cost of Surgery for Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
David M Brogan, MD1; Andrew Landau, MD2; Margaret A Olsen, PhD, MPH1; Katelin B Nickel, MPH3; Joanna Buss, BS3; Christopher J Dy, MD3
1Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; 2Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO; 3Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
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PNEP13
Hyperglycemia Reduces Microtubule Polymerization Rates in Primary Peripheral Sensory Neurons
Simone Evans, BS1; Jennifer Hong, MD2
1Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; 2Dartmouth-Medical Health Center, Lebanon, NH
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PNEP14
WITHDRAWN
PNEP15
Quantifying Patient-Initiated Arm Movement Using Accelerometry to Evaluate Patients with Total Brachial Plexus Injuries
Johnny Chuieng - Yi Lu, MD, MSCI1; Tommy Nai-Jen Chang, MD2; David Chwei-Chin Chuang, MD3; Kate Wan-Chu Chang, MA, MS4; Rachel N. Logue, MS5; Kevin C. Chung, MD, MS6; Lynda Yang, MD, PhD7; Susan H Brown, PhD5
1Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan; 2Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan; 3Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan City, Taiwan; 4Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 5University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 6Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 7Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
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PNEP16
Selective Nerve Transfers to Restore Shoulder Flexion and Abduction in Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Benjamin B Massenburg, MD1; Yusha Liu, MD, PhD2; Raymond Tse, MD3
1Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA; 2University of Washington, Seattle, WA; 3Division of Plastic Surgery, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA
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PNEP17
Changes in blood vessel morphology in Acellular Nerve Allografts (ANAs)
Jesús A Acevedo-Cintron, BS1; Daniel A Hunter, RA2; Lauren Schellhardt, BS3; Deng Pan, BS3; Susan E Mackinnon, MD4; Matthew D Wood, PhD3
1Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; 2Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO; 3Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO; 4Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
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PNEP18
Sensory Nerve Transfer into Long Nerve Grafts for Motor Brachial Plexus Repair in a Rat Model
Bassem W Daniel, MD1,2; Abraham Zavala, MD, MSc3; Tommy Nai-Jen Chang, MD4; David Chwei-Chin Chuang, MD5
1Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; 2Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Touyuan, Taiwan; 3Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery; Dep. of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery; Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; 4Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan; 5Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surger, Chung Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
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PNEP19
WITHDRAWN
PNEP20
Application of Human Epineural Sheath Conduit Supported with Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells as a Novel Approach for Repair of Peripheral Nerve Defects
Maria Siemionow, MD, PhD, DSc; Marcin Strojny, MD; Katarzyna Kozlowska, MD; Victoria Grau, MD; Sonia Brodowska, BSc
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
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PNEP21
Poly-ethylene Glycol Might Trigger a “Side-by-Side” Axonal Fusion Mechanism in Vertebrate DRG In-vitro
Antonio Merolli, MD FBSE1; Cemile Bektas, PhD1; Yong Mao, PhD2
1Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ; 2Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ
PNEP22
Combined Open-Laparoscopic Triple Neurectomy for the Management of Refractory Neuropathic Inguinodynia
Frankie K. Wong, MD1; Peter J. Fagenholz, MD2; Jonathan M. Winograd, MD3
1Harvard Combined Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program, Boston, MA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 3Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
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PNEP23
Sutureless Nerve Coaptation Leveraging a Novel Bioinspired Light-Activated Polymer Platform: Poly (glycerol-co-sebacate) acrylate (PGSA)
Joanna Xylas, PhD1; Estelle Collin, PhD2; Simon Menard, ME3; Joao Maia, PhD3; Maria Pereira, PhD2
1Tissium, Boston, MA; 2Tissium, Paris, France; 3TISSIUM, Paris, France
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PNEP24. TMR vs
BIM: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on Which Therapy Leads to a Greater Reduction in Neuroma Pain
Alison L Wong, MD, MSE, FRCSC1; Erica B Lee, MS1; Sai Pinni, BS2; Sami Tuffaha, MD3; Emma Rowley, BS4
1Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 2Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; 3Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 4University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Reno, NV
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PNEP25
Injectable Near Infrared Fluorophore Probes Identify Nerve Injury After Crush in a Rodent Model
David M Brogan, MD1; Ron Perez, BS2; Tony Y Lee, BS2; Samuel Achilefu, PhD2; Christopher J Dy, MD2
1Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; 2Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
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PNEP26
Nerve Transfer of Brachialis to Anterior Interosseous Nerve in Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome: a Feasibility Study and Topographic Anatomy.
Olga Politikou, MD1; Leopold Harnoncourt, cand. med.2; Fabian Fritsch, cand. med.2; Vlad Tereshenko, MD2; Udo Maierhofer, MD2; Matthias Luft, MD2; Christopher Festin, MD2; Gregor Laengle, MD2; Lena Hirtler, MD, PhD2; Oskar C. Aszmann, MD, PhD3
1Medical University of Vienna, Austria, Vienna, Austria; 2Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 3CD Laboratory for Restoration of Extremity Function, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
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PNEP27
A Fifteen-year Review of Clinical Practice Patterns in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Based on Continuous Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Daniel Cyrus Sasson, BA1; Selcen Sila Yuksel, BS1; Nikhil D Shah, BS1; Aaron M Kearney, MD2; Loree K Kalliainen, MD3; Arun K Gosain, MD4
1Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL; 2Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL; 3American Board of Plastic Surgery, Philadelphia, PA; 4Plastic Surgery, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL
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PNEP28
Pharmacotherapy in the Treatment of Patients with Nerve Pain
Andrew L. O'Brien, MD, MPH1; Julie M West, MS, PA-C1; Amy M Moore, MD2; Jessica T. Zimmer, BS, BA3
1The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH; 2Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH; 3Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
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PNEP29
Posterior Interosseous Nerve Compression in the Forearm: A Clinical Diagnosis
Manuel A. Medina, MD1; Alexander Yang, MD. PhD2; J. Megan M. Patterson, MD3; Susan E Mackinnon, MD4
1Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, OH; 2Washinton University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO; 3Department of Orthopaedics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; 4Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
PNEP30
Are Nerve Repair and Transfer Effective for Obturator Nerve Injury? An Analysis of Current Evidence
Stuti Garg, BA1; Abbas M Hassan, MD2; Suvetha Ketheeswaran, BS3; Ava G Chappell, MD4; Robert D Galiano, MD5; Jason H Ko, MD, MBA, FACS6
1Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 2The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, IL; 3Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD; 4Division of Plastic Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 5Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; 6Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
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PNEP31
WITHDRAWN
PNEP32
A Biomimetic In Vitro Platform to Optimize Axon Fusion Protocols
Robert B. Shultz, PhD1,2,3; Justin C. Burrell, PhD1,4; Kritika S. Katiyar, PhD5; Kevin D. Browne, BA1,4; Franco A. Laimo, BS1,4; Zarina S. Ali, MD, MS1; Dmitriy Petrov, MD1; D. Kacy Cullen, PhD1,4
1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 2Axonova Medical, LLC, Philadelphia, PA; 3Corp. Michael Crescenz VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA; 4CMC VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA; 5Axonova Medical, Philadelphia, PA
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PNEP33
Supercharged End to Side Transfer is No Superior to Other Methods of Nerve Transfer of Anterior Interosseous Nerve to Motor Branch of Ulnar Nerve for Ulnar Nerve Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Tapan Patel, MBBS1; Karan Yagnik, MBBS2; Francisco R. Avila, MD3; Karla Cristina Maita, MD3; Archis Bhandarkar, BS2
1Medical college Baroda, Vadodara, India; 2Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 3Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
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PNEP34
USE OF PERIPHERAL NERVE STIMULATION IN CONJUNCTION WITH TMR AND RPNI FOR MANAGEMENT OF NEUROPATHIC PAIN
Nikhil A Agrawal, MD1; Lisa Gfrerer, MD, PhD2; Santiago A. Lozano-Calderon, MD PhD3; Phillip Kaiser, MD4; Ian Valerio, MD, MBA4; Marilyn Heng, MD5; Kyle R Eberlin, MD6
1Long Island Plastic Surgery Group, Garden City, NY; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 3Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 4Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 5Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 6Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
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PNEP35
Axonal Components of Nerves Innervating the Lower Extremity.
Udo Maierhofer, MD1; Daniele Brunelli, Medical Student1; Christopher Festin, MD1; Vlad Tereshenko, MD1; Olga Politikou, MD1; Matthias Luft, MD1; Gregor Laengle, MD1; Lukas Reissig, MD2; Roland Blumer, PhD3; Wolfgang J Weninger, MD4; Konstantin D Bergmeister, MD PhD1; Oskar C Aszmann, MD PhD5
1Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 2Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 3Systemic Anatomy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 4Medical University Vienna, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 5Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
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PNEP36
Does timing matter? The Impact of Preoperative Interval on Lower Extremity Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Abbas M Hassan, MD1; Stuti Garg, BA2; Megan M. Perez, MD2; Jenna Rose Stoehr, B.A.3; Anooj Patel, MD4; Suvethavarshini Ketheeswaran, BS4; Ava G Chappell, MD5; Robert D Galiano, MD6; Jason H Ko, MD7; Jason H Ko, MD, MBA, FACS8
1The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, IL; 2Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 3Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; 4Northwestern University, Chicago, TX; 5Division of Plastic Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 6Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; 7University of Washington, Seattle, WA; 8Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
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PNEP37
A Chitosan Tube Nerve Protector Biocompatible with Human Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Karla Cristina Maita, MD; Francisco R. Avila, MD; Ricardo A. Torres-Guzman, MD; John P. Garcia, MD; Abdullah S. Eldaly, MD; Antonio Jorge Forte, Plastic Surgeon; Rachel Sarabia-Estrada, DVM, PhD
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
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PNEP38
Quantifying Tenodesis Hand Function in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: Implications for Function
Stahs Pripotnev, BMSc, MD, FRCSC1; Jordan Bruce, MD2; Christine B. Novak, PT, MS, PhD(c)3; Carie R. Kennedy, BSN4; Ida K Fox, MD5
1Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; 2Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; 3University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; 4Washington University in St. Louis, St Louis, MO; 5Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
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PNEP39
Association Between Upper-Limb Functional Outcome and Muscle Strength in Upper Trunk Brachial Plexus Injuries
Sahil Chawla, HBSc.1; Sean Bristol, MD, FRCSC2; Kristine M. Chapman, MD, FRCPC3; Christopher Doherty, MD, FRCSC4; Alexander E. Seal, MD, FRCSC3; Emily Krauss, MD, MSc, FRCSC3; Kristin Jack, MD, FRCPC3; Cameron Cunningham, MD (Br.Col.), FRCPC (PM&R), CSCN (EMG)3; Michael James Berger, MD, PhD, FRCPC, CSCN Diplomate (EMG)5; Russell O'Connor, MD, FRCPC1
1The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; 2University of British Columbia, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vancouver, BC, Canada; 3University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; 4Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, St. Joseph's Health Care Center, University of British Columbia, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vancouver, BC, Canada; 5University of British Columbia, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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PNEP40
Are Nerve Repair and Transfer Effective for Tibial Nerve Injury? An Evidence-based Review and Meta-analysis
Abbas M Hassan, MD1; Stuti Garg, BA2; Suvetha Ketheeswaran, BS3; Anooj Patel, MD4; Ava G Chappell, MD5; Robert D Galiano, MD6; Jason H Ko, MD, MBA, FACS7
1The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, IL; 2Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 3Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD; 4Northwestern University, Chicago, TX; 5Division of Plastic Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 6Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; 7Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
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PNEP41
Expanding the Criteria for Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A National Assessment of Eligibility
Alexandra Junn, AB1; Jacob Dinis, BS1; Alvaro Reategui, BA2; Shirley Liu, MD1; Adnan Prsic, MD2
1Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; 2Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
PNEP42
The Diagnostic Role of Ultrasound in Cubital Tunnel Syndrome With And Without Previous Cubital Tunnel Surgery in A Tertiary Referral Center.
Nadine Boers, MD MSc1; Elisabeth Maria Brakkee, MD, MSc2; David D. Krijgh, MD3; J Henk Coert, MD, PhD1
1Utrecht University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands; 2UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands; 3University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
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PNEP43
Implementation of a Multi-Institution, Health-System-Wide Protocol for Primary Targeted Muscle Reinnervation for Below-the-Knee Amputations
Brian L Chang, MD1; Alison Hill, BS2; Christopher E. Attinger, MD3; Grant M. Kleiber, MD4
1Georgetown University, Washington, DC; 2Georgetown Medical School, Washington, DC; 3Plastic Surgery, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC; 4Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
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PNEP44
Efficacy of Complex Nerve Decompressions on Patient-Reported Outcomes for Pain and Quality of Life
Andrew L. O'Brien, MD, MPH1; Julie M West, MS, PA-C1; Jessica Zimmer, BS1; Amy M Moore, MD2
1The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH; 2Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
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PNEP45
Neuralgic Amyotrophy as a Surgical Entity - Proposal of a Treatment Algorithm
Clemens Gstoettner, MD1; Johannes Mayer, MD1; Stephanie Rassam, MD1; Laura Antonia Hruby, MD2; Agnes Sturma, PhD2; Hannes Platzgummer, MD1; Martin Aman, MD1; Leila Harhaus, Prof. Dr.3; Oskar C. Aszmann, MD4
1Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 2CD Laboratory for Restoration of Extremity Function, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 3Department of Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Burn Center, University of Heidelberg, BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany; 4Department of Surgery/ CD Laboratory for Restoration of Extremity Function & Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
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PNEP46
The Use of Motor Nerve Grafts from the Lower Extremity Causes Minimal Donor-Site Morbidity
Matthew D Ramsey, BS1; Joshua P Weissman, BBA1; Justin P Cruz, BSE1; Aaron M Kearney, MD1; Gregory A Dumanian, MD2; Jason H Ko, MD, MBA, FACS3
1Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 2Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; 3Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
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PNEP47
Peripheral Nerve Injury After Upper Extremity Surgery Performed Under Regional Anesthesia: A Systematic Review
Max L Silverstein, MD1; Ruth Tevlin, MB BAO BCh, MRCSI, MD2; K. Elliott Higgins, MD3; Rachel Pedreira, MD2; Catherine Curtin, MD4
1Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Palo Alto, CA; 2Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA; 3University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, Burlington, VT; 4Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Palo Alto, CA
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PNEP48
Remote Outcome Tracking in Facial Reanimation Surgery – Validation of the Novel “SmileCheck” Mobile Application
Jordan Fuzi, BMed1; Joseph R Dusseldorp, MBBS, MS, FRACS2
1University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia; 2The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
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PNEP49
Nerve Injury Outcomes Following Upper Arm Gunshot Wounds
David Chi, MD, PhD1; Damini Tandon, MD2; Rachael Marie Payne, MD2; Danielle Jere Brown, BS, MS, MD2; Adam G. Evans, MD3; Kevin G Shim, MD, PhD2; Amelia C. Van Handel, MD4; Mitchell A Pet, MD5
1Washington University Medical Center, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, St. Louis, MO; 2Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO; 3Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, MO; 4Washington University, St. Louis, MO; 5Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
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PNEP50
Is Nerve Repair Effective for Lower Extremity Peripheral Nerve Injuries? An Analysis of Available Evidence
Abbas M Hassan, MD1; Stuti Garg, BA2; Suvethavarshini Ketheeswaran, BS3; Ava G Chappell, MD4; Robert D Galiano, MD5; Jason H Ko, MD, MBA, FACS6
1The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, IL; 2Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 3Northwestern University, Chicago, TX; 4Division of Plastic Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 5Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; 6Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
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PNEP51
Allogeneic Mesenchymal Stem Cell Seeding of Neurogen Nerve Guides in a Rabbit Model
Meiwand Bedar, MD, MSc.1; Patricia F. Friedrich, AAS2; Andre van Wijnen, PhD3; Alexander Y. Shin, MD4
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 2Microvascular Research Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 3Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; 4Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
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PNEP52
(Cost-)effectiveness of Lower Extremity Nerve Decompression Durgery in Subjects with Diabetes: the DeCompression (DECO) trial. An Update on Screening and Inclusion Progress.
Tirzah M. Fakkel, MD1; Willem D. Rinkel, MD, PhD2; Nadine Boers, MD MSc2; J Henk Coert, MD, PhD2
1Utrecht Univeristy Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands; 2Utrecht University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands
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PNEP53
Active surgical strategies benefit patient reported treatment outcomes in neuroma surgery
Elisabeth Maria Brakkee, MD, MSc1; Erick DeVinney, BS2; Willem D. Rinkel, MD3; Ivica Ducic, MD, PhD4; J Henk Coert, MD, PhD5
1UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands; 2AxoGen, Alachua, FL; 3Plastic-, Reconstructive- and Hand surgery, UMC Utrecht, Rotterdam, Netherlands; 4Department of Plastic Surgery, Washington Nerve Institute, Washington, DC; 5Utrecht University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands
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PNEP54
Long-Term Outcome of Hand and Shoulder Function in Children Following Early Surgical Intervention for Upper Brachial Plexus Birth Injury
Rachel Aber, BS1; Leslie Grossman, MPH2; Aaron J Berger, MD, PhD3; Israel Alfonso, MD4; Andrew Price, MD2; John A.I. Grossman, MD2
1Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, FL; 3Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, FL; 4Brachial Plexus Program, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, FL
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PNEP55
Are Nerve Transfers Effective for Lower Extremity Peripheral Nerve Injuries? An Analysis of Available Evidence
Abbas M Hassan, MD1; Stuti Garg, BA2; Suvetha Ketheeswaran, BS3; Ava G Chappell, MD4; Robert D Galiano, MD5; Jason H Ko, MD, MBA, FACS6
1The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, IL; 2Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 3Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD; 4Division of Plastic Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 5Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; 6Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
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PNEP56
Natural History of Neuropathic Pain in Amputees
Andrew Chen, BS; Dan Hayward, MBA; Cameron Cox, BBA; Brendan J MacKay, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
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PNEP57
MRN-based Outcome-Monitoring of Upper Extremity Trunk Nerve Lesions - A Prospective Multicenter Study
Leila Harhaus, Prof. Dr.1; Martin Aman, MD2; Daniel Schwarz, Prof. Dr.3; Annette Stolle, Dr.phil.4; Arne H Boecker, MD1; Lukas Pindur, MD5; Martin Bendszus, Prof.Dr.3; Kneser Ulrich, Prof. Dr.6
1Department of Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Burn Center, University of Heidelberg, BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany; 2BG Trauma Center, Ludwigshafen, Germany; 3Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany; 4BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany; 5BG Trauma Center Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; 6Department of Plastic Surgery, Handsurgerycenter, University of Heidelberg/BG Traumahospital Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany
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PNEP58
3-D Printing of a Synthetic Rat Sciatic Nerve
David M Brogan, MD1; Tony Y Lee, BS2; Peter Chang, MD2; Christopher J Dy, MD2; David Kneiber, MD2
1Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; 2Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
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PNEP59
Silk-in-silk nerve guidance conduits enhance regeneration in a rat sciatic nerve injury model
Lorenz Semmler, MD1; Flavia Millesi, MSc1; Aida Naghilou, PhD1; Wolf Sonja, -1; Anda Mann, BSc1; Eva Györi, MD, PhD1; Fritz Vollrath, PhD2; Tamara Weiss, PhD1; Christine Radtke, MD1
1Medical University Of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 2Oxford University, Oxford, Italy
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PNEP60
Is YouTube Creating a Headache for Migraine Surgery: An Analysis of YouTube as a Resource for Patient Education.
Priya A Mansukhani, BS1; Ryan Jin, BS1; Joseph S Weisberger, MD, MS2; Renata V Weber, MD1
1Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ; 2Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
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PNEP61
Restoring Triceps Function with the Anterior Branch of the Thoracodorsal Nerve Transfer
Maria T Huayllani, MD1; Lily Lin, BS2; Julie M West, MS, PA-C3; Amy M Moore, MD4
1Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH; 2The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; 3The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH; 4Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
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PNEP62
The Cutaneous Branches of the Median and Ulnar Nerves in the Palm; The Missing Anatomical Study
Elspeth J R Hill, MD PhD MRes1; Karine Gasparelo, MD2; Anna Seltser, MD3; Jayme A Bertelli, MD4
1Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO; 2Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianópolis, Brazil; 3Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel; 4Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, Florianopolis, Brazil
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PNEP63
Treatment Approach to Isolated Common Peroneal Nerve Palsy by Mechanism of Injury: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Individual Participant Data
Kevin M. Klifto, DO, PharmD1; Said C Azoury, MD2; Caresse F Gurno, MSN3; Elizabeth Card, MD2; L Scott Levin, MD2; Stephen J. Kovach, MD2
1University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; 2University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 3Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
PNEP64
Nerve Trace: Near Infrared Nerve-Specific Fluorescence Contrast Agent for Enhanced Nerve Identification During Surgery
Connor W Barth, PhD1; Lei G Wang, PhD2; Summer L Gibbs, PhD2; Antonio Montano, BS2; Vidhiben Shah, PhD3; Adam W.G. Alani, PhD3; Alexander Antaris, PhD4; Jonathan Sorger, PhD M.B.A.4
1Inherent Targeting, Portland, OR; 2Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR; 3Oregon State University, Portland, OR; 4Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA
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PNEP65
Carpal Tunnel Release is Associated with Improved Cold Sensitivity in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Prospective Cohort Study
Moaath Saggaf, MD1; Aaron Drucker, MD, ScM1; Christine B Novak, PT, PhD2; Larry Robinson, MD1; Dimitri J Anastakis, MD3
1University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; 2Toronto Western Hospital Hand Program, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; 3Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
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PNEP66
Biopreservation and Storage of Tissue Engineered Nerve Grafts Towards an Off-The-Shelf Product
Kritika S. Katiyar, PhD1,2,3; Robert B. Shultz, PhD1,4,5; Franco A. Laimo, BS1,2; Justin C. Burrell, PhD1,2; Kevin D. Browne, BA1,2; Zarina S Ali, MD6; D. Kacy Cullen, PhD1,2
1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 2CMC VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA; 3Axonova Medical, Philadelphia, PA; 4Axonova Medical, LLC, Philadelphia, PA; 5Corp. Michael Crescenz VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA; 6University of Pennsylvania, Department of Neurosurgery, Philadelphia, PA
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PNEP67
A Comparison of Axonal Regeneration in Fresh vs Long-Term Denervated Nerve Grafts
Adeeb Derakhshan, MD1; Iván Coto Hernández, PhD2; Steven Minderler, Lab technician3; Nate Jowett, MD4
1Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, MA; 2Mass Eye and Ear, Boston, MA; 3Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, MA; 4Facial Nerve Center - Dept. of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, MA
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PNEP68
Mechanical Signaling Mediated by IQGAP1 Promotes the Foreign Body Response to Implanted Devices
Dharshan Sivaraj, BS; Jagannath Padmanabhan, PhD; Kellen Chen, PhD; Dominic Henn, MD; Chikage Noishiki, MD PhD; Artem A Trotsyuk, BS; Geoffrey C Gurtner, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
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PNEP69
Peripheral Nerve Repair in Upper Extremity Using Wide Awake Technique: Early Experience
Mario A Moran-Romero, MD1; Karla F Reyes-Gonzalez, MD2; Genesis Pineda-Aldana, Resident3; Jose E Telich Tarriba, MD4; David F Navarro-Barquin, MD1; Alexander Cardenas-Mejia, MD5
1Hospital General "Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez", Mexico city, DF, Mexico; 2Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Cholula, PU, Mexico; 3Hospital Gea González, Mexico, DF, Mexico; 4Hospital Angeles del Pedregal, Mexico City, DF, Mexico; 5Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital General "Dr. Manuel Gea González", Mexico City
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PNEP70
Characterizing the changes in the cellular infiltrate in Acellular Nerve Allografts (ANAs)
Jesús A Acevedo-Cintron, BS1; Daniel A Hunter, RA2; Lauren Schellhardt, BS3; Deng Pan, BS3; Susan E Mackinnon, MD4; Matthew D Wood, PhD3
1Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; 2Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO; 3Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO; 4Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
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PNEP71
Clinical Outcomes for Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A Systematic Review and Meta Analysis
Jocelyn Lu, MD1; Esdras Rodriguez, BS2; Amanda M Rizzo, BA3; Dani C Inglesby, MD4; Shawn Diamond, MD5; Steven M Sultan, MD3
1Icahn School of Medicine and Mount Sinai, New York, NY; 2Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso, El Paso, TX; 3Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; 4Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY; 5Department of Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso, El Paso, TX
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PNEP72
Benign vs. Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumours; a Single Center Experience on Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes
Jessica M Winter, MD1; Rowan M Chandler, MD1; Tod Clark, MD, FRCSC2; Jennifer L Giuffre, MD1
1University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada; 2Department of Orthopedics, University of Manitoba, Pan Am Clinic, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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PNEP73
Graft-free repair of peripheral nerve gaps via nerve traction
Sameer B Shah, PhD1; Elisabeth Orozco, MS1; Justin M Brown, MD2; Koichi Masuda, MD1
1UCSD, La Jolla, CA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
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PNEP74
Trends in Nerve Gap Management in Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction. A NSQIP Analysis
Christina Shree Chopra, BA1; Fernando Herrera, MD2; Sameer Shah, PhD3; Ahmed S Suliman, MD4
1California University of Science & Medicine, Colton, CA; 2Division of Plastic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Division of Plastic Surgery, Charleston, SC; 3University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA; 4UC San Diego, San Diego, CA
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PNEP75
A Fibrous Nature of Hydrogels Causes Directed Migration in Schwann Cells
Flavia Millesi, MSc1; Sascha Mero, cand. med.2; Lorenz Semmler, MD1; Anda Mann, BSc2; Paul Supper, MD2; Maximilian Haertinger, BSc3; Sarah Stadlmayr, MSc3; Ursula Windberger, ao.Univ. Prof. Dr.3; Harald Rennhofer, Ass.Prof. Mag. Dr.4; Tamara Weiss, PhD2; Aida Naghilou, Dr. rer. nat.2; Christine Radtke, MD, MBA, FEBOPRAS2
1Medical University Of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 2Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 3Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 4University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
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PNEP76
Nerve Growth Factor Antagonism in Prevention of Neuroma Formation: A Systematic Review of Current Evidence and Recommendations for Future Research & Development
Pathik Aravind, MBBS1; Nicholas von Guionneau, MBBS1; Sameer Khan, MS (Ortho)2; Arbab Mohammad, Med Student3; Pooja S. Yesantharao, MS1; Carisa M Cooney, MPH4; Scott Lifchez, MD1; A. Lee Dellon, MD, PhD5; Gedge D Rosson, MD6
1Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 2Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Science & Research, Ambala, India; 3Aarupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry, India; 4Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 5Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Division of Plastic Surgery, Dellon Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Towson, MD; 6Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
PNEP77
Autograft Reconstruction of Lower Extremity Peripheral Nerve Injuries: Does Graft Length Matter?
Abbas M Hassan, MD1; Stuti Garg, BA2; Megan M. Perez, MD2; Jenna Rose Stoehr, B.A.3; Anooj Patel, MD4; Suvethavarshini Ketheeswaran, BS4; Ava G Chappell, MD5; Robert D Galiano, MD6; Jason H Ko, MD, MBA, FACS7
1The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, IL; 2Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 3Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; 4Northwestern University, Chicago, TX; 5Division of Plastic Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 6Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; 7Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
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