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2021 Virtual Abstract Presentations Generously Co-Sponsored by Axogen & KLS Martin
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AESTHETIC
Societal Perceptions Of Invasive Versus Non-invasive Lower Face Contouring Outcomes
Jonlin Chen, BS1, Mya Abousy, BA1, Alisa Girard, MA1, Jong-Woo Choi, MD, PhD, MMM2, Richard J Redett, MD1, Robin Yang, MD DDS1
1Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, Republic of

BENIGN AND MALIGNANT TUMORS
Adipocytes Increase Breast Cancer Driven HUVEC Invasion In An Engineered Breast Microenvironment
Sarah Katherine Caughey, BA, Xue Dong, MD, PhD, Jason Harris, BA, MPH, Nabih Berri, MD, Ryan Bender, BA, Jason Spector, MD, FACS
Weill Cornell Medicine: Laboratory of Bioregenerative Medicine and Surgery, New York, NY

BREAST
Stage III Breast Cancer Patients Are Less Likely To Complete Nipple Reconstruction: An Institutional Analysis Of Cancer Stage Affecting Breast Reconstruction
Joshua Amaya, BS1, Yash Kadakia, BA1, Kaitlin Jones, BS1, Pope Rodnoi, BS1, Sami U. Khan, MD2, Sumeet S. Teotia, MD1, Nicholas T. Haddock, MD1
1University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY
Radiation Therapy And Breast Reconstruction, A Retrospective Analysis Of Reoperation Rates
Jiaxi Chen, MD, Harsh Patel, BS, Robert Tung, MD, Ruth Miranda, BS, Edward Ray, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Implant Versus Flap: A Comparison Of Long-term Outcomes Of Post-mastectomy Immediate Breast Reconstruction Using Propensity Score Matching
Wooram F. Jung, MSc1, Meridith P. Pollie, BS1, Alyssa B. Valenti, MD2, Elizabeth Mauer, MS3, Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH2, David M. Otterburn, MD2
1Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, 2Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Hospital Network, New York, NY, 3Department of Healthcare Policy & Research, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
Evolving Trends And Long-term Outcomes Of Radiation Therapy Following Post-mastectomy Breast Reconstruction: A 20-year Single Institutional Experience
Wooram F. Jung, MSc1, Alyssa B. Valenti, MD2, Meridith P. Pollie, BS1, Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH2, David M. Otterburn, MD2
1Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, 2Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Hospital Network, New York, NY
To Stage Or Not To Stage: A Comparison Of Surgical Outcomes And Satisfaction In Staged Versus Immediate Versus Delayed Autologous Breast Reconstruction
Sarah M. Persing, MD1, Pooja S. Yesantharao, MS1, Waverley Y. He, BA1, Pathik Aravind, MBBS1, Megan F. Hunt, BS1, Kristen P. Broderick, MD1, Michele A. Manahan, MD1, Carisa M. Cooney, MPH1, Justin M. Sacks, MD, MBA2, Gedge D. Rosson, MD1
1Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
The Effects Of Tranexamic Acid In Breast Surgery: A Systematic Review And Meta-analysis
Minh NQ Huynh, MD, Chloe R. Wong, BHSc, MD(c), Matthew C. McRae, MD, MHS, FRCS(C), Sophocles Voineskos, MD, MSc, FRCS(C), Mark H. McRae, MD, MScCH, FRCS(C)
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Autologous Breast Reconstruction Is Associated With Lower 90-day Readmissions: An Analysis Of The National Readmissions Database
Justin D. Sawyer, MD, Jacob Franke, BS, Steven Scaife, MS, Nicole Sommer, MD, FACS, Michael W. Neumeister, MD, FACS, FRCSC
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
Antibiotic Prophylaxis In Two Stage Prepectoral Alloplastic Breast Reconstruction: One Prescription Does Not Fit All
Pooja S. Yesantharao, MS1, Lawrence Cai, MD2, Franca Kraenzlin, MD1, Gordon K. Lee, MD2, Brian Thornton, MD MBA PhD3, Rahim S. Nazerali, MD MHS2
1Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 3ThorntonMD Plastic Surgery, Louisville, KY
Direct-to-implant Breast Reconstruction: A Nationwide Utilization And Costs Analysis
Pooja S. Yesantharao, MS1, Connor Arquette, MD2, Gordon K. Lee, MD2, Jennifer E. Cheesborough, MD2, Rahim S. Nazerali, MD MHS1
1Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Evaluation Of Prepectoral Tissue Expander Intraoperative Fill With Air Or Saline
Laura Christopher, BS, Ravinder Bamba, MD, Raphael Mercho, BS, Ivan Hadad, MD, Mary Lester, MD, Aladdin Hassanein, MD, MMSc
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Associations Between Perioperative Fluid Management And Complication Rates In Diep Flap Breast Reconstruction In The Eras Protocol
Ricardo Garza, Jr., BS1, Carolyn E. Boyle, MSN, CRNA1, Sami U. Khan, MD2, Nicholas T. Haddock, MD1, Sumeet S. Teotia, MD1
1UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 2Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Subcutaneous Fat And Visceral Fat Area Vs. BMI: Which Is A Better Predictor For Post-operative Complications In Obese Patients After Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flaps?
Maria Yan, MD1, Vanessa Molinar, MD1, Krishna Vyas, MD, PhD, MHS1, Doga Kuruoglu, MD1, Cristina Salinas, BS2, Tony CT Huang, MBBS, MSc1, Jorys Martinez-Jorge, MD1, Christin A. Harless, MD1, Nho V. Tran, MD1, Naoki Takahashi, MD3, Minh-Doan T. Nguyen, MD1
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Rochester, MN, 3Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
A Prospective Investigation Of Opioid Use In Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction: Recommendations To Improve Practice And Guide Prescriptions
Erica Lee, MS1, Franca Kraenzlin, MD1, Pooja Yesantharao, MS1, Halley Darrach, MD1, Helen Xun, BS1, Justin M. Sacks, MD MBA2, Kristen Broderick, MD1
1Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Predictors For Prolonged Drain Use Following Autologous Breast Reconstruction
Jacob Dinis, BS, Omar Allam, BS., Alexandra Junn, A.B., Kitae Eric Park, BA, Mohammad Ali Mozaffari, MD, Rema Shah, BS, Tomer Avraham, MD, Michael Alperovich, MD, MSc
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Smooth Versus Textured Tissue Expanders: Comparison Of Outcomes And Complications In 480 Implants
Jacob Dinis, BS, Omar Allam, BS, Alexandra Junn, A.B., Mohammad Ali Mozaffari, MD, Rema Shah, BS, Olamide Olawoyin, BA, Sumarth Mehta, BS, Kitae Eric Park, BA, Tomer Avraham, MD, Michael Alperovich, MD, MSc
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Patient Satisfaction And Quality Of Life After Implant Removal For Breast Implant Illness
Jacob Dinis, BS, Alexandra Junn, A.B., Omar Allam, BS, Rema Shah, BS, Mohammad Ali Mozaffari, MD, Tomer Avraham, MD, Michael Alperovich, MD, MSc
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Abdominal Subcutaneous Fat Thickness As A Substitute For BMI In Predicting Complications In Abdominally-based Autologous Breast Reconstruction
Jacob Dinis, BS, Alexandra Junn, A.B., Rema Shah, BS, Omar Allam, BS, Sumarth Mehta, BS, Mohammad Ali Mozaffari, MD, Tomer Avraham, MD, Michael Alperovich, MD, MSc
Yale University, New Haven, CT

CRANIOFACIAL
Evaluation Of Palatal Bone Thickness In Individuals With Cleidocranial Dysplasia Compared To A Control Group: A Cone-Beam Computed Tomography Study
Rany Bous, BDS, MSD1, Anthony Lyamichev, BA1, Rahma ElNaghy, BDS, MOrthRCSEd2, Anand Kumar, MD, FACS, FAAP1,3, Manish Valiathan, BDS, MDS, DDS, MSD1
1Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 2Case Western Reserve University, Detroit, OH, 3University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
Facial Nerve Dysfunction After Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis For Robin Sequence
Hannah R. Crowder, MPH, Esperanza Mantilla-Rivas, MD, Nathaneal Oh, Caitlyn Lee, Jason Stein, BS, Monica Manrique, MD, Gary Rogers, MD, JD, MBA, MPH, Albert Oh, MD
Children's National Hospital, Washington, DC
Incidence Of Patent Mendosal Suture In Infants Up To 1 Year Of Age: Implications For Misdiagnosis
Brynne A. Ichiuji, BA, Esperanza Mantilla-Rivas, MD, Joseph M. Escandon, MD, Daniela Duarte Bateman, MD, Monica Manrique, MD, Elina Kapoor, BA, Md Sohel Rana, MBBS, MPH, Albert K. Oh, MD, Gary F. Rogers, MD, JD, LLM., MBA, MPH
Children's National Hospital, Washington, DC
Does Different Cranial Suture Synostosis Influence Orbit Volume And Morphology In Apert Syndrome?
Xiaona Lu, MD, PhD1, Antonio Jorge Forte, MD, PhD2, Alexandra Junn, AB1, Jacob Dinis, BS1, Michael Alperovich, MD1, Nivaldo Alonso, MD, PhD3, John A. Persing, MD4
1Yale University School of Medicine, New haven, CT, 2Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksoniville, FL, 3University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 4Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Tissue Augmenting Palatoplasty For Salvage Of Speech In Secondary Palate Repair
Madeleine K. Bruce, BA1, Erin Anstadt, MD2, Wendy Chen, MD2, Sean Herman, MD1, Fady Paul Marji, MD1, Miles J. Pfaff, MD, MHS1, Matthew Ford, CCC-SLP1, Jesse A. Goldstein, MD1, Joseph E. Losee, MD1
1UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2University of Pittsburgh Department of Plastic Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA
The Impact Of The Covid-19 Pandemic On Cleft Care
Madeleine K. Bruce, BA1, Miles J. Pfaff, MD, MHS1, Erin Anstadt, MD2, Joseph E. Losee, MD1, Jesse A. Goldstein, MD1
1UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2University of Pittsburgh Department of Plastic Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA,
Revision Pharyngoplasty In Cleft Palate And Vpi: Management And Outcomes
Madeleine K. Bruce, BA1, Samantha G. Maliha, MD2, Isaac B. James, MD2, Miles J. Pfaff, MD, MHS1, Jesse A. Goldstein, MD1, Joseph E. Losee, MD1
1UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2University of Pittsburgh Department of Plastic Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA
Clinical Significance Of Clinocephaly In Late-presentation Sagittal Craniosynostosis
Miles J. Pfaff, MD, MHS, Regina Fenton, CRNP, Madeleine K. Bruce, BA, Jennifer Fantuzzo, BS, Michael Bykowski, MD, Joseph A. Losee, MD, Jesse A. Goldstein, MDUPMC
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Strategies For Reducing Post-operative Nausea And Vomiting Following Orthognathic Surgery: A Comprehensive Single Center Analysis
Connor J. Peck, BS1, Navid Pourtaheri, MD PhD2, Seija Maniskas, MD1, Kitae E. Park, BS1, John Smetona, MD1, Jenny Yang, MD1, Joseph Lopez, MD MBA1, Derek Steinbacher, MD DMD1
1Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA, 2Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Riley Hospital for Children, IN, USA
Development Of A High-fidelity 3-D Printed Craniofacial Simulator
Fatima Qamar, MD, MPH1, Jonathan Ford, PhD2, Matthew S. Lee, MS1, Jennifer L. Arnold, MD, MSc1, Summer Decker, PhD2, S. Alex Rottgers, MD1
1Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, Saint Petersburg, FL, 2University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Subgaleal Drains Offer Protection Against Infection In Autologous Cranioplasty
Carole SL Spake, MSc, Dardan Beqiri, MD, Vinay Rao, MD, Joseph W. Crozier, MA, Akiki Ronald, BS, Belinda Shao, MD, Konstantina Svokos, DO, Albert Woo, MD
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
The Effects Of Cleft Lip And/or Palate (CL/P) On Psychosocial Development: A Systematic Review
Isabella A. Summersgill, HSD1, Kelly X. Huang, HSD1, Michelle K. Oberoi, BS, BA1,2, Allison C. Hu, BA1,3, Justine C. Lee, MD, PhD1
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 2University of California, Riverside School of Medicine, Riverside, CA, 3University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA
Prevalence Of Penetrating Cerebrovascular Injuries In Craniofacial Ballistic Trauma
Olajide Olatidoye, BS1, Joshua Scarcella, BS1, Duy Huynh, BS1, Yifan Guo, MD2
1East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, 2Children's Hospital of the King's Daughter, Norfolk, VA
Postoperative Facial Swelling Following Triple Jaw Surgery: A Three-dimensional Volumetric Analysis
Alvaro Reategui, B.A, Sarah Phillips, BS, Jacob Dinis, BS, Alexandra Junn, BA, Yassmin Parsaei, DMD, Jenny Yang, MD, Joseph Lopez, MD MBA, Derek M. Steinbacher, MD DMD
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Racial Disparities In The Surgical Management In Benign Craniomaxillofacial Tumors
Sarah J. Phillips, BS, Alvaro A. Reategui, BA, Connor J. Peck, BS, Yassmin Parsaei, DMD, Hossein Jazayeri, DMD, Giovanni Ibrahim, DMD, MS, Joseph Lopez, MD, MBS, Derek M. Steinbacher, MD, DMD, FACS
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Scalp Blocks For Analgesia And Opioid Reduction After Open Repair Of Craniosynostosis
Ema Zubovic, MD1, Abdullah M. Said, BA1, Gary B. Skolnick, BS1, Danielle C. Cooper, MD1, Spencer S. Kitchin, MD1, Sybill D. Naidoo, PhD, RN, CPNP1, Matthew D. Smyth, MD2, Jacob D. AuBuchon, MD2, Kamlesh B. Patel, MD, MSc1
1Washington University Plastic Surgery, Saint Louis, MO, 2Washington University, Saint Louis, MO
Impact Of Cleft Palate On Tongue-based Upper Airway Obstruction And Timing Of Repair Following Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis In Pierre Robin Sequence
Hannes Prescher, MD, Jill R. Froimson, MD, Russell R. Reid, MD, PhD
University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Vertical Forehead Flap: Final Touch For Hypertelorism Nasal Correction
Erin M. Wolfe, BS1, S. Anthony Wolfe, MD2
1University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 2Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, FL
Fronto-facial Advancement For The Treatment Of FGFR2 Syndromic Craniosynostosis With And Without Distraction Osteogenesis: Review Of A 45-year Experience By A Single Surgeon
Erin M. Wolfe, BS1, Sydney A. Mathis, BS2, S. Anthony Wolfe, MD3
1University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 2University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 3Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, FL

GENDER CONFIRMATION MEDICINE/SURGERY
3D Imaging: A Powerful Tool For Defining Sexual Dimorphism In Masculinizing Chest Surgery
Jiaxi Chen, MD1, Beina Azadgoli, MD2, Cordell Heckel, BS2, Harsh Patel, BS1, Edward Ray, MD1
1Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Minimizing Postoperative Opioid Use After Penile Inversion Vaginoplasty In The Setting Of ERAS
Abigail R. Tirrell, BS1, Areeg A. Abu El Hawa, BA1, Jenna C. Bekeny, BA1, Kenneth L. Fan, MD2, Gabriel Del Corral, MD2
1Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 2MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington, DC
Current Trends In Facial Feminization Surgery: An Assessment Of Safety And Style
Bachar F. Chaya, MD, Zoe P. Berman, MD, Daniel Boczar, MD, Ricardo Rodriguez Colon, BS, Gustave K. Diep, MD, Jorge Trilles, BS, Nicolette Siringo, BA, Eduardo D.
NYU Langone, New York, NY, USA
Going With The Flow: Engineering Vascularized Urothelial Flaps For Female-to-male Phalloplasty In Transgender Patients
Jason Harris, MPH, Xue Dong, MD, PhD, Ryan Bender, BA, Sarah Caughey, BA, Nabih Berri, MD, Jason A. Spector, MD, FACS
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Breast Cancer Screening Algorithm In Transgender Patients: A Position Paper
Zain Aryanpour, BS1, Julie Whatley, C.R.N.P2, Timothy W. King, MD, PhD3
1University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, 2University of Alabama at Birmingham, Breast Health Clinic at the Kirklin Clinic, Birmingham, AL, 3University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Birmingham, AL
National Survey Of Transgender Bottom Surgical Workforce: Supply And Demand
Christine O. Kang, MD, MHS, MS1, Erin Kim, BA1, Elizabeth Boskey, PhD, MPH, LCISW, MSW2, Alexander Dagi, BA2, Anamika Veeramani, BS1, Nicholas Cuccolo, MD3, Bernard Lee, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS1, Oren Ganor, MD2
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, 3New York University Langone Health, New York, NY

HAND
A Fifteen-year Review Of Clinical Practice Patterns And Evidence-based Medicine In Carpometacarpal Joint Arthroplasty
Nikhil D. Shah, BS1, Selcen S. Yuksel, BS1, Daniel C. Sasson, BA1, Aaron Kearney, MD1, Micheal W. Neumeister, MD2, Arun Gosain, MD1
1Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 2Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

INNOVATION/COMMERCIALIZATION/TECHNOLOGY
Tracking Facial Dynamics In 2D Videos Using Machine Learning: Applications In Facial Animation
Bar Y. Ainuz, BS, Jeyna K. Perez, MS, James R. Seaward, MD, Alex A. Kane, MD, Rami R. Hallac, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Facial Recognition Software As A Research Tool For Plastic Surgeons: Validation In A Orthognathic Surgical Cohort
Connor J. Peck, BS, Vishaben Patel, BS, Navid Pourtaheri, MD PhD, Omar Allam, BS, Yassmin Parsaei, DMD, Arvind Gowda, MD, Joseph Lopez, MD MBA, Derek Steinbacher, MD DMD.
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Plastic Surgeons As Entrepreneurs
Sumun Khetpal, BS, BA1, Alvaro Reátegui, BA1, Joseph Lopez, MD, MBA2, Adnan Prsic, MD2
1Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2Division of Plastic Surgery, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Feasibility Of Face ID TrueDepth Cameras For Functional Monitoring Of Facial Movements In Craniofacial Surgery
Daniel Boczar, MD, Bachar F. Chaya, MD, Jorge Trilles, BS, Ricardo Rodriguez Colon, BS, Gustave K. Diep, MD, Zoe P. Berman, MD, Eduardo D. Rodriguez, MD, DDS
Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY
Decellularization Of The Porcine Nipple Areola Complex: An Innovative Acellular Nipple Scaffold
Ruben V. Oganesyan, MD1,2, Alexandre G. Lellouch, MD3,4, Aylin Acun, Ph.D1,2, Elise Lupon, MD3,5, Corentin B. Taveau, MD3,4, Laura Burlage, MD1, Laurent A. Lantieri, MD4, Mark A. Randolph, MAS2,3, Curtis L. Cetrulo, Jr., MD, FACS, FAAP3,6, Basak E. Uygun, Ph.D1,2
1Center for Engineering in Medicine and Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2Shriners Hospitals for Children, Boston, MA, 3Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation Laboratory, Center for Transplantation Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 4Department of Plastic Surgery, European George Pompidou Hospital, University of Paris, Paris, France, 5Department of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery and Burns, Rangueil University Hospital, Toulouse, France, 6Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Conjoined Twin Separation - Review Of 30-year Case Experience And Lessons Learned
Mark S. Shafarenko, MD1, Miliana Vojvodic, MD MSc FRCSC2, Howard M. Clarke, MD PhD FRCS(C) FACS FAAP3, Ronald M. Zuker, MD FRCSC FACS FAAP FRCSEd(HON)3
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2Grand River Hospital, Waterloo, ON, Canada, 3Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
Anti-fouling Bioresorbable Elastomer Coated Hernia Mesh To Promote Neo-peritoneum Maturation And Reduce Adhesions
Shantanu Nikam, MS, Yen-Hao Hsu, MS, David Ruppert, Ph.D., Matthew Becker, Ph.D., Howard Levinson, MD
Duke University, Durham, NC
Characterizing The Top 1% Of Plastic Surgeon Recipients Of Industry Payments
Kinsey Barhorst, BS1, Kyle Singerman, BS1, Meredith L. Moore, BS1,2, Ryan Gobble, MD, FACS1
1University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 2Dell Medical School of The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Modulation Of A Circadian Rhythm Gene Accelerates Adipogenesis, In Vitro And In Vivo Studies
Yoichiro Shibuya, MD, PhD1,2, Akishige Hokugo, DDS, PhD1, Lixin Wang, DDS1, Daniel Khalil, MD1, Hiroko Okawa, DDS, PhD1, Adam Clements, N/A1, Yvonne Roca, N/A1, Takeru Kondo, DDS, PhD1, Ichiro Nishimura, DDS, DMSc, DMD, FAP, FAAAS1, Reza Jarrahy, MD, FACS, FAAP1
1University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Development Of 3-D Printed Wound Chambers For Rodent Wound Healing Research
Jordan N. Tang, BS, Daniel P. Zaki, MS, Faris F. Halaseh, BS, Mary Ziegler, PhD, Lohrasb R. Sayadi, MD, Gregor R D Evans, MD, FACS, Alan D. Widgerow, MD, FACS
Center for Tissue Engineering, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA
Artificial Intelligence- Equipped Detection Of Photoshop Or Facetune Use By Plastic Surgeons
Christian Chartier, DEC1, Roy Kim, MD2, Rod J. Rohrich, MD3, Akash Chandawarkar, MD4
1McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2San Francisco Plastic Surgery, San Francisco, CA, 3Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute, Dallas, TX, 4Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Stiffness Of Nanoparticulate Mineralized Collagen Scaffolds Triggers Osteogenesis Via Mechanotransduction And Canonical Wnt Signaling
Michelle K. Oberoi, BS, BA1,2, Qi Zhou, DDS, PhD1,2, Shengyu Lyu, DDS, PhD1,2, Rachel M. Caprini, BS1,2, Sahara Mirzaie, BS1,2, Kelly X. Huang, HSD1,2, Xiaoyan Ren, MD, PhD1,2, Marley J. Dewey, BS3, Brendan A.C. Harley, SB, ScD4,5, Justine C. Lee, MD, PhD1,2
1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 2Research Service, Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, 3Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 4Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 5Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

MICROSURGERY/FLAP PHYSIOLOGY/ISCHEMIA REPERFUSION
Bayesian Calibration Of A Computational Model Of Tissue Expansion Informed By Porcine Animal Model Data
Tianhong Han, BS1, Taeksang Lee, PhD1, Joanna K. Ledwon, PhD2, Sergey Turin, MD2, Elbert Vaca, MD2, Arun K. Gosain, MD2, Adrian Buganza Tepole, PhD1
1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
The Effects Of Active Warming On Body Temperature And Circulation In Anaesthetized Mice And Importance For Optimization Of Scanning Laser Doppler Flowmetry Methods
Evan James Fahy, MB BCh BAO, MCh, Christopher Lavin, M.S., Darren Abbas, M.D., Michelle Griffin, MBChB, Ph.D., Megan King, M.S., Sandeep Adem, M.S., Michael T. Longaker, M.D, M.B.A., Derrick C. Wan, M.D.
Hagey Laboratory for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine, Stanford, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Use Of Tranexamic Acid Is Not Associated With Increased Risk Of Flap Loss In Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer
Bailey C. Huser, BS, Armin Edalatpour, MD, Kirsten A. Gunderson, BS, Evalina Bond, BS, Katherine Rose, MD, Katherine M. Gast, MD, MS
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Plastic Surgery, Madison, WI
Post-operative Tachycardia In Diep Flap Patients: Is It A Reason To Worry?
Jaime L. Bernstein, MD MS, Hao Huang, BS, David M. Otterburn, MD FACS.
New York-Presbyterian - Cornell and Columbia, New York, NY, USA
Outcomes Of Anterolateral Thigh Free Flap Reconstruction Of Lower Extremity Trauma. Does The Muscle Matter?
Idean Roohani, BS1, Anna C. Howell, MD2, Yun ji Kim, BA1, Katelyn Kondra, MD3, Haig Yenikomshian, MD2, Joseph N. Carey, MD2
1Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 3Department of General Surgery of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

NERVE
Enhancing Acellular Nerve Allografts With Mesenchymal Stem Cells And Surgical Angiogenesis Improves Immune Tolerance And Revascularization
Meiwand Bedar, MD, Tiam M. Saffari, MD, Allen T. Bishop, MD, Alexander Y. Shin, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Improving Neurotization In High Peripheral Nerve Injury: The Efficacy Of A Novel Side To Side H-shaped Nerve Graft Following Sciatic Injury In A Rabbit Model
Mohammad Ali Mozaffari, MD1, Connor Peck, BS1, Naser Mozafari, MD2
1Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Early Intervention With Spinal Accessory-to-suprascapular Nerve Transfer Leads To Improved Functional Outcome In Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injuries
Justin P. Wisely, BS, Amir Dehdashtian, MD, MPH, Jong-Pil Yoon, MD, Zishen Zhuang, MS, Shelby Svientek, MD, Paul S. Cederna, MD, Stephen W.P Kemp, PhD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Delineating The Return In Breast Sensation: A Comparison Between Autologous And Device-based Reconstruction
Hao Huang, BS, Angela Ellison, PA-C, David Otterburn, MD
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
The Role Of Schwann Cells In Regulation Of Limbal Stem Cells During Corneal Maintenance And Healing
Seyed Kaveh Mirmoeini, MD, MASc, kiana Tajdaran, MD, MASc, konstantin feinberg, PhD, jennifer zhang, MD, PhD, Tessa Gordon, PhD, Gregory H. Borschel, MD
Hospital for Sick Childeren - SickKids, Toronto, ON, Canada
How The Local Environment Induces Differential Gene Expression In Regenerating Nerves After Neurotmesis - Implications For Neuroma Prevention And Neural Interfacing For Prosthetic Control
Kasey L. Wood, BS, Marina I. Adrianzen Fonseca, BS, Kirsten A. Gunderson, BS, Zeeda H. Nkana, BS, Jacqueline S. Israel, MD, Samuel O. Poore, MD, PhD, Aaron M. Dingle, PhD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
Primary Nerve Repair - How Does Tension Shape Gene Expression In Regenerating Nerves?
Kasey L. Wood, BS, Marina I. Adrianzen Fonseca, BS, Kirsten A. Gunderson, BS, Zeeda H. Nkana, BS, Aaron M. Dingle, PhD, Jacqueline S. Israel, MD, Samuel O. Poore, MD, PhD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
Sexually Dimorphic Pattern Of Neuroma Pain Mitigation Following Prophylactic Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface (RPNI) Is Mediated Through The Central Nervous System (CNS) Response
Amir Dehdashtian, MD, M.P.H, Shelby R. Svientek, MD, Mary Jane Risch, BS, Allison B. Vittert, BS, Jagienka H. Timek, BS, Daniel C. Ursu, PhD, Paul S. Cederna, MD, Stephen WP Kemp, PhD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
A Novel Funnel Conduit For Improved Nerve Coaptation Outcomes Post-traumatic Upper Extremity Injury
Erica B. Lee, MS1, Alison Wong, MD1, Sai Pinni, BS1, Nicholas von Guionneau, MBBS1, Thomas G.W. Harris, MBChB1, Ruchita Kothari, BS1, Michael Lan, BME2, Bruce Enzmann, BS2, Chenhu Qiu, BS2, Anson Zhou, BME2, Jaimie Shores, MD1, Alban Latremoliere, MD1, Ahmet Hoke, MD PhD1, Hai-Quan Mao, PhD2, Sami Tuffaha, MD1
1Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Novel Use Of Dermal Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interfaces For Neuroma Prevention In Digit Amputation
Cole Holan, BS, Kaylee O'Connor, BS, Helen Schafer, BS, Laura Bashour, MS, Brian Kelley, MD, Brent M. Egeland, MD, FACS
Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

PATIENT SAFETY/HEALTH CARE COST/ACCESS TO CARE
Osseointegrated Prostheses Following Lower Limb Amputation Prove Cost Effective In The US Healthcare System
Grant G. Black, BA1, Xian Wu, MPH2, S. Robert Rozbruch, MD3, David M. Otterburn, MD1
1Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, 2Brown University, Providence, RI, 3Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
The Impact Of Geographical Access Challenges On Outcomes Of Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction
Max L. Silverstein, BS1, Robert D. Nesbit, MD1, Meredith S. Collins, MD2, Bayu Ahmad, BS3, Thomas D. Willson, MD1
1University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, 2University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, 3Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
Impact Of Insurance Status On Lower Extremity Fractures At A Level 1 Trauma Center
William Marmor, BS1, Jocellie Marquez, MD, MBA1, Lee Hakami, MD2, David Howard, BS1, Zachary Warheit, BS1, Kanad Ghosh, BA1, Omer Kaymacalan, MD1, Michael Trostler, MD1, Sami Khan, MD, FACS1, Duc Bui, MD1
1Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, 2University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

PATIENT SAFETY/HEALTH CARE COST/ACCESS TO CARE
Cost Of Cleft-Craniofacial Team Care
Jennifer Lee, SB, MEng, Gary Skolnick, BS, Sybill Naidoo, PhD, RN, CPNP, Alison Snyder-Warwick, MD, Kamlesh Patel, MD
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Economics Of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) In DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction: Analysis Of Patient Cost And Institutional Profitability
Pope Rodnoi, BS1, Yash Kadakia, BA1, Joshua Amaya, BS1, Kaitlin Jones, BS1, Sami Khan, MD2, Sumeet Teotia, MD1, Nicholas Haddock, MD1
1UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 2Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Perioperative Pain Control Following Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (eras) Pain Protocol In Plastic Surgery
Caroline Scruggs, MS @carolinescruggs; Thu-Hoai C. Nguyen, MD @cecelianguyenmd, Thomas Yetter, MS; Linda Phillips, MD
UTMB, Galveston, TX
Patients' Perspective On Breast Implant Illness: A Qualitative Analysis Of Public Comments From Regulations.gov
Leen El Eter, BS1,2, Kimberly Khoo, BSA1, Elisabeth Abeles, BA1, Siam Rezwan, _1, Tristan Wesson, BS1, Pathik Aravind, MBBS1, Christopher Groetsch, _1, Norah Oles, BS1, Ayed Mahmoud, MBBS2, Waverley He, BA1, Salih Colakoglu, MD1, Gedge D. Rosson, MD1, Carisa M. Cooney, MPH1, Michele A. Manahan, MD, MBA1
1Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2St George's University of London, London, United Kingdom
Impact Of Comorbidity Burden On Outcomes And Mortality In Implant-based Breast Reconstruction
Irene A. Chang, BA1, Michael Wells, MEng1, Yida Cai, BA1, Edward H. Davidson, MD2, Anand R. Kumar, MD2
1Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 2University Hospitals of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Decreased Radiation Toxicity In Implant Based Breast Reconstruction When Combined With Oral Chemotherapy
Jared M. Liston, MD, Jason C. Sanders, MD, Einsley M. Janowski, MD, Chris A. Campbell, MD
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
A Multi-modal Environmental Bundle To Reduce Nosocomial Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal Aureus Transmission In A High Volume Burn Intensive Care Unit
Helen Xun, BS, Ashley Modica, MD, Rachel Payne, MD, Saranya Seetharaman, MBBS, MPH, Lenore Reilly, RN, MSN, Ruth Bertuzzi, RN, MSN, Danielle Wharton, MHS, Ann Hanlon, MHS, Carisa Cooney, MPH, Geeta Sood, MD, Julie Caffrey, DO, FACOS.
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
A Markov Analysis Of Surgical Versus Medical Management Of Migraines
Pooja S. Yesantharao, MS, Kevin M. Klifto, PharmD, DO, Arnold Lee Dellon, MD PhD, Sashank Reddy, MD PhD
Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Systematic Review And Cost Analysis Of Immediate Versus Delayed Closure For Spinal Surgical Procedures
Andrew McGregor, MD1, Kanad Ghosh, BA2, Thomas Davenport, MD3, Tommaso Addona, MD3
1Nassau University Medical Center, EAST MEADOW, NY, 2Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, 3Long Island Plastic Surgical Group, Garden City, NY

PLASTIC SURGERY EDUCATION/TRAINING/LEADERSHIP/PRACTICE
Evaluating Competence At Performing Cleft Lip Repair With High Fidelity Simulation
Carolyn Rogers-Vizena, MD1, Caroline Yao, MD2, Lindsey Minahan, BS1, Georgios Sideridis, PhD1, Katie Livingston, ME1, Francesca Saldanha, MBBS3, Peter Weinstock, MD, PhD1
1Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Shriner's Hospital for Children, Los Angeles, CA, 3Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
INTEGRATING AND ASSESSING QUESTION-BASED ANATOMY MODULES IN PLASTIC SURGERY RESIDENCY CURRICULUM - AN EXPERIENCE ACROSS 5 ANATOMICAL AREAS
Luis A. Antezana, BS1, Karim Bakri, MBBS2, Tony C.T. Huang, MD, MsC2, Brian T. Carlsen, MD2, Waleed Gibreel, MBBS2, Christin Harless, MD2, Basel Sharaf, MD, DDS2
1Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Rochester, MN, 2Division of Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Understanding The Shift In Resident Interests Over Time Towards Aesthetic Surgery And Private Practice: "Why Would You Go Into Anything Else?"
Sarah A. Applebaum, MD1, Jenna R. Stoehr, BA1, Jonathan T. Bacos, MD2, Elbert E. Vaca, MD1, Yuyang Chu, BS1, Arun K. Gosain, MD1
1Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
The Value Of Research Beyond The Match: Do Dedicated Research Years In Medical School Prognosticate Academic Productivity In Residency?
Sarah A. Applebaum, MD1, Jenna R. Stoehr, BA1, Jonathan T. Bacos, MD2, Elbert E. Vaca, MD1, Yuyang Chu, BS1, Arun K. Gosain, MD1
1Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
The Career Impact Of Dedicated Research Years During Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency
Narainsai K. Reddy, MS1, Sarah A. Applebaum, MD1, Arun K. Gosain, MD1,2
1Division of Plastic Surgery, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
From White Coat To Fleece Jacket: Public Perceptions Of Emerging Casual Physician Attire
Helen Xun, BS1, Jonlin Chen, BS1, Alexander H. Sun, MD1, Hillary E. Jenny, MD1, Fan Liang, MD2, Jordan P. Steinberg, MD1
1Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
The Impact Of A Required Research Year During Residency On Plastic Surgeons’ Career Paths
Narainsai K. Reddy, MS1, Sarah A. Applebaum, MD1, Arun K. Gosain, MD1,2
1Division of Plastic Surgery, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
The Price Of Publishing: An Investigation Of The Open Access Landscape In Plastic Surgery
Pooja S. Yesantharao, MS1, Chao Long, MD1, Justin M. Sacks, MD, MBA2, Gordon K. Lee, MD3, Rahim S. Nazerali, MD MHS3
1Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 3Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Telemedicine In Breast Reconstruction: Focusing On The Patient Perspective
Pooja S. Yesantharao, MS, Leen El Eter, BS, Elisabeth Abeles, BS, Pathik Aravind, MBBS, Carisa M. Cooney, MPH, Gedge Rosson, MD, Kristen P. Broderick, MD
Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD

SKIN/BURN/WOUND HEALING
Starting Off On The Right Foot: Early Application Of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Mitigates Complications In Open Lower Extremity Fractures At A Level 1 Trauma Center
William Marmor, BS1, Jocellie Marquez, MD, MBA1, Lee Hakami, MD2, David Howard, BS1, Zachary Warheit, BS1, Kanad Ghosh, BA1, Michael Trostler, MD1, Gurtej Singh, PhD1, Duc Bui, MD1
1Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, 2University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
Does Negative Pressure Wound Therapy As First-Choice Dressing Enable Greater Time To Definitive Wound Coverage In Open Lower Extremity Open Fractures? An Analysis Of Over 190 Gustilo Grade Injuries
William Marmor, BS1, Jocellie Marquez, MD MBA1, Lee Hakami, MD2, David Howard, BS1, Zachary Warheit, BS1, Kanad Ghosh, BA1, Omer Kaymakcalan, MD1, Gurtej Singh, PhD1, Duc Bui, MD1
1Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, 2University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
Integrated Spatial Multi-omics Reveals Fibroblast Fate During Wound Healing: A Novel Framework For The Study Of Complex Tissue
Michael Januszyk, MD PhD, Deshka S. Foster, MD PhD, Malini Chinta, BS, Kathryn E. Yost, MS, Gunsagar S. Gulati, PhD, Alan T. Nguyen, BS, Austin R. Burcham, BS, Dominic Henn, MD, Kellen Chen, PhD, Heather E. desJardins-Park, BS, Shamik Mascharak, BS, Derrick C. Wan, MD, Jeffrey A. Norton, MD, Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, Aaron M. Newman, PhD, Howard Y. Chang, MD PhD, Michael T. Longaker, MD
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Impact Of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) On Cutaneous Wound Healing, Both Alone And In The Presence Of Various Sources Of Stem Cells. A Swine Model.
Henry Miller, MD, Brian Gregory Zilberman, MD, Nicholas DeLeo, MD, Andrew Lin, MD, Jeremy Badach, MD, John Williamson, MD, Kathryn Behling, MD, PhD, Eric Behling, MD, John Gaughan, PhD, Olga Ostrovsky, PhD, Steven Bonawitz, MD
Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors: A Potential Adjunct In Wound Healing
Areeg A. Abu El Hawa, BS1, Doron Kleiin, MD2, Jenna C. Bekeny, BA1, Elizabeth G. Zolper, BS1, Paige K. Dekker, BA1, James Severin, BA1, Eshetu Tefera, MS3, Karen K. Evans, MD2, Kenneth L. Fan, MD2, Christopher E. Attinger, MD2
1Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 2Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, 3MedStar Health Research Institute, Washington, DC
Risk Factors For Mortality And Amputation Of Necrotizing Fasciitis Of The Lower Extremities: Ten-year Experience At A Tertiary Care Center
Areeg A. Abu El Hawa, BS1, Mark D. Mishu, BA1, Paige K. Dekker, BA1, Kevin G. Kim, BS1, Kenneth L. Fan, MD2, Christopher E. Attinger, MD2, Karen K. Evans, MD3
1Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 2Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, 3Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, MedStar Georgetown University Hospitall, Washington, DC
Deferoxamine Transdermal Patch Vs Injection In The Treatment Of Radiation Induced Fibrosis
Christopher Lavin, MS, Nestor Diaz, BS, Darren B. Abbas, MD, Sandeep Adem, MS, Evan J. Fahy, MB BCh BAO, MCh, Michelle Griffin, MBChB, Ph.D., Shamik Mascharak, BS, Daniel Lee, MD, Megan King, BS, Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, Michael T. Longaker, MD, M.BA, Derrick C. Wan, MD
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
The Effects Of Adrenergic Receptor Agonism On Wound Healing And Scarring Using A Murine Dorsal Cutaneous Wound Model
Evan James Fahy, MB BCh BAO, MCh, Michelle Griffin, MBChB, Ph.D., Christopher Lavin, MS, Darren Abbas, MD, Megan King, MS, Sandeep Adem, MS, Michael T. Longaker, MD, M.B.A, Derrick C. Wan, MD
Hagey Laboratory for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine, Stanford, Palo Alto, CA
Dynamic Fibroblast Sub-populations During Dorsal Skin Irradiation Wound Healing In Wild-type Mice
Darren B. Abbas, M.D.1, Michelle Griffin, MBChB, Ph.D2, Christopher Lavin, B.S.1, Evan J. Fahy, MB Bch BAO, MCh1, Sandeep Adem, M.S.1, Shamik Mascharak, B.S.1, Nestor M. Diaz Deleon, B.S.1, Megan King, B.S.1, Daniel Lee, M.D.1, Michael T. Longaker, M.D., M.B.A.1, Derrick C. Wan, M.D.1.
1Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, 2Stanford University, Mountain View, CA, USA
Fibronectin Functionalized Collagen Scaffold Preferentially Promotes Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells Proliferation And Promotes Stronger Vascular Formation Via Alpha-v Beta-3 Integrin Interactions
Kaiti Duan, BS1, Biraja Dash, PhD1, Henry Hsia, MD1,2
1Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2Department of Biomedical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, CT

TRANSPLANT
Evaluating The Effect Of Single Depot Dose Of Locally On Demand Delivered Immunosuppression In A Novel Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation Model
Isabel Arenas Hoyos, MD1,2, Anaïs Yerly, BSc1, Nicoletta Sorvillo, PhD1, Ioana Lese, MD2, Stefanie Hirsiger, MD2, Daniela Casoni, DVM, PhD1, Luisana García, VM1, Kay Nettelbeck, RN1, Olgica Beslac, RVT1, Sabine E. Hammer, PhD3, Yara Banz, MD, PhD4, Mihai Constantinescu, MD, PhD2, Esther Vögelin, MD, PhD2, Lisa Rahnfeld, PhD5, Simone Aleandri, PhD5, Jean-Christophe Prost, PhD6, Cédric Zubler, MD2, Ruslan Hlushchuk, MD7, Valentin Djonov, MD7, Adriano Taddeo, PhD1, Paola Luciani, PhD5, Robert Rieben, PhD1, Radu Olariu, MD2
1Department for BioMedical Research, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, 2Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Inselspital, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland, 3Institute of Immunology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria, 4Institut of Pathology, Inselspital, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland, 5Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, 6University Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Inselspital, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland, 7Institute of Anatomy, University of Bern., Bern, Switzerland

VASCULAR/LYMPHATIC BIOLOGY AND DISEASES
Selective Activation Of Retinoic-X-Receptor (RXR) Activates Proliferation And Migration Of Primary Human Lymphatic Endothelial Cells
Jerry F. Hsu, BS1,2, Roy P. Yu, BS1, Sun Young Park, MS1, Wan Jiao, MD, PhD1, Dongwon Choi, PhD1, Eun Kyung Park, MS1, Young-Kwon Hong, PhD1, Alex K. Wong, MD1
1Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA, 2Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
Rxrα Signaling Pathway Is Essential In 9-cis Retinoic Acid-induced Lymphangiogenesis In Human Lymphatic Endothelial Cells.
Cynthia sung, BS, Sun Young Park, MS, Jiao Wan, MD, PhD, Young Kwon Hong, PhD, Alex Wong, MD
Keck school of medicine of use, los angeles, CA
High Throughput Screening (HTPS) Is A Powerful Tool To Identify Potential Therapeutic Agents In The Treatment Of Venous Malformations
Noa Shapiro-Franklin, BS, Ajit Muley, PhD, Hai Li, PhD, Kate Stanley, PhD, Anna Alkelai, PhD, Vimla Aggarwal, PhD, David Goldstein, PhD, Charles Karan, PhD, Carrie J. Shawber, PhD, June K. Wu, MD
Columbia University, New York, NY