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2021 AAHS Virtual Webinar Series
Sunday January 10, 2021

All times in EST
CME Credits offered from 6:40pm-8:30pm

WEBINAR I: Miss the Masters? Distal Radius Fracture Management by the Very Best

6:30 pm - 6:35 pm
AAHS President and Program Chairs Welcome
Nash H. Naam, MD; AAHS President
Julie E. Adams, MD; Mark Rekant, MD; AAHS Program Chairs
6:35 pm - 6:40 pm
Sponsor Welcome
6:40 pm - 7:40 pm
Panel: Miss the Masters? Distal Radius Fracture Management by the Very Best (*Patient Safety Credit)
Moderator: Warren C. Hammert, MD; David Zelouf, MD
Panelists: Marco Rizzo, MD; Thomas Hughes, MD; Kevin Chung, MD; Emily Altman, PT, OPT, CHT
7:40 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Trauma Abstracts
Pre-Recorded Presentations with Live Q&A
Moderators: Julie E. Adams, MD; Mark Rekant, MD; AAHS Program Chairs
7:40 pm - 7:45 pm
1. How Do We Treat the Super-Elderly with Distal Radius Fractures and What is the Outcome? A Register Study in 239 Patients of 80 years or older
Linnea Sara Arvidsson, MD; Ellen Lööf, Bachelor of Medicine; Antonio Abramo, PhD; Magnus Tägil, PhD
Lund University, Lund, Sweden
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm
2. Outcomes of Radial Head Replacement for Comminuted Radial Head Fractures. An Analysis of 405 cases
Raffy Mirzayan, MD1; Nikko Lowe, BS2; Bryan Lin, MS3; Daniel C Acevedo, MD4; Anshuman Singh, MD5
1Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Baldwin Park, CA; 2Kaiser Permanente, Baldwin Park, CA; 3Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA; 4Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Panorama City, CA; 5Kaiser Permanente Southern California, San Diego, CA
7:50 pm - 7:55 pm
3. Biomechanical Study of Proximal Hamate Autograft in Scaphoid Nonunion
Catphuong L Vu, MD, MPH; Jerry I Huang, MD; Scott Telfer, Eng.D.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
7:55 pm - 8:00 pm
4. Does ORIF of Multifragmentary Fractures of the Radial Head Lead to Poor Outcomes?
Phillip C. McKegg, MS1; Genaro A. Deleon, MS1; Nathan O'Hara, MHA1; Qasim M. Ghulam, MS1; Zachary D. Hannan, BS1; Christopher Langhammer, MD, PhD1; Raymond Pensy, MD2; Robert O'Toole, MD1; Lucas Marchand, MD3; Gerard Slobogean, MD4; W Andrew Eglseder, MD2
1R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD; 2University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 3University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; 4University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
8:00 pm - 8:05 pm
5. Hand Surgery Transfers to a Level 1 Center: Variables Affecting Transfer Method and Diagnostic Accuracy
Rachel Pedreira, MD1; Jill Putnam, MD2; Paige Fox, MD, PhD3
1Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA; 2Stanford University, Stanford, CA; 3Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
8:05 pm - 8:30 pm
Discussion
8:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Sponsor Symposia
8:45 pm
Closing Remarks
8:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Breakout Rooms

Topic 1: Therapist- Optimizing Outcomes After Trauma
Facilitator: Rachel M. Pigott MPH, OTR/L, CHT

Topic 2: Adventures in Distal Radius Fractures
Facilitator: Jason A. Nydick, MD

Topic 3: Carpal Fractures That Can Be Challenging
Facilitator: Felicity Fishman, MD; Mihir J. Desai, MD

Sunday January 17, 2021

All times in EST
CME Credits offered from 6:40pm-8:30pm

AAHS/ ASPN WEBINAR II: You Have some Nerve - Are Nerve Transfers are better than Tendon Transfers?

6:30 pm - 6:35 pm
AAHS President and Program Chairs Welcome
Nash H. Naam, MD; AAHS President
Julie E. Adams, MD; Mark Rekant, MD; AAHS Program Chairs
6:35 pm - 6:40 pm
Sponsor Welcome
6:40 pm - 7:40 pm
Panel: You Have some Nerve - Are Nerve Transfers are better than Tendon Transfers?
Moderator: Jonathan Issacs, MD; Jason H. Ko, MD
Panelists: Steven L. Moran, MD; Amy M. Moore, MD; R. Glenn Gaston, MD; Gayle K. Severance, MS, OTR/L, CHT
7:40 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Nerve Abstracts
Pre-Recorded Presentations with Live Q&A
Moderators: Vanessa JS. Smith, PA-C; Steven Haase, MD, FACS
7:40 pm - 7:45 pm
1. Preliminary Outcomes from a Randomized Control Trial using Adjunct Polyethylene Glycol Therapy for Human Peripheral Nerve Repair
Gabriella E Glassman, BS1,2; Jennifer Black, PharmD3; Alonda Pollins, MLI4; Patrick Assi, M.D.1; Isaac V Manzanera Esteve, PhD4; David Colton Riley, BS5; Ravinder Bamba, MD6; Wesley P. Thayer, M.D., PhD1; Jun Yao, RN1
1Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; 2Florida State University, Tallahassee, TN; 3Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN; 4Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; 5Department of Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; 6Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm
2. Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasound for Digital Nerve Injuries
Ameya V Save, MD1; Ogonna K. Nwawka, MD1; Christian Victoria, MPH1; Steve K. Lee, MD2; Lydia Ko, MPH1
1Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY; 2Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
7:50 pm - 7:55 pm
3. Peripheral Nerve Repair Performed with an Autograft versus Allograft: Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis
Zachary Herman, BS1; Clay Townsend, BS2; Asif Ilyas, MD3
1Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 2Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hopsital, Philadelphia, PA; 3Orthopaedics, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
7:55 pm - 8:00 pm
4. How Much Should Hand Surgery Cost: The Patient Perspective
Elizabeth P. Wahl, MD1; Suhail K. Mithani, MD2; Joel Huber, MBA, Ph.D3; Marc J. Richard, MD4; Tyler S. Pidgeon, MD1
1Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC; 2Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC; 3Duke University Fuqua School of Business, Durham, NC; 4Orthopedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
8:00 pm - 8:05 pm
5. The Utilization of Nerve Transfer for Reestablishing Shoulder Function in the Setting of Acute Flaccid Myelitis: A Single Institution Review
Taylor Paziuk, MD1; Scott H Kozin, MD2; Madeline Tadley, MD3; Dan A Zlotolow, MD2; Aversano Michael, MD4
1Rorthman Orthopaedic Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 2Shriners Hospital for Children Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; 3Rothman Orthopaedic Institute at Thomas Jefferson, Philadelphia, PA; 4Shriners, Philadelphia, PA
8:05 pm - 8:30 pm
Discussion
8:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Sponsor Symposia
8:45 pm
Closing Remarks
8:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Breakout Rooms

Topic 1: A little is a lot. Measuring gains after nerve & tendon transfer. Keeping the patient engaged.
Facilitator: Kimberly G. Kraft, PT, DPT, CHT

Topic 2: Tips and Tricks for Nerve Reconstruction
Facilitator: Kristen M. Davidge, MD, MSc

Topic 3: Nerve Surgery: When to Intervene, How to Repair, When to Use a Graft, When to Perform a Transfer, When to Stimulate, and How to Rehab
Facilitator: Scott Kozin MD

Sunday January 24, 2021

All times in EST
CME Credits offered from 6:40pm-8:30pm

WEBINAR III: Ulnar Wrist Pain - Solutions from the Experts

6:30 pm - 6:35 pm
AAHS President and Program Chairs Welcome
Nash H. Naam, MD; AAHS President
Julie E. Adams, MD & Mark Rekant, MD; AAHS Program Chairs
6:35 pm - 6:40 pm
Sponsor Welcome
6:40 pm - 7:40 pm
Panel: Ulnar Wrist Pain - Solutions from the Experts
Moderator: David Boztenka, MD; Loree Kallianen, MD
Panelists: William Geissler, MD; Sanj Kakar, MD; Jeffrey Yao, MD; Kim McVeigh, OT, CHT
7:40 pm - 8:30 pm
Best General Abstracts
Pre-Recorded Presentations with Live Q&A
Moderators: Seth D. Dodds, MD; Reed Hoyer, MD
7:40 pm - 7:45 pm
1. Obtaining the Requisite Signals to Allow Independent Digital Control of a Myoelectric Prosthesis with the StarfishProcedure
Casey M. Sabbag, MD1; R. Glenn Gaston, MD1; Bryan J. Loeffler, MD2
1OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, NC; 2Hand Center, OrthoCarolina Hand Center, Charlotte, NC
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm
2. Capitate Resurfacing Implant Arthroplasty with and without Interposition: Preliminary Results
Josef N Tofte, MD1; Rick Tosti, MD2; Michael P. Gaspar, MD3; Meredith Osterman, MD4; Leonid I Katolik, MD5; A. Lee Osterman, MD6; Randall Culp, MD7
1Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center, Philadelphia, PA; 2Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Philadelphia Hand Center, King of Prussia, PA; 3Philadelphia Hand Center of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 4Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; 5The Philadelphia Hand Center, Philadelphia, PA; 6Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - The Philadelphia Hand Center, Philadelphia, PA; 7The Philadelphia Hand Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
7:50 pm - 7:55 pm
3. Medial Femoral Trochlea Osteochondral Free Flap Reconstruction versus Proximal Row Carpectomy for Advanced Kienbock's Disease: A Three Dimensional Morphometric Comparison
Amelia C. Van Handel, M.D.1; Leigha M. Lynch, Ph.D.2; Jimmy H. Daruwalla, M.D.3; James P. Higgins, M.D.4; Kari L. Allen, Ph.D.5; Mitchell A Pet, M.D.6
1Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; 2Washington University in St. Louis, St Louis, MO; 3Curtis National Hand Center MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD; 4Curtis National Hand Center, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Batimore, MD; 5Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; 6Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
7:55 pm - 8:00 pm
4. Patient-Reported Quality of Recovery of Local Anesthesia and Brachial Plexus Block in Hand Surgery: a Prospective Randomized Controlled Study
Fanyi Meng, MD1; Aslan Baradaran, MD, MSc1; Mehrad Mojtahed Jaberi, MD1; De QH Tran, MD, FRCPC2; Roderick Finlayson, MD, FRCPC1; Mario Luc, MD, FRCSC3; Liqin Xu, MDCM, MSc, FRCSC2; Stephanie Thibaudeau, MD, FRCSC1
1McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada; 2McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; 3Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
8:00 pm - 8:05 pm
5. Time to Surgery for Open Hand Injuries and the Risk of Surgical Site Infection: A Prospective Multicentre Cohort Study
James Davies, MBChB BSc1; Tobias Roberts, BSc MBBS2; David Mather, BM BCh MSc MA FRCSEd(Plast)2; Daniel J Thornton, MBChB MRCS MPhil FRCS(Plast) Diploma(Hand Surgery)1; Ryckie George Wade, MBBS MSc MClinEd MRCS FHEA3; Richard Limb, BMSc BMBS MRCS2
1Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, United Kingdom; 2Pinderfields General Infirmary, Wakefield, United Kingdom; 3Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
8:05 pm - 8:30 pm
Discussion
8:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Sponsor Symposia
8:45 pm
Closing Remarks
8:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Breakout Rooms

Topic 1: Ulnar Sidecar: What's working in therapy
Facilitator: Miranda M. Materi, OTD, CHT

Topic 2: DRUJ Instability
Facilitator: Christina M. Ward, MD

Topic 3: When You Hear Hoofbeats, Don't Forget About Zebras
Facilitator: Jason P. Rehm

Sunday January 31, 2021

All times in EST
CME Credits offered from 6:40pm-8:30pm

WEBINAR IV: What You Need To Know About Practice Management / Telemedicine for 2021

6:30 pm - 6:35 pm
AAHS President and Program Chairs Welcome
Nash H. Naam, MD; AAHS President
Julie E. Adams, MD; Mark Rekant, MD; AAHS Program Chairs
6:35 pm - 6:40 pm
Sponsor Welcome
6:40 pm - 7:40 pm
Panel: What You Need To Know About Practice Management / Telemedicine for 2021
Moderator: Deanna Mercer, MD; Joanne Labriola, MD
Panelists: Noah Raizman, MD; Dan Nagle, MD; John Fowler, MD; Nora Barrett, MS, OTR/L
7:40 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Practice Management Abstracts
Pre-Recorded Presentations with Live Q&A
Moderators: Erika Sears, MD; Leo T. Kroonen, MD
7:40 pm - 7:45 pm
1. High Resolution Analysis of Biofilm Formation on Human Tendon Using Transmission Electron Microscopy
Wayne Reizner, MD, MBA1; Bowen Qiu, MD2; Irvin Oh, MD1; Karen L. de Mesy Bentley, MS1; Constantinos Ketonis, MD, PhD2
1University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; 2University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm
2. What is the Value of Nonsurgical Intervention in the Treatment of Pediatric Ganglion Cysts?
Carolyn Shanks, BS1; Tyler Shaeffer, BS2; David Falk, MD3; Carl Nunziato, MD4; Danielle A Hogarth, BS5; Andrea S. Bauer, MD6; Apurva S Shah, MD MBA3; Hilton P. Gottschalk, MD7; Joshua M Abzug, MD5; Christine Ann Ho, MD8
1University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX; 2Boston University Medical School, Boston, MA; 3Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; 4University of Texas Dell Medical School, Austin, TX; 5University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; 6Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 7Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Dell Medical School, Austin, TX; 8Orthopaedics, Children's Medical Center-Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX
7:50 pm - 7:55 pm
3. Pediatric Proximal Phalanx Base Fractures in Fingers: Identifying the Need for Surgical Management
Nicole E Look, M.D.1; Hannah Korrell, B.S.2; Andy E Lalka, MPH2; John Schutz, BS2; Gabriela Cleary, BS3; Johanna Hild, BS3; Frank A Scott, MD2; Micah K Sinclair, MD4; Sarah E Sibbel, MD5
1University of Colorado, Aurora, CO; 2University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO; 3Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, MO; 4Mercy Children's Hospital, Kansas City, MO; 5Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
7:55 pm - 8:00 pm
4. Post-operative Glucocorticoid use in Shoulder Arthroplasty: Early Results of a Randomized-Control Trial
Alexander M Dawes, BS1; Corey C Spencer, BS1; Kevin Xavier Farley, BS1; Charles Andrew Daly, MD1; Michael Gottschalk, MD2; Eric Wagner, MD1
1Emory University, Atlanta, GA; 2Orthopedic Surgery, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
8:00 pm - 8:05 pm
5. Do Therapeutic Steroid Injections Increase Post-Operative Complications in Carpal Tunnel Release?
Omolola Priscilla Fakunle, BS1; Kevin Xavier Farley, BS2; Emily L DeMaio, BS1; Charles Daly, MD3
1Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA; 2Emory University, Atlanta, GA; 3Department of Orthopedics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
8:05 pm - 8:30 pm
Discussion
8:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Sponsor Symposia
8:45 pm
Closing Remarks
8:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Breakout Rooms

Topic 1: Therapist: Telehealth
Facilitator: Nora Barrett, MS, OTR/L

Topic 2: Billing And Coding Challenges Post CMS 2021 Changes
Facilitator: Richard J. Tosti, MD

Topic 3: How To Connect With Your Patients When You Are Socially Distant
Facilitator: Jerry I. Huang, MD

Sunday February 14, 2021

All times in EST
CME Credits offered from 6:40pm-7:40pm

WEBINAR V: Missed or Mismanaged Conditions

6:30 pm - 6:35 pm
AAHS President and Program Chairs Welcome
Nash H. Naam, MD; AAHS President
Julie E. Adams, MD; Mark Rekant, MD; AAHS Program Chairs
6:35 pm - 6:40 pm
Sponsor Welcome
6:40 pm - 7:40 pm
Panel: Missed or Mismanaged Conditions (*Patient Safety Credit)
Moderators: Stephen A. Kennedy, MD; Peter J. Stern, MD
Panelists: A. Lee Osterman, MD; Sonu Jain, MD; Jeanine Beasley, EdD, OTR, CHT, FAOTA
7:40 pm - 8:00 pm
Sponsor Symposia
8:00 pm
Closing Remarks
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Breakout Rooms

Topic 1: Therapist: CRPS
Facilitator: Gretchen Bachman, OTD, OTR/L, MBA, CHT

Topic 2: What Do I Do When My Carpal Or Cubital Tunnel Decompression Patient Isn't Happy
Facilitator: Stephen A. Kennedy, MD

Topic 3: Nerve Complications I have Seen
Facilitator: Jeffrey B. Friedrich, MD

Sunday February 21, 2021

All times in EST
CME Credits offered from 6:40pm-8:30pm

WEBINAR VI: Ouch! Another Flexor Tendon Problem

6:30 pm - 6:35 pm
AAHS President and Program Chairs Welcome
Nash H. Naam, MD; AAHS President
Julie E. Adams, MD & Mark Rekant, MD; AAHS Program Chairs
6:35 pm - 6:40 pm
Sponsor Welcome
6:40 pm - 7:40 pm
Panel: Ouch! Another Flexor Tendon Problem
Moderator: Kyle Eberlin, MD; Joshua M. Abzug, MD
Panelists: Jackie Geissler, MD; David Ruch, MD; William W. Dzwierzynski, MD; Stephanie N. Kannas, OTR/L, CHT
7:40 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Trauma II Abstracts
Pre-Recorded Presentations with Live Q&A
Moderators: Peter C. Rhee, MD; Loree K. Kalliainen, MD
7:40 pm - 7:45 pm
1. Comparing Heterotopic Ossification Prophylaxis Options for Elbow Trauma: A Meta-Analysis
Jeffrey Henstenburg, MD1; Clay Townsend, BS2; Asif Ilyas, MD3
1Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 2Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hopsital, Philadelphia, PA; 3Orthopaedics, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm
2. Outcomes of Type I Open Distal Radius Fractures: A Comparison of Delayed and Urgent Open-Reduction Internal Fixation
Tyler W. Henry, BS1; Richard McEntee, BS2; Jonas Matzon, MD3; Kevin Lutsky, MD4
1Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 2Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 3Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; 4Rothman Orthopedics, Philadelphia, PA
7:50 pm - 7:55 pm
3. Pediatric Digit Replantation: An Analysis of Complication and Failure Rates of 796 Pediatric Patients
Andrew R Stephens, BS; Jacob Wilkes, MS; Nikolas H Kazmers, MD MSE
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
7:55 pm - 8:00 pm
4. Scaphoid Nonunion Management with Headless Screw versus Volar Locking Plate Fixation: A Meta-Analysis
Duncan S Van Nest, BA1; Clay Townsend, BS2; Asif M Ilyas, MD, MBA1
1Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; 2Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
8:00 pm - 8:05 pm
5. Treatment of Open Distal Radius Fractures: Effects of Surgical Timing
Rick Tosti, MD1; Andrew Baron, MD2; Myles Dworkin, MD3; A. Lee Osterman, MD3
1Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Philadelphia Hand Center, King of Prussia, PA; 2Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center, King of Prussia, PA; 3Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
8:05 pm - 8:30 pm
Discussion
8:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Sponsor Symposia
8:45 pm
Closing Remarks
8:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Breakout Rooms

Topic 1: Therapist: Osteoarthritis
Facilitator: Terri Wolfe, OTR/L, CHT

Topic 2: Learning Ultrasound- Where to go
Facilitator: John R. Fowler, MD

Topic 3: Nitty Gritty - How To Save Your Images And Submit Billing Without Taking All Day
Facilitator: Facilitator: Jay Smith, MD