Scientific Abstract Presentations: Hand Session 3 Sun, Sep 22 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Moderator: Glenn Becker, MD Moderator: Kyle Eberlin, MD Rater: Amy Moore, MD Rater: Erika Sears, MD

4:00 PM--Risk Factors Contributing to Post-Operative Infection in Distal Radius Fractures--Justin Davis, BA

4:05 PM--Medicare Compensation Rates for Hand and Shoulder/Elbow Surgery By Operative Time: A Comparative Analysis--Aviram Giladi, MD

4:10 PM--Dorsoproximal Interphalangeal Island Flaps to Repair Finger Lesions at the PIP Joint--Osvaldo Pereira Filho, MD

4:15 PM--Discussion

4:20 PM--Hand and Wrist Injuries Are Common Among Collegiate Athletes: Injury and Surgical Intervention Rates Vary with Athletic Division--Kathleen Holoyda, MD

4:25 PM--Initial Experience with Multifilament Stainless Steel Tendon Repair System (PONTiS) in Traumatic Hand Injuries--Daniel Maxwell, DO

4:30 PM--Wide Awake Local Anaesthesia No Tourniquet (WALANT) Technique in Hand Trauma Surgery: A Prospective Study of Efficacy and Peri-Operative Patient Experience--Amitabh Thacoor, MD, MRCS

4:35 PM--Discussion

4:40 PM--Maintenance of Certification in Plastic Surgery-Trained Hand Surgeons: Who Re-Certifies?--Julia Cook, MD

4:45 PM--Outpatient Management of Hand Infections: The Role of Early Intervention over Antibiotic Therapy in Achieving Resolution--Daniel Yoho, MD

4:50 PM--Scholarly Productivity Among Hand Surgeons: An Analysis of 832 Surgeons--Scott Loewenstein, MD

4:55 PM--Discussion

5:00 PM--A Comprehensive Analysis of the Characteristics of Acral Lentiginous Melanoma--Maria Huayllani, MD

5:05 PM--Beyond Core Sutures: A Novel Approach to Tendon Repair--Nicholas Albano, MD

5:10 PM--The Impact of Smoking Status on 30-Day Postoperative Adverse Outcomes Following Free-Flap Transfers of the Upper Extremity: An Analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program--Olachi Oleru, BS

5:15 AM--Discussion

5:20 PM--A Biopolymer Adhesive Film for Sutureless Epitendinous Repairs: An Ex Vivo Comparison in the Porcine Deep Flexor Tendon--Tim Peltz, MD, PhD

5:25 PM--Recontruction of Finger Tip Defects with Homodigital Sensate Propeller Flap--Nuh Evin, MD

5:30 PM--Incidence of Readmission Following Pediatric Hand Surgery: An Analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program - Pediatric Database from 2012 to 2017--Christopher Goodenough, MD, MPH

5:35 PM--Discussion

5:40 PM--3D Printed Flexor Tendon Repair Simulator Promotes Early Medical Student Surgical Interest--Michael Boyajian, BA

5:45 PM--Limb Salvage Versus Amputation in Osteosarcoma of the Upper Extremities--Maria Huayllani, MD

5:50 PM--Discussion

Accreditation: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The ASPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.