2nd Annual Orthopedic Research Symposium & D’Ambrosia Diversity Lectureship

Wednesday, November 11th, 8:00 am - 3:30 pm, Zoom

2nd Annual Orthopedic Research Symposium & D’Ambrosia Diversity Lectureship

Wednesday, November 11th    8:00am-3:30pm    Zoom

8:00 am – 8:10 am Welcome & Introduction
   Evalina Burger, MD and David Howell, PhD
 Plenary Session 1 – moderated by Emily Lindley, PhD
8:10 am – 8:20 am A Multicenter Matched Cohort Study of Processed Nerve Allograft and Conduit in Digital Nerve Reconstruction  
Fraser Leversedge, MD
8:20 am – 8:30 am The Epidemiology of Physeal Fractures and Growth Disturbance Affecting the Distal Tibia, Proximal Tibia, and Distal Femur
Nancy Miller, MD
8:30 am – 8:40 am Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Implant Density in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS): Results of the Minimize Implants Maximize Outcomes Trials
Sumeet Garg, MD
8:40 am – 8:50 am Independent Effects of Estrogen and Follicle Stimulating Hormone on Adherent Marrow Cell Populations Identified by Single Cell RNA-Seq Analysis
Vanessa Sherk, PhD
8:50 am – 9:00 am Cped1 Regulates Non-collagenous Protein Production and Interacts with the Extracellular Matrix at the Cell Surface of Osteoblasts
Robert Maynard, PhD
9:00 am – 9:10 am Acute and Chronic Rotator Cuff Pathologies are Associated with Distinct Tendon Metabolite Profiles
Katie Sikes, PhD
9:10 am – 10:10 am Virtual Poster Session 1
1. Deep learning-based image segmentation performs well when trained and tested on similar, dissimilar, and combined image data
Emilie Henning, MS, Award Finalist
2. The Comma Sign: An Anatomic Study
Connor Hoge, BS, Award Finalist
3. Pharmacologic Iron Chelation Reduces Osteoarthritis Associated Cartilage Lesions and Maintains Mobility in a Guinea Pig Model of Idiopathic Osteoarthritis
Lindsey Burton, PhD, Award Finalist
4. Identification of antibiotics with minimal cytotoxicity for local administration in septic arthritis
Lynn Pezzanite, DVM, MS, PhD Candidate, Award Finalist
5. A Novel 3D Culture System for Studying Chondrocyte Mechanotransduction
Priyanka Brahmachary, PhD, Award Finalist
6. Early Removal of The Infrapatellar Fat Pad Beneficially Alters The Pathogensis of Primary Osteoarthritis In The Hartley Guinea Pig
Mary Afzali, PhD
7. The Incidence of Surgical Site Infections and Acute Kidney Injuries After Topical Antibiotic Powder Application in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
Alla Balabanova, BA
8. Equine chondrocytes adopt mesenchymal stromal cell properties with culture expansion
Bethany Liebig, DVM, PhD Student
9. The Novel Posterior Shenton's Line Measurement on a False Profile Radiograph Accurately Identifies Acetabular Dysplasia
Courtney Selberg, MD
10. Establishing Minimal Clinically Important Difference in The Shoulder Activity Level Rating Scale After Rotator Cuff Repair and Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
Darby Houck, BA
11. Bifidobacterium pseudolongum expansion in the gut microbiome is anti-inflammatory and protective in obesity associated osteoarthritis
David Villani, BS
12. Does Anatomic Knowledge Correlate with Surgical Competency?  A Multi-Center Pilot Study
Fraser Leversedge, MD
13. Development of an experimental model of bone marrow lesions using the rat femoral condyle
Holly Stewart, VMD
14. Acute kidney injury does not cause microarchitecture decrement after 6 months in the proximal tibia of female mice
Jennifer Coulombe, BS
15. A Novel Composite of Phase-Change Material and Bone Cement to Improve Antibiotic Cement Spacers for Management of Bone Defects
Joseph Chavarria, MD
16. Current Practices in the Treatment of Syndesmotic Injuries: A Global Perspective
Kenneth Hunt, MD
17. Architectured composite material design for 3D printed biomimetic cartilage implants
Kevin Ekstein, MS
18. Material Peroperites And Strain Distribution Patterns of Growth Plate Cartilage Vary With Anatomic Location
Kristine Fischenich, PhD
19. Assessing Elite Athletes Using PROMIS Tools: The STEALTH (Student Athlete Health Assessment) Project
Mary Hamati, MD
20. The impact of e-scooter introduction on upper extremity trauma in Denver, Colorado
Mia McNulty, MD
21. Total Joint Arthroplasties before 25: Functional Outcomes and Quality of Life
Nathan Donaldson, MD
22. Spinal involvement and deformity in patients with Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis
Nathan Rogers, MPH
23. Segmental Lumbar Motion and the Impact of Pelvic Incidence
Parker Prusick, MD
24. Laser Marking as the Origin of Spine Rod Fractures: A Single Center Study
Reed Ayers, PhD
25. Factors affecting the avascular necrosis occurrence after closed reduction in patients with developmental dysplasia of hip
Sara Kheiri, Medical Student
26. Evaluating Return to Sport and Patient Reported Outcomes in Adolescent Midshaft Clavicle Fractures
Sarah Sibbel, MD
27. Pediatric Proximal Phalanx Base Fractures in Fingers: Identifying the Need for Surgical Management
Sarah Sibbel, MD
28. Hip Click is Not Significantly Associated with DDH Prevalence Among Infant Hips Referred for Evaluation of DDH, but Should Remain a Concerning Physical Finding for Referring Physicians
Siobhan Murphy-Zane, MD
29. A pilot study to track exogenous mesenchymal stromal cells within the rat growth plate injury model
Stacey Thomas, MS
30. Carpometacarpal Loading Effects Before and After Metacarpophalangeal Joint Fusion: A Cadaveric Investigation
Todd Baldini, MS
31. The relationships between structural organization, material properties, and loading conditions and the risk of fracture and fracture location in the femur
Todd Bredbenner, PhD
32. Validation of Orthopedic Hip Fracture Data from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) Database
Violette Simon, MS
33. Computational modeling of the stress-riser effects of reverse total shoulder screw placement
Zachary Wuthrich, MD, MS
10:10 am – 10:20 am Break
 Plenary Session 2 – Trainee Award Finalists, moderated by Karin Payne, PhD
10:20 am – 10:30 am Intermittent Fasting Mitigates the Detrimental Effect of Obesity On Bone Homeostasis and Fracture Healing
Honey Hendesi, MD, PhD
10:30 am – 10:40 am Clinical Feasibility and Utility of a Dual-Task Tandem Gait Protocol for Pediatric Concussion Management
Mathew Wingerson, BA
10:40 am – 10:50 am Exome Sequencing of a Multiplex Family with Idiopathic Scoliosis Implicates CEP162 in IS Pathogenesis
Melissa Cuevas, MS
10:50 am – 11:00 am Utilization of Laser Doppler Flowmetry for Dynamic Assessment of Femoral Head Perfusion to Predict the Osteonecrosis Rate Following Modified Dunn Procedure
Rachael Martino, BA
11:00 am – 11:10 am Acute Relapse in Mice Increases Dietary Fat Retention in Cortical Bone
Beatriz Bermudez, BS
11:10 am – 11:20 am Walking Speed and Patient Reported Outcomes in Adults with Cerebral Palsy: The CPAT Cohort
Alex Tagawa, BS
11:20 am – 12:20 pm Virtual Poster Session 2
34. Surgically-Induced of Hip Head-Neck Femoroacetabular Type Deformity In Immature Rabbits
Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD, PhD
35. The Influences of Repair Site Tension And Conduit Splinting On Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction
Fraser Leversedge, MD
36. Optimal Nail Diameter to Medullary Canal Ratio in Tibia Shaft Fractures
Anastasiya Trizno, BS
37. Outcomes of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients Undergoing Rotator Cuff Repair
Andres Barandiaran
38. Development of Full And Partial Models of Mid-Substance ACL Rupture
Ariel Timkovich, BS
39. Effect of Split Posterior Tibialis Tendon Transfer On Foot Progression Angles In Children With Cerebral Palsy
Austin Skinner, BS
40. Resident Involvement in Orthopaedic Surgery Has No Negative Effect on Patient Outcomes: a Meta-Analysis
Avi Robinson, MS
41. Bone microarchitecture and composition contribute to bone fracture risk in the genetically diverse diversity outbred (DO) founder mouse strains
Bhavya Senwar, MS
42. A Validated Model of Osteochondral Explants
Brady Hislop
43. Biomechanical Comparison of Knotted Transosseous Equivalent Versus Knotless Transosseous Equivalent Rotator Cuff Repair Techniques: A Systematic Review
Connor Cannizzaro, Medical Student
44. More Physical Activity Post-Concussion is Associated with Faster Return To Play in Adolescents
Corrine Seehusen, BA
45. Real World Survey Burden of Common Patient-Reported Outcome Measures Utilized in Shoulder Surgery
Darby Houck, BA
46. Hand Call Practices and Satisfaction: Survey Results from US Hand Surgeons
Diana Douleh, MD
47. Damaging Cytoskeletal Variants Overrepresented in Idiopathic Scoliosis Families
Elizabeth Terhune, MS
48. 12 Week Standard of Care Protocol Longer than Median Time to Normalization Among IIc Hips Treated with Pavlik Harness
Gaia Georgopoulos, MD
49. Atypical Symptoms of Trigger Finger in the Adult Population
Hannah Korrell, BA
50. Freestyle skiing is associated with similar proximal femur and lumbar spine adaptations and lower body mass index as compared to skiers in non-freestyle events
Ilona Schwarz, MS
51. Effect of Evan's Calcaneal Lengthening Osteotomy on Foot Progression Angle in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Jason Rhodes, MD
52. The Effect of Canal Fill On Pediatric Forearm Fractures
Jason Stoneback, MD
53. Development of a skeletally immature animal model of post-traumatic osteoarthritis
Jay Albright, MD
54.   Functional Splint Versus Coaptation Splint for Humeral Shaft Fractures
Joseph Chavarria, MD
55. Reasons for Delay in Definitive Fixation of Femur, Pelvis and Acetabular Fractures
Katya Strage, MD
56. Nrf2 Activation Modifies Molecular and Clinical but Not Phenotypic Manifestations of Early OA in the Hartley Guinea Pig
Kendra Andrie, DVM, MS, DACVP
57. Sex differences in a rat model of growth plate injury
Nicholas Rotello Kuri
58. Outcomes of Orthopedic Hand Surgery in Minor Procedure Rooms at a Veterans Affair Medical Center
Nicole Look, MD
59. A Novel Wound and Soft Tissue Flap Negative Pressure Drain System - a Pilot Study
Parker Prusick, MD
60. The Fate of Patients Undergoing ACI/MACI Biopsy
Rachel Frank, MD
61. Can the initial Pirani score and Dimeglio score predict the Ponseti method's short-term and long-term parameters?
Sara Kheiri, Medical Student
62. Ulnar Epiphysiodesis: Success of the Index Procedure
Sarah Sibbel, MD
63. ATF6 activity in osteoblast lineage does not contribute to skeletal homeostasis in mice
Srividhya Iyer, PhD 
64. The Correlation Between Height and the Natural Progression of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in the Pediatric Population
Stephanie Mayer, MD
65. Activity Specific Differences in Patients Returning to Sports Following Primary Hip Arthroscopy
Whitney Hovater, BS
66. Dietary Supplementation with Hydrolyzed Hyaline Cartilage Mitigates Posttraumatic Osteoarthritis: Potential Role of Shifts in Gut Microbiome
Yuan-Haw Wu, MD
67. Morphometric analysis of the sacrum using a statistical shape and intensity model
Zachary Wuthrich, MD, MS
12:20 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Break
Plenary Session 3 – moderated by Douglas Adams, PhD
1:00 pm – 1:10 pm Early Synovial B-cell Infiltration as a Potential Mechanism Underlying the Pathogenesis of the OA of Obesity   
Lacey Favazzo, PhD
1:10 pm – 1:20 pm PTH1R Signaling in Chondrocytes is Essential for Both Articular Cartilage Maintenance and Protection Post-Trauma
Michael Zuscik, PhD
1:20 pm – 1:30 pm Shared Decision-Making Tool for Opioid Prescribing After Ambulatory Orthopedic Surgery in Veterans – A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
Rajshri Bolson, MD
1:30 pm – 1:40 pm Dual-task Gait Adaptability After Clinical Concussion Recovery and Subsequent Injury: An Exploratory Investigation
David Howell, PhD
1:40 pm – 1:50 pm RNA-seq Analysis Reveals Different Gene Ontologies in Cartilage from Early and Late State of Femoroacetabular Impingement
Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD, PhD
1:50 pm – 2:00 pm Multiple Causes for Clinical Observation of Metallosis in Spine Instrumentation: A Single Center Study
Reed Ayers, PhD
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Break
 D’Ambrosia Diversity Lecture, introduced by Evalina Burger, MD
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Culture Change in Orthopaedics: How We Improve Gender Diversity and Inclusion      
Kristy Weber, MD
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Awards and Closing Remarks
Michael Zuscik, PhD