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2021 Program

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8:00 ‒ 9:00 AM

Innocoll Pharmaceuticals Breakfast and Learn: A Local Approach to Acute Postsurgical Pain Management for Open Inguinal Hernioplasty

  • Jarrod Kaufman, MD Lecturer

9:00 ‒ 10:15 AM

Session 9

9:00 ‒ 9:45 AM

The Use of Botulinum Toxin in AWR

  • B. Todd Heniford, MD Moderator
  • Jenny Shao Kashmanian, MD Moderator
9:00 AM
The Basics of Botulinium Toxin and Its Effects on the Abdominal Wall
  • Antonio Espinosa-de-los-Monteros, MD
9:10 AM
The Value Proposition of Botox in AWR
  • Talar Tejirian, MD
9:20 AM
Defining the Fad or Fact of Botulinium Toxin in AWR
  • Charlotte Horne, MD
9:30 AM
Question and Answer Session

9:45 ‒ 10:15 AM

Utilizing Imaging for Operative Planning Panel

  • Salvatore Docimo, DO
  • David Lourie, MD Moderator
  • Eric Pauli, MD

10:15 ‒ 10:30 AM

Break in Exhibit Hall

10:30 ‒ 11:00 AM

Business Meeting

11:00 AM ‒ 11:15 PM

Meeting Award Presentations and Closing Remarks

12:00 ‒ 12:00 PM

Adjourn

12:30 ‒ 12:30 PM

Posters

12:00 AM
Comparison of Mechanical Properties and Host Tissue Response of Ovitex™ and Strattice™ Biologic Meshes
  • B. Todd Heniford, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Endoscopic Onlay Repair for Ventral Hernia and Rectus Abdominis Diastasis Repair. Why so Many Different Names for the Same Procedure? a Qualitative Systematic Review
12:00 AM
Parastomal Hernia Repair Using the “Tophat” Technique, Lessons Learned
12:00 AM
Comparison between Mesh Versus Tissue Repair in Femoral Hernias: A Shouldice Experience
12:00 AM
Do Clinical Outcomes Vary Based on Mesh Type Utilized in Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair?
12:00 AM
Delayed Surgical Management Strategy for Enteroprosthetic Fistulas
  • Jazmin Cole, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Initiation of a Robotic Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Program at a Comprehensive Hernia Center: Initial Outcomes and Learning Curve
  • Saher-Zahra Khan, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Novel Mesh Anchoring Extensions Address Hernia Recurrence
  • Howard Levinson, MD, FACS Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Hybrid Approach for Robotic Transversus Abdominis Release: A Case Report
  • Jazmin Cole, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Robotic Enhanced Totally Extra-Peritoneal Ventral Hernia Repair Versus Trans-Abdominal Pre-Peritoneal Ventral Hernia Repair, Improved Length of Stay with Similar One-Year Post-Operative Outcomes
  • Gillian Ridler Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Versatility of Poly‑4‑Hydroxybutyrate Mesh in Abdominal Wall Surgery
12:00 AM
Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and Acute Kidney Injury
  • Gabrielle Willhelm Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Outcomes of Transversus Abdominis Plane Block in Ventral Hernia Repair Using a National Database
12:00 AM
Outcomes in Incarcerated and Strangulated Hernias
  • Justin Faulkner, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Modern Mesh Use: Is Standard of Care Still Standard?
  • Negin Fadaee Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Short-Term Outcomes after Use of Absorbable Mesh: The Achqc Experience
  • Negin Fadaee Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Progression of Hernia Disease As a Result of COVID-19 Related Surgical Delay: Analysis of Patients Treated at a High-Volume Hernia Center
  • Dina Podolsky, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
PhasixTM st for Mesh Reinforcement of Very Large Hiatus Hernia Repairs: Early Single-Centre Australian Experience
12:00 AM
A Decade Review of Emergency Obturator Hernia Repairs
12:00 AM
Safety of Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair on Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Therapy
  • Jeremy Balch, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Enterocutaneous Fistuala Management
12:00 AM
Comparative Effectiveness Analysis of Resorbable Synthetic Onlay and Biologic Intraperitoneal Mesh for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: A 2-Year Match Paired Analysis
  • Sammy Othman, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Initial Experience and Outcomes of Durasorb Biosynthetic Mesh in the Repair of Hiatal Hernias
  • Cole Holan Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Management of Associated Diastasis Recti during Hernia Repair – Operative Details and Outcomes of the Abdominal Core Health Quality Collaborative
  • Luciano Tastaldi, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Current Outcomes of Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair in Veterans Single Center Study
12:00 AM
Short-Term Result of a New Type of Double Tract Reconstruction for the Failed Repair of a Redo Hiatus Hernia
12:00 AM
Comparison of Long Term Quality of Life after Robotic-Assisted and Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
12:00 AM
Perioperative Management and Operative Therapy of the Umbilical Hernia Using Leess at a Surgical Center -
12:00 AM
Robotic Vs Laparoscopic Vs Open Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Single-Institution Analysis of 214 Consecutive Robotic Cases
  • Zachary Holtzapple Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Robotic Vs Laparoscopic Vs Open Umbilical Hernia Repair: A Single-Institution Analysis of 151 Consecutive Robotic Cases
  • Chad Burkholder Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Treatment of Persistent Complex Seroma Post Ventral Incisional Hernia Repair By Capsulectomy and Scarification Using Argon Beam Coagulator
12:00 AM
Pediatric Traumatic Abdominal Wall Hernias after High Speed MVC: Literature Review and Case Series
  • Mary Froehlich, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Comparative Study of Fixation VS NON Fixation of MESH in Laparoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal MESH Repair of Inguinal Hernia
12:00 AM
Ventral Hernia Repair Using Component Separation and Onlay Biological Mesh in Liver Transplant Patients
  • Edgar Soto Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Evolution in Complex Hernia Repair at a Large Tertiary Referral Center
  • Madhuri Nagaraj, MD, MS Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Bilateral Hydrocel of Canal of Nuck - A Case Report
12:00 AM
An Algorithmic Approach for Ventral Midline Hernias with Associated Diastasis of the Rectus Abdominis Muscle
  • Cosman Mandujano, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Laparoscopic Transabdominal Preperitoneal Repair for Umbilical Hernias (umbilical-TAPP) - Early Operative Outcomes and Technical Remarks on a Novel Approach
12:00 AM
Desarda Technique As a Valuable Alternative for Inguinal Hernia Patients Refusing Mesh Implantation – Long-Term Results after Fifteen Years Post a Pure Tissue Repair in 198 Patients
12:00 AM
Surgeon Perspectives on the Stitch Trial: Initial Study Results
12:00 AM
Benefits of Sugammadex in Elimination of Post-Operative Urinary Retention Following MIS Inguinal Hernia Repairs: A Single Institution Experience.
  • Dina Podolsky, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Early Use of Novel T-Line® Hernia Mesh with Superior Anchor Strength in a Complex Case.
  • Howard Levinson, MD, FACS Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Autoimmune [Auto-Inflammatory] Syndrome Induced By Adjuvants (ASIA) Mesh-Related
12:00 AM
Pilot Study to Evaluate the Safety, Feasibility, and Potential Impact of an at-Home, Patient-Performed Surgical Drain Removal Program
  • Vahagn Nikolian, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Telehealth Utilization Among Older Adults Being Evaluated at an Abdominal Wall and Hernia Program
  • Vahagn Nikolian, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
It’s More Than Just a Hernia: Preoperative Use of Botulinum Toxin a in the Reconstruction of Abdominal Wall Hernias
  • Rubina Tahmazyan Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Iatrogenic Enterotomy during Installation of Trocar for Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair: Recognition and Management of Colonic Puncture with Implementation of Biologic Xenograft Patch for Herniorrhaphy
12:00 AM
Impact of Robotic Approach to Ventral Hernia Repair in Large Hernias
12:00 AM
Mortality Risk Factors in Femoral / Inguinal Hernia: An Analysis of 49,078 Emergently Admitted Patients
12:00 AM
The Effect of Neuromuscular Blockade Reversal Agent Type on Postoperative Urinary Retention Following Minimally-Invasive Inguinal Herniorrhaphy
  • Colin DeLong, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Long-Term Outcomes after Non-Definitive Herniorrhaphy in Patients Presenting for Staged Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and Complex Gastrointestinal Reconstruction
  • Colin DeLong, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Mortality Risk Factors in Diaphragmatic Hernia: An Analysis of 17,684 Emergently Admitted Patients
12:00 AM
Mortality Risk Factors in Umbilical Hernia: An Analysis of 21,242 Emergently Admitted Patients
12:00 AM
Hernia Recurrence in the Transplant Population: A Collaboration between a Single Tertiary Care Center and Abdominal Core Health Quality Collaborative Database
  • Jeffrey Melvin Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Robotic Preperitoneal Repair of Incarcerated Lumbar Incisional Hernia
  • Danielle Grossman, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Endoscopic Subcutaneous Umbilical Hernia Repair and Diastasis Recti Plication
  • J. Salameh, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Laparoscopic Preperitoneal Repair of Superior Lumbar Hernia
  • Hamid Alipour, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Reversal of Unstable Atrial Fibrillation after Surgical Correction of Hiatus Hernia
  • Joao Paulo Carvalho, MD Abstract Presenter
12:00 AM
Laparoscopic Repair of Incisional Hernia in a Kidney Transplant Patient with Femorofemoral Bypass Graft
12:00 AM
Robotic Transversus Abdominis Release (RoboTAR) By a PGY4 - Operative Steps
  • Bonnie Lee, MD Abstract Presenter


Program subject to change