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Saturday, September 8 • 7:00am - 7:45am
Breakfast Symposium (NON-CME): Oral Abstract Presentations

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7:00 am
Can Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) replace Transcutaneous Oximetry in the Clinical Management of Compromised Wound?
Authors:  Brandon C. Hoffman, BS; Jonathan A.  Niezgoda, MA; Ross L. Rybakowicz, BS; Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS
Presenter: Brandon C. Hoffman, BS
Advancing the Zenith of Healthcare Wound & Vascular Center
Milwaukee, WI

7:06 am
Novel Utilization of Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) Imaging in Demonstrating the Clinical Efficacy of Arterial Endovascular Intervention
Authors:  Jonathan A.  Niezgoda, MA; Brandon C. Hoffman, BS; Ross L. Rybakowicz, BS; Awais Siddique, MD; Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS
Presenter: Jonathan A. Niezgoda, CNA
Advancing the Zenith of Healthcare Wound & Vascular Center
Milwaukee, WI

7:12 am
The Incidence of Diabetic Lower Extremity Complications Requiring Hospitalization in Seven Counties of PA 2010-2016
Authors: Ronald M. Renzi, DPM; Deep Shah, BS; Rebecca Van Dyke, BS; Farhad Foroudi, DPM

Presenter: Ronald M. Renzi, DPM
Abington Hospital/Jefferson Health
Abington, PA

7:18 am
A Novel Approach to Negative Pressure Wound Therapy- Use of a High Suction Capillary Dressing to Improve Wound Healing
Authors: Ranjit Chatterjee, PhD; G. F. Babcock, PhD; T.M. Riddle BS; M. K. Poskarbiewicz RVT

Presenter: Ranjit Chatterjee, PhD
Dristi LLC
Cincinnati, Ohio

7:24 am
Regeneration of Full Thickness Hair-Bearing Skin in Chronic Refractory Wounds with an Autologous Homologous Skin Construct: Preclinical and Clinical Experience
Authors: Nikolai Sopko, MD, PhD; Naveen Krishnan; Georgia Yalanis; Devin Miller; Nick Baetz; Ryan Mathis; Pratima Labroo; Caroline Garrett; Edward Swanson; Maurice Nahabedian; Stephen Milner; Mark Granick

Presenter: Nikolai Sopko, MD, PhD
PolarityTE, Inc.
Salt Lake City, UT

7:30 am
Double-Blind, Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial on 170 Acute Wounds  Shows Significantly Faster Healing Rate with Intact Fish Skin Compared to Human Amniotic Membrane
Authors: John C. Lantis  II MD, FACS; Kristin Petursdottir, MD; Baldur Baldursson; Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PHD, FAAD; Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS

Presenter: John C. Lantis  II MD, FACS
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and West Hospitals
New York, NY

7:36 am
High bacterial road impairs cell proliferation in the granulation tissue of pressure ulcers
Authors: Tomoya Sato, MD; Takahiro Abe, MD, PhD, Shigeru Ichioka, MD, PhD

Presenter: Tomoya Sato, MD
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saitama Medical University
Saitama, Japan

7:42 am
Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion

Saturday September 8, 2018 7:00am - 7:45am
Holiday Ballroom 1-3