ORTHOPAEDICS
Department of Orthopaedics

Recent presentations by residents at local, national, and international meetings

2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002

Presentations in 2006

Chang P, Huber F (Class of 2007).  Proximal Femur Fractures.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, August, 2006.  Mentored by Dr. Paul Chang.

Benavides JM (Class of 2007).  Surgically Repaired Knee Dislocations.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, July, 2006.  Mentored by Andrew L. Whaley.

Burrow JW (Class of 2009).  Determination of Nitric Oxide Donor Effects on Normal and Diabetic Skin Fibroblasts.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, July, 2006.  Mentored by Dr. Victor Sylvia.

Reis AA (Class of 2009).  Accuracy of Radiologic Measurements of Interpediculate Distance and Spinal Rotation.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, July, 2006.  Mentored by Dr. Robert M. Campbell, Jr.

Burrow JW (Class of 2009), Koch JA, Dean DD and Sylvia VL. Nitric Oxide Donors Reduce MMP Expression in Normal and Diabetic Skin Fibroblasts.  Presented to the J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society, San Antonio, June, 2006.  Mentored by Dr. Victor Sylvia.

Greenfield GQ, Jr, Ofobike EO, Jr (Class of 2008).  Use of an Intramedullary Device for Treatment of Peritrochanteric Hip Fractures.  Presented to the International College of Surgeons, U.S. Section, Nashville, June 2006.  Mentored by Dr. Gerald Q. Greenfield, Jr.

Burrow JW (Class of 2009), Koch JA, Dean DD and Sylvia VL. Nitric Oxide Donors Reduce MMP Expression in Normal and Diabetic Skin Fibroblasts.  Presented at the Symposium for Advanced Wound Care Meeting, San Antonio, May, 2006.  Mentored by Dr. Victor Sylvia.

Newman E (Class of 2007), Loredo R, Wirth M, Leitze Z, Bohsali K, Chhaya S.  Rotator Cuff Interval Capsular Anatomy:  Dissection and MR Image Qualitative and Quantitative Morphologic Analysis of the Coracohumeral Ligament.  Presented to The Society of Skeletal Radiology, March, 2006.  Mentored by Dr. Rebecca Loredo and Dr. Michael Wirth.

Clouse DS (Class of 2007).  Serum Metal Ion Levels in Metal-on-Metal THR.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, March, 2006.  Mentored by Dr. Lorence W. Trick

Huber FG (Class of 2007).  Locking Plate Fixation of Schlatter VI Tibial Plateau Fractures – A Biomechanical Study.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, March, 2006.  Mentored by Dr. Animesh Agarwal.

Nott EV (Class of 2007).  Avascular Necrosis of the Trochlea – Long-Term Followup.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, March, 2006.  Mentored by Dr. Kaye E. Wilkins.

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Presentations in 2005

Sander PW (Class of 2009).  Standard Humeral Head Versus CTA Humeral Head Hemiarthroplasty for Treatment of Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, December, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Michael A. Wirth.

Elton PE (Class of 2009).  Employment of Nitinol Staple and Screw for Vertebral Body Fixation.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, December, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Albert E. Sanders.

Karia RA (Class of 2009).  Platelet Rich Plasma.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, December, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Animesh Agarwal.

Stehly EM (Class of 2008), Bruggeman AJ, Dean DD and Sylvia VL. Nitric Oxide Regulation of Matrix Metalloproteinases in Chronic Diabetic Wounds. Presented to the Southern Medical Association, San Antonio, November, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Victor Sylvia.

Stehly EM (Class of 2008), Burrow JW (Class of 2009), Bruggeman AJ, Dean DD and Sylvia VL.  Nitric Oxide Regulation of Matrix Metalloproteinases in Chronic Wound Healing.  Presented to the Biomedical Engineering Society, Baltimore, September, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Victor Sylvia.

Sweeney, EG, Alford SH (Class of 2007), Heim-Hall J, Dinh DB, Dean DD, SylviaVL, Williams RP.  Matrix Metalloproteinases as Prognostic Indicators in High Grade Soft Tissue Sarcomas.  Presented at UTHSCSA Medical Student Research Day, San Antonio, September, 2005.   Mentored by Dr. Ronald Williams and Dr. Victor Sylvia

JA Koch, JW Burrow (Class of 2009), Chuang H, Yun C, Dean DD, Sylvia VL.  Nitric Oxide Donors Reduce MMP Expression in Normal and Diabetic Skin Fibroblasts.  Presented at UTHSCSA Medical Student Research Day, San Antonio, September, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Victor Sylvia.

Stehly EM (Class of 2008), Burrow JW (Class of 2009), Bruggeman AJ, Dean DD, Sylvia VL.  Nitric Oxide Regulation of Matrix Metalloproteinase Expression in Chronic Wound Healing.  Presented at UTHSCSA Medical Student Research Day, San Antonio, September, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Victor Sylvia.

Hamaker ME, Elton JP (Class of 2009), Fox C, More R, Cheney D, Sanders A.  Novel Use of a Nitinol Staple for Anterior Spinal Instrumentation.  Presented at UTHSCSA Medical Student Research Day, San Antonio, September, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Albert Sanders.

Alford, SH (Class of 2007).   Matrix Metalloproteinases as Prognostic Indicators in High Grade Soft Tissue Sarcomas.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, June, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Ronald P. Williams and Dr. Victor Sylvia.

Burrow JW (Class of 2009).  Determination of Nitric Oxide Donor Effects on Normal and Diabetic Skin Fibroblasts. Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, June, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Victor Sylvia.

Tinkler BA (Class of 2009).  Involvement of the Lipoxygenase Pathway in Osteoblast Response to Titanium Surface Roughness.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, June, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. David Dean.

Anderson BC (Class of 2005), Wirth MA, Ondrla J, Southworth C, Kaar K, Rockwood CA.  Replicating Proximal Humeral Articular Geometry: A Radiographic Study in Cadaveric Shoulders.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Michael Wirth.

Boyd DL (Class of 2005), Slabisak V, Geibel PT.  The Use of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenic Protein in Posterior Interbody Fusions of the Lumbar Spine: A clinical series.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Paul Geibel.

Millican GM (Class of 2005), Whaley AL, Kinnaman K.  A 5 Year Review of Total Hip Arthroplasty in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Patients.   Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Andrew Whaley.

Rose BT (Class of 2005), Meadows G.  A review of the trends and principles of computerized patient education; and the proposal of a novel multimedia patient education model for spinal disorders.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Gilbert Meadows.

Weber IC (Class of 2005), Arrigoni P, Brady P, Burkhart SSAssociated Lesions in Patients Undergoing a Latarjet Procedure.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Stephen Burkhart.

Clouse DS (Class of 2007).  ACL Reconstruction Analysis Using a CT Scan.  Presented to The Texas Orthopaedic Association.  Mentored by Dr. David Schmidt.

McKissick RC (Class of 2006).  Tibial Tunnel Widening After Hamstring ACL Reconstruction:  The Effect of Supplemental Aperture Fixation.  Presented to The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Washington DC, February, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Jesse DeLee.

Anderson CN (Class of 2008).   Evaluating Changes in Compression & Fatigue Strength of PMMA Bone Cement With the Addition of Therapeutic Levels of Antifungal Agents.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, January, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. David R. Schmidt.

Benavides JM (Class of 2007).  Long Term (10 years or greater) Outcomes Follow-up of Knee Dislocations.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, January, 2005.  Mentored by Andrew L. Whaley.

Stehly EM (Class of 2008).  Determining Effects of Nitric Oxide on MMP Levels and Wound Healing in Diabetic Versus Normal Mice.  Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, January, 2005.  Mentored by Dr. Victor Sylvia.

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Presentations in 2004

Strahan AL (Class of 2010), Sylvia VL, Carnes DL, Ong JL, Dean DD and Agrawal CM: PLA Scaffold Porosity Influences Osteoblast Proliferation and Differentiation.  Presented to the Biomedical Engineering Society, Philadelphia, PA, October, 2004.  Mentored by Dr. David Dean.

Adcox BM (Class of 2008).  Elution of Antifungals from Cements.   Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, August, 2004.  Mentored by Dr. Kent Reinker.

Ofobike EO, Jr (Class of 2008).   Wound Vac Study. Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, August, 2004.  Mentored by Dr. Animesh Agarwal.   

Shah AA (Class of 2008).  TJA and Diabetics.   Presented to Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, UTHSCSA, August, 2004.  Mentored by Dr. Michael M. Heckman

Afsar-Keshmiri A. (Class of 2004).  Comparison of UHMWPE Particles in Synovial Fluid and Tissues from Failed Total Hip Arthroplasties.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2004.  Mentored by Dr. Mauli Agrawal and Dr. Jay Mabrey.

Boyd, D (Class of 2005).  The Use of BMP in Posterior Spinal Fusions Results in an Increased Rate of Fusion and is a Safe Method.  Presented to The National Association of Spine Surgeons.  Mentored by Dr. Paul Geibel.

Hutchinson, HL (Class of 2006). French Door Thoracoplasty.  Presented to The Texas Orthopaedic Association, Austin, May, 2004, and The Scoliosis Research Society.   Mentored by Dr. Albert Sanders.

Larsen MW (Class of 2004).  Effects of Interferon alpha-2a on bFGF Production by Giant Cell Tumor Stromal Cells.  Presented to The Orthopaedic Research Society.  Mentored by Dr. Victor Sylvia and Dr. Ronald Williams.

Larsen MW (Class of 2004).  Fixation of Osteochondritis Dissecans Lesions Using PLLA/PGA Copolymer Bioabsorbable Screw.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2004.   Mentored by Dr. Jesse DeLee.

Larsen MW (Class of 2004).  Regulation of Angiogenic and Bone Resorptive Factors in Giant Cell Tumor of Bone.  Presented at The 13th Annual Symposium on Cancer Research in San Antonio and South Texas.  Mentored by Dr. Victor Sylvia and Dr. Ronald Williams.

Mahalek JM (Class of 2004).  Comparison of a Hand-held Computer with Paper Forms for Data  Collection in Total Knee Arthroplasty Outcomes Assessment.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2004.   Mentored by Dr. Jay Mabrey.

Phelps JB (Class of 2004).  A Retrospective Review Using the Acutrak Screw for Fixation of Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Fractures.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2004 and The Texas Orthopaedic Association.   Mentored by Dr. Mark Casillas.

Rust SS (Class of 2004).  Various Presentations of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2004.  Mentored by Dr. Kirk Wong and Dr. William Sanders.

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Presentations in 2003

Casas-Gánem J (Class of 2003).  Femoral Fractures in Children 4 to 10 Years of Age: Conservative Treatment.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2003.   Mentored by Dr. Gaspar Gonzalez Moran.

 

Hadnott III, WH (Class of 2003).  The Incidence of Proximal Cervical Spine Stenosis in Juene’s Asphyxiating Thoracic Dystrophy.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2003.   Mentored by Dr. Robert Campbell, Jr.

 

Hester DA (Class of 2003).  Glenohumeral Range of Motion in High Level Throwing AthletesPresented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2003.   Mentored by Dr. Michael Wirth.

 

Hutchinson HL (Class of 2006), Gillespie M, Gloystein D.  Distal Biceps Tendon Insertion: An Anatomic Study.  Presented to The Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, Hawaii, November, 2003, and The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2003.   Mentored by Dr. Martin Gillespie.

 

Johnson K (Class of 2003).  Effect of Titanium Surface Roughness on Gene Expression in Osteoblasts.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2003.   Mentored by Dr. David Dean.

 

Larsen MW (Class of 2004).  Effects of Interferon alpha-2a on bFGF Production by Giant Cell Tumor Stromal Cells.  Presented to The Western Orthopaedic Society Meeting, San Antonio, April, 2003.  Mentored by Dr. Victor Sylvia and Dr. Ronald Williams.

 

Ray RB (Class of 2003).  Hip Resection Arthroplasty Revisited.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2003.  Mentored by Dr. Lorence Trick.

 

Schillen D (Class of 2003).  Complications of Acromioclavicular Reconstructions in a Synthetic Cerclage Graft around the Clavicle and Coracoid.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2003.   Mentored by Dr. Michael Wirth and Dr. CharlesRockwood, Jr.

 

Slabisak V (Class of 2003).  Resumption of Sports Following Spinal Fusion.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2003.   Mentored by Dr. Albert E. Sanders.

 

Stehly E (Class of 2008).   Hip Resection Arthroplasty Revisited.  Presented to The Western Orthopaedic Association.  Mentored by Dr. Lorence Trick.

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Presentations in 2002

Bozarth GR (Class of 2004).  Mechanical Properties and Collagen Analysis of Allograft Treated with Sequential Dose Gamma-Irradiation.  Presented to The Southern Orthopaedic Association, The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2002.  Mentored by Dr. Mauli Agrawal and Dr. Ronald Williams.

 

Burt DM (Class of 2002).  Creep Indentation Biomechanics of Medial Bovine Meniscus.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2002.  Mentored by Dr. Mauli Agrawal.

 

de Holl PD (Class of 2002).  Both-Bone Midshaft Forearm Fractures in Children Treated with an Extension Cast.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, April, 2002.  Mentored by Dr. Kaye Wilkins.

 

Miller PJ (Class of 2002).  The Effect of Screw Placement on the Pullout Strength of a Plate and Screw Construct.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2002.  Mentored by Dr. Animesh Agarwal.

 

Phelps JB (Class of 2004).  Comparison of Irradiation Versus Heating on Collagen Integrity and Biomechanical Properties of Bone.  Presented to The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  Mentored by Dr. C. Mauli Agrawal.

 

Rowland AS (Class of 2002).  Thumb Carpometacarpal Arthritis: Ligament Reconstruction with Swanson Implant Compared with Ligament Reconstruction with Tendon Interposition.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2002.  Mentored by Dr. Spencer Rowland.

 

Smith GW (Class of 2002).  Operative Treatment of Acute Patellar Dislocations with Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Repair.  Presented to The Alamo Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio, April, 2002.  Mentored by Dr. David Schmidt.

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