June 14

RESIDENTS CORNER COMPETITION AWARDED PRESENTATIONS

June 14, 19:50 to 20:30ET

BASIC SCIENCE CATEGORY

Time Topic & Learning Objectives
19:50 1st Prize: Strategies to Optimize Functional Recovery in a Distal Nerve Transfer
J-L Senger*, K Rabey, J Olson, M Morhart, M Chan, CA Webber
Edmonton, AB

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • CES-ExT improves outcomes following DNT
  • Combining CES with exercise has greater effects than individual techniques
  • short-term exercise is as effective as long-term in enhancing regeneration.
19:55 2nd Prize: Tissue engineered nerve graft for the repair of peripheral nerve gap
O Larrivée*, R Rinfret-Paquet, A Thibodeau, T Galbraith, H Khuong, F Berthod
Laval, QC

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
At the end of the presentation, the participant will be able to list novel areas of nerve tissue engineering for reconstructive surgery.

CLINICAL STUDY CATEGORY

Time Topic & Learning Objectives
20:00 1st Prize: Health utilities from children with cleft lip and/or palate in Ethiopia: A cross sectional study
K Chung*, G Gebretekle, M Eshete, A Howard, E Pullenayegum, C Forrest, S Beate
Toronto, ON

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Understand how health utilities can help inform resource allocation in global surgery.

20:05 DISCUSSION
20:00 2nd Prize: Outcomes of Pediatric Dynamic Facial Reanimation after Two Decades
K Zuo*, M Heinelt, E Ho, G Borschel
Toronto, ON

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
To discuss long-term outcomes of pediatric facial reanimation

INNOVATION CATEGORY

Time Topic & Learning Objectives
20:15 1st Prize: Upper extremity agonist-antagonist myoneural interface improves force matching accuracy compared to standard transradial amputation
R Gudimella*, R Adamson, Y Pan, D Tang
Halifax, NS

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
AMI surgical technique in the upper extremity. Quantifying and comparing proprioception in amputees

20:20 2nd Prize: Introducing automation in virtual surgical planning for unicoronal craniosynostosis
ER Robertson*, G Louie, P Kwan, P Boulanger, D Aalto
Edmonton, AB

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Demonstrate how simple tools in computer automation can aid in virtual surgical planning.

20:25 DISCUSSION