Resident Abstract Award Winners

105th Annual Meeting

Resident Paper Award

Margaret Baldwin, MD
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
Anterior Approach for Open Reduction and Internal Fixation o Acute Unstable Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Oral Abstract Awards

First Place
Kelvin Kim, BA
*Presented by Matthew Siow, BA
Robotic vs. Traditional Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: A Short-Term Comparative Analysis 

Second Place
Rajkishen Narayanan, MS
Posterior Malleolar Fixation Reduces the Need for Trans-Syndesmotic Fixation in Rotational Ankle Fractures 

Third Place
Brian M. Godshaw, MD
Hip Arthroscopy in Obese Patients: Is There a Functional Difference in Outcomes? and Pre-Operative Glycemic Control Predicts Peri-Operative Serum Glucose Levels in Patients Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty 

Resident/ Fellow Rapid Fire Awards

First Place
Stephen Sierra, BS, University of Texas Medical Branch
Screw in Lisfranc Ligament  

Second Place
Alisina Shahi, MD, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University 
*Presented by Seyedali R. Ghasemi, MD
Risk Factors of a Major Cause of In-Hospital Mortality in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Patients; In-Hospital Venous Thromboembolism

Third Place
Rajkishen Narayanan, MS, New York University Hospital of Joint Diseases
Are Tourniquets Indicated in Total Knee Arthoplasty in the Era of Tranexamic Acid: A Meta-analysis and Systematic Review


104th Annual Meeting

Podium Presentation Winners

First Place
Edgar T. Araiza
University of Kansas Medical Center
Single Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Gusto-Anderson Type II/IIIA Open Fractures

Second Place
Robert N. Mead, MD
Tulane University School of Medicine
Return to Play and Functional Outcomes in Nonoperative vs. Operative Treatment of OCD Lesions of the Elbow

Third Place
Craig Winkler
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Does Gabapentin Affect Pain Control and Functional Outcome After Total Knee Arthroplasty?  A Prospective, Randomized, Double-blind Placebo Controlled Trial

Digital Poster Winners

First Place – Poster 69
Elyse Brinkman
Loyola University Medical Center
The Relationship Between the Distal Nail Target and Alignment of Distal Third Tibia Fractures

Second Place – Poster 85
Stephen Sierra
University of Texas Medical Branch
Angular Correction with Chevron-Akin Double Osteotomy in Mild, Moderate, and Severe Hallux Valgues

Third Place – Poster 47
Andrew Burelson
Loyola University Medical Center
All-Inside vs Transtibial Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Biomechanical Analysis of Tibial Fixation

103rd Annual Meeting

Podium Presentation Winners

First Place
John Eggers
University of Missouri – Kansas City
Aspirin Increased Non-Unions and Delays Healing in Tibial Shaft and Planfond Fractures

Second Place
Sanjeev Suratwala
North Shore – LIJ Health System / Syosset Hospital
Intravenous Tranexamic Acid Promotes Early Ambulation and Improves Postoperative Outcomes Following Total Joint Replacement Surgery

Third Place
Peter Formby
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Outcomes after Operative Management of Combat -Related Low Lumbar Burst Fractures

Digital Poster Winners

First Place
Harold Fogel
Loyola University Medical Center
Utility of Advanced Imagining in Treating Pelvic Insufficiency Fractures in the Geriatric Population

Second Place
Amit Momaya
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Risk Factors for Complications and Readmission after Operative Fixation of Pediatric Femur Fractures

Third Place
Haley Merrill
University of Missouri – Kansas City
Post-Fracture Pain Management:  Do Orthopaedic Surgeons Adequately Design, Explain and Document Pain Control Regiments for Post-Fracture Patients?

102nd Annual Meeting

Podium Presentation Winners

First Place
Richard A. Seagrave III, MD
Preventive Effects of Eccentric Training on Acute Hamstring Muscle Injury in Professional Baseball

Second Place
Thomas Kim, MD
The Spectrum of Foot Deformities in Loeys-Dietz Syndrome

Third Place
Ryan Fader, MD
Incidence and Implications of Intra-Articular Radial Head Fractures in the Pediatric Patient

Third Place
Troy Roberson, MD
Predictors of post-op pain and narcotic use after primary arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

100th Annual Meeting

1st Place
Johannes Plate, MD
Non-Anatomic Closure of a Standard Parapatellar Knee Arthrotomy Leads to Patella Mal-Tracking and Decreased Range of Motion

2nd Place
Elizabeth Polfer, MD and James Flint, MD
Bone Mineral Density Loss Following Combat-Related Lower Extremity Amputation

3rd Place
Filippo Chillemi, MD
Retrospective Review Comparing Post-Operative Protocols for CMC Interpositional Arthroplasty

99th Annual Meeting

1st Place
Austin V. Stone, MD
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
A potential biological mechanism for mechanism for meniscus involvement in osteoarthritis

2nd Place
Donald E. Fowler III, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Gender differences in landing mechanics vary depending on the type of landing

3rd Place
Gregory P. Colbath, MD, MS
Medical University of South Carolina
Venous Thrombotic Events Associated with Patella Fractures