Desert Foot 2016
Nov 29 - Dec 2, 2017
Returns to the
Sheraton Grand Phoenix
The Annual High Risk Diabetic Foot Conference   
Honoring Our Federal Services Healthcare Professionals   

2016 Abstract/Poster Submissions
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Check back frequently as posters will be added during the course of the week.

Resident Category
Baloga, Michael Exploring a Creative, Nontraditional Approach to the Repair of a Calcaneal Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
Banks, Jaminelli An Automated Home Monitor for the Early Detection of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Banks, Jaminelli Benefits of Minor Amputations in a Higher Risk Patient Population: A Retrospective Study of 75 Patients.
Banks, Jaminelli Comparison of Dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane to a Cryopreserved Placental Membrane to Promote Healing of Recalcitrant Lower Extremity Wounds
Banks, Jaminelli Diabetic Degenerative Cysts Complicating Partial Calcanectomies: A Two Patient Case Report
Banks, Jaminelli Implementation of a Remote Temperature Monitor for the Prevention of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Case Series of Three Patients
Banks, Jaminelli Syme Amputation for Limb Salvage
Begur, Priyanka Pedal Presentation of Inherited Palmoplantar Keratoderma: A Case Report
Choi, Hyowon Pulse-Dye Laser Treatment for Recalcitrant Verruca Plantaris in a Diabetic Population
Czurylo, Mike Use of Amnion Chorion Dehydrated Human Membrane in the Valenti Procedure for Hallux Limitus: A Case Series
Dagani, Rizcion Use of Fluorescence Angiography-Assisted Debridement and Dermal Matrix Tissue in the Reconstruction of a Complex Traumatic Tissue Defect with Tendon and Muscle Exposure
Gottlieb, David Aggressive Conservative WoundCare: Heal Wounds, Don't Amputate Them
Gottlieb, David Preliminary Experience with a Novel Wound Healing Xenograft
Gottlieb, David Revascularization of Ischemic Toes via Peri-lesionalInfiltration of Amniotic Fluid –a case series
Gottlieb, David Surgical Off-Loading Heals Diabetic Wounds
Gottlieb, David Revisiting an Antiquated Amputation
Gottlieb, David Who Needs A Calcaneus Anyway?
Graeber, Mark PurAply AM for Patient with Chronic Heel Ulcerations
Hansen, Nathan The Presentation and Treatment of a Patient with Uncontrolled Diabetes Mellitus and Staphylococcus Lugdunensis Infection of the Foot
Harris, Amelia Charcot Neuroarthropathy Treated with a Total Contact Cast
Hirschi, Jordan 3rd Degree Burns to Bilateral Lower Extremities Secondary to Lack of Air Conditioning: A Case Report.
Khan, Sameer Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma Secondary to Verruca Vulgaris infection in an Immunocompromised Patient
Lee, Aliza Chronic Wounds and Biofilm Management: A Retrospective Case Study In A Veteran With A Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Resulting In Paraplegia
Lee, Aliza Multi-Modality Approach to Healing a Diabetic Neuroischemic Partial Thickness Burn: The Use of Topical Wound Oxygen with Human Amniotic Membrane
Lee, Aliza The Non-healing Ulcer: A Case of Malignant Melanoma in the Foot
Luu, Cynthia Wound Healing Complications in Diabetics After Total Ankle Arthroplasty
Mahmood, Aamir An Initial Retrospective Quality Control Analysis of Lower Extremity Ulcer Recurrence post dHACM in a High Risk Veteran Patient Population in Chicago
Park, Sarah Topical Wound Oxygen As An Adjunct Treatment in Healing Chronic Ulcerations
Rammohan, Rajnish Cryopreserved Human Placental Membrane (Grafix®) a Viable Treatment Option for Deep Tissue Injuries of the Heel: a Case Study
Sabic, Jessica The Use of Architect Fx and Integra Bilayer Wound Matrix Following Surgical Excision of BCCA: A Case Presentation
Scrimalli, Alexandra A Rare Case of Probable Cutaneous Toxic Shock Syndrome Localized to the Foot and Ankle
Shaman, Laith Highlighting Various Application Methods of dHACM for Wound Healing in a Compromised Urban Veteran Population: A Follow Up
Tien, Anna Healing of Chronic Lower Extremity Wounds Utilizing a 4-Week Assessment of Healing to Initiate Treatment with Appropriate Sized dHACM and Subsequently Achieve Healing in a Veteran Patient Population.
Tien, Anna Post-operative limb salvage using a viable cryopreserved human placental membrane.
Tien, Anna Efficacy of Amniotic Allograft Membrane in High Risk Veteran Population with Lower Extremity Ulcers
Wishau, Tyler A Retrospective Study on Lower Extremity Amputation Levels Following Endovascular Reperfusion: An Institutional Review of Podiatric Management in the Limb Salvage Team
Non-Resident Category
Abrebaya, Alberto Invasive Malignant Melanoma Masking as a Chronic Inflammatory Ungual Lesion - A Case Study
Andersen, Charles Recurrent Diabetic Foot Ulceration Following Transmetatarsal Amputation: Lessons Learned
Andersen, Charles The Rooke® Boot: Providing Offloading Protection and Enhanced Skin Perfusion
Andersen, Charles The Role of Fluorescence Angiography in Morel Lavallée Lesion
Andersen, Charles The Role of IndocyanineGreen Fluorescence Angiography in Management of a Morel-Lavallée Lesion
Andersen, Charles Use of Fluorescence Angiography-Assisted Debridement and Dermal Matrix Tissue in the Reconstruction of a Complex Traumatic Injury with Tendon and Muscle Exposure
Banks, Jaminelli A Case Study of Three Chronic, Complex Diabetic Foot Ulcerations with Exposed Bone, Capsule, Tendon and Ligaments treated with a Viable Cryopreserved Human Placental Membrane to Accelerate Wound Closure
Barrett, Christopher Wound Bed Preparation in Practice: A Cost-Effective Approach to Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers Utilizing DACC Technology, A Native Collagen Scaffold, Transformative Foam and an Easy-To-Apply Total Contact Cast Kit
Begur, Priyanka The Open Treatment of Achilles Tendon Rupture in Diabetic Patients with Pericardium Graft Augmentation: A Case Series
Brantley, Jonathan The Surgical Use of a Viable Cryopreserved Umbilical Tissue in First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis: a Three Patient Case Series
Brantley, Jonathan The Surgical Use of a Viable Cryopreserved Placental tissue in Partial Foot Amputation: a Three Patient Case Series
Brantley, Jonathan The Use of a Viable Cryopreserved Umbilical Tissue Allograft for Bunionectomy: Three Cases
Byerley, Nicole The Role of Fluorescene Angiography in the Management of Orphan Heel Syndrome
Cg, Shashikumar Hospital Based Prevalence Of Foot Complications In Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus - A Cross Sectional Study
Doucette, M. Prevention of Amputation in a Risk Stratified Population Utilizing Early and Weekly Application of Dehydrated Human Amniotic Tissue* and Comprehensive Care.
Garoufalis, Matthew The Use of Injectable Micronized Amnion/Chorion Membrane in the Successful Treatment of Chronic Wounds
Garoufalis, Matthew The Use of Dehydrated Umbilical Cord in the Successful Treatment of Chronic Wounds
Goss, Keith Wound and Integumentary Postsurgical Complications of the Diabetic Limb
Hawkins, Brandon Atypical Foot Wounds Treated with Dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane Mesh Allografts
Horn-Stinson, Lisa A Case Series Demonstrating the Use of Topical Wound Oxygen On Challenging Lower Extremity Wounds Presenting to A Community-Based Outpatient Clinic
Kivi, Catherine Honey of a Wound: the Use of Medihoney® to Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers in a Low Resource Environment
Kovacich-Smith, Katie The Use of Dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane for the Treatment of Partial Ray Resection Closure
McGiness, Kristen Viable Cryopreserved Placental Allografts for the Treatment of Post-Surgical Amputation Wounds in High-Risk Patients
Packert, Daniel Nitric Oxide, a Potential New Treatment Modality in Diabetic Wound Care
Pougatsch, David Autologous Epidermal Skin Grafting For Superficial Wounds In Diverse Patient Population: Case Series
Rafat, Payam A Newly Available Customizable Multi-Density Insole for Offloading of Plantar Diabetic Foot Ulcerations: A Case Series
Ryan, Michael Successful Management of a Diabetic Foot Ulcer with Heavy Exudate by Combining a Total Contact Cast and Advanced Foam/Moisture Management Dressings: a Case Study
Ryan, Michael Avoiding Amputation in a Complex Diabetic Foot Infection Using a Multidisciplinary Approach
Sanders, Elizabeth Saving the Patient with the Severely Septic Foot
Shah, Shishir Successful Wound Closure with Dehydrated Human Amniotic Membrane Allograft (DAMA) on Challenging Post-Operative and Chronic Wounds in an Out-patient Setting
Baldursson, Baldur Tumi Grafting with Acellular Fish Skin reduces need for Antibiotics: A Patient Retrospective Study on 68 Wounds
Garoufalis, Matthew A Study of High Intensity Mechanical Therapy for Treatment of Ankle Flexion Deficits: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Griages, Maikel Case Study: Evaluation of the use of Viable Cryopreserved Human Placental Membrane for the Treatment of a Complex Diabetic Foot Ulcer with Exposed Bone and Tendon
Magnusson, Skuli Cost Saving Potential of Acellular Fish Skin Graft: A Cost Simulation Study on Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Magnusson, Skuli Acellular Fish Skin is a Barrier to Bacterial Invasion Compared to Human Allograft and Mammalian Derived Matrix Products
Magnusson, Skuli Superior Three-Dimensional Cell Ingrowth in Acellular Fish Skin Compared to Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane
Mazhar, Amaan Validation of Noncontact Tissue Oxygenation Imaging Measurements
Winters, Christopher Acellular Fish Skin as a Bone and Tendon Covering: Case Report
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