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APWCA 2017 Presentations

Friday, September 8, 2017

Oral Abstract

Time: 07:50 AM - 08:00 AM 

07:50 AM: Graft Incorporation and Microangiogenesis Evaluation via Fluorescence Angiography Following Application of an Acellularized Dermal Matrix PDF
Jared Gremillion, DPM

Changing the Current Mindset of Wound Care: Complementing Care Instead of Competing Care

Time: 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM 

Moderator: Steven J. Kavros, DPM, MAPWCA, FACCWS, CWS

08:00 AM: APWCA President's Remarks and Board Member Introduction PDF
Steven J. Kavros, DPM

08:15 AM: Keynote Address: Doing the Right Thing
Fr. Nicholas Mezacapa

Maximizing Outcomes by Working Together: How Many Disciplines Does It Take to Manage Arterial Wounds?

Time: 09:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Moderator: Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS

09:15 AM: Endovascular Strategies for the Patient with PAD and Ulcerative Limb Threat PDF
Craig M. Walker, MD

09:30 AM: Non-Reconstructable Arterial Disease in Wound Healing PDF
Paul van Bellemen, MD, PhD

09:45 AM: Why is it so Hard to Do the Right Thing for Arterial Ulcers? Clinical Pathways: Improvement Projects and Quality Measures PDF
Caroline E. Fife, MD

10:00 AM: Case Presentations and Arterial Round Table PDF PDF
Caroline E. Fife, MD
Craig M. Walker, MD
Paul van Bellemen, MD, PhD
Frank J. Tursi, DPM

Beyond Compression Therapy: The Team Approach to Venous Disease

Time: 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Moderator: Frank J. Tursi, DPM, FACFAS, AAPWCA

10:45 AM: Venous Wounds and Vascular Disease Assessment PDF
Robert Coronado, MD

11:00 AM: Medical Management of Venous Insufficiency PDF
Greg Bohn, MD

11:15 AM: Interventional Management of Venous Disease PDF
Robert Coronado, MD

11:30 AM: Why is it so Hard to Do the Right Thing for Venous Ulcers? Clinical Pathways: Improvement Projects and Quality Measures PDF
Caroline E. Fife, MD

11:45 AM: Case Presentations and Venous Round Table 
Caroline E. Fife, MD
Greg Bohn, MD
Robert Coronado, MD

Oral Abstract

Time: 01:50 PM - 02:00 PM 

01:50 PM: Non-Uremic Calciphylaxis Wound: A Case Study PDF
David Troung, DPM, MS

Diabetic Foot Ulcerations: Working Together for a Functional Outcome in Today’s Environment

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Moderator: Kathya Zinszer, DPM, MPH, MAPWCA

02:00 PM: Vascular Assessment in the Diabetic Foot PDF
Charles Andersen, MD

02:15 PM: Functional Outcomes for Diabetic Foot Ulcerations PDF
John C. Lantis II, MD

02:30 PM: Transmetatarsal Amputation: Is It as Good as We Think? PDF
Charles Andersen, MD

02:45 PM: Why is it so Hard to Do the Right Thing for Diabetic Foot Ulcers? Clinical Pathways: Improvement Projects and Quality Measures PDF
Caroline E. Fife, MD

03:00 PM: Case Presentations and Diabetic Foot Round Table PDF
Caroline E. Fife, MD
Charles Andersen, MD
John C. Lantis II, MD

Cellular and Tissue-Based Products and Grafts: State of the Union

Time: 03:45 PM - 05:30 PM

Moderator: Steven J. Kavros, DPM, MAPWCA, FACCWS, CWS

03:45 PM: Amnionic Tissue and Stem Cells in Wound Healing PDF
Joseph V. Donnelly, III, DPM

04:00 PM: Beyond Mammalian Tissue: Exploring the Benefits of Omega3 Rich Fish Skin for Tissue Regeneration PDF
John C. Lantis II, MD

04:15 PM: Xenografts and Allografts PDF
Tyson Green, DPM

04:30 PM: Outpatient Reimbursement Pearls PDF
Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM

04:45 PM: Why is it so Hard to Do the Right Thing for Cellular and Tissue-Based Products? Clinical Pathways: Improvement Projects and Quality Measures PDF
Caroline E. Fife, MD

05:00 PM: Case Presentations and Round Table
Joseph V. Donnelly, III, DPM
Caroline E. Fife, MD
Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM
Tyson Green, DPM
John C. Lantis II, MD

APWCA Business Meeting

Time: 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Moderator: Steven J. Kavros, DPM, MAPWCA, FACCWS, CWS

05:30 PM: Business Meeting

05:45 PM: Masters Presentations PDF
Steven J. Kavros, DPM

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Oral Abstract

Time: 07:50 AM - 08:00 AM 

07:50 AM: A Retrospective Multicenter Review Evaluating the Safety of Utilizing Fiberglass Total Contact Casts in Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers PDF
Sneha Patel, DPM

Wound Healing Science: From Bench to Bedside (WHS)

Time: 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Moderator: Lisa J. Gould, MD, PhD, FACS

08:00 AM: When Stage 4 is Not Equal to Stage 4 PDF
Harvey Himel, MD
Randall G. Cook, MD
Lisa J. Gould, MD, PhD
Robert Diegelmann, PhD

08:30 AM: Is There a Persister in That Wound? PDF
Harvey Himel, MD
Randall G. Cook, MD
Lisa J. Gould, MD, PhD
Robert Diegelmann, PhD

A Look Ahead: New Perspectives in Wound Healing

Time: 09:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Moderator: Barbara Delmore, PhD, RN, CWCN, MAPWCA, IIWCC-NYU

09:00 AM: Pharmacogenetics and the Impact on Wound Care PDF
Lloyd Bowser, DPM

09:15 AM: Energy Therapies and J Plasma PDF
Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD

09:30 AM: Low Frequency Ultrasound in Wound Healing: Cavitating it's Way Into Patient Wounds PDF 
Steven J. Kavros, DPM

10:00 AM: Concierge Wound Care: Is This Even Possible? PDF 
Ravi K. Kamepalli, MD

10:15 AM: Report from the Hill PDF
Caroline E. Fife, MD

Biofilms and Wound Bed Prep: Working Together to Improve Healing in Acute and Chronic Ulcerations

Time: 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Moderator: Tyson Green, DPM, FACFAS, FAPWCA

11:15 AM: Basic Science of Biofilms: Understanding the Foundation
John Kennedy, PhD

11:30 AM: Wound Bed Preparation: What Do We Do to Improve Healing PDF 
Randall G. Cook, MD

11:45 AM: Clinical Evidence on Biofilms: What Happens in Acute Wounds vs. Chronic Wounds
John Kennedy, PhD

Oral Abstract

Time: 01:50 PM - 02:00 PM 

01:50 PM: Pilot Study Investigating Use of a Exudate Management Dressing Under Compression for the Treatment of Venous Leg Ulcers PDF
Lucian Vlad, MD

Hyperbaric/Wounds: American College of Hyperbaric Medicine

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Moderator: Jayesh B. Shah, MD, UHM(ABPM), CWSP, FAPWCA, FCCWS, FUHM, FACP, FACHM

02:00 PM: Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Rethinking Old Dogma PDF
Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD

02:10 PM: Correction of Hypoxia: Critical Element of Wound Bed Preparation PDF
Jayesh B. Shah, MD

02:20 PM: The Importance of the Communication of Extracellular Matrix, Endothelial and Cytoskeleton in Wound Healing PDF
E. Cuauhtemoc Sanchez, MD

02:30 PM: HBO in Radiation Wounds PDF 
Helen Gelly, MD

02:40 PM: Complex Problems in Everyday Practice: Improving Outcomes for our Patients PDF
Rafael J. Rafols, MD

02:50 PM: Traumatic Brain Injury and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: Dawn of a New Day PDF
E. George Wolf, MD

Geriatric Wound Science: Dealing With the Ones That Helped Us Develop Into the People We Are Today

Time: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Moderator: Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, FACFAS, MAPWCA

03:00 PM: How Evidence-Based Medicine is Married to Evidence-Based Spending in the Geriatric Population PDF
Tony Balsamo, MD

03:15 PM: Pressure Ulcers in the Elderly PDF
Jeffrey M. Levine, MD

03:30 PM: Late Sequelae of War Wounds in Our Geriatric Population PDF
Cheryl M. Bongiovanni, PhD

03:45 PM: How Dementia Affects Wound Care PDF
Jeffrey M. Levine, MD

Top Three Topics That Will Make You Think Twice

Time: 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM

Moderator: Christine Shettel, RN, BSN, CHWS, PWRC, MAPWCA

04:15PM: Atypical Wounds: Calciphylaxis, a Comprehensive Overview of this Difficult Disease PDF
Kathya Zinszer, DPM

04:30 PM: Is Pain Still the 5th Vital Sign? PDF
Adrianne "Patti" Smith, MD

04:45 PM: Pressure Redistribution Dressings: Clinical Reality or Marketing Hype? PDF
Joyce Black, PhD, RN

The Main Event: The Great Debates in Wound Healing

Time: 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Moderator: Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS

05:00 PM: Pressure Ulcer vs. Pressure Injury
Caroline E. Fife, MD
Joyce Black, PhD, RN

05:25 PM: MMP Scavengers
Greg Bohn, MD
Breda Cullen, PhD

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