2018 ANNUAL MEETING
April 12-14, 2018
The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm ACPA Awards Gala
The ASCFS Kawamoto Best Paper Award will be presented to Russell Ettinger, MD, University of Michigan for his paper presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting
Mitigation of Radiation Induced Injury in Non-Vascularized Bone Graft Reconstruction of the Murine Mandible Using a Novel Deferoxamine Nanoparticles
Friday, April 13, 2018
7:00 8:00
Pennsylvania West
ASCFS Breakfast
ASCFS is grateful to KLS Martin for their continued support of the annual ASCFS Breakfast.
8:00 - 9:00
Allegheny III
ASCFS Linton Whitaker Lecture
Joseph G. McCarthy, MD
9:00 Presentation of the 1st McCarthy Travel Scholar Award to Brad Morrow, MD, The Craniofacial Center, Dallas
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Allegheny III
Concurrent Session 5: ASCFS I
Co-Chairs: Craig Birgfeld, Albert Woo
Educational Objective(s): Each learner will be able to discuss new research findings or surgical management techniques related to craniosynostosis.
10:30 AM - 10:40 AM Neurological Outcomes of Posterior Vault Distraction Osteogenesis for Syndromic Craniosynostosis
James Paliga
10:40 AM - 10:50 AM Distraction Osteogenesis for Unicoronal Craniosynostosis: An Evaluation of Perioperative Morbidity and Rates of Strabismus
Ian Hoppe
10:50 AM - 11:00 AM A Craniometric Analysis of Posterior Vault Distraction and Its Effects on Frontal Cranial Morphology
Ian Hoppe
11:00 AM - 11:10 AM Discussion
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM Nuts and Bolts of How to Make, Select, And Surgical Technique on Spring Assisted Surgery for Sagittal Craniosynostosis
Lisa David, Gregory Pearson, Jesse Taylor
12:00 PM 1:30 PM
Pennsylvania West
ASCFS Business Meeting Luncheon
1:30 PM 3:00 PM
Allegheny III
Concurrent Session 10: ASCFS II
Chair: Jonathan Black
Co-Chair: Jason Pomerantz
Educational Objective(s): Each learner will be able to discuss new research findings or surgical management techniques related to craniofacial surgery.
1:30 PM - 1:40 PM Regression of Cephalic Index Following Endoscopic Repair of Sagittal Synostosis
Nicholas Pickersgill
1:40 PM - 1:50 PM Comparison of Endoscopic to Open Spring-Assisted Surgery: Improving Safety While Maintaining Outcomes in Treating Scaphocephaly
J. Genevieve Park
1:50 PM - 2:00 PM Evaluation of Outcomes in Endoscopic Treatment of Metopic Craniosynostosis at 5 Years Postoperative
Austin Ha
2:00 PM - 2:10 PM Orthognathic Surgery Rates in Craniofacial Microsomia: Is Early MDO Associated with A Decreased Need for Orthognathic Correction at Skeletal Maturity?
Rosaline Zhang
2:10 PM - 2:20 PM Discussion
2:20 PM - 2:30 PM Eruption of Maxillary Posterior Permanent Teeth Following Early Conventional LeFort III Advancement and LeFort III Distraction Surgeries
Marina Gonchar
2:30 PM - 2:40 PM Incidence of Secondary Midface Advancement at The Time of Skeletal Maturity in Patients with A History of Early Le Fort III Distraction Osteogenesis
Gerald Cho
2:40 PM - 2:50 PM Ear Molding in A Children’s Hospital Clinic: A Series Of 285 Treatments
Maleeh Effendi
2:50 PM - 3:00 PM Discussion
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Allegheny III
Concurrent Session 15: ASCFS III
Co-Chairs: Alexander Lin, Anand Kumar
Educational Objective(s): Each learner will be able to discuss new research findings or surgical management techniques related to craniofacial surgery.
3:30 PM - 3:40 PM Morphologic Severity of Craniosynostosis: Implications for Speech and Neurodevelopment
Damini Tandon
3:40 PM - 3:50 PM Long-Term Outcomes of Spring-Assisted Surgery for Sagittal Craniosynostosis
Christopher Runyan
3:50 PM - 4:00 PM Intracranial Volumes of Healthy Children in The First 3 Years of Life: An Analysis Of 270 MRIs
Michael Brandel
4:00 PM - 4:10 PM Experience with Multidisciplinary Pediatric Blood Management Team in Synostosis Surgery
Joshua Kelley
4:10 PM - 4:20 PM Discussion
4:20 PM - 4:30 PM Development and Implementation of a Rapid Recovery Pathway to Reduce Intensive Care Unit Stay for Low-Risk Craniosynostosis Patients
Lawrence Lin
4:30 PM - 4:40 PM Acute Perioperative Intracranial Pressure Changes in Children with Craniosynostosis
Brendan Judy
4:40 PM - 4:50 PM Safety of Ketorolac Administration After Major Cranial Surgery for Craniosynostosis
Fatma Betul Tuncer
4:50 PM - 5:00 PM Discussion
5:30 – 7:00 ASCFS 25th Anniversary Reception
Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh, 620 William Penn Place
(a 5-minute walk from the Estin)
Saturday, April 14, 2018
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Allegheny III
Concurrent Session 17: ASCFS IV
Co-Chairs: Jesse Goldstein, Davinder Singh
Educational Objective(s): Each learner will be able to discuss new research findings or surgical management techniques related to craniofacial surgery.
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM Balancing Distraction Forces: Minimizing Proximal Mandibular Rotation Using Check L-Plate in Vertical Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis
Sameer Shakir
8:10 AM - 8:20 AM Effects of Unilateral Vertical Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis on Airway Volume in Children with Hemifacial Microsomia
Navid Pourtaheri
8:20 AM - 8:30 AM Predictive Factors for Management Course of Neonates with Pierre Robin Sequence
R. Rotatori
8:30 AM - 8:40 AM Tongue Lip Adhesion: Effective Acute Management of The Airway in Robin Sequence
John Jensen
8:40 AM - 8:50 AM Evolution of Spring-Assisted Surgery for Non-Sagittal Craniosynostosis
Christopher Runyan
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Discussion
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Allegheny III
Concurrent Session 19: ASCFS Post-Conference Symposium
Defining Algorithms for Treatment of Craniofacial Dysostosis
Chair: Mark Urata
Jeffrey Fearon, Jesse Taylor, Raymond Harshbarger