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ASCFS Annual Meeting
April 24-25, 2015
Westin Mission Hills
Palm Springs, California

Friday, April 24, 2015
7:00 - 8:00 am
ASCFS Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 am
Linton A. Whitaker Lecture: Jeffrey Fearon, MD

Dr. Fearon will review the etiology, functional implications, historical and current treatments of craniosynostosis. He will also address the outcomes of treatment.

The American Society of Craniofacial Surgery Foundation is pleased to sponsor the third Linton A. Whitaker Lecture. The Lecture recognizes Dr. Whitaker’s years of service to the specialty of craniofacial surgery and his mentorship and education of a generation of plastic surgeons.

The goal of the lecture is to provide a comprehensive overview and discussion of craniosynostosis.

Objectives: Participants will examine the common features and discuss previous and recent treatment options for craniosynostosis. Participants will learn and discuss the etiology, functional implications, and the anticipated outcomes of treatment modalities.
10:30 - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Session 1: ASCFS Part I
Co-Chair: Jack Yu, MD, DMD, Georgia Regents University
Co-Chair: Jesse Taylor, MD, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine
10:30 - 10:40 am
Outcomes Analysis of Surgical and Non-Surgical Intervention for Neonates with Pierre Robin Sequence
Christopher Runyan, MD, PhD
10:40 - 10:50 am
Predicting Failure of Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis for Infants with Robin Sequence: A Bi-Institutional Study
Melinda Costa, MD
10:50 - 11:00 am
Longitudinal Study of Midfacial Advancement in Early Infancy for Relief of Syndromic Craniosynostosis-Associated Airway Obstruction. An 8 Year Follow-Up
Christian Albert El Amm, MD
11:00 - 11:10 am
En Bloc Subcranial Rotation Distraction Advancement for the Treatment of Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea In Young Syndromic Children
Richard Hopper, MD
11:10 - 11:20 am
11:20 - 11:30 am
Volumetric Changes in Cranial Vault Expansion: Comparison of Fronto-Orbital Advancement and Posterior Cranial Vault Distraction Osteogenesis
Christopher Derderian, MD
11:30 - 11:40 am
New-Onset Craniosynostosis Following Posterior Vault Distraction Osteogenesis
Fares Samra, MD
11:40 - 11:50 am
Timing Of Closure of The Anterior Skull Base In Syndromic Infants: Implications For Early Monobloc
Richard Hopper, MD
11:50 - 12:00 pm
12:00 - 1:30 pm
ASCFS Annual Business Meeting & Luncheon
1:30 - 3:00 pm
Concurrent Session 6: ASCFS Part II
Co-Chair: Richard Hopper, MD, Seattle Children's Hospital
Co-Chair: Jesse Goldstein, MD, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
1:30 - 1:40 pm
The State of Outcomes Research In Non-Syndromic Craniosynostosis: A Systematic Review of The Literature Over 20 Years
Liliana Camison, MD
1:40 - 1:50 pm
A Preliminary Report on The Use of Post-Operative Standardized Outcome Tracking For Infants With Single Suture Craniosynostosis
Craig Birgfeld, MD
1:50 - 2:00 pm
2:00 - 2:10 pm
A Treatment Protocol For Atypical Presenting Sagittal Craniosynostosis
Edward Ruane, MD
2:10 - 2:20 pm
2:20 - 2:30 pm
Implementation of Tranexamic Acid to Reduce Blood Loss During Cranial Vault Remodeling For Craniosynostosis at a Single Institution
David Martin, MD
2:30 - 2:40 pm
A New Osteogenic Agent, Oxysterol, Induces Bone Repair in Rabbit Craniofacial Defect
Reza Jarrahy, MD
2:40 - 2:50 pm
Dynamic Skeletal Changes of an Osteomyocutaneous Facial Allograft Five Years Following Transplantation
Bahar Bassiri Gharb, MD PhD
2:50 - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm

Saturday, April 25, 2015
7:30 - 9:30 am
Concurrent General F: ASCFS Panel


Moderator: Joseph Losee, MD
Panelists: John Persing, MD; Jeffrey A. Fearon, MD; Jesse Taylor, MD; Jack Yu, MD; Richard Hopper, MD; Mark Urata, MD

Panelists will review the current research and provide recommendations for early surgery, late surgery, alternative options, and will present the current evidence available. Invited discussants will summarize the presentations and ensure lively discussion with the audience.

The goal of the panel discussion is to provide a review of the various options for the surgical management of non-syndromic craniosynostosis.

Objectives: Participants will examine and compare the research and recommendations of early vs. late surgery, as well as the alternative treatment modalities, including early aggressive non-devascularizing surgery.

Participants will also review the current evidence available to support or refute each treatment option.

Moderator Introduction: Joseph Losee
"Early" Surgery: John Persing
"Late" Surgery: Jeff Fearon
Alternative Options: Jesse Taylor
EBM: Jack Yu
Questions: Joseph Losee
Discussant: Richard Hopper
Discussant: Mark Urata
Audience Discussion