Abstracts

PRESENTATIONS

Jenkins ED, Lerdsirisopon S, Costello KP, Melman L, Greco SC, Frisella MM, Matthews BD, Deeken CR. Laparoscopic fixation of biologic mesh at the hiatus with fibrin or polyethylene glycol (PEG) sealant in a porcine model. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, San Antonio, Texas, April 1, 2011

Cavallo JA, Deeken CR, Melman L, Jenkins ED, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Biomechanical properties of the porcine abdominal wall repaired with crosslinked versus non-crosslinked porcine dermis in a porcine model of ventral hernia repair. Hernia Repair 2011, American Hernia Society, San Francisco, California, March 18, 2011

Deeken CR, Eliason BJ, Pichert MD, Grant SA, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Characterization of the physicomechanical, thermal, and degradation properties of biologic scaffold materials utilized for hernia repair applications. Hernia Repair 2011, American Hernia Society, San Francisco, California, March 16, 2011

Deeken CR, Matthews BD. Comparison of adhesion and contracture characteristics of permanent and absorbable barrier mesh products following implantation/fixation with mechanical absorbable fixation in a porcine model of simulated laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. 19th Society for Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New York, New York, Sept. 2010

Lerdsirisopon S, Deeken CR, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Effect of application of helical titanium tacks on the biomechanical properties of hernia repair materials. Missouri Chapter American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri, June 12-13, 2010

Grant SA, Deeken CR, Grant DA, Bachman SL, Ramshaw BJ. Characterization and in vivo studies of a novel bionanocomposite as a tissue scaffold. Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, April 21-24, 2010

Brown SR, Melman L, Jenkins ED, Deeken CR, Frisella MM, Brunt LM, Eagon JC, Matthews BD. Collagen type I/III ratio in the supporting ligaments of the gastroesophageal junction in patients with paraesophageal hernias. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, National Harbor, MD, April 14-17, 2010

Jenkins ED, Melman L, Desai S, Brown SR, Frisella MM, Deeken CR, Matthews BD. Evaluation of intraperitoneal placement of absorbable and nonabsorbable barrier coated mesh secured with fibrin sealant (New Zealand White rabbit model). Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, National Harbor, MD, April 14-17, 2010

Deeken CR, Abdo MS, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Physicomechanical evaluation of “lightweight” polypropylene, polyester, and polytetrafluoroethylene meshes for inguinal hernia repair. Hernia Repair 2010, American Hernia Society, Orlando, Florida, March 19, 2010.

Melman L, Jenkins ED, Hamilton NA, Bender LC, Brodt M, Deeken CR, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Biomechanical evaluation of a novel macroporous PTFE knit mesh compared to lightweight and heavyweight polypropylene meshes in a porcine model of mature ventral incisional hernia repair. Hernia Repair 2010, American Hernia Society, Orlando, Florida, March 19, 2010.

Melman L, Jenkins ED, Hamilton NA, Bender LC, Brodt M, Deeken CR, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Histologic evaluation of crosslinked and non-crosslinked biologic mesh materials in a porcine model of mature ventral incisional hernia repair. Hernia Repair 2010, American Hernia Society, Orlando, Florida, March 19, 2010.

Melman L, Jenkins ED, Hamilton NA, Bender LC, Brodt M, Deeken CR, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Histologic evaluation of a novel macroporous PTFE knit mesh compared to lightweight and heavyweight polypropylene meshes in a porcine model of ventral incisional hernia repair. Hernia Repair 2010, American Hernia Society, Orlando, Florida, March 18, 2010.

Jenkins ED, Melman L, Brown SR, Frisella MM, Deeken CR, Matthews BD. Evaluation of fenestrated and nonfenestrated biologic mesh materials in a porcine model of mature ventral incisional hernia repair. Hernia Repair 2010, American Hernia Society, Orlando, Florida, March 18, 2010.

Melman L, Jenkins ED, Hamilton NA, Bender LC, Brodt M, Deeken CR, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Evaluation of crosslinked and non-crosslinked biologic mesh in a porcine model of ventral hernia repair. European Hernia Society, Berlin, Germany, September 10, 2009.

Melman L, Jenkins ED, Brodt MD, Deeken CR, Frisella MM, Matthews BD.  Evaluation of acute fixation strength for mechanical tacking and fibrin sealant versus polypropylene suture for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. European Hernia Society, Berlin, Germany, September 10, 2009.

Jenkins ED, Melman L, Deeken CR, Brodt MD, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Evaluation of fenestrated and nonfenestrated biologic mesh materials in a porcine model of mature ventral incisional hernia repair. European Hernia Society, Berlin, Germany, September 10, 2009.

Jenkins ED, Melman L, Deeken CR, Brodt MD, Frisella MM, Matthews BD.  Evaluation of fixation strength of absorbable and nonabsorbable barrier coated mesh secured with fibrin sealant. European Hernia Society, Berlin, Germany, September 10, 2009.

POSTERS

Eliason BJ, Matthews BD, Frisella MM, Deeken CR. Effect of repetitive loading on the mechanical properties of hernia repair materials. Washington University Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Louis, MO, April 2011

Gray EK, Roma AA, Cavallo JA, Frisella MM, Matthews BD, Deeken CR. Semi-quantitative evaluation of the remodeling characteristics of biological scaffold materials explanted from human subjects. Washington University Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Louis, MO, April 2011

Pichert MD, Cavallo JA, Frisella MM, Matthews BD, Deeken CR. Collagen type I and III distribution found in biological scaffold materials explanted from human subjects. Washington University Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Louis, MO, April 2011

Grant SA, Deeken CR, Grant DA, Bachman SL, Ramshaw BJ. In vivo study of a novel AuNP-tissue scaffold. Society for Biomaterials, Orlando, Florida, April 2011.

Lerdsirisopon S, Matthews BD, Frisella MM, Deeken CR. Biomechanical evaluation of potential damage to hernia repair materials due to fixation with helical titanium tacks. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, San Antonio, Texas, April 1, 2011

Deeken CR, Melman L, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Matrix metalloproteinases in biologic mesh specimens explanted from human subjects. Hernia Repair 2011, American Hernia Society, San Francisco, California, March 16, 2011

Deeken CR, Matthews BD. Comparison of contracture, adhesion, tissue ingrowth, and histologic response characteristics of permanent and absorbable barrier meshes in a porcine model of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Hernia Repair 2011, American Hernia Society, San Francisco, California, March 16, 2011

Eliason BJ, Matthews BD, Frisella MM, Deeken CR. Effect of repetitive loading on the mechanical properties of hernia repair materials. Institute of Biological Engineering, Atlanta, GA, March 2011

Gray EK, Roma AA, Cavallo JA, Frisella MM, Matthews BD, Deeken CR. Semi-quantitative evaluation of the remodeling characteristics of biological scaffold materials explanted from human subjects. Institute of Biological Engineering, Atlanta, GA, March 2011

Pichert MD, Cavallo JA, Frisella MM, Matthews BD, Deeken CR. Collagen type I and III distribution found in biological scaffold materials explanted from human subjects. Institute of Biological Engineering, Atlanta, GA, March 2011

Eliason BJ, Deeken CR, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Effects of crosslinking on the resistance of scaffold materials to enzymatic degradation. Washington University Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Louis, MO, October 2010

Gray EK, Deeken CR, Roma AA, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Feasibility of histologic evaluation of biological scaffold materials explanted from human subjects. Washington University Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Louis, MO, October 2010

Pichert MD, Deeken CR, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Distribution of collagen I and III in extracellular matrix-derived scaffold materials. Washington University Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Louis, MO, October 2010

Liang AM, Gray EK, Deeken CR, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. RNA Concentrations measured in biological scaffold materials explanted from human Subjects. Washington University 5th Annual Research Training Symposium, St. Louis, MO, October 2010

Deeken CR, Abdo  MS, Frisella MM, Matthews BD. Physicomechanical evaluation of absorbable and nonabsorbable barrier composite meshes for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting, National Harbor, MD, April 14-17, 2010