Our Research


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Publications

  • 2004 American Burn Association Meeting Abstract
    Liu P, R. Chan, DH Lew, SI Ibrahim, CR Valeri, HB Hechtman, DP Orgill.Recombinant Platelet Derived Growth Factor (Regranex) Has Modest Effect on Wound Closure in Genetically Diabetic Mice. Supplement to Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation March/April 2004, Vol. 25, No.2
  • 2004 American Burn Association Meeting Abstract
    Liu P, Lew D, Chan R; Mayer H, Ingber D; Mentzer SJ; Orgill DP. Micro-mechanical Force Stimulation of Angiogenesis. Supplement to Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation March/April 2004, Vol. 25, No.
  • 2004 American Burn Association Meeting Abstract
    Chan, R, E Garfein, PR Gigante, PH Liu, DP Orgill. Side Population Hematopoietic Stem Cells Promote wound Healing. Supplement to Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation March/April 2004, Vol. 25, No.2
  • 2004 American Burn Association Meeting Abstract
    Lew, DH, PH Liu, DP Orgill. Optimization of U-V Cross-linking Density for Durable & Nontoxic Collagen GAG Dermal Substitute. Supplement to Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation March/April 2004, Vol. 25, No.2
  • 2004 American Burn Association Meeting Abstract
    Kwon, H, EK Nishimura, DH Lew, PH Liu, DE Fisher, DP Orgill. Renewable Source of Melanocytes for Transplantation and Pigment Manipulation. Supplement to Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation March/April 2004, Vol. 25, No.2
  • 2003 Experimental Biology Meeting Abstract
    Chan, R, R Srey, P Liu, DH Lew, N Verna, SI Ibrahim, S Oakes, CR Valeri, HB Hechtman, DP Orgill. Expired liquid preserved platelet releasates retain proliferative activity. Supplement to Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
  • Pietramaggiori G, Liu P, Scherer SS, Kaipainen A, Prsa MJ, Mayer H, Newalder J, Alperovich M, Mentzer SJ, Konerding MA, Huang S, Ingber DE, Orgill DP.Tensile forces stimulate vascular remodeling and epidermal cell proliferation in living skin. Ann Surg. 2007 Nov;246(5):896-902.
  • Chan RK, Garfein E, Gigante PR, Liu P, Agha RA, Mulligan R, Orgill DP. Side population hematopoietic stem cells promote wound healing in diabetic mice. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Aug;120(2):407-11; discussion 412-3.
  • Lew DH, Liu PH, Orgill DP.Optimization of UV cross-linking density for durable and nontoxic collagen GAG dermal substitute. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2007 Jul;82(1):51-6.
  • Chan RK, Liu PH, Pietramaggiori G, Ibrahim SI, Hechtman HB, Orgill DP. Effect of recombinant platelet-derived growth factor (Regranex) on wound closure in genetically diabetic mice. J Burn Care Res. 2006 Mar-Apr;27(2):202-5.
  • Chan RK, Liu P, Lew DH, Ibrahim SI, Srey R, Valeri CR, Hechtman HB, Orgill DP. Expired liquid preserved platelet releasates retain proliferative activity. J Surg Res. 2005 Jun 1;126(1):55-8.
  • 2008 Aesthetic Facial Reconstruction in Adults and Children Symposium Abstract Ernest S. Chiu, Perry H. Liu, Paul L. Friedlander. Head and Neck Oncologic Reconstruction using Supraclavicular Artery Flap.
  • Book Chapter: Chan, Rodney, Liu, Perry Hsien-Tsung, Orgill, Dennis P. “Wound Healing: An Orchestration of Humoral and Cellular Forces” in Encyclopedia of the Microvasculature. Shepro, D. (editor), Elsevier Academic Press.
  • E-medicine.com article: Liu PH, E Chiu. Flaps, Muscle and Musculocutaneous Flaps.
  • Kwon H, Liu P, Lew DH, Nishimura EK, Orgill DP. Hair Follicle Melanocyte Cells as a Renewable Source of Melanocytes for Culture and Transplantation. Eplasty. 2008 Jan; 8: e7
  • Liu PH, ES Chiu. Supraclavicular Artery Island Flap: A New Technique for Pharyngeal Reconstruction. Annals of Plastic Surgery. Ann Plast Surg. 2009 May;62(5):497-501.
  • Chiu ES, Liu PH, Friedlander PL. Supraclavicular artery island flap for head and neck oncologic reconstruction: indications, complications, and outcomes. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Jul; 124(1):115-23.
  • Commentary Sections: Oxley, PJ. Classifications in Facial Plastic Surgery. Plural Publishing. 2009.
  • Chiu, ES, Liu, PH, Baratelli, R, Lee, MY, Chaffin, A, Friedlander, PL. Circumferential Pharyngoesophageal Reconstruction with a Supraclavicular Artery Island Flap. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Jan; 125(1):161-166.

Research Grants

  • CIMIT New Concept Award (2003)
    Tension Induced Angiogenesis in Wound Healing
    Funding: $25,000
  • CIMIT Proof of Principle Award (2004)
    Application of Micro-Mechanical Forces to Accelerate Wound Healing
    Funding: $75,000

Presentations

  • Micro-mechanical Force Stimulation of Angiogenesis. Brigham & Women’s Hospital Research Poster Presentation; October 14, 2003.
  • Micro-mechanical Force Stimulation of Angiogenesis, American Burn Association, Vancouver, BC; March 25, 2004.
  • Micro-mechanical Force Stimulation of Wound Healing – American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, New Orleans, LA; October 22, 2004
  • Micro-mechanical Force Stimulation of Wound Healing – Surgical Grand Rounds, Our Lady of Mercy Hospital; November 18, 2004
  • Supraclavicular Artery Flap: A versatile local-regional fasciocutaneous flap for head and neck reconstruction – Louisiana Society of Plastic Surgery 2008
    Annual Meeting; January 20, 2008
  • Supraclavicular Artery Flap: A local-regional fasciocutaneous flap for pharyngeal reconstruction – Southeastern Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2008 Annual Meeting; June 9, 2008
  • Supraclavicular Artery Flap: A local-regional fasciocutaneous flap for pharyngeal reconstruction – American Society of Plastic Surgery 2008 Annual Meeting; November 5, 2008
  • Supraclavicular Artery Flap: Novel Approach to Head and Neck Oncologic Reconstruction Using a Regional Flap – Louisiana Chapter, American College of Surgeons & SAL Joint Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. January 17, 2009