James Patrick Higgins

Associate Professor

19972019

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Research Output

2019

A Prospective Pilot Study of Vascular Assessment of the Upper Extremity With Laser Angiography

Hui-Chou, H. G., Thakkar, M. Y., Means, K. R. & Higgins, J. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Hand.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How the US Army Forged Hand Surgery

Dunn, J. C., Lenhart, M. K., Higgins, J. P. & Nesti, L. J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Hand Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Long term follow up of a vascularized osteocutaneous free flap for reconstruction in charcot neuroarthropathy

Abbate, O. A., Lakhiani, C., Janhofer, D. E., Elmarsafi, T., Zarick, C. S., Higgins, J. P., Defazio, M. V. & Evans, K. K., Feb 1 2019, In : Annals of Plastic Surgery. 82, 2, p. 180-183 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-Term Outcomes of Vascularized Trochlear Flaps for Scaphoid Proximal Pole Reconstruction

Pet, M. A. & Higgins, J. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Hand clinics.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Outcomes of the Medial Femoral Trochlea Osteochondral Free Flap for Proximal Scaphoid Reconstruction

Pet, M. A., Assi, P. E., Yousaf, I. S., Giladi, A. M. & Higgins, J. P., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Hand Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reconstruction of digit planer injuries using component transfer of double second toes: A case report

Wong, V. W., Yousaf, I. S., Higgins, J. P. & Katz, R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Microsurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Revascularization and Replantation in the Hand: Ectopic Banking and Replantation

Cho, B. H. & Higgins, J. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Hand clinics.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2018

Anatomical Variation of the Radial Artery Associated With Clinically Significant Ischemia

Polfer, E. M., Sabino, J. M., Giladi, A. M. & Higgins, J. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Hand Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Donor-Site Morbidity of Vascularized Bone Flaps from the Distal Femur: A Systematic Review

Giladi, A. M., Rinkinen, J. R., Higgins, J. P. & Iorio, M. L., Sep 1 2018, In : Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142, 3, p. 363e-372e

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microvascular Toe Joint for Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Replacement: Indications, Technique, and Outcomes

Katz, R. & Higgins, J. P., May 1 2018, In : Hand Clinics. 34, 2, p. 207-216 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nonvascularized Cartilage Grafts Versus Vascularized Cartilage Flaps: Comparison of Cartilage Quality 6 Months After Transfer

Higgins, J. P., Borumandi, F., Bürger, H. K., Benlidayı, M. E., Vasilyeva, A., Sencar, L., Polat, S. & Gaggl, A. J., Feb 1 2018, In : The Journal of hand surgery. 43, 2, p. 188.e1-188.e8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The use of osteochondral flaps in the treatment of carpal disorders

Higgins, J. P. & Bürger, H. K., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 43, 1, p. 48-56 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2017

Evidence-Based Medicine: Management of Metacarpal Fractures

Wong, V. W. & Higgins, J. P., Jul 1 2017, In : Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 140, 1, p. 140e-151e

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Effect of Skin Pigmentation on Determination of Limb Ischemia

Polfer, E. M., Zimmerman, R. M., Tefera, E., Katz, R., Higgins, J. P. & Means, K. R., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Hand Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The quality of randomised controlled trials involving surgery from the hand to the elbow a critical analysis of the literature

Kim, J. M., Zimmerman, R. M., Jones, C. M., Al Muhit, A., Higgins, J. P. & Means, K. R., Jan 1 2017, In : Bone and Joint Journal. 99-B, 1, p. 94-99 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ulnar Artery Aneurysm in a 6-Month-Old: A Case Report

Meals, C. G., Carey, G. B., Higgins, J. P. & Chang, B., Sep 1 2017, In : Hand. 12, 5, p. NP118-NP120

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

A Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized, Pilot Study of Outcomes for Digital Nerve Repair in the Hand Using Hollow Conduit Compared With Processed Allograft Nerve

Means, K. R., Rinker, B. D., Higgins, J. P., Payne, S. H., Merrell, G. A. & Wilgis, E. F. S., Jun 1 2016, In : Hand. 11, 2, p. 144-151 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arterialized venous bone flaps: An experimental investigation

Borumandi, F., Higgins, J. P., Buerger, H., Vasilyeva, A., Benlidayi, M. E., Sencar, L. & Gaggl, A., Aug 25 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 31970.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chondrocyte Viability 3.5 Years Following a Vascularized Medial Femoral Trochlea Osteocartilaginous Free Flap

Zimmerman, R. M., Allen, E. A. & Higgins, J. P., 2016, In : JBJS Case Connector. 6, 4, e90.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comparison of patient-reported outcomes after traumatic upper extremity amputation: Replantation versus prosthetic rehabilitation

Pet, M. A., Morrison, S. D., Mack, J. S., Sears, E. D., Wright, T., Lussiez, A. D., Means, K. R., Higgins, J. P., Ko, J. H., Cederna, P. S. & Kung, T. A., Dec 1 2016, In : Injury. 47, 12, p. 2783-2788 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distally Based Iliotibial Band Flap: Anatomic Study with Surgical Considerations

Wong, V. W. & Higgins, J. P., Mar 7 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Growth Hormone Therapy Accelerates Axonal Regeneration, Promotes Motor Reinnervation, and Reduces Muscle Atrophy Following Peripheral Nerve Injury

Tuffaha, S., Budihardjo, J. D., Sarhane, K. A., Khusheim, M., Song, D., Broyles, J. M., Salvatori, R., Means, K. R., Higgins, J. P., Shores, J. T., Cooney, D., Hoke, A., Lee, W. P. A. & Brandacher, G., Feb 11 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medial femoral condyle flap

Wong, V. W. & Higgins, J. P., Jan 1 2016, In : Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open. 4, 8, e834.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Open Access

Medial Femoral Trochlea Osteochondral Flap. Applications for Scaphoid and Lunate Reconstruction

Higgins, J. P. & Bürger, H. K., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinics in Plastic Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonoperative Management of Acute Upper Limb Ischemia

Wong, V. W., Major, M. R. & Higgins, J. P., Jun 1 2016, In : Hand. 11, 2, p. 131-143 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Osteochondral free flap reconstruction of advanced kienböck’s disease

Higgins, J. P. & Bürger, H. K., Jan 1 2016, Kienbock's Disease: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment. Springer International Publishing, p. 215-225 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Therapeutic augmentation of the growth hormone axis to improve outcomes following peripheral nerve injury

Tuffaha, S., Singh, P., Budihardjo, J. D., Means, K. R., Higgins, J. P., Shores, J. T., Salvatori, R., Hoke, A., Lee, W. P. A. & Brandacher, G., Oct 2 2016, In : Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets. 20, 10, p. 1259-1265 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2015

2013-2014 sterling bunnell traveling fellowship report

Higgins, J. P., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 40, 2, p. 347-351 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute arterial thrombosis of the hand

Iannuzzi, N. P. & Higgins, J. P., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 40, 10, p. 2099-2106 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amputations/replantation

Calva, D., Starr, H. M. & Higgins, J. P., Jan 1 2015, The Pediatric Upper Extremity. Springer New York, p. 943-959 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Common radiographic imaging modalities fail to accurately predict capitate morphology

Niacaris, T., Wong, V. W., Patel, K. M., Januszyk, M., Starnes, T., Murphy, M. S. & Higgins, J. P., Feb 14 2015, In : Hand. 10, 3, p. 444-449 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interpretation of upper extremity arteriography: Vascular anatomy and pathology

Wong, V. W., Katz, R. & Higgins, J. P., Feb 1 2015, In : Hand Clinics. 31, 1, p. 121-134 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee Donor Site Morbidity Following Harvest of Medial Femoral Trochlea Osteochondral Flaps for Carpal Reconstruction

Windhofer, C., Wong, V. W., Larcher, L., Paryavi, E., Bürger, H. K. & Higgins, J. P., Nov 18 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Hand Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lateral femoral condyle flap: An alternative source of vascularized bone from the distal femur

Wong, V. W., Bürger, H. K., Iorio, M. L. & Higgins, J. P., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 40, 10, p. 1972-1980 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New developments in management of vascular pathology of the upper extremity

Moran, S. L., Bakri, K. & Higgins, J. P., Feb 1 2015, In : Hand Clinics. 31, 1, p. 9-10 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recalcitrant proximal pole nonunions reconstructed with medial femoral condyle osteoarticular graft

Higgins, J. P., Sep 7 2015, Scaphoid Fractures and Nonunions: A Clinical Casebook. Springer International Publishing, p. 225-235 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Torsional stability of the femur after harvest of the medial femoral condyle corticocancellous flap

Endara, M. R., Brown, B. J., Shuck, J., Bachabi, M., Parks, B. G. & Higgins, J. P., Dec 20 2015, In : Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 31, 5, p. 364-368 5 p., 140206.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

An American society for surgery of the hand (ASSH) task force report on hand surgery subspecialty certification and ASSH membership

Goldfarb, C. A., Lee, W. P. A., Briskey, D. & Higgins, J. P., Feb 2014, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 39, 2, p. 330-334 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ectopic banking of amputated great toe for delayed thumb reconstruction: Case report

Valerio, I. L., Hui-Chou, H. G., Zelken, J., Basile, P. L., Ipsen, D. & Higgins, J. P., 2014, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 39, 7, p. 1323-1326 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Forearm transplantation osteosynthesis using modified ulnar shortening osteotomy technique

Higgins, J. P., Shores, J. T., Katz, R., Lee, W. P. A. & Wolock, B. S., Jan 2014, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 39, 1, p. 134-142 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Functional reconstruction of subtotal thumb metacarpal defect with a vascularized medial femoral condyle flap: Case report

Wong, V. W., Higgins, J. P. & Katz, R., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 39, 10, p. 2005-2008 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osteochondral Flaps from the Distal Femur: Expanding Applications, Harvest Sites, and Indications

Higgins, J. P. & Bürger, H. K., May 6 2014, In : Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 30, 7, p. 483-490 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Putting it all together: Recommendations for improving pain management in plastic surgical procedures: Hand surgery

Albino, F. P., Fleury, C. & Higgins, J. P., Oct 1 2014, In : Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 134, 4, p. 126S-130S

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Vascularized medial femoral trochlea osteochondral flap reconstruction of advanced Kienböck disease

Bürger, H. K., Windhofer, C., Gaggl, A. J. & Higgins, J. P., 2014, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 39, 7, p. 1313-1322 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

Acute mycobacterial flexor tenosynovitis following accidental bacillus Calmette-Guérin inoculation in a health care worker: Case report

Mundinger, G. S., Douglas, K. C. & Higgins, J. P., Feb 2013, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 38, 2, p. 362-365 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle