Sami Tuffaha

Assistant Professor

20082020

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Research Output

2020

Direct muscle neurotization with long acellular nerve allograft: A case report

Tuffaha, S. H., Meaike, J. D. & Moran, S. L., Feb 1 2020, In : Microsurgery. 40, 2, p. 258-260 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Glial Cell Line–Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Chondroitinase Promote Axonal Regeneration in a Chronic Denervation Animal Model

Sarhane, K. A., Tuffaha, S. H., Ibrahim, Z., Cashman, C. R., Krick, K., Martin, R., Broyles, J. M., Cooney, D. S., Lee, W. P. A., Mi, R., Mao, H. Q., Höke, A. & Brandacher, G., Oct 1 2019, In : Neurotherapeutics. 16, 4, p. 1283-1295 13 p.

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Growth Hormone Improves Nerve Regeneration, Muscle Re-innervation, and Functional Outcomes After Chronic Denervation Injury

Lopez, J., Quan, A., Budihardjo, J., Xiang, S., Wang, H., Kiron Koshy, K., Cashman, C., Lee, W. P. A., Hoke, A., Tuffaha, S. & Brandacher, G., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 3117.

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Open Access

Macroporous nanofiber wraps promote axonal regeneration and functional recovery in nerve repair by limiting fibrosis

Sarhane, K. A., Ibrahim, Z., Martin, R., Krick, K., Cashman, C. R., Tuffaha, S., Broyles, J. M., Prasad, N., Yao, Z. C., Cooney, D., Mi, R., Lee, W. P. A., Hoke, A., Mao, H. Q. & Brandacher, G., Jan 1 2019, In : Acta Biomaterialia.

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Nanofiber-reinforced decellularized amniotic membrane improves limbal stem cell transplantation in a rabbit model of corneal epithelial defect

Zhou, Z., Long, D., Hsu, C. C., Liu, H., Chen, L., Slavin, B., Lin, H., Li, X., Tang, J., Yiu, S. C-H., Tuffaha, S. & Mao, H. Q., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Acta Biomaterialia.

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Stimulated grip strength measurement: Validation of a novel method for functional assessment

Hanwright, P. J., Rath, J. L., von Guionneau, N., Harris, T. G. W., Sarhane, K. A., Kemp, S. W. P., Hoke, A., Cederna, P. S. & Tuffaha, S., Oct 1 2019, In : Muscle & nerve. 60, 4, p. 437-442 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Total penis, scrotum, and lower abdominal wall transplantation

Redett, R. J., Etra, J. W., Brandacher, G., Burnett, A. L., Tuffaha, S. H., Sacks, J. M., Shores, J. T., Bivalacqua, T. J., Bonawitz, S., Cooney, C. M., Coon, D., Pustavoitau, A., Rizkalla, N. A., Jackson, A. M., Javia, V., Fidder, S. A. J., Davis-Sproul, J., Brennan, D. C., Sander, I. B., Shoham, S. & 3 others, Sopko, N. A., Andrew Lee, W. P. & Cooney, D. S., Nov 7 2019, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 381, 19

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2018

Selective Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Denervation for Painful Arthritis: Clinical Outcomes and Cadaveric Study

Tuffaha, S., Quan, A., Hashemi, S., Parikh, P., O'Brien-Coon, D., Broyles, J. M., Dellon, A. L. & Lifchez, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Hand Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Treatment of Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Contracture

Tuffaha, S. & Lee, W. P. A., May 1 2018, In : Hand Clinics. 34, 2, p. 229-235 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2017

Penile Allotransplantation for Complex Genitourinary Reconstruction

Sopko, N. A., Tuffaha, S., Lough, D., Brandacher, G., Lee, W. P. A., Bivalacqua, T., Redett, R. & Burnett, A., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Urology.

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Penile transplantation: An emerging option for genitourinary reconstruction

Tuffaha, S., Cooney, D., Sopko, N. A., Bivalacqua, T., Lough, D. M., Cooney, C. M., Brandacher, G., Lee, W. P. A., Burnett, A. & Redett, R., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Transplant International.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyoderma gangrenosum following autologous breast reconstruction

Singh, P., Tuffaha, S., Robbins, S. H. & Bonawitz, S. C., 2017, In : Gland Surgery. 6, 1, p. 101-104 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

A Novel Rodent Orthotopic Forelimb Transplantation Model That Allows for Reliable Assessment of Functional Recovery Resulting From Nerve Regeneration

Kern, B., Budihardjo, J. D., Mermulla, S., Quan, A., Cadmi, C., Lopez, J., Khusheim, M., Xiang, S., Park, J., Furtmüller, G. J., Sarhane, K. A., Schneeberger, S., Lee, W. P. A., Hoke, A., Tuffaha, S. & Brandacher, G., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Transplantation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chest Wall Reconstruction: Evolution over a Decade and Experience with a Novel Technique for Complex Defects

Azoury, S. C., Grimm, J. C., Tuffaha, S. H., Broyles, J. M., Fischer, A. C., Yang, S. C. & Tufaro, A. P., Feb 1 2016, In : Annals of plastic surgery. 76, 2, p. 231-237 7 p.

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

Tuffaha, S. H., 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. S., Hoke, A., Lee, W. P. A. & Brandacher, G., Jun 1 2016, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 137, 6, p. 1771-1780 10 p.

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Nasal Unit Transplantation: A Cadaveric Anatomical Feasibility Study

Dorafshar, A., Mundinger, G. S., Robinson, B., Tuffaha, S., Brandacher, G., Byrne, P. J. & Walton, R. L., Nov 16 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery.

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Pain after breast surgery: Etiology, diagnosis, and definitive management

Broyles, J. M., Tuffaha, S., Williams, E. H., Glickman, L., George, T. A. & Lee Dellon, A., Oct 1 2016, In : Microsurgery. 36, 7, p. 535-538 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyoderma Gangrenosum after Breast Surgery: Diagnostic Pearls and Treatment Recommendations Based on a Systematic Literature Review

Tuffaha, S. H., Sarhane, K. A., Mundinger, G. S., Broyles, J. M., Reddy, S. K., Azoury, S. C., Seal, S., Cooney, D. S. & Bonawitz, S. C., Aug 1 2016, In : Annals of plastic surgery. 77, 2, p. e39-e44

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Reply: Reconstruction of large abdominal wall defects using neurotized vascular composite allografts

Broyles, J. M., Tuffaha, S. H., Dellon, A. L., Brandacher, G., Lee, W. P. A. & Sacks, J. M., Jul 1 2016, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 138, 1, p. 159e-161e

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

The effect of self-citations on the hirsch index among full-time academic hand surgeons

Lopez, J., Susarla, S. M., Swanson, E. W., Luck, J. D., Tuffaha, S. & Lifchez, S. D., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of surgical education. 73, 2, p. 317-322 6 p.

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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

Pediatric orbital floor fractures: Outcome analysis of 72 children with orbital floor fractures

Broyles, J. M., Jones, D., Bellamy, J., Elgendy, T., Sebai, M., Susarla, S. M., Vaca, E. E., Tuffaha, S. H., Manson, P. N. & Dorafshar, A. H., Oct 1 2015, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 136, 4, p. 822-828 7 p.

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Reconstruction of large abdominal wall defects using neurotized vascular composite allografts

Broyles, J. M., Sarhane, K. A., Tuffaha, S. H., Cooney, D. S., Andrew Lee, W. P., Brandacher, G. & Sacks, J. M., Oct 1 2015, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 136, 4, p. 728-737 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

A single institutional comparison of endoscopic and open abdominal component separation

Azoury, S. C., Dhanasopon, A. P., Hui, X., De La Cruz, C., Tuffaha, S. H., Sacks, J. M., Hirose, K., Magnuson, T. H., Liao, C., Lovins, M., Schweitzer, M. A. & Nguyen, H. T., Jan 1 2014, In : Surgical endoscopy. 28, 12, p. 3349-3358 10 p.

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Endoscopic component separation for laparoscopic and open ventral hernia repair: a single institutional comparison of outcomes and review of the technique

Azoury, S. C., Dhanasopon, A. P., Hui, X., Tuffaha, S. H., De La Cruz, C., Liao, C., Lovins, M. & Nguyen, H. T., Sep 28 2014, In : Hernia. 18, 5, p. 637-645 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Expect skin necrosis following penile replantation

Tuffaha, S. H., Budihardjo, J. D., Sarhane, K. A., Azoury, S. C. & Redett, R. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 134, 6, p. 1000e-1004e

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2013

A critical analysis of rejection in vascularized composite allotransplantation: Clinical, cellular and molecular aspects, current challenges, and novel concepts

Sarhane, K. A., Tuffaha, S. H., Broyles, J. M., Ibrahim, A. E., Khalifian, S., Baltodano, P., Santiago, G. F., Alrakan, M. & Ibrahim, Z., Dec 19 2013, In : Frontiers in immunology. 4, NOV, Article 406.

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Plastic surgery and smoking: A prospective analysis of incidence, compliance, and complications

Coon, D., Tuffaha, S., Christensen, J. & Bonawitz, S. C., Feb 1 2013, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 131, 2, p. 385-391 7 p.

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Reply: Plastic surgery and smoking: A prospective analysis of incidence, compliance, and complications

Coon, D., Tuffaha, S., Christensen, J. & Bonawitz, S., Oct 1 2013, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 132, 4, p. 687e

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2011

The effect of chondroitinase on nerve regeneration following composite tissue allotransplantation

Tuffaha, S., Quigley, M., Ng, T., Gorantla, V. S., Shores, J. T., Pulikkottil, B., Shestak, C., Brandacher, G. & Lee, W. P. A., Sep 1 2011, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 36, 9, p. 1447-1452 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

Affinity-based release of glial-derived neurotrophic factor from fibrin matrices enhances sciatic nerve regeneration

Wood, M. D., Moore, A. M., Hunter, D. A., Tuffaha, S., Borschel, G. H., Mackinnon, S. E. & Sakiyama-Elbert, S. E., May 1 2009, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 5, 4, p. 959-968 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Processed allografts and type I collagen conduits for repair of peripheral nerve gaps

Whitlock, E. L., Tuffaha, S. H., Luciano, J. P., Yan, Y., Hunter, D. A., Magill, C. K., Moore, A. M., Tong, A. Y., Mackinnon, S. E. & Borschel, G. H., Jun 1 2009, In : Muscle and Nerve. 39, 6, p. 787-799 13 p.

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The short- and long-term effects of Seprafilm® on peripheral nerves: A histological and functional study

Magill, C. K., Tuffaha, S. H., Yee, A., Luciano, J. P., Hunter, D. A., Mackinnon, S. E. & Borschel, G. H., Aug 1 2009, In : Journal of reconstructive microsurgery. 25, 6, p. 345-354 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

Treatment modality affects allograft-derived Schwann cell phenotype and myelinating capacity

Hayashi, A., Moradzadeh, A., Tong, A., Wei, C., Tuffaha, S. H., Hunter, D. A., Tung, T. H., Parsadanian, A., Mackinnon, S. E. & Myckatyn, T. M., Aug 1 2008, In : Experimental Neurology. 212, 2, p. 324-336 13 p.

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