Dr. Susan E Mackinnon MD
Cardiothoracic Surgeon4921 Parkview Pl Suite 6g Saint Louis MO, 63110
Dr. Susan Mackinnon is a cardiothoracic surgeon practicing in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Mackinnon specializes in surgical procedues of vital organs in the chest such as the heart, lungs, esophagus and more. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Mackinnon typically treats conditions like heart disease and lung disease. This class of surgeon can also include cardiac surgeons, cardiovascular surgeons, congenital heart surgeons and general thoracic surgeons.
Education and Training
Queens Univ, Fac of Med, Kingston, Ont, Canada 1975
Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Queen's University Faculty of Health Sciences 1975
- Prevalence of smoking, obesity, diabetes mellitus, and thyroid disease in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Effect of age on thrombosis and morbidity in the mouse-limb transplantation model.
- Axonal regeneration after cold preservation of nerve allografts and
- Surgical treatment of a long thoracic nerve palsy.
- The effects of rapamycin in murine peripheral nerve isografts and allografts.
- Multilevel nerve compression and muscle imbalance in work-related neuromuscular disorders.
- New surgical option for radial nerve paralysis.
- Distal anterior interosseous nerve transfer to the deep motor branch of the ulnar nerve for reconstruction of high ulnar nerve injuries.
- Peripheral nerve regeneration in the apolipoprotein-E-deficient mouse.
- Current approach to radial nerve paralysis.
- Patient outcome after surgical management of an accessory nerve injury.
- Pathophysiology of nerve compression.
- The spectrum of complications of immunosuppression: is the time right for hand transplantation?
- Thoracic outlet syndrome.
- Respect and equality for women.
- Effects of tobacco smoke on recovery after nerve crush injury in rats.
- Effect of nondepleting anti-CD4 monoclonal antibody (Rib 5/2) plus donor antigen pretreatment in peripheral nerve allotransplantation.
- Functional recovery and histomorphometric assessment following tibial nerve injury in the mouse.
- Nerve transfers to the biceps and brachialis branches to improve elbow flexion strength after brachial plexus injuries.
- Effects of delaying FK506 administration on neuroregeneration in a rodent model.
- Long-term limb allograft survival using anti-CD40L antibody in a murine model.
- Pathophysiology of nerve injury.
- Management of neuromas.
- Brachial plexus injuries.
- The surgical management of facial nerve injury.
- Controlled release of nerve growth factor enhances sciatic nerve regeneration.
- Dose-dependent effects of FK506 on neuroregeneration in a rat model.
- Distal anterior interosseous nerve in the recurrent motor branch graft for reconstruction of a median nerve neuroma-in-continuity.
- Immune unresponsiveness by intraportal UV-B-irradiated donor antigen administration requires persistence of donor antigen in a nerve allograft model.
- A review of research endeavors to optimize peripheral nerve reconstruction.
- Delayed nerve repair is associated with diminished neuroenhancement by FK506.
- The surgical workforce crisis: rising to the challenge of caring for an aging America.
- Stem cell transplantation and other novel techniques for promoting recovery from spinal cord injury.
- Use of anti-CD40 ligand monoclonal antibody as antirejection therapy in a murine peripheral nerve allograft model.
- Treatment of a proximal accessory nerve injury with nerve transfer.
- The position of crossing branches of the medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve during cubital tunnel surgery in humans.
- Ulnar nerve injury associated with trampoline injuries.
- Effect of tension on nerve regeneration in rat sciatic nerve transection model.
- Prolonged cold-preservation of nerve allografts.
- Effects of motor versus sensory nerve grafts on peripheral nerve regeneration.
- A novel model for the study of peripheral-nerve regeneration following common nerve injury paradigms.
- Anti-CD40 ligand antibody permits regeneration through peripheral nerve allografts in a nonhuman primate model.
- Relationship between reported pain levels and reported history of abuse.
- Functional recovery after facial and sciatic nerve crush injury in the rat.
- Assessment of the immune response to dose of nerve allografts.
- Effect of FK506 on peripheral nerve regeneration through long grafts in inbred swine.
- Evaluation of nerve injury and nerve compression in the upper quadrant.
- Regeneration through nerve isografts is independent of nerve geometry.
- Choosing the correct functional assay: a comprehensive assessment of functional tests in the rat.
- TH1/TH2 cytokine profile of the immune response in limb component transplantation.
- Ulnar nerve deficit after catfish sting.
- Bridging the neural gap.
- Schwann-cell injection of cold-preserved nerve allografts.
- Nerve reconstruction in lumbosacral plexopathy. Case report and review of the literature.
- Terminolateral fiber count.
- Combined treatment with CD40 costimulation blockade, T-cell depletion, low-dose irradiation, and donor bone marrow transfusion in limb allograft survival.
- Analysis of the nerve branches to the orbicularis oculi muscle of the lower eyelid in fresh cadavers.
- Prolonged limb allograft survival with CD 40 costimulation blockade, T-cell depletion, and megadose donor bone-marrow transfusion.
- The effects of cavernous nerve grafting following surgically induced loss of erectile function in a large-animal model.
- Influence of aging on regeneration in end-to-side neurorrhaphy.
- Temporal factors in peripheral nerve reconstruction with suture scaffolds: an experimental study in rodents.
- Neuroregenerative effects of preinjury FK-506 administration.
- Major and complex reconstructions challenge physicians.
- Surgical options for facial reanimation.
- Repair of motor nerve gaps with sensory nerve inhibits regeneration in rats.
- Preliminary results of double nerve transfer to restore elbow flexion in upper type brachial plexus palsies.
- Use of cold-preserved allografts seeded with autologous Schwann cells in the treatment of a long-gap peripheral nerve injury.
- End-to-side nerve repair: review of the literature.
- Motor neuron regeneration through end-to-side repairs is a function of donor nerve axotomy.
- Binary imaging analysis for comprehensive quantitative histomorphometry of peripheral nerve.
- Patient outcome after common peroneal nerve decompression.
- Workers' compensation, return to work, and patient satisfaction after carpal tunnel decompression.
- Induction of regional collateral sprouting following muscle denervation.
- Pregabalin does not impact peripheral nerve regeneration after crush injury.
- Role of timing in assessment of nerve regeneration.
- Nerve transfers in the hand and upper extremity surgery.
- The impact of motor and sensory nerve architecture on nerve regeneration.
- Median nerve mistaken for palmaris longus tendon: restoration of function with sensory nerve transfers.
- Operative findings in reoperation of patients with cubital tunnel syndrome.
- Selection of operative procedures for cubital tunnel syndrome.
- Motor nerve transfers to restore extrinsic median nerve function: case report.
- Nerve transfer for elbow flexion in radiation-induced brachial plexopathy: a case report.
- Nerve transfers in the forearm and hand.
- Nerve transfers for brachial plexus reconstruction.
- Scratch collapse test for evaluation of carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome.
- Same modality nerve reconstruction for accessory nerve injuries.
- Nerve compressions in the upper extremity.
- Affinity-based release of glial-derived neurotrophic factor from fibrin matrices enhances sciatic nerve regeneration.
- Limitations of conduits in peripheral nerve repairs.
- Nerve allotransplantation as it pertains to composite tissue transplantation.
- Management of nerve gaps: autografts, allografts, nerve transfers, and end-to-side neurorrhaphy.
- Distal nerve transfers: a biology-based rationale.
- Transcardial perfusion versus immersion fixation for assessment of peripheral
- Scratch Collapse Test Localizes Osborne's Band as the Point of Maximal Nerve Compression in Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.
- Comparative clinical outcomes of submuscular and subcutaneous transposition of the ulnar nerve for cubital tunnel syndrome.
- Distal median to ulnar nerve transfers to restore ulnar motor and sensory function within the hand: technical nuances.
- Intraneural perineurioma of the median nerve: case report and literature review.
- Effect of upper extremity nerve damage on activity participation, pain, depression, and quality of life.
- Functional recovery following an end to side neurorrhaphy of the accessory nerve to the suprascapular nerve: case report.
- The differential effects of pathway- versus target-derived glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor on peripheral nerve regeneration.
- Rodent facial nerve recovery after selected lesions and repair techniques.
- Fibrin glue mitigates the learning curve of microneurosurgical repair.
- Bipolar electrocautery: A rodent model of Sunderland third-degree nerve injury.
- Matching of motor-sensory modality in the rodent femoral nerve model shows no enhanced effect on peripheral nerve regeneration.
- Median to radial nerve transfer to restore wrist and finger extension: technical nuances.
- Nerve transfers: indications, techniques, and outcomes.
- Ropivacaine-induced peripheral nerve injection injury in the rodent model.
- Heparin-binding-affinity-based delivery systems releasing nerve growth factor enhance sciatic nerve regeneration.
- Experience with nerve allograft transplantation.
- Facial paralysis.
- A review of facial nerve anatomy.
- The surgical management of facial nerve injury.
- Dynamic quantification of host Schwann cell migration into peripheral nerve allografts.
- A new model for facial nerve research: the novel transgenic Thy1-GFP rat.
- Relationships among pain disability, pain intensity, illness intrusiveness, and upper extremity disability in patients with traumatic peripheral nerve injury.
- Nerve endoneurial microstructure facilitates uniform distribution of regenerative fibers: a post hoc comparison of midgraft nerve fiber densities.
- Post-cervical decompression parsonage-turner syndrome represents a subset of C5 palsy: six cases and a review of the literature: case report.
- Intraneural synovial sarcoma of the median nerve.
- Clinical outcomes following median to radial nerve transfers.
- Technical use of synthetic conduits for nerve repair.
- Double fascicular nerve transfer to the biceps and brachialis muscles after brachial plexus injury: clinical outcomes in a series of 29 cases.
- Nerve transfer to the triceps after brachial plexus injury: report of four cases.
- Biomedical engineering strategies for peripheral nerve repair: surgical applications, state of the art, and future challenges.
- Adult peripheral nerve disorders: nerve entrapment, repair, transfer, and brachial plexus disorders.
- Biomedical and psychosocial factors associated with disability after peripheral nerve injury.
- Nerve problems in the lower extremity.
- Evaluation of the scratch collapse test in peroneal nerve compression.
- Two-level motor nerve transfer for the treatment of long thoracic nerve palsy.
- Effect of sialodacryoadenitis virus infection on axonal regeneration.
- Differential gene expression in motor and sensory Schwann cells in the rat femoral nerve.
- A transgenic rat expressing green fluorescent protein (GFP) in peripheral nerves provides a new hindlimb model for the study of nerve injury and regeneration.
- Nerve reconstruction in the hand and upper extremity.
- Clinical strategies to enhance nerve regeneration in composite tissue allotransplantation.
- Axonal regeneration and motor neuron survival after microsurgical nerve reconstruction.
- Clinical outcomes following brachialis to anterior interosseous nerve transfers.
- Repair of a median nerve transection injury using multiple nerve transfers, with long-term functional recovery.
- Supercharged end-to-side anterior interosseous to ulnar motor nerve transfer for intrinsic musculature reinnervation.
- Transfer of the extensor digiti minimi and extensor carpi ulnaris branches of the posterior interosseous nerve to restore intrinsic hand function: case report and anatomic study.
- In reply.
- Medial pectoral nerve to axillary nerve neurotization following traumatic brachial plexus injuries: indications and clinical outcomes.
- Cold intolerance after brachial plexus nerve injury.
- Detection of peripheral nerve pathology: comparison of ultrasound and MRI.
- Schwann cells seeded in acellular nerve grafts improve functional recovery.
- Limited regeneration in long acellular nerve allografts is associated with increased Schwann cell senescence.
- Validity and responsiveness of the DASH questionnaire as an outcome measure following ulnar nerve transposition for cubital tunnel syndrome.
- Revision carpal tunnel surgery: a 10-year review of intraoperative findings and outcomes.
- Peripheral nerve injury after local anesthetic injection.
- Median to radial nerve transfers for restoration of wrist, finger, and thumb extension.
- The effects of cold preservation and subimmunosuppressive doses of FK506 on axonal regeneration in murine peripheral nerve isografts.
- Validity of the Patient Specific Functional Scale in patients following upper extremity nerve injury.
- Viral transduction of primary Schwann cells using a Cre-lox system to regulate GDNF expression.
- Nerve entrapment: update.
- Pathways regulating modality-specific axonal regeneration in peripheral nerve.
- Use of peripheral nerve transfers in tetraplegia: evaluation of feasibility and morbidity.
- Alternatives to sural nerve grafts in the upper extremity.
- Cadaveric nerve allotransplantation in the treatment of persistent thoracic neuralgia.
- Abstract 63: senescent schwann cells inhibit nerve regeneration in a short conduit model.
- Abstract 65: Subclinical Peroneal Nerve Entrapment May be an Under-recognized Cause of Falls in Hospitalized Patients.
- Abstract 91: Engineering Primary Schwann Cells using Lentiviruses to Control GDNF Expression.
- Social impact of peripheral nerve injuries.
- Comment on the article "Arm Ache" by H. A. Chabok and D. Ring, HAND, volume 9, number 2, pp. 151-155 (2014).
- The Supercharge End-to-Side Anterior Interosseous-to-Ulnar Motor Nerve Transfer for Restoring Intrinsic Function: Clinical Experience.
- The "hierarchical" Scratch Collapse Test for identifying multilevel ulnar nerve compression.
- Comparison of acellular nerve allograft modification with Schwann cells or VEGF.
- Ulnar nerve transection during Tommy John surgery: novel findings and approach to treatment.
- Nerve Transfers to Restore Upper Extremity Function in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: Update and Preliminary Outcomes.
- Finely Tuned Temporal and Spatial Delivery of GDNF Promotes Enhanced Nerve Regeneration in a Long Nerve Defect Model.
- Hyaluronic acid/carboxymethyl cellulose directly applied to transected nerve decreases axonal outgrowth.
- The Effect of Short Nerve Grafts in Series on Axonal Regeneration Across Isografts or Acellular Nerve Allografts.
- Ulnar neuropathy: evaluation and management.
- Donor Distal, Recipient Proximal and Other Personal Perspectives on Nerve Transfers.
- Inspiration for Innovation.
- Decompression of the superficial peroneal nerve: clinical outcomes and anatomical study.
- Vascularization is delayed in long nerve constructs compared with nerve grafts.
- Axonal Growth Arrests After an Increased Accumulation of Schwann Cells Expressing Senescence Markers and Stromal Cells in Acellular Nerve Allografts.
- Evaluation of Cold Sensitivity, Pain, and Quality of Life After Upper Extremity Nerve Injury.
- Resident perceptions on pregnancy during training: 2008 to 2015.
- Selective Nerve Root Transection in the Rat Produces Permanent, Partial Nerve Injury Models with Variable Levels of Functional Deficit.
- Surgical Treatment of Neuromas Improves Patient-Reported Pain, Depression, and Quality of Life.
- Intraneural Median Nerve Anatomy and Implications for Treating Mixed Median Nerve Injury in the Hand.
- Robust Axonal Regeneration in a Mouse Vascularized Composite Allotransplant Model Undergoing Delayed Tissue Rejection.
- Prevalence of Needlestick Injuries, Attitude Changes, and Prevention Practices Over 12 Years in an Urban Academic Hospital Surgery Department.
- Subclinical Peroneal Neuropathy: A Common, Unrecognized, and Preventable Finding Associated With a Recent History of Falling in Hospitalized Patients.
- Nerve stepping stone has minimal impact in aiding regeneration across long acellular nerve allografts.
- Transgenic SCs expressing GDNF-IRES-DsRed impair nerve regeneration within acellular nerve allografts.
- High-resolution ultrasonography and shear-wave sonoelastography of a cystic radial nerve Schwannoma.
- Surgical and Clinical Decision Making in Isolated Long Thoracic Nerve Palsy.
- Preferences in Sleep Position Correlate With Nighttime Paresthesias in Healthy People Without Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
- "Important Details in Performing and Interpreting the Scratch Collapse Test".
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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