How to read this book
Abstracts are included for General Session oral presentations and poster presentations.
The abstracts are listed in this book in the order they are scheduled to present in the General Session. Posters arelisted behind the Postertab.
There is an author index and topic index behind the Index tab. The indices reference the abstract numbers. The oralpresentations are numbered in the order they are presenting starting with 001. The posters are numbered startingfrom P01.
The abstract format is as follows:
Abstract NumberTitle of PresentationAuthor Block
The bold name is thepresenting author.
Biography of Presenting AuthorDisclosure of Conflictof Interest BlockAbstract
Presenters were given the opportunity to submit their PowerPoint presentationsin addition to their abstracts. Whereapplicable, the presentation is included immediately after a presenter’s abstract.
Disclosures of conflict of interest are included in the introductory pagesas well as next to each presenter’s abstractthroughout this book.
Registrants understand that the material presented at the Annual Meeting has been made available under sponsorship of the International Society of HairRestoration Surgery (ISHRS) for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, method or procedureappropriate for the medical situations discussed, but rather is intended to present an approach, view, statement or opinion ofthe faculty which may be of interest to others. As an educational organization, the ISHRS does not specifically approve, promote or accept the opinions, ideas, procedures, medicationsor devices presented in any paper, poster, discussion, forum or panel atthe Annual Meeting. Registrants waive any claim against ISHRS arising out of information presented in this course.Registrants understand and acknowledge that volunteer patients have been asked to participate in the Annual Meeting sessions for educational and trainingpurposes. Registrants shall keep confidential the identity of, and any information received during the Annual Meeting regarding, such volunteer patients.Registrants further understand and agree that they cannot reproduce in any manner, including, without limitation, photographs, audiotapes and videotapes,the Annual Meeting sessions. All property rights in the material presented, including common law copyright, are expressly reserved to the presenter or to theISHRS. The sessions may be audio, videotaped, or photographed by the ISHRS.Registrants also understand that operating rooms and health care facilities present inherent dangers. Registrants shall adhere to universal precautions duringany Course, Workshop, or Session that they attend that may utilize cadaveric specimens, cadaveric material or sharps, and that any contact they may havewith cadaveric specimens or cadaveric material shall conform to all proper medical practices and procedures for the treatmentof patients for whom nomedical history is available. In the event that one incurs a needle stick injury, cut, or other exposure to blood borne pathogens, the person shall immediatelynotify the Course, Workshop, or Session Director and the ISHRS and take such other follow-up measures as deemed appropriate.By attending this program, in no way does it suggest that participants are trained and/or certified in the discipline of hairrestoration surgery. All speakers,topics, and schedules are subject to change without prior notification and will not be considered reasons for refund requests.Registrants agree to abide by all policies and procedures of the ISHRS. Registrants waive any claim against ISHRS for injury or other damage resulting inany way from course participation.© 2012International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
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Francisco Jimenez, MD
NA, Las Palmas Gran Canaria, SpainDr. Jimenez is a dermatologist and hair transplant surgeon.Trained in Dermatology in Madrid, in Dermatopathologyat the University ofMiami, in Mohs surgery at Duke University and in Hair Restoration Surgery withDr. DowStough in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Currently working in private practicein Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain.Author of 44 publications in peerreview journals and past Editor of the Hair Transplant Forum (2008-2010). Dr.Jimenez received the 2011 ISHRS Platinum Follicle Award.