- Research And Publications
Melendez MM, Pan Z, Xu X, McClain SA, Rafailovich M, Dagum AB. The use of tensiometry and digital image speckle correlation to evaluate the mechanics of a skin substitute. Nassau Surgical Society and Brooklyn–Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Annual Clinic Day, Uniondale, NY. December 6, 2006.
Melendez MM, Shapiro MJ, Vosswinkel J, Gelato M, Mynarcik D, Gavi S, Xu X, McNurlan M. Wall suction applied to needle muscle biopsy: a novel technique to increasing sample size. Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Phoenix, AZ. February 6-9, 2007.
Kim J, Marshall S, Shahsavari M, Han A, Xu X. Body Mass index and other predictive factors for stone clearance during single staged percutaneous nephrolithotomy. World Congress of Endourology, Cancun Mexico. October 30-November 3, 2007.
Melendez MM, Xu X, Arora B, Bui DT, Kahn S, Alizadeh K, Dagum AB. The utilization of research patient database software in plastic surgery. American Society of Plastic Surgeons National Meeting, Baltimore, MD. October 26-31, 2007.
Xu X, Taira BR, Singer AJ, McCormack JE, Huang E, Shapiro MJ. Do Trauma Patient Outcomes Differ By Time and Day of Admission? Academic Surgical Congress, Fort Myers FL. February 3-6, 2009.
Xu X, Melendez MM, Gonzalez M, Divaris N, Kottmeier S, Khan s, Bui D, Dagum AB. Outcomes of Lower-Extremity Trauma Reconstruction with Taylor Spatial Frame Fixator and Muscle Flaps. Academic Surgical Congress, Fort Myers FL. February 3-6, 2009.
Taira BR, Xu X, Lau K, McCormack JE, Huang E, Shapiro MJ, Singer AJ. Do burn patient outcomes differ by time and day of admission? American Burn Association 41st Annual Meeting, San Antonio TX. March 24-27, 2009.
Xu X, Hesse R, Carcamo-Cavazos V, Garland C, Pomerantz JH. Characterization of Human Muscle Stem Cells For Muscle Regeneration. UCSF Department of Surgery 26th Annual Resident Research Symposium, San Francisco CA. April 5, 2013
Xu X, Hesse R, Carcamo-Cavazos V, Garland C, Pomerantz JH. Characterization of Human Muscle Stem Cells For Muscle Regeneration. California Society of Plastic Surgery 63rd Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA May 24-27. 2013
Sbitany H, Xu X, Hoffman WY, Young DM, Hansen SL. The effects of immunosuppressive medications on outcomes in microvascular free tissue transfer. American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting, Kauai HI. Janurary 11-14, 2014
Irwin C, Xu X, Harris H.Preoperative Progressive Pneumperitoneum for the Treatment of Gigantic Ventral Hernias. American Association of Plastic Surgeons 93rd Annual Meeting, Miami FL. April 5-8 2014.
Xu X, Wilschut K, Kouklis G, Garland C, Pomerantz, JH. Characterization and Transplantation of Human Muscle Stem Cells. UCSF Department of Surgery 27th Annual Resident Research Symposium, San Francisco CA. April 25-26, 2014
Xu X, Wilschut K, Kouklis G, Pomerantz, JH. Development of a preclinical animal model for cell therapy for the treatment of extraocular muscle disorders. California Society of Plastic Surgery 64th Annual Meeting, Newport Beach CA. May 23-26 2014.
Lyo V, Irwin CS, Xu X, Harris HW. Safe and effective management of massive ventral hernias with preoperative progressive pneumoperitoneum: A tertiary care hospital experience. First World Congress of Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Surgery, Milan, Italy. April 25-29 2015.
Xu X, Wilschut K, Kouklis G, Tian H, Hesse R, Pomerantz, JH. Characterization and Transplantation of Human Muscle Stem Cells for Reconstructive Applications. Plastic Surgery Research Council 60th Annual Meeting, Seattle WA. May 14-16 2015.
Luu HY, Wang ED, Syed S, Xu X, Hwang J, Hansen SL, Eichler C, Nakakura E. Improved Perioperative Outcomes With Staged Arterial Bypass Preceding Resection of Retroperitoneal Masses Involving Iliac Vessels. 88th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Surgical Association, Indian Wells, California February 17-20 2017.
Xu X, Sarin A, Huo E, Weinstein S, Hoffman WY, Pomerantz JH. Free Muscle Graft for Anal Sphincter Defect: Revisiting the Past to Address Unsolved Reconstructive Dilemmas. American Association of Plastic Surgeons 96th Annual Meeting, Austin TX. March 25-28 2017.
Wang ED, Xu X, Alemi A, Hoffman WY. Cryptotia Correction Using Double Opposing Interpositional Advacement Flaps. American Society of Plastic Surgeons The Meeting. Orlando FL. October 6-10 2017.
Wheeler JC, VanderZwan C, Xu X, Swantek D, Tracey WD, Gergen JP. Distinct in vivo requirements for establishment versus maintenance of transcriptional repression. Nat Genet. 2002 Sep;32(1):206-10.
Melendez MM, Vosswinkel JA, Shapiro MJ, Gelato MC, Mynarcik D, Gavi S, Xu X, McNurlan M. Wall suction applied to needle muscle biopsy – a novel technique for increasing sample size. J Surg Res. 2007;142:301-3.
Melendez MM, Xu X, McClain SA, Huang SD. Atypical fibroxanthoma in a young woman: an unusual case presentation.Canadian J Plast Surg. 2007; 15(3): 169-172.
Melendez MM, Xu X, Sexton TR, Shapiro MJ, Mohan EP. The importance of basic science and clinical research as a selection criterion for general surgery residency programs. J Surg Educ. 2008 Mar-Apr;65(2):151-4.
Melendez MM, Martinez RR, Dagum AB, McClain SA, Simon M, Sobanko J, Zimmerman T,Wetterau M, Muller D , Xu X, AJ Singer AJ, Arora B. Porcine wound healing in full thickness skin defects using Integra with and without fibrin glue with keratinocytes. Canadian J Plast Surg. 2008 Sep; 16(3): 147-152.
Xu X, Lau K, Taira BR, Singer AJ. The current management of skin tears. American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Am J Emerg Med. 2009 Jul;27(6):729-33
Melendez MM, Rezak KM, Chen JJ, Xu X, Huang SD. An Analysis of Cadaveric Calvarial Bone: Implications of Computer Imaging in Craniofacial Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Feb;125(2):50e-52e
Wang ED, Xu X, Dagum AB. Mirror-image trigger thumb in dichorionic identical twins. Orthopedics. 2012 Jun;35(6):981e-983e.
Sbitany H, Xu X, Hoffman WY, Young DM, Hansen SL. The effects of immunosuppressive medications on outcomes in microvascular free tissue transfer. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Apr;133(4):552e-8e.
Wang ED, Conkling N, Xu X, Chern H, Finlayson E, Varma MG, Hansen SL, Foster RD, Hoffman WY, Sbitany H. Perineal Flap Reconstruction following Oncologic Anorectal Extirpation: An Outcomes Assessment. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jan; 135(1):176e-84e.
Xu X, Wilscut KJ, Kouklis G, Tian H, Hesse R, Garland C, Sbitany H, Hansen S, Seth R, Knott PD, Hoffman WY, Pomerantz JH. Human Satellite Cell Transplantation and Regeneration from Diverse Skeletal Muscles. Stem Cell Reports. 2015 Sept 8;5(3): 419-434.
Wang ED, Xu X, Alemi A, Hoffman WY. Cryptotia Correction Using Double Opposing Interpositional Advacement Flaps. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open. 2017 Sept 5(9S) 123.
Garcia SM, Tamaki S, Xu X, Pomerantz JH. Human Satellite Cell Isolation and Xenotransplantation. Methods Mol Biol. 2017 1688. 105-123.