Melanie G Urbanchek

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Regenerative peripheral nerve interfaces for real-time, proportional control of a Neuroprosthetic hand.

J Neuroeng Rehabil 2018 11 20;15(1):108. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

University of Michigan Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, 570 MSRB II Level A, 1150 W. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109-5456, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12984-018-0452-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6245539PMC
November 2018

Development of a Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface for Control of a Neuroprosthetic Limb.

Biomed Res Int 2016 17;2016:5726730. Epub 2016 May 17.

Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5463, USA; Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2110, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5726730DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4886043PMC
February 2017

In vivo characterization of regenerative peripheral nerve interface function.

J Neural Eng 2016 Apr 9;13(2):026012. Epub 2016 Feb 9.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1741-2560/13/2/026012DOI Listing
April 2016

The potential roles for adipose tissue in peripheral nerve regeneration.

Microsurgery 2016 Jan 7;36(1):81-8. Epub 2015 Sep 7.

Office of Medical Student Education, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/micr.22480
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5089369PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/micr.22480DOI Listing
January 2016

Surgical Model for Analysis of Signal Transfer Through Biologic and Synthetic Materials.

Ann Plast Surg 2015 Jul;75(1):55-61

From the *College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing; †Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and ‡Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000000278DOI Listing
July 2015

Contraction of abdominal wall muscles influences size and occurrence of incisional hernia.

Surgery 2015 Jul 25;158(1):278-88. Epub 2015 Mar 25.

Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2015.01.023DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4472479PMC
July 2015

Providing a sense of touch to prosthetic hands.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2015 Jun;135(6):1652-63

Ann Arbor, Mich.; Cambridge, Mass.; and Charlottesville, Va. From the Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan Health System; the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan; the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory; and the Department of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Virginia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000001289DOI Listing
June 2015

Update in facial nerve paralysis: tissue engineering and new technologies.

Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2014 Aug;22(4):291-9

aSection of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery bDepartment of Biomedical Engineering cDivision of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA *Nicholas B. Langhals and Melanie G. Urbanchek contributed equally to the writing of this article.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MOO.0000000000000062DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4171729PMC
August 2014

Revisiting nonvascularized partial muscle grafts: a novel use for prosthetic control.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2014 Aug;134(2):344e-346e

Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000000317DOI Listing
August 2014

Motor unit changes seen with skeletal muscle sarcopenia in oldest old rats.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2014 Jun 28;69(6):657-65. Epub 2013 Sep 28.

The Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glt135DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4022093PMC
June 2014

Regenerative peripheral nerve interface viability and signal transduction with an implanted electrode.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2014 Jun;133(6):1380-94

Ann Arbor, Mich.; Newark, Del.; and St. Louis, Mo. From the Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan Health System; the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan; the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware; and the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000000168DOI Listing
June 2014

Abstract 17: prototype sensory regenerative peripheral nerve interface for artificial limb somatosensory feedback.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2014 Mar;133(3 Suppl):26-7

1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.prs.0000445040.57505.daDOI Listing
March 2014

Innovations in prosthetic interfaces for the upper extremity.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2013 Dec;132(6):1515-23

Ann Arbor, Mich.; and Springfield, Ill. From the Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan Health System; and the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Southern Illinois University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182a97e5fDOI Listing
December 2013

Clinical factors associated with replantation after traumatic major upper extremity amputation.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2013 Oct;132(4):911-9

East Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich. From the College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University; and the Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0b013e31829f4a49DOI Listing
October 2013

Biological and electrophysiologic effects of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) on regenerating peripheral nerve fibers.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2013 Aug;132(2):374-85

Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182959f63DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4206183PMC
August 2013

Hybrid conducting polymer-hydrogel conduits for axonal growth and neural tissue engineering.

Adv Healthc Mater 2012 Nov 27;1(6):762-7. Epub 2012 Aug 27.

Department of Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201200182DOI Listing
November 2012

PEDOT electrochemical polymerization improves electrode fidelity and sensitivity.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2012 Apr;129(4):933-42

Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, 2023 BSRB 109 Zina Pitcher Place, Ann Arbor, Mich. 48109-2200, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0b013e31824422bfDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4484768PMC
April 2012

Microscale electrode implantation during nerve repair: effects on nerve morphology, electromyography, and recovery of muscle contractile function.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2011 Oct;128(4):270e-278e

Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2200, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182268ac8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3177169PMC
October 2011

Muscle force and power following tendon repair at altered tendon length.

J Surg Res 2008 May 24;146(1):81-9. Epub 2007 Oct 24.

Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2007.04.030DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2362497PMC
May 2008

In situ polymerization of a conductive polymer in acellular muscle tissue constructs.

Tissue Eng Part A 2008 Mar;14(3):423-32

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/tea.2007.0123DOI Listing
March 2008

Aging increases the susceptibility of skeletal muscle derived satellite cells to apoptosis.

Exp Gerontol 2006 Sep 30;41(9):828-36. Epub 2006 Aug 30.

Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exger.2006.06.053DOI Listing
September 2006

Neurovascular transfer does not cause skeletal muscle fiber degeneration.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2006 Apr;117(5):1455-61

Department of Surgery, Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.prs.0000206356.77759.1aDOI Listing
April 2006

Muscle-nerve-muscle neurotization for the reinnervation of denervated somatic muscle.

Neurol Res 2004 Jun;26(4):388-94

Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0340, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/016164104225013824DOI Listing
June 2004

Improved early muscle recovery using FK506 in a rat nerve-repair model.

J Reconstr Microsurg 2004 Feb;20(2):183-92

Department of Plastic Surgery, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-2004-820776DOI Listing
February 2004

Denervated muscle fibers explain the deficit in specific force following reinnervation of the rat extensor digitorum longus muscle.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2003 Oct;112(5):1336-46

Ann Arbor Veteran's Administration Medical Center, The Institute of Gerontology and Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, USA.

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http://content.wkhealth.com/linkback/openurl?sid=WKPTLP:land
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.PRS.0000081464.98718.E3DOI Listing
October 2003

A specific force deficit exists in skeletal muscle after partial denervation.

Muscle Nerve 2002 Jan;25(1):31-8

Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mus.1216DOI Listing
January 2002