NEW! Optimization and Decision-Making in Ab Wall for Obese and Morbidly Obese Patients Sat, Sep 29 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This will be an expert panel with a moderator and three panelists. We will have a 10-minute presentation regarding current practice patterns followed by open discussion by the panelists and questions from the audience. The moderator will also provide key examples of elective and non-elective cases and ask the panel to give their expert opinions on best practice.

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize specific challenges in abdominal wall reconstruction in the obese and morbidly obese
  2. Discuss preoperative and postoperative optimization in elective cases
  3. Discuss postoperative optimization in on-elective cases
  4. Know best techniques for reconstruction in obese patients
  5. Outline best treatment for postoperative complications.

Program Subject to Change.

Accreditation: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The ASPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.