Thumb Reconstruction - Pearls from the Masters Mon, Oct 1 8:00-9:00 a.m.

Leaders in the field of complex thumb reconstruction will discuss their preferred treatment options for patients with acquired or congenital thumb deficiency. They will provide insight into their preferred approach to the patient with various levels of thumb deficiency, tackling complex issues such as degloving, first web space contracture, amputation at the level of the MP and CMC joints, and indications for index finger pollicization of the patient with acquired and congenital thumb deficiency.

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to: 1. Describe reconstruction techniques for a degloving injury to the thumb. 2. Describe reconstruction techniques for first web space contracture. 3. Describe techniques for reconstruction of the amputated thumb at the MP and CMC joints. 4. Describe techniques for reconstruction of the patient with congenital deficiency of the thumb. 5. Describe indication for reconstruction of the patient with congenital deficiency of the thumb with associated radial club hand.

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.