Breast Reconstruction in the Extremes of BMI Sun, Sep 22 4:00-5:30 p.m.

This course will be a point/counterpoint debate between panelists on breast reconstruction with patients at extreme ends of the BMI scale. Patient selection, patient evaluation, surgical technique and postoperative care will be discussed based on the panelists' personal experience and the available literature.

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

  1. Delineate an appropriate postoperative care plan for high BMI breast reconstruction patients
  2. Identify change sin surgical technique that can improve outcomes in patients with extreme BMIs
  3. Discuss expectations, risk and outcomes with those patients.

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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.