Complications in Tissue Expansion Mon, Sep 23 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Tissue expansion is a diverse and powerful tool in plastic surgery.

The indications for the use of tissue expansion have been well established. This course takes a deeper dive into the complications of tissue expansion. It will focus on the common complications in tissue expansion, ways to avoid them, and techniques to salvage the operation when complications occur.

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

  1. List the most common complications when using tissue expansion;
  2. Identify techniques to avoid complications in tissue expansion;
  3. Discuss strategies to salvage the plan of care in the face of 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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.