Pediatric Microsurgery Mon, Sep 23 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Pediatric microsurgery represents a unique reconstructive challenge for plastic surgeons.

This instructional course will have panelists discuss their experience with pediatric microsurgery including patient selection, flap choice and design, differences between adult and pediatric microsurgery (unique challenges related to this patient population) and outcomes for pediatric microsurgery. Care reports and discussion of reconstructive options will be presented as well.

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

  1. Identify differences between pediatric and adult microsurgery;
  2. Discuss unique challenges for microsurgery in the pediatric population;
  3. Outline flap options for various reconstructive challenges;
  4. List potential complications and outcomes for pediatric microsurgery.

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.