Surgical Management of Neuroma and Neuropathic Pain Fri, Sep 20 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This program will involve discussion about all aspects of neuroma management in the upper extremity.

It will include discussion of: - Diagnosis of neuroma, using history, physical exam, and diagnostic nerve blocks (Dr. Eberlin) - Discussion of the totality of operative techniques, including pros/cons, and non-surgical management of neuromas (Dr. Eberlin) - Known science of symptomatic neuroma and the efficacy of individual techniques, including relocation nerve grafting (Dr. Moore) - Treatment of neuromas in continuity with nerve grafting and reconstruction (Dr. Ducic) - Treatment of end neuromas in amputees and non-amputees with targeted muscle reinnervation (Dr. Valerio) - Treatment of end neuromas in amputees and non-amputees with regenerative peripheral nerve interfaces (Dr. Cederna) - Group discussion about future of neuroma surgery (moderated by Dr. Eberlin)

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

  1. Discuss the various etiologies of symptomatic neuroma and the anatomic locations of these lesions
  2. Outline the diagnostic workup including history, physical examination, and the role of diagnostic injections
  3. List the various surgical techniques available and the advantages and disadvantages of each technique
  4. Discuss the available data supporting each technique, and the technical specifics of each operative technique
  5. Identify post-operative expectations and pathways for recovery after surgery

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