Dueling Perspectives in Explantation: En Bloc or Not Sunday, October 18 Sun, Oct 18 12:30-1:30 p.m. CDT
Hot Topic! Patients may present requesting to have an 'en bloc' procedure to address implant concerns. This point-counterpoint session discusses the science behind when and why, or more importantly when not and why not to do explant/capsulectomy.
Following this activity, the learner will:
- Understand the indications, contraindications, considerations, and complications in explant/capsulectomy based on current scientific understanding
- Have an approach to pocket control following explant/capsulectomy
- Know the indications and timing of when to safely carry out mastopexy as an adjunctive procedure
- Discuss outcomes of explant/capsulectomy and describe a safe approach to this surgery
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.