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Aesthetic Considerations in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Fri, Oct 22

Patients with wide rectus diastasis or ventral hernias often require significant repairs. Aesthetic considerations of management of the abdominal wall are discussed.

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

  1. Discuss concomitant procedures such as abdominoplasty or panniculectomy to optimize results in hernia repair.
  2. Discuss use of mesh and negative pressure dressings to optimize outcomes in abdominal wall reconstruction with an emphasis on abdominal contour and scar quality.

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.