More Than Skin-Deep: Ultrasound Use in Reconstructive Surgery Sat, Oct 22

The ultrasound has become a practical tool in the plastic surgeon practice for preoperative planning, intraoperative assessment, and postoperative management. This session will discuss the various applications of ultrasound in reconstructive surgery.

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

  1. Understand how the ultrasound may be used for perforator assessment to facilitate flap design, harvest, and inset.

  2. Learn to use the ultrasound for postoperative flap viability assessment.

  3. Understand the role of ultrasound in planning and executing lymphedema 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.

*Subject to change