Advances in Burn Reconstruction Sat, Oct 28 2:00-3:30 p.m. CDT

Burn reconstruction in acute injury and chronic settings present unique challenges for the reconstructive surgeon. This panel discusses the important considerations in post-burn reconstruction including surgical timing, surgical staging, donor site selection, and rehabilitation.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the differing priorities between acute and chronic post-traumatic burn reconstruction, and the appropriate timing and staging of reconstructive surgical procedures.
  2. Discuss selection of donor sites including indications for local and regional flaps and associated advantages and disadvantages.
  3. Discuss selection of donor sites including indications for free tissue transfer and associated advantages and disadvantages.
  4. Learn the considerations for postoperative rehabilitation to maximize functional benefits.

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.

*Programming, faculty and schedule are subject to change.

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