Advances in Burn Reconstruction Saturday, October 28 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:
- Understand the differing priorities between acute and chronic post-traumatic burn reconstruction, and the appropriate timing and staging of reconstructive surgical procedures.
- Discuss selection of donor sites including indications for local and regional flaps and associated advantages and disadvantages.
- Discuss selection of donor sites including indications for free tissue transfer and associated advantages and disadvantages.
- 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.
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