What is Lipedema? Sat, Sep 28 5:00-6:00 p.m. PDT

This panel will familiarize the audience with the clinical entity of lymphedema and distinguish its diagnosis from other medical conditions and terms including secondary lymphedema, lipohypertrophy, and lipodystrophy. Additionally, the panelists will describe management and treatment strategies including non-invasive and surgical options as well as the associated outcomes.

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

  1. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of lipedema, including its etiology, clinical manifestations, and diagnostic criteria, enhancing their ability to identify and manage patients with this condition effectively.
  2. Explore the latest advancements in lipedema research and treatment modalities, empowering them with updated knowledge to improve patient outcomes and quality of life.
  3. Promote awareness and education about lipedema, providing plastic surgeons with valuable insights into the complexities of the condition and its implications for reconstructive and aesthetic 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.

*Programming, faculty and schedule are subject to change.

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