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Surgery Spotlight CME Course: Abdominoplasty

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Product Description

In this video-based CME activity, Robert Hardesty, MD demonstrates an abdominoplasty procedure on a mother of nine-pound twins who wished to restore her figure. Although abdominoplasty can be associated with a significant rate of complications, its popularity has increased as a means to address the post-partum abdomen which can manifest as loose, damaged, excess skin with irreversible rectus muscle diastasis and stretching. In these patients, abdominoplasty can be an optimal choice to regain a youthful physical appearance of the abdomen. Watch Dr. Hardesty demonstrate the pre-operative markings, and perform his preferred surgical technique for abdominoplasty.

Learning Objectives
After viewing this course, the participant should be able to:
  1. Effectively plan abdominoplasty surgery by reviewing pre-operative clinical analysis, patient markings, and peri-operative considerations.

Robert Hardesty, MD

Accreditation Information

AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM: 1.0
Patient Safety Credit: .5
Media: Video
Release Date: 6/25/2012
Reviewed Date: 7/1/2018
Expiration Date: 7/1/2021
Estimated time to complete this course: 1 hour

Directly provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®)

Accreditation Statement
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ASPS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Intended Audience
This educational activity is intended for plastic surgery practitioners, residents, and other healthcare professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Hardesty has nothing to disclose. All ASPS staff members managing this activity have no relevant financial relationships or affiliations to disclose. All identified conflicts of interest have been resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted by ASPS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The ASPS also requires faculty/authors to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity or included in related materials.
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Product Code: 17259