ASPS University: Abdominal Wall Reconstruction is a multi-session, enduring material course, endorsed by the American Hernia Society. Each session features an expert panel discussion and focus on a different topic related to abdominal wall reconstruction. Dr. Jeffrey Janis is the host and moderator. Available through October 1st, you will also receive access to the "Current Concepts in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction" Supplement. This is a FREE downloadable resource, that is complimentary with your purchase of the ASPS University course.
After viewing this course, the participant should be able to:
- Develop familiarity with different methods and techniques of AWR.
- Describe prehabilitation protocols and their evidence
- Create a surgical plan
- Perform advanced component separation and mesh inset techniques.
- Recognize properly selected techniques to reconstruct various abdominal wall defects
- Describe post-operative management of the complex AWR patient
- Manage potential complications in complex AWR
Host and Moderator:Jeffrey Janis, MD
Session 1: Prehabilitation: Evidence and Protocols
Featuring: Jeff Blatnik, MD; Sean Orenstein, MD, FACS
Session 2: Creating the Surgical Plan
Featuring: Jake Greenberg, MD, EdM, FACS; Mike Liang, MD; Maurice Nahabedian, MD, FACS; Scott Roth, MD, FACS
Session 3: Techniques in Obtaining Midline Closure
Featuring: Charles Butler, MD; Greg Dumanian, MD; B. Todd Heniford, MD, FACS
Session 4: Management of Skin and Soft Tissue in Complex AWR
Featuring: Jeffrey Janis, MD; Devinder Singh, MD
Session 5: Post-Op Management of the Complex AWR Patient
Featuring: Richard Bryant, MD; John Fischer, MD, MPH
Session 6: Managing Complications in Complex AWR
Featuring: Vedra Augenstein, MD, FACS; Alfredo Carbonell, DO, FACS, FACOS; Daniel Eiferman, MD; Steve Kovach, MD; Jeremy Warren, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM: 9.5
Patient Safety Credit: 2.0
Release Date: 5/1/2019
Expiration Date: 5/1/2021
Estimated time to complete this course: 9 Hours
Directly provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®)
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The ASPS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.
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.
Augenstein, Vedra (MD, FACS)
Outside interests relationship with Allergan, Acelity, Ethicon, Intuitive, and WL Gore.
Blatnik, Jeff (MD)
Consultant relationships with BD, Intuitive Surgical, and Medtronic; Teaching relationships with BD and Intuitive Surgical; Grant recipient relationship with Ethicon.
Butler, Charles (MD)
Grant recipient relationship with Acelity and Allergan. Book published by Elsevier.
Carbonell, Alfredo (DO, FACS, FACOS)
Consultant relationship with Ethicon, Intuitive, and WL Gore and Associates.
Dumanian, Greg (MD)
Shareholder (excluding diversified mutual funds) relationships with Advanced Suture Inc, Mesh Suture Inc, Checkpoint Surgical, and Axogen; Compensation relationships with Checkpoint Surgical and Axogen; Grant recipient relationships with Checkpoint Surgical and Axogen.
Fischer, John(MD, MPH)
Consultant and speaker's bureau member relationships with Allergan, Bard Davol, Gore, Life Sciences; Advisory board member relationship with Mesh Suture; Shareholder (excluding diversified funds) relationship with Polarty TE; Grant recipient relationship with Integra, KCI, and Misonix.
Greenberg, Jake (MD, EdM, FACS)
Grant recipient relationships with BD Bard-Davol and Medtronic.
Heniford, B. Todd (MD, FACS)
Outside relationships with W.L. Gore; Receives compensation from Allergan and W.L. Gore; Grant recipient relationships with Allergan and W.L. Gore.
Janis, Jeffrey (MD)
Royalties recipient relationship with Thieme Publishing.
Kovach, Steve (MD)
Speaker's bureau member relationship with Davol and Gore.
Nahabedian, Maurice (MD, FACS)
Chief surgical officer of PolarityTE; Consultant relationship with Allergan.
Orenstein, Sean (MD, FACS)
Speaker's bureau member relationship with LifeCell; Instructor relationships with Bard, Cooper Surgical, Intuitive, and LifeCell; Consultant relationships with Bard and LifeCell; Board member relationship with the Foundation for Surgical Fellowships (FSF).
Roth, Scott (MD, FACS)
Consultant relationships with Allergan, Becton Dickinson, Johnson and Johnson, and Miromatrix; Shareholder (excluding diversified mutual funds) relationship with Miromatrix; Grant recipient relationships with Bard/Becton Dickinson and Miromatrix; Board member relationship with the Kentucky Chapter ACS; Committee member relationship with Americas Hernia Society Governor Sages Advocacy & Health Policy Committee.
Singh, Devinder (MD)
Consultant relationships with Allergan, Acelity, Gore, and AirXpander; Shareholder (excluding diversified mutual funds) relationship with AirXpander; Grant recipient relationships with Integra, KCI, and Misonix.
Warren, Jeremy (MD)
Outside relationships with Ethicon, Intuitive Surgical, WL Gore; Grant recipient relationship with SAGES; Board member relationship with Americas Hernia Society Quality Collaborative.
The following planners and faculty have no relevant conflicts
Bryant, Richard (MD)
Eiferman, Daniel (MD)
Liang, Mike (MD)
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