Tuesday, November 4, 2008: 1:45 PM-2:45 PM
McCormick Place West
Panel: Coverage of the Lower Third of the Tibia
Objective(s): Discuss lower third reconstruction using local flaps, skin grafts, and free flaps. Analyze other alternatives including amputation and other medical devices such as Vacuum Assisted Closure and Skin Substitutes. Examine the future including stem cells, tissue engineering and advanced prostheses. Patient safety will be emphasized, including a discussion on appropriate patient selection and evidence based care.
Panelists:Jeffrey E. Janis, MD
Raj Sood, MD
Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD
Seng-Feng Jeng, MD
Moderator:Dennis P. Orgill, MD, PhD

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