Surgeons Attend Cook Medical Educational Workshop: "Pelvic Floor Repair with Biodesign®"
April 20, 2012
Fifteen surgeons from 12 states recently attended a Cook Medical hands-on cadaver lab focused on Pelvic Floor Repair with Biodesign®.
Held March 29-30, 2012, at Florida Hospital’s Nicholson Center for Surgical Advancement in Celebration, Florida, the lab was conducted by the faculty of Robert M. Rogers Jr., MD; Carl Zimmerman, MD; and Lydia Watson, MD. The cadaver lab topics included “Anterior Repair and Support: Millimeter by Millimeter Dissection Technique” and “Posterior Repair and Support: Millimeter by Millimeter Dissection Technique.”
Cook Biotech Research Manager Chad Johnson, PhD, presented “Clinical Experience with Biologic Grafts,” during a dinner and didactics session held the evening before the cadaver lab at the Bohemian Hotel Celebration. Tom Worthington, RN, BSN, global field product specialist with Cook Medical, presented “Best Practices for Epithelial Repair with Biodesign.” Dr. Rogers presented “Pelvic Floor Anatomy and Vaginal Reparative Dissection Technique: Millimeter by Millimeter.”
Cook Medical’s educational workshops are for urogynecological, gynecological, urological and colorectal surgeons who wish to better understand the role and application of biologic grafts in pelvic floor reconstructive surgery.
For information on upcoming Cook Medical Educational Workshops on Pelvic Floor Repair with Biodesign®, go to www.starmeetingsandevents.com/biodesign2012/.