Cook Medical to Host Workshop: “Parastomal Reinforcement & Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Using Component Separation”
May 8, 2012
Cook Medical will host an educational workshop, “Parastomal Reinforcement & Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Using Component Separation,” on May 17-18 in the Orlando, Fla., area.
The workshop begins on Thursday, May 17, with dinner and a presentation on “The Science of Tissue Regeneration” by Eric J. Rodenberg, PhD, biomaterials research scientist at Cook Biotech. The dinner and presentation will be held at the Bohemian Hotel Celebration in Celebration, Fla.
A hands-on cadaver lab will follow on Friday, May 18, at Florida Hospital’s Nicholson Center for Surgical Advancement in Celebration, Fla. The day will begin with a “Biodesign® Data Overview” presented by Jin Yoo, MD. Parastomal hernia-repair topics covered during the cadaver lab will include “Sugarbaker Technique” by Neal Ellis, MD; “Keyhole Technique” by Eric Johnson, MD; and “Parastomal Reinforcement” by Dipen Maun, MD.
Cadaver-lab topics focusing on abdominal wall reconstruction will include “Ventral Hernia Repair and Placement of Biologic Grafts” by Fernando Bayron, MD and “Component Separation and Advanced Abdominal Wall Repair Techniques” by Melissa Phillips, MD.
Brian Spicer and Chris Nelson, global product managers for Cook Medical’s Surgery Division, will host the event.
To register for the workshop, please visit http://www.starmeetingsandevents.com/. Click “My Meetings,” then create a login and password and enter the meeting code, May17Orlando.