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Complex abdominal hernia symposium planned for April 25

April 08, 2014 College News - The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Surgery is hosting the Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and Inguinal Hernia Symposium on Friday, April 25, in Health Research Center room H1210. The event targets general surgeons, plastic surgeons and allied health professionals involved in the care of patients who require abdominal wall reconstruction.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify complex hernias that are not amenable to standard repair techniques
     
  • Outline a plan for removal of the source of infection
     
  • Devise a multidisciplinary approach to reconstructing the abdominal wall
     
  • Describe the best approach for inguinal hernia repair.

Additional information, including a registration form, agenda, list of speakers and topics, and continuing medical education (CME) opportunities, is available on the Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and Inguinal Hernia Symposium flyer (PDF). Please contact Dana Schmidman, 805-5602 or dschmidm@mcw.edu for additional information or with any questions.

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