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Advanced Hernia Symposium


This symposium provides surgeons with the opportunity to further refine their knowledge of advanced surgical techniques and management of complex hernias. It combines presentations, panel discussion, and case reviews.


General Surgeons, Trauma Surgeons, and Plastic Surgeons

Learning Outcomes

• Expand knowledge and refine techniques associated with component separation and
abdominal wall hernia repair
• Become familiar with abdominal wall reconstruction, including component separation
• Be knowledgeable about biomaterial choices and the similarities and differences between bioabsorbables and biologics
• Understand patient risk factors that may influence choice of repair or biomaterial
• Discuss complex hernia cases and management of complications


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