EWMA 2019, 5-7 June

European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ESPRAS)

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Session title: Technological Trends in Wound Healing

Session objectives:

The main objective of this session is to present currently used advanced wound healing technologies, including skin substitutes, VAC therapy devices, incisional preventive negative pressure therapy, lipofilling, stem cells, etc.

Many of these devices, in the right hands, can now be helpfully used in order to prevent complications and to reach outstanding results, improving healing and patients satisfaction. 

About the ESPRAS:

National societies of plastic surgery from around the world are affiliated with the umbrella organisation, International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, or IPRAS. The aim of this organisation is to promote plastic surgery both scientifically and clinically, to further education and to encourage friendships among physicians from around the world.

Find more information about the ESPRAS at www.espras.org 


Friday, 7 June 

08.30–09.45  

Room: F4-5


Speakers

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Incisional Preventive Negative Pressure Therapy

Giovanni di Benedetto

Head of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Ancona, Italy

 


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Surgical incision management systems

Cenk Demirdover

Dokuz Eylul University, Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Izmir, TURKEY

 


The versatile use of VAC therapy

Yigit Tifitkcioglu

Ege University, Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Izmir, TURKEY

 


Dermal substitutes in wound healing

Diego Ribuffo

Professor of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery "P.Valdoni", Sapienza University, Rome, Italy