Management of the Open Abdomen: Complex Surgical Wounds and Advanced Incision Closure

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Luis G. Fernández

Chairman Emeritus, Division of Trauma Surgery/Surgical Critical Care, Chief of Trauma Surgical Critical Care Unit, Trinity Mother Frances Health System Tyler, TX

Dr. Fernandez will discuss his experiences in the management of complex abdominal wounds and propose advanced wound therapy options for wound and incision closure.


  • Understand why complications with incisions can lead to serious consequences
  • Introduce the PREVENA™ Incision Management and its uses following closure of the open abdomen
  • Review published clinical evidence
  • Discuss case studies from speaker’s own practice
Release: 02/21/2017

Expiration: 02/22/2017

Location: Online

Credits: This lecture qualifies for 0 CME credit hours.

Cost: $0.0

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