Agenda

Thursday Friday Saturday

Thursday, June 8, 2017

10:00 - 12:00 PM

Session 1: Getting Started With AWR

Parag Bhanot, MD, FACS
10:00 - 10:15 AM
Welcome
Parag Bhanot, MD, FACS
10:15 - 10:30 AM
State of the Union
Stephen R.T. Evans, MD
10:30 - 10:45 AM
AHSQC Update: What We’ve Learned and What May Change
Michael J. Rosen, MD
10:45 - 11:00 AM
Quality of Life Following Hernia Repair: Understanding the Data
John P. Fischer, MD
11:00 - 11:15 AM
Patient – Physician Partnerships- Does It Make a Difference?
Adrian E. Park, MD
11:15 - 11:30 AM
Preoperative Preparation For Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Vedra Augenstein, MD, FACS
11:30 - 12:00 PM
Panel Discussion/Q&A
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lunch
12:10 - 12:50 PM
Lunch Symposium
Achieving Long-Term Success in Complex Hernia Patients
This non-CME accredited activity is supported by Allergan.
Vedra Augenstein, MD, FACS
1:00 - 2:45 PM

Session 2: Understanding the Complexities of AWR

Maurice Y. Nahabedian, MD, FACS
1:00 - 1:15 PM
Abdominal Wall Function- From Understanding to Decision Making
Adrian E. Park, MD
1:15 - 1:30 PM
Abdominal Wall Tension and Physiologic Implications
William H. Hope, MD
1:30 - 1:45 PM
Decision Making: Choosing the Right Mesh
Jesse C. Selber, MD, MPH, FACS
1:45 - 2:00 PM
Decision Making: Choosing the Right Mesh Location
Parag Bhanot, MD, FACS
2:00 - 2:15 PM
AWR and Acute Care Surgery: Managing Priorities
Brent D. Matthews, MD
2:15 - 2:45 PM
Panel Discussion/Q&A
2:45 - 3:00 PM
Break
3:00 - 4:45 PM

Session 3: New Concepts with Hernia Repair and Prevention

Parag Bhanot, MD, FACS
3:00 - 3:15 PM
Absorbable Synthetics for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Matthew Goldblatt, MD, FACS
3:15 - 3:30 PM
The Use of Sutureless Mesh in Open AWR: Data and Outcomes
Jeffrey Janis, MD, FACS
3:30 - 3:45 PM
Sutureless Onlay Repair of Ventral/Incisional Hernias- Where Do We Stand?
Guy R. Voeller, MD
3:45 - 4:00 PM
Muscle Paralysis with Botox for AWR: Standing the Test of Time
Vedra Augenstein, MD, FACS
4:00 - 4:15 PM
Totally Extraperitoneal Ventral & Incisional Hernia Repair
John Scott Roth, MD, FACS
4:15 - 4:30 PM
Prophylactic Mesh for Hernia Prevention: Has the Time Arrived?
William H. Hope, MD
4:30 - 4:45 PM
Panel Discussion/Q&A
5:00 - 6:15 PM
Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

Friday, June 9, 2017

8:00 - 8:45 AM
Breakfast Symposium II
Optimizing Surgical Outcomes & Preventing Complications
This non-CME accredited activity is supported by Bard Davol
Robert Martindale, MD, PhD, FACS
9:00 - 10:30 AM

Session 4: Component Separation: An Evolving Technique

Maurice Y. Nahabedian, MD, FACS
9:00 - 9:15 AM
Anterior Component Separation
Greg A. Dumanian, MD
9:15 - 9:30 AM
Endoscopic Anterior Release
John Scott Roth, MD, FACS
9:30 - 9:45 AM
TAR
Vedra Augenstein, MD, FACS
9:45 - 10:00 AM
Robotic Retromuscular Incisional Hernia Repair with TAR
Alfredo M. Carbonell, DO, FACS, FACOS
10:00 - 10:15 AM
A Second Component Separation: Choosing the Right Technique
Michael J. Rosen, MD
10:15 - 10:30 AM
Panel Discussion/Q&A
10:30 - 11:00 AM
Break/Exhibits
11:00 - 12:30 PM

Session 5: Challenging Locations

Parag Bhanot, MD, FACS
11:00 - 11:15 AM
Flank Hernias – Strategies for Success
Greg A. Dumanian, MD
11:15 - 11:30 AM
Parastomal Hernias: Laparoscopic and Open Techniques
Adrian E. Park, MD
11:30 - 11:45 AM
Subxiphoid and Suprapubic Defects
Brent D. Matthews, MD
11:45 - 12:00 PM
Options to Repair Iatrogenic Lateral Defect after Component Separation
Matthew Goldblatt, MD, FACS
12:00 - 12:15 PM
Panel Discussion/Q&A
12:15 - 12:30 PM
2017 MedStar Georgetown Distinguished Achievement Award in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction - Honoree: Oscar Ramirez
12:30 - 2:15 PM
Lunch/Exhibits
12:30 - 1:10 PM
Lunch Symposium I
Understanding Legal Tools: The Keys to Lawsuit Prevention and Tax Reduction
Speaker: Leland McKay
This non-CME accredited activity is supported by Legally Mine.
1:20 - 2:00 PM
Lunch Symposium II
CQI – The power of real world, real time data in hernia repair
Speakers:
Bruce Ramshaw, MD
Karl A. LeBlanc
Carl R. Doerhoff, MD

This non-CME accredited activity is supported by Gore & Associates.
2:15 - 3:45 PM

Session 6: Management of Infection

Parag Bhanot, MD, FACS
2:15 - 2:30 PM
Dueling Perspectives: Reconstruction with Biologics after Mesh Infection
Vedra Augenstein, MD, FACS
2:30 - 2:45 PM
Dueling Perspectives: Reconstruction with Synthetics after Mesh Infection
Alfredo M. Carbonell, DO, FACS, FACOS
2:45 - 3:00 PM
Mesh Sutured Repairs of Contaminated Abdominal Wall Defects
Greg A. Dumanian, MD
3:00 - 3:15 PM
Soft Tissue Infections: Conservative and Aggressive Measures
Sarah Sher, MD
3:15 - 3:30 PM
VAC and AWR: Abthera, Veraflo, and Prevena
Devinder Singh, MD
3:30 - 3:45 PM
Panel Discussion/Q&A
3:45 - 4:15 PM
Break
4:15 - 6:15 PM

Session 7: Plastic Surgery

Maurice Y. Nahabedian, MD, FACS
4:15 - 4:30 PM
Benefits of a Two-Team Approach
Maurice Y. Nahabedian, MD, FACS
4:30 - 4:45 PM
Optimal Management of the Skin and Soft Tissue
Hani Sbitany, MD, FACS
4:45 - 5:00 PM
Abdominal Panniculectomy – Staged or Immediate
Devinder Singh, MD
5:00 - 5:15 PM
Strategies for Correction of the TRAM / DIEP Bulge / Hernia
Hani Sbitany, MD, FACS
5:15 - 5:30 PM
Minimally Invasive Diastasis Closure (Robotic-Assisted Posterior Rectus Plication)
Shirin Towfigh, MD, FACS
5:30 - 5:45 PM
Mesh Repair of Rectus Diastasis
Greg A. Dumanian, MD
5:45 - 6:00 PM
Use of Local and Remote Flaps for Complex AWR
Sarah Sher, MD
6:00 - 6:15 PM
Panel Discussion/Q&A

Saturday, June 10, 2017

7:00 - 8:00 AM
Breakfast
8:00 - 9:30 AM
Option 1 - Operate with the Masters: Open Component Separation Hands-On Cadaver Lab - This is a non-CME accredited activity.
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Option 2 - Poster Abstract Oral Presentations - This is a non-CME accredited activity.
Maurice Y. Nahabedian, MD, FACS
9:00 - 9:30 AM
Aesthetic Contouring of the Abdominal Wall - Comprehensive Abdominoplasty: Dermolipectomy, Liposuction, External Oblique Cinching Umbilicoplasty: The Central Hallmark in the Analysis, Planning and Execution of Abdominoplasty
Oscar Ramirez, MD
9:30 - 10:00 AM
Break/Exhibits
10:00 - 11:30 AM

Session 8: Postoperative Considerations

Parag Bhanot, MD, FACS
10:00 - 10:15 AM
AWR Without Drains: A Clinical Quality Improvement Project
Bruce Ramshaw, MD, FACS
10:15 - 10:30 AM
Strategies For Drain and Antibiotic Use in AWR
Hani Sbitany, MD, FACS
10:30 - 10:45 AM
Seromas & Hematomas: Prevention and Management
Gina L. Adrales, MD, MPH
10:45 - 11:00 AM
Appropriate Follow-Up after AWR: Role of Surveillance Imaging
Guy R. Voeller, MD
11:00 - 11:15 AM
Implementing Multi-modal Pain Management and Enhanced Recovery Strategies for AWR
Gina L. Adrales, MD, MPH
11:15 - 11:30 AM
Panel Discussion/Q&A
11:30 - 12:45 PM
Lunch/Exhibits
12:45 - 2:00 PM

Session 9: Economics

Parag Bhanot, MD, FACS
12:45 - 1:00 PM
Value-Based Clinical Quality Improvement for Ventral/Incisional Hernia Repair
Bruce Ramshaw, MD, FACS
1:00 - 1:15 PM
Coding and Billing: Maximizing Reimbursement
Devinder Singh, MD
1:15 - 1:30 PM
Lets Get Ready To Bundle - The Global Costs of Ventral Hernia Repair
John Scott Roth, MD, FACS
1:30 - 1:45 PM
Analysis of Cost and Assessment of Value: Is it VHR Cost Effective
John P. Fischer, MD
1:45 - 2:00 PM
Q&A
2:00 - 3:00 PM

Session 10: Stump the Experts

Parag Bhanot, MD, FACS
Maurice Y. Nahabedian, MD, FACS
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Stump the Experts
Parag Bhanot, MD, FACS
Maurice Y. Nahabedian, MD, FACS
Vedra Augenstein, MD, FACS
Devinder Singh, MD
William H. Hope, MD
John P. Fischer, MD
3:00 - 3:05 PM
Adjourn


 
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