Flexor Tendon Repair and Rehabilitation Sun, Oct 30 3:30-4:30 p.m. EDT

Optimizing clinical outcomes in the treatment of flexor tendon injuries remains a challenge. This session discusses recent advances in techniques and approaches for management of these conditions. Topics addressed include technical advances in surgical approaches, novel core suture techniques, use of wide-awake surgery, and updated rehabilitation protocols.

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify techniques to avoid complication after flexor tendon repair.
    1. Be familiar with early postoperative range of motion protocols that enhance outcomes and minimize risk of tendon rupture.
    2. Understand the benefits of the wide awake approaches to flexor tendon repair.

Accreditation: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The ASPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*Programming, faculty and schedule are subject to change.