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15 CME Credits
Course Overview

DAY 1
Lectures and video sessions
OR sessions in two teams
Postoperative video analysis of other team’s cases
Comprehensive review of all techniques of abdominoplasty

DAY 2
Didactic review with questions and answers
Postoperative examination of Day 1 patients
OR sessions in two teams
Postoperative video analysis cases
Prevention and management of complications

Objectives

Become knowledgeable in the principles of minimally invasive effective cosmetic abdominoplasty
Enable the physician to safely and effectively perform abdominoplasty procedures under local, sedation, or general anesthesia
Prevention and management of complications


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FACULTY
Marco Pelosi II, MD, FACOG, FACS, FICS, FAACS – Course Director and CME Coordinator, Director of Pelosi Medical Center; President and Founder, ISCG, Bayonne, NJ

Marco Pelosi III, MD, FACOG, FACS, FICS, FAACS – Associate Director of Pelosi Medical Center; Vice President and Co-Founder, ISCG, Bayonne, NJ

ACCREDITATION
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY ) through the joint sponsorship of the Academy of Medicine of Richmond and the International Society of Cosmetogynecology. The Academy of Medicine of Richmond is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Academy of Medicine of Richmond designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
All education grants for continuing medical education programs sponsored by the Academy of Medicine are in strict compliance with the guidelines of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). A copy of these standards for commercial support is available upon request.

FACULTY DISCLOSURE
The Academy of Medicine of Richmond relies upon invited faculty participants in its CME programs to provide educational information that is objective and free of bias as much as possible. In the spirit, and in accordance with the guidelines of the program sponsor, the faculty participants are expected to indicate any commercial relationship that may be perceived as real or apparent conflicts of interest.

CERTIFICATION OF CME CREDIT
Following completion of the program, the Academy of Medicine of Richmond will issue certificates to all participants based on documented attendance at the various educational sessions.


 
 
Workshop Agenda
 
 


DAY ONE  ( Friday )

9:00 – 9:30 am

Opening Comments and Continental Breakfast.

9:30 – 9:45 am
Office Surgery under Local Anesthesia: An Overview.

9:45 – 10:00 am
The Role of the Gynecologist in Performing Liposculpturing and Abdominoplasty.

10:00 – 10:15 am
The History of Abdominoplasty and Liposuction: Important role played by Gynecologists.

10:15 - 10:30 am
A Review and Critique of Traditional Abdominoplasty Techniques.

10:30 - 10:45 am
The Avelar Abdominoplasty Technique: Advantages and Limitations.

10:45 – 11:00 am
The High Lateral Tension Abdominoplasty technique: Advantages and Limitations.

11:00 - 11:30 am
COFFEE BREAK

11:30 – 12:30 pm
Introduction of the Pelosi/Avellanet Minimally Invasive Abdominoplasty System
• Patient Selection
• Preoperative Preparation and Medications
• Key Anatomical Landmarks and Measurements
• Technique of Marking and Tumescent Anesthesia infiltration for Abdominoplasty
• Technique for the Liposuction phase of the Abdominoplasty
• Technique for the Dermatolipectomy, phase of the Abdominoplasty
• Management of the Umbilicus
• Management of Rectus Diastasis
• Prevention of Dog Ears
• Closure Technique

12:30 - 1:00 pm
LUNCH BREAK

1:00 – 5:00 pm
Live Surgery: Abdominoplasty…Marco A. Pelosi II and Marco A. Pelosi III, MD

3:30 - 3:45 pm
COFFEE BREAK

5:00 – 6:00 pm
Postoperative Video Analysis of Other Teams’ Cases.

6:00 – 6:30 pm
Round Table Discussion.


DAY TWO  ( Saturday )


9:00 – 9:30 am
Continental Breakfast.

9:30 – 9:45 am
Immediate Postoperative care of the Abdominoplasty Patient.

9:45 – 10:00 am
Delayed Postoperative Care of the Abdominoplasty Patient.

10:00 – 10:15 am
The Five Essential Components of the Pelosi/Avellanet Minimally Invasive Abdominoplasty System.

10:15 - 10:30 am
Prevention and Management of Complications and Delayed Procedure Touch-Ups

10:30 - 10:45 am
COFFEE BREAK

10:45 - 2:45 pm
Live Surgery: Abdominoplasty…Marco A. Pelosi II, MD and Marco A. Pelosi III, MD

1:00 - 1:30 pm
LUNCH BREAK

1:30 – 2:45 pm
Live Surgery: Abdominoplasty (continued)

2:45 - 3:45 pm
Postoperative Video Analysis of other Teams’ Cases

3:45 - 4:00 pm
COFFEE BREAK

4:00 -5:00 pm
Round Table Discussion.

5:00 - 6:00 pm
Video Festival of Abdominoplasty.

6:00 – 6:30 pm
Awarding of Certificates.

 
   
 
 

 
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