New and Established Techniques in Breast and Body Contouring: A Hands-On Cadaver Workshop
- Start Date:
- Thursday, 21 June, 2012
- End Date:
- Saturday, 23 June, 2012 6:00pm
- General Surgery, Plastic Surgery
The most extensive hands-on cadaver workshop ever presented by the Academy, New and Established Techniques in Breast and Body Contouring will be held June 21-23 at the prestigious Practical Anatomy & Surgical Center training facility at Saint Louis University. The hands-on cadaver workshop allows for an intensive training and development experience affording participants the unique opportunity to work one-on-one with top authorities in these areas of cosmetic surgery.
Learn both new and established techniques in cosmetic breast, body and reconstructive surgery including breast augmentation, mastopexy, reduction, and reconstruction. Hands-on body contouring including avelar abdominoplasty, belt lipectomy, buttock lifts, implants, thigh lifts, and bracheoplasty will be performed during the workshop. An emphasis on complications, patient safety, and treatment will be presented. In addition, renowned keynotes speakers, Drs.
Harold Bafitis and Thomas L. Jackson, will present two leading-edge procedures in the field of body and breast contouring. Dr. Bafitis will be sharing his Bafitis Integrated Liposculpture Abdominoplasty (BILA) technique which improves the results on circumferential liposculpture with a marked decrease in downtime. And Dr. Jackson will impart his extensive knowledge and experience on breast reconstruction after a mastectomy, including his ground-breaking nipple-saving technique. Attendees have the opportunity to register for their choice of breast, body or both workshops.
Saint Louis University,
3839 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis,
Conference organized by American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Founded in 1985,the mission of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) is to advance the specialty of cosmetic surgery and quality patient care. AACS is the leader in continuing medical education for all specialties of cosmetic surgery, providing fellowship training programs, live surgery workshops, medical symposiums and an annual scientific meeting. Most members of the AACS are board-certified cosmetic surgeons, dermatological surgeons, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, head and neck surgeons, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, obstetric-gynecologic surgeons, general surgeons and ophthalmic surgeons – all of whom specialize in cosmetic surgery. AACS is the organization that represents all cosmetic surgeons in the American Medical Association (AMA) through its seat in the AMA House of Delegates. For more information, visit www.cosmeticsurgery.org.
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