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Friday, September 11, 2015


7:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 Welcome and Introduction: Jacob Greenberg, MD, EdM

8:05 Abdominal Wall Anatomy – Michael Sloan, MD

8:30 Evolution of the Separation of Components Technique: The Release of Various Components and Innovative Reconstructive Techniques – Jacob Greenberg, MD, EdM

9:00 Choice of Biomaterial – Todd Heniford, MD

10:00 Refreshment Break

10:15 Parastomal Hernia: Controversies and Techniques – Matthew Goldblatt, MD

10:45 Other Complex Hernias: Paraesophageal Hernia – Luke Funk, MD

11:15 Complications and Postoperative Management in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction – Michael Garren, MD

11:40 Coding – Jacob Greenberg, MD, EdM


12:00 Working Lunch: Case Presentations and Discussion

1:00 Bioskills Lab: All faculty
Laparoscopic Component Separation
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Open Component Separation
Retro-rectus Repair

3:30 Course Evaluations and Debrief Copyright © 2017 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System