Sponsored by the NYU Post-Graduate Medical School

Department of Plastic Surgery, NYU School of Medicine

PERFORATOR FLAPS

15TH INTERNATIONAL COURSE ON

THURSDAY-SUNDAY • NOVEMBER 21-24, 2013 New York, NY

CME INFORMATION
Course Description This educational activity will involve in-depth discussions on all aspects of perforator flaps including basic research, anatomy, physiology, and surgical technique. Live surgery, in three simultaneous operating rooms over two days, will be a highlight for all participants. Target Audience Plastic Surgeons, Microsurgeons, Residents and Fellows Statement of Need There is a gap between the actual and potential frequency of perforator flap surgery. It is underutilized in clinical practice. This is the result of a lack of adequate training in this technique among many clinicians who do reconstructive surgery. Educational Objectives At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
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Develop strategies to increase the frequency of perforator flap techniques in practice to reduce recovery time and surgical complications.

FACULTY
COURSE CO-CHAIRMEN Robert Allen, MD Ernest Chiu, MD Nolan S. Karp, MD Steven F. Morris, MD HONORARY COURSE CHAIRMAN Joseph McCarthy, MD NYU Faculty Christina Ahn, MD Robert Allen, MD Daniel Ceradini, MD David Chiu, MD Ernest Chiu, MD Mihye Choi, MD Mark DeLacure, MD Alexes Hazen, MD Nolan Karp, MD Jamie Levine, MD Michael Margiotta, MD Pierre Saadeh, MD Sheel Sharma, MD Vishal Thanik, MD Visiting International Faculty Claudio Angrigiani, MD Corinne Becker, MD Phillip N. Blondeel, MD Christoph Heitmann, MD Joon Pio Hong, MD Isao Koshima, PhD Jaume Masia, MD Steven F. Morris, MD Lanhu Mu, MD Gemma Pons, MD Nathalie Roche, MD Eric Santamaria, MD Elaine M. Sassoon, AB, FRCS, FRCS (Plastic) Koenraad Van Landuyt, MD Visiting United States Faculty Constance Chen, MD Heather Erhard, MD David Greenspun, MD Geoffrey G. Hallock, MD Joshua Levine, MD Maria LoTempio, MD Peter Neligan, MB Ali Sadeghi, MD Aldona Spiegel, MD Julie Vasile, MD M. Whitten Wise, MD

The views expressed and the subject material presented in the course of any activities sponsored by The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery including lectures, seminars, instructional courses, or otherwise, represent the personal views of the individual participants and do not represent the opinion of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. The Society assumes no responsibility for such views or materials, or implied, for the content of any Society sponsored presentations. Further, the Society hereby acknowledges that while its broad purpose is to promote the development and exchange of knowledge pertaining to the practice of Microsurgery, it does so only in the context of a private forum without making any representation to the public whatsoever. Accordingly, the Society declares that its primary purpose is to benefit only its physician members, and responsibility of the Society for acts or omissions of Society members dealing with the public is hereby expressly disclaimed.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Location Convene 730 Third Avenue (TIAA-CREF Building) Between 45th and 46th Street 17th Floor New York, NY 10017 Accreditation Statement
The NYU Post-Graduate Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PROGRAM
Thursday, November 21, 2013
6:00-8:00 pm Welcome Reception Convene, 27th Floor

Credit Designation Statement
The NYU Post-Graduate Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Friday, November 22, 2013
Conference Day 1 7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:00 Welcoming Remarks Robert Allen, MD 8:05 Honorary Chairman Joseph McCarthy, MD Session I – Principles of Perforator Flaps Moderators: Gemma Pons, MD and Eric Santamaria, MD 8:15 History of Perforator Flaps Steven F. Morris, MD 8:30 Nomenclature of Perforator Flaps Geoffrey G. Hallock, MD 8:45 Perforator Flap Technique Phillip N. Blondeel, MD 9:00 Preoperative Imaging Jaume Masia, MD 9:15 Avoidance of Pitfalls in Perforator Flap Surgery Peter Neligan, MB 9:30 Supermicrosurgery Isao Koshima, PhD 9:45 The 2011 Perforator Flap Meeting Joon P. Hong, MD 10:00 Coffee Break and Viewing of E-Posters Session II – Individual Perforator Flap Technique: How the Masters Do It Moderators: Joon Pio Hong, MD and Elaine M. Sassoon, AB, FRCS, FRCS (Plastic) 10:30 How I Do It — Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap (DIEP) Phillip N. Blondeel, MD 10:50 How I Do It — Anterolateral Thigh Flap (ALT) Nathalie Roche, MD 11:00 How I Do It — Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery Flap (SIEA) Aldona Spiegel, MD 11:10 How I Do It — Gluteal Artery Perforator Flaps (GAP Flaps) Koenraad Van Landuyt, MD 11:20 Discussion

Online Registration Preferred
Applications will be accepted in order of their receipt. In order to reserve your seat, please register in advance, as on-site registration is not guaranteed. An email confirmation will be sent confirming your registration. Written confirmation will not be mailed. Visit our secure website http://cme.med.nyu. edu/ICPF to submit online registration. Please Note: We cannot accept telephone or email registration.

Disclosure Statement
The NYU Post-Graduate Medical School adheres to the ACCME Essential Areas and Policies, including the Standards for Commercial Support, regarding industry support of continuing medical education. In order to resolve any identified Conflicts of Interest, disclosure information is provided during the planning process to ensure resolution of any identified conflicts. Disclosure of faculty and commercial relationships as well as the discussion of unlabeled or unapproved use of any drug, device or procedure by the faculty will be fully noted at the meeting.

Mailing Address and Contact Information:
Registration Office NYU Post-Graduate Medical School P.O. Box 1855 Murray Hill Station New York, NY 10016 Phone: (212) 263-5295 Fax: (212) 263-5293

Hotel Accommodations
Rooms are in very heavy demand in New York City; we urge you to make your reservations early. For more information about hotel accommodations, please visit the course website http://cme.med. nyu.edu/ICPF

Abstract and E-Poster Submissions
Submission Deadline: 10/1/13 Decisions will be released on 10/15/13 Abstract Guidelines: All abstract submissions must adhere to the following rules: 1. Include all authors and institutions 2. 400 words or less E-Poster Guidelines: All e-poster submissions must adhere to the following rules: 1. Include all authors and institutions 2. Formatted as a PowerPoint presentation with 5 slides 3. Structured as: 1-Title, Objective; 2-Methods; 3-Results; 4-Discussion and Conclusions Visit http://cme.med.nyu.edu/ICPF to submit your abstract or e-poster. Please be sure to include your contact information with your submission.

Gala
An evening of dinner and dancing at the American Museum of Natural History Sunday, November 24 at 7:00 pm Price: $250 per ticket

Spouse Social Program
This year there will be a social program for spouses.
Full details on the Gala and Spouse Social Program will be posted on our course website closer to the course date. http://cme.med.nyu.edu/ICPF

11:30 How I Do It — Intercostal Artery Perforator Flaps (ICAP Flaps) Joshua Levine, MD 11:40 How I Do It — Profunda Artery Perforator Flap (PAP) Robert Allen, MD 11:50 How I Do It — Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flap (TDAP Flap) Claudio Angrigiani, MD 12:00 pm How I Do It — Superficial Circumflex Iliac Artery Perforator Flap (SCIP) Joon Pio Hong, MD 12:10 How I Do It — Sural Artery Perforator Flap Geoffrey G. Hallock, MD 12:20 Discussion 12:30 Lunch and Viewing of E-Posters Session III – Breast Reconstruction Moderators: Mihye Choi, MD and Nolan Karp, MD 1:00 Shaping the Breast Phillip N. Blondeel, MD 1:30 Breast Reconstruction Planning Christina Ahn, MD 1:50 Sensate Breast Reconstruction Aldona Spiegel, MD 2:05 Four Flapped Breast Reconstruction Ali Sadeghi, MD 2:20 Bilateral Breast Reconstruction under Four Hours Ali Sadeghi, MD 2:35 Primary Breast Reconstruction in the Irradiated Bed Christoph Heitmann, MD 2:50 Perforator Flaps in Breast Reconstruction, Common Errors and Prevention Eric Santamaria, MD 3:05 Lymphedema Surgery Corinne Becker, MD 3:20 Coffee Break and Viewing of E-Posters Session IV – Women’s Perspective on Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction Moderators: Constance Chen, MD and Maria LoTempio, MD 3:50 Standard Bearing for the Perforators! Elaine M. Sassoon, AB, FRCS, FRCS (Plastic) 4:00 Women on Top: A Female Surgeon’s Perspective on Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction Nathalie Roche, MD

4:10 Integral Treatment of Breast Cancer Patients Gemma Pons, MD 4:20 Difficult Breast and Chest Wall Reconstruction with Free Bilateral DIEP Flaps Anastomosed to the Two Ends (Proximal and Distal) of the Internal Mammary Vessels Lanhu Mu, MD 4:30 When to Turn the Headlights On: Patients’ Perspectives Concerning Nipple Reconstruction Heather Erhard, MD 4:40 Discussion Session V – Introduction of Patients for Live Surgery Moderator: Alexes Hazen, MD and Jamie Levine, MD 5:00 Brief review of 4 patients scheduled for surgery on Saturday Ernest Chiu, MD Brief review of 4 patients scheduled for surgery on Sunday Mihye Choi, MD 6:00 pm Adjourn

10:30 Continual Update on Live Perforator Flap Surgery 12:30 pm Lunch and Viewing of Live Surgery 1:30 Continual Update on Live Perforator Flap Surgery 3:00 Free Papers Moderator: Ernest Chiu, MD and Aldona Spiegel, MD 5:00 pm Adjourn

Sunday, November 24, 2013
Conference Day 3 7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:00 Announcements 8:05 LIVE SURGERY Broadcast to Auditorium Throughout the Day: 2 Free Tissue Transfers, 2 Pedicled Perforator Flap Cases. Each surgeon discusses case, thought process involved, planning of the flap, etc. Introduction of Surgeons, Assistants, Staff, Patients, Rooms, Positioning, Surgical Planning Moderators: Phillip N. Blondeel, MD, Nolan Karp, MD and Nathalie Roche, MD These lectures will occur concurrently with the live surgery: 9:00 Imaging in Perforator Flap Surgery Moderator: David Greenspun, MD Panelists: Jaume Masia, MD, Peter Neligan, MB, and Julie Vasile, MD 10:00 Coffee Break – Live Surgery Continues in Auditorium 10:30 Continual Update on Live Perforator Flap Surgery 12:30 pm Lunch and Viewing of Live Surgery 1:30 Continual Update on Live Perforator Flap Surgery 3:00 Panel: Problem Solving in Perforator Flap Surgery: Complications, Avoidance, Pearls, Pitfalls. “Disasters of the Masters” Moderators: Claudio Angrigiani, MD and Phillip N. Blondeel, MD Panelist: Koenraad Van Landuyt, MD 5:00 Adjourn 7:00 pm Gala

Saturday, November 23, 2013
Conference Day 2 7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:00 Announcements 8:05 LIVE SURGERY Broadcast to Auditorium Through out the Day: 2 Free Tissue Transfers, 2 Pedicled Perforator Flap Cases Introduction of Surgeons, Assistants, Staff, Patients, Rooms and Positioning, Surgical Planning. Each surgeon discusses case, thought process involved, planning of the flap, etc. Moderators: Claudio Angrigiani MD, Nolan Karp, MD and Steven F. Morris, MD These lectures will occur concurrently with the live surgery: Session VI 9:00 Panel: Local Free Flaps Moderator: Steven F. Morris, MD and Lanhu Mu, MD Panelists: Geoffrey G. Hallock, MD and Pierre Saadeh, MD 10:00 Coffee Break – Live Surgery Continues in Auditorium

COURSE REGISTRATION FORM
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15TH INTERNATIONAL COURSE ON

PERFORATOR FLAPS

THURSDAY-SUNDAY • NOVEMBER 21-24 , 2013

New York, NY