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Session Information

FOC U067 - Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication: Better Practice of Surgical Reconstruction Ladder in a Busy Practice

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Tuesday, March 25

CME Credits: 1.50

Location: Room 103/105

Time: 7:15 AM - 8:45 AM

Director: Yaohui Gloria Xu, MD, FAAD - Handout

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize acceptable functional and aesthetic outcomes from various surgical reconstruction methods
  • Identify misconceptions that often prevent optimized utilization of surgical reconstruction ladder
  • Determine various features that are useful in formulating the most appropriate reconstruction modality for each individual patient

As dermatologists we naturally apply the surgical reconstruction ladder to each individual defect on a daily basis. However, due to misconceptions or lack of personal experience, this approach is often not optimized. This session is designed to challenge your comfort zone in reconstruction in order to fill the gap that you might not recognize and to improve your efficiency in providing acceptable reconstruction to your patients.