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Section: CME Category: Wound Care

Amputation Site Soft Tissue Restoration Using Adipose Stem Cell Therapy

Debra Bourne, MD

Debra Bourne, MD discusses the augmentation of soft tissue deficits and amputations with fat grafting, its advantages and disadvantages. Dr. Bourne cites studies to support her statements.

CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Understand the need for improved treatment strategies for soft tissue deficits in amputation sites
  2. Appreciate the potential role of stromal vascular fraction enriched fat grafting for the treatment of soft tissue deficits in lower extremity amputation sites
  3. Determine outcomes for patients who undergo fat grafting for the treatment of soft tissue deficits in amputation sites
  4. Understand the psychosocial and quality of life impacts of soft tissue improvements
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  • CPME (Credits: 0.75)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.75 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 03/16/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2020

  • Author
  • Debra Bourne, MD

    Plastic Surgery Resident, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Plastic Surgery

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    Debra Bourne has nothing to disclose.