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NEW THIS YEAR! Special APWCA discounted rate of $299 (Enter code: APWCA-2019) to attend the 20th Anniversary NCVH 2019 Annual Conference, which now includes a day-long educational track focused on the interdisciplinary integrated team approach to wound care - Save hundreds of dollars!

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APWCA will be presenting a full day didactic session on May 31st! See schedule of the day below:

10:00 - 11:20AM NCVH/APWCA Session IV: Reconstruction of Complex Tissue Defects in the Lower Extremities
10:00 - 10:10AM The Importance and Goals of Wound Healing in Limb Preservations, Charles Andersen, MD
10:10 - 10:20AM When to get a Vascular Consult and the Limitation of Non-Invasive Vascular Studies, Craig Walker, MD
10:20 - 10:30AM Identifying the Etiology of the Wound, Charles Andersen, MD
10:30 - 10:40AM Debridement of the Complex Wound: Extent, Tools and Frequency Stephanie Wu, DPM
10:40 - 10:50AM Controlling the Bacteria in the Wound: Topical vs. Systemic Treatment, Charles Southerland, DPM
10:50 - 11:00AM Venous Ablation for the Venous Leg Ulcers: Indications and Timing, Robert Coronado, MD
11:00 - 11:10AM That is the Role of Cellular and or Tissue Based Products in Dermal Reconstruction: Evidence Based Medicine, Steven Kavros, DPM

11:20 - 1:30PM Lunch/Lunch Symposia/Exhibits

1:30 - 3:00PM [Podiatry and Wound Care] Session V: Reconstruction of Complex Tissue Defects in the Lower Extremities
1:30 - 1:40PM Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: What is the Evidence? Jeffrey Niezgoda, MD
1:40 - 1:50PM Vascular Imaging: Evidence to Improve Outcomes, Jeffrey Ross, DPM, MD
1:50 - 2:00PM When to Consider Flaps vs. Split Thickness Skin Grafts, Charles Southerland, DPM
2:00 - 2:10PM Taking the Mystery Out of Offloading: It is more than a Simple Insert, Steven Kavros, DPM
2:10 - 2:20PM Compression Therapy for Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Compression Wraps vs. Gradient Support Hose, Cheryl Bongiovanni, PhD
2:20 - 2:30PM Topical Oxygen: Hocus or Evidence Based, Stephanie Wu, DPM
2:30 - 2:40PM What is Feasible for Complex Would Healing in the Changing Economic and Reimbursement Environment, Steven Kavros, DPM
2:40 - 2:50PM Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion
2:50 - 3:00PM Closing Remarks, Frank Tursi, DPM 

3:00PM Adjourn

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