Leading Edge Modalities Global Education Alliance Management of The Open Abdomen: Recent Advancements in Temporary Abdominal Closure

Please join Luis G. Fernández, MD, and Marc R. Matthews, MD as they explore the leading-edge modalities in the management of the open abdomen. Using some of their own complex cases, both speakers will walk us through:

  • Understanding the role of negative pressure in non-trauma patients
  • Evolution of temporary abdominal closure utilizing negative pressure
  • Understand why and when to leave the abdomen open
  • Case based discussion on managing the open abdomen


May 4, 2020

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3M Medical Education

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Marc Matthews, MD, MS, MCG, FACS

Marc Matthews, MD, MS, MCG, FACS

Associate Director
Arizona Burn Center - Phoenix, AZ

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