Next Generation Negative Pressure Therapy for Incision and Surrounding Soft Tissue Management: Improving Outcomes Following Lower Extremity Surgery

At the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Brett Crist, MD and Ravi Karia, MD presented this symposium, designed to increase knowledge of appropriate and safe use of ciNPT and improve outcomes in lower extremity surgery.   They review clinical evidence, case studies and provide a practical demonstration of the latest evolution in incision and surrounding soft tissue management in lower extremity.


  • Understand the impact of surgical site infections  
  • Tips and pearls for successful outcomes in lower extremity surgery  
  • Review recent evidence examining the importance of using negative pressure therapy for incision and surrounding tissue management
  • Discuss case examples of outcomes associated with negative pressure therapy in complex lower extremity cases
  • Take part in a question-and-answer session


March 10, 2021

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3M Medical Education

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Brett Duane Crist, M.D., FACS, FAAOS

Brett Duane Crist, M.D., FACS, FAAOS

Vice Chair of Business Development
Director Orthopaedic Trauma Service
Co-Director Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Missouri School of Medicine
Columbia, MO

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Ravi A. Karia, M.D.

Ravi A. Karia, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Associate Professor
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
Department of Orthopaedics
University of Texas Health Science Center

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