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Industry Supported Symposia [clear filter]
Thursday, April 24
 

12:30pm

12:30pm

 
Friday, April 25
 

7:30am

7:30am

INDUSTRY SUPPORTED BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM - Maximizing Outcomes in Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Optimal Use of Adjuvant Therapy to Promote Healing
Supported by an educational grant from Shire Regenerative Medicine

Faculty
avatar for Han Pham Hulen, MD

Han Pham Hulen, MD

Medical City Dallas Center for Wound Healing
avatar for Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD

Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD

University of Miami


Friday April 25, 2014 7:30am - 9:00am
Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center

4:45pm

4:45pm

INDUSTRY SUPPORTED NON-MEAL SYMPOSIUM - Consensus-Driven, Evidence-Based Guidelines for Off-Loading DFUs: Addressing the Gap in Clinical Practice and Looking at the Latest Data

New literature indicates that off-loading of diabetic foot ulcers improves healing rates, but there are different methods to this treatment. This session will explain the role of total contact casting as an evidence-based yet under-utilized standard for off-loading. The speakers will also review challenging cases of diabetic or charcot wounds, presenting practical approaches to wound management with total contact casting.

Supported by an educational grant from Derma Sciences, Inc.



Friday April 25, 2014 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center
 
Saturday, April 26
 

7:30am

3:30pm

INDUSTRY SUPPORTED NON-MEAL SYMPOSIUM - Advances in Wound Therapy: Understanding Differences between Cellular and Acellular Therapies in the Treatment of Chronic Wounds

The landscape for wound care treatments is constantly adapting to new technology and therapy. Various wound care products are currently commercially available, with extensive data and evidence supporting their use. This session will differentiate cellular versus acellular therapies, as well as cellular versus acellular placental tissues in the treatment of chronic wounds. The speakers will also review case-based scenarios utilizing cellular therapies as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of chronic wounds.

Supported by an education grant from Osiris Therapeutics, Inc


Faculty

Saturday April 26, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center

6:00pm