2017 GSA ASM | ABDOMINAL WALL
On behalf of General Surgeons Australia and the Organising Committee, it is with pleasure that we invite you to join us in Canberra for the ninth GSA Annual Scientific Meeting – Abdominal Wall: Access and Repair, taking place from Friday 29 September – Sunday 01 October, 2017, at QT Canberra.
The past decade has seen a rapid increase in our understanding of functional abdominal wall anatomy, optimal techniques for abdominal wall reconstruction, and the development of new approaches in achieving primary abdominal fascial closure. This has made keeping up with the large body of literature and the range of repair techniques difficult. Our aim is to share knowledge and simplify these processes for the practising general surgeon, focusing on: accessing the abdominal cavity, abdominal incision closure, laparostomy, difficult stoma management, enterocutaneous fistula management, abdominal nerve blockade, chronic abdominal wall pain management, and science of hernia surgery - from common approaches to complex abdominal wall reconstruction...Continue reading