46th Annual Scientific Meeting

20/20 Vision
Embracing innovation that builds on past success

July 9 - 12, 2020 | Virtual

PG Course 4
Sunday, July 12, 2020 | 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET

Transvaginal Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery Using Graft Augmentation Post FDA 

Course Director: Vincent Lucente, MD

Course Faculty:
Vincent Lucente, MDCharles Hanes, II, MDCharles Butrick, MD,  Michael Kennelly, MD

Course Description:
This course will begin by discussing the proper selection criteria for patients experiencing symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse and are at increased risk for failure or recurrence after undergoing suture repair of native tissue only. 

The main content will focus on proper dissection techniques, graft sizing and deliver, securement and finally tensioning or setting. Complication prevention, recognition and management will also be reviewed. 

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Course Schedule:

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Welcome and Introduction (Vincent Lucente, MD)

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm The Basic Science of Graft Construct and Host Response: Synthetics vs. Biologics (Michael Kennelly, MD)

3:50 pm – 4:25 pm Full Thickness Vaginal Wall Dissection Into True Pelvic Spaces – not “Tissue Planes” (Vincent Lucente, MD)

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Transvaginal Mesh 2.0: A Vaginal Approach to Sacral Colpopexy (Charles Hanes, MD)

5:00 pm – 5:15 pm Break

5:15 pm – 5:45 pm Persistent Postoperative Pain: Pathophysiology, Prevention and Management (Charles (Chip) Butrick, MD)

5:45 pm – 6:15 pm An Innovative Alternative to TVM: Biograft Augmentation with Prolene Suture Suspension (Vincent Lucente, MD)

6:15 pm – 6:45 pm Complex Care Management and Complication Prevention (Entire Panel)

6:45 pm – 7:00 pm Open forum for Q and A