A Modern Approach to the Open Abdomen

Presented at the Annual Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery Conference in March 2010 in Las Vegas, NV, three thought leaders share techniques, science, and experience with the management of the open abdomen. The following presentations discuss the use and application of certain therapies for management of the open abdomen. Please consult manufacturer instructions for use prior to application of any treatment. Click for detailed instructions for use (including important safety information) and clinical guidelines for use for KCI ABThera Open Abdomen Negative Pressure Therapy.

Demetrios Demetriades, MD, PhD, FACS

Demetrios Demetriades, MD, PhD, FACS

Professor & Vice Chairman of Surgery, Director of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, University of Southern California

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Gary Nieman, BA

Gary Nieman, BA

Associate Professor, Senior Research Scientist, Director of Cardiopulmonary & Critical Care Laboratory, SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Michael L. Cheatham, MD, FACS, FCCM

Michael L. Cheatham, MD, FACS, FCCM

Professor of Surgery, University of Central Florida, Director, Surgical Intensive Care Units, Orlando Regional Medical Center

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