410 High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Body Contouring - The Basics

Sunday, April 14
2:00pm – 4:00pm
2-Hour Courses - 2 CME credits per course

410 High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Body Contouring - The Basics
2 CME credits
Discounted pre-registration fee: $140 On-site fee: $190
Mark Jewell, MD, Richard Baxter, MD, and Onelio Garcia, Jr., MD
mjewell@teleport.com
Level: Comprehensive                    Organization: Didactic
Desired Outcomes:

  • Explain the clinical application of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) as a way to achieve ablation of subcutaneous adipose tissue and collagen layer tightening
  • Review pre-clinical research, including animal and human, on the tissue effect of HIFU
  • Discuss a clinical process for patient selection and treatment of localized fat deposits with HIFU
  • Distinguish appropriate patient selection, and ways to address patient discomfort during HIFU treatment
  • Discuss measurement approaches that quantify improvements in body contour following HIFU treatment
  • Appraise the incorporation of HIFU body contouring into a clinical practice