SOURCE: American Society of Plastic Surgeons

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

July 21, 2016 10:57 ET

LifeCell Pledges Support as Platinum Sponsor of Plastic Surgery The Meeting

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL--(Marketwired - July 21, 2016) - LifeCell, an Acelity company specializing in regenerative medicine and a leading provider of innovative products for reconstructive, cosmetic and general surgery, is a proud Platinum Level sponsor of Plastic Surgery The Meeting, September 23-27 in Los Angeles. The Meeting, hosted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, is the premier educational and networking event for both domestic and international plastic surgeons -- bringing together the best and brightest surgeons in the specialty to share their expertise with colleagues from nearly 50 countries around the globe.

Featuring the latest research, techniques and technology in aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, The Meeting welcomes more than three thousand attendees and 300 industry innovators for invaluable networking, education and business opportunities. Other highlights include the Wellness Run/Walk, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Tech Talks, and nearly 100 instructional courses, from specialized tracks, including Aesthetic, Breast, Caniomaxillofacial, Reconstructive, and Research and Technology.

"LifeCell has a long-standing commitment to anticipating and addressing the needs of board-certified plastic surgeons and the patients we serve," said ASPS President David H. Song, MD. "Created by incorporating LifeCell's deep expertise in reconstructive and regenerative medicine, Acelity continues a legacy of commitment to the specialty, which is why we are so thankful for their continued support."

"Acelity is committed to advancing the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery, and we particularly recognize the importance of informing women about their breast reconstruction options," said Lesley Fronio, Vice President and Franchise Leader, Breast Reconstruction and Plastic Surgery for Acelity. "As a company, investing in education is key to creating new solutions related to breast cancer care and treatment, and we are pleased to be able to support the Plastic Surgery Foundation and contribute to the incredible work being done in service of improving the lives of patients."

Plastic Surgery The Meeting Highlights include:

  • Hot Topics in plastic, cosmetic, and reconstructive surgery
  • 100 Instructional Courses
  • International Guests: The Japan Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

About ASPS
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the world's largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons. Representing more than 7,000 Member Surgeons, the Society is recognized as a leading authority and information source on aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. ASPS comprises more than 94 percent of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States. Founded in 1931, the Society represents physicians certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery or The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. ASPS advances quality care to plastic surgery patients by encouraging high standards of training, ethics, physician practice and research in plastic surgery.

About Acelity
Acelity L.P. and its subsidiaries are a global advanced wound care and regenerative medicine company created by uniting the strengths of three companies, Kinetic Concepts, Inc., LifeCell Corporation and Systagenix Wound Management, Limited. Available in more than 80 countries, the innovative and complementary Acelity product portfolio delivers value through solutions that speed healing and lead the industry in quality, safety and customer experience. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Acelity employs more than 5,800 people around the world.

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