Component Separation

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ORLive will broadcast a component separation for complex abdominal wall reconstruction from Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. This procedure will be performed by Jerome D. Chao, MD, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Director, Plastic Surgery Trauma -- Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Albany Medical College, and Dimitri J. Koumanis, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Albany Medical College. Dr. Chao and Dr. Koumanis will perform this component separation using Veritas® Collagen Matrix ("Veritas"), an innovative biologic material which remodels into the tissue it is used to repair. Veritas is a tested, FDA cleared and exciting alternative to currently available synthetic and biologic meshes. Questions from healthcare professionals and the general public can be sent to Dr. Chao and Dr. Koumanis during the broadcast and the seven days following. Dr. Chao and