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25/11/2016 : CME Credits

The Updates in Wound Technologies is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), Updates in Wound Technologies is designated for a maximum of 9 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convertEACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited GroupLearning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The EACCME credit system is based on 1 ECMEC per hour with a maximum of 3 ECMECs for half a day and 6 ECMECs for a full-day event.European Accreditation is granted by the EACCME in order to allow participants who attend the above-mentioned activity to validate their credits in their own country.


Sunday,15th from 13h30 to 18h15

13:30-14:00 : Introduction

14:00-14:30  : Opening Speech "Wounds in cinema"

14:30-15:45 : PLENARY SESSION 1- what’s new in Wound healing in 2017 ?

  • What’s new in dressings ? Christine Faure (Montpellier, France)
  • What’s new in surgery ? Emmanuel Masmejean (Paris)
  • What’s new in the etiological treatment of chronic wounds ? Géraldine Perceau (Reims, France)
  • Biofilm: myth or reality ? Sylvie Meaume (Paris, France)
  • What’s new in telemedicine ? Luc Téot (Montpellier, France)
 15:45-16:15 break



  • New approaches to diabetic foot ulcer managementMichael Edmonds (London, United Kindgom)
  • Surgical tissue salvage in chronic wounds, Christopher Attinger (Washington, United States)
  • Challenges for pressure ulcer research, Dimitri Beeckman (Ghent, Belgium)
  • Lessons in burns care from elsewhere, RuthAnne Fanstone (Chelsea, United Kindgom)


Monday,16th from 14h15 to 15h15


  • The influence of pressure on microvascularization in paraplegic patients, Marion Le Gall (Montpellier, France)
  • Harnessing the power of oxygen, Paul Hayes (Cambridge, United-Kingdom)
  • Wounds and volatils compounds, Isabelle Fromantin (Paris, France)
  • Topical wound oxygen. Robert Frykberg (Phoenix, United States)  

Monday,16th from 15h30 to 16h30


  • Treatment of severe scars with microfragmented adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells and future directions, Corrado Durante (Roma, Italy), Riccardo Garcea (Roma, Italy)
  • Stem cells in burns, Juliette Peltzer (Clamart, France)
  • Improving post flap mattressing in paraplegic patients scars using stem cells. Christian Herlin (Montpellier, France)
  • Is there a future for stem cells in chronic wounds?, Franco Bassetto (Roma, Italy)

16:30-17:00 break


Monday, 16th from 17h00 to 18h00

  • What tells EBM on luminotherapy and photobiomodulation ?, Marco Romanelli (Pisa, Italy)
  • Photobiomodulation : role of the gel, Alessandro Corsi (Florence, Italy)
  • Photobiomodulation with a BioPhotonic System plays a role in wound scarring, Andreas Nikolis (Montreal, Canada)
  • Light Therapy in the management of venous leg ulcers and scars, Philippe Blanchemaison (Paris, France)

Tuesday, 17th from 08h15 to 09h15

  • A review of the evidence for adjustable compression wrap devices, Jean-Patrick Benigni (Paris, France)
  • The hemodynamic effects of compression therapy and walking on venous leg ulcer, Frédéric Vin (Neuilly-sur-Seine, France)
  • How the new technologies improved the offloading of diabetic foot in preventative, therapeuthic and rehabilitative phases, Alberto Piaggesi (Pisa, Italy)
  • Is it possible to prevent amputations in DFU using new technology?, Jan Apelqvist (Malmö, Sweden)

09:15-09:45 break


Tuesday, 17th from 09h45 – 10h45

  • Portable NPWT: the different options, Julian Vitse (Montpellier, France)
  • Saline vs antiseptics in NPWT with Instillation, Dennis Orgill (Boston, United States)
  • NPWT for debridement? Luc Téot (Montpellier, France)
  • Impact of NPWT on biofilm, Phil Bowler

Tuesday, 17th from 11h00 - 12h00

  • Dialkyl Carbamoyl Chloride vs NPWT, impact on bioburden, Keith Cutting (Cardiff, United Kingdom)
  • A novel rhCollagen-based flowable matrix for wound management: Results of a clinical trial, Hanna Kaufman (Haifa, Israel)
  • A New Human Viable Wound Matrix, Dennis Orgill (Boston, United States)
  • Introducing Low Frequency Direct Contact Ultrasound: The Next Generation of Surgical Wound Debridement Technology, Mark Granick (Newark, United States)
  • Wound Dressings  - A new Problem? Anibal Justiniano (Porto, Portugal)

Tuesday, 17th from 14h00 - 15h00

Oral Communications UWT 1

Tuesday, 17th from 15h30 - 16h30

 Oral Communications UWT 2

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