May 16 Meeting: Advances in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction & The da Vinci Robot

Date: Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Casa D’Angelo
1201 N. Federal Hwy, #5B
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
[email protected]

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Topic 1:
Advances in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

Topic 2:
The da Vinci Robot

Dr. Kent C. Sasse

Dr. Sasse serves on the clinical faculty at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and has a private practice in Reno. He graduated cum laude from the University of California San Diego with a major in chemistry. He earned his MD, and completed his Residency and Colorectal Fellowship at the University of California San Francisco.

Dr. Sasse has surgical interests in minimally invasive surgery, complex wound healing and colorectal disease.

Sponsor 1:
ACeLL, Inc.. (

Allison McMahon

MatriStem Surgical Systems

ACell, Inc. offers the next generation of regenerative medicine through the development and commercialization of unique extracellular matrix (ECM) products to repair and remodel damaged tissues and organs in a broad range of applications.

Sponsor 2:
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (

Representative: Ted Larson


The idea of surgical robotics was little more than a curiosity until 1999, the year Intuitive Surgical introduced the da Vinci® Surgical System. Today, Intuitive Surgical is the global leader in the rapidly emerging field of robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery.

Since its inception, the company has consistently provided surgeons and hospitals with the tools needed to improve clinical outcomes and to help patients return to active and productive lives.

RSVP: Online here

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