Melanoma surgery and postoperative care | 74 min

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    Surgery is an important treatment modality for melanoma, from early stage through to late stage disease. In this comprehensive series of presentations, we hear from a surgeon, a neurosurgeon and CNCs regarding:
    - The surgical treatment of a primary melanoma, lymph node disease and metastases
    - Wound care of lower limb grafts
    - Completion lymph node dissection complications
    - Surgery for melanoma brain metastases

    PRESENTERS
    A/Prof Robyn Saw
    General Surgeon, Melanoma Institute Australia | Associate Professor in Surgery, The University of Sydney | Head of Department, Melanoma and Surgical Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

    Shahn Coburn
    Clinical Nurse Consultant, Melanoma Institute Australia

    Natalie Osborne
    Clinical Nurse Consultant, Melanoma Institute Australia

    Dr Brindha Shivalingam
    Director of Neurosurgery, The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse | Consultant Neurosurgeon, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and The Mater Hospital, North Sydney | Associate, Melanoma Institute Australia

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    LEARNING OUTCOMES
    1. Describe the importance of surgical treatment of a primary melanoma, lymph node disease and metastases.
    2. List the best practice recommendations in melanoma treatment of wound care of lower limb grafts.
    3. Describe the complications and best practice recommendations of a completion lymph node dissection.
    4. Recognise the changing role of surgery in melanoma brain metastases.

    This learning module was proudly supported through unrestricted educational grants from:

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