PROGRAM - Friday 5th April 2019


AM: MACS-lift, Microfat, SNIF, Nanofat Grafting


07:30: Welcome & registration - Ghent Marriot Hotel (Korenlei 10, 9000 Gent)

08:00:  Teaching session Part I: Alexis Verpaele - Patrick Tonnard: General principles of MACS-lifting and the differences with classical facelifting

09:30:  Coffee break

09:45:  Teaching session Part II: Patrick Tonnard - Alexis Verpaele: Centrofacial Rejuvenation: the importance of ancillary procedures

- Microfat


- Nanofat: microfat needling & nanofat crème

- Augmentation blepharoplasty

- Liplift

- Putting it all together

- Facial profiloplasty with fat grafting


11:30:  Ramon Llull Cerda: Cell as Therapeutic Agents: fillers and healers

11:45:  Ramon Llull Cerda: Sub-cellular elements in regenerative surgery

12:00:  Ramon Llull Cerda: Quality, Safety and Potency of Cell Inoculi

12:15:  Ramon Llull Cerda: Free Fatty acids in fat grafting: from cysts to emboli


12:30:  Lunch at Marriot Ghent


PM: Fat Graft research - The Art of Croton Oil Peeling


13:30:  Alexis Verpaele: Harvesting of Microfat under Local Anesthesia: a Step-by-Step Procedure

13:50:  Patrick Tonnard: Mechanical Processing of Microfat to Nanofat: a Step-by-Step Procedure


14:10:  2 courses:


Plastic Surgery                                                     
Musculoskeletal Surgery
Richard Bensimon: Croton Oil Peeling:
Utilization of deep chemical peels for
permanent improvement of facial rhytids
and UV damaged skin. 
The art of deep chemical peels I:
Introduction and Evolution
Richard Bensimon: Croton Oil Peeling;
Utilization of deep chemical peels for
permanent improvement of facial rhytids
and UV damaged skin. 
The art of deep chemical peels II:
Practical Application

14:10:  Paul Tortland: Basic Science of Adipose Tissue

14:30:  Paul Tortland: Defining Tissue Therapy versus Cellular Therapy

14:50:  Paul Tortland: Autolous Fat grafting for Hip Applications, Rotaror Cuff and Meniscal Tears

16:00:  Coffee break


16:30:  Video Demonstration on the Use of Ultrasound Guidance for Joint Injection (Paul Tortland)

      • Ultrasound Versus Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
      • Primary Physics of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
      • Terminology in Ultrasound Equipment
      • Fundamentals of Scanning Techniques
      • Normal Anatomy Signals in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound


18:00:  Adjourn

19:00:  Walking dinner


PROGRAM - Saturday 6th April 2019


08:20:  Meeting in foyer Ghent Marriot Hotel

08:30:  Transfer from the Ghent Marriot Hotel to E:MC²  private clinic

09:00:  Live surgeries:

  • MACS-lift with centrofacial rejuvenation
  • Lip lift
  • Nanofat Needling
  • Croton Oil Peels


17:00:  Adjourn and transfer to Ghent Marriot Hotel


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