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Lukas Mueller to give Grand Rounds talk on open abdominal surgery March 13

Lukas Mueller, M.D., a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk titled “The Indications, the Management and the Complications of the Open Abdomen” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020. All are welcome to attend.

The objectives of Dr. Mueller’s talk are:

  • Describe the causes of acute compartment syndrome and the indications for the open abdomen
  • Discuss the impact of nutritional supplementation and which nutrition is desired
  • Describe the different techniques used to manage the open abdomen
  • Discern the implications of early fascial closure in the open abdomen state

This Surgery Grand Rounds Conference, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Surgery, is broadcast via videoconference to many sites in North Dakota and Minnesota. For more information about how to view the presentation, contact Kerri Hjelmstad at 701.777.2589 or

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.