Health economics of allograft vs. NovoSorb®BTM

13 Mar 2024

Dr. Alisa Savetamal, MD FACS will review two patients with full thickness injuries to both legs. Each patient received serial allograft applications on one leg and NovoSorb BTM on the other. This presentation will review the economics of the entire patient experience including product cost, repeat OR cost, impact on the surgeon, and impact on the patient throughout the healing process. This presentation was originally scheduled during ABA 2020.

Dr. Alisa Savetamal is the medical director of the Connecticut Burn Center, located in Bridgeport, CT. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed her general surgery residency at Stamford Hospital in Connecticut. She further completed a trauma fellowship in Las Vegas at the University Medical Center, and then a surgical critical care fellowship at University Hospital / UMDNJ in Newark, New Jersey. She is an assistant clinical professor of surgery at the Yale School of Medicine and active in the burn community.