Report by P.h.D., Dr. Pryanikov Pavel, ENT surgeon, researcher, Dmitry Rogachev National Research Centre of Paediatric Haematology, Oncology and Immunology
This initiative by the All-Russian Federation of the Specialists in Head and Neck Diseases: the VI International Interdisciplinary Congress on Head and Neck Diseases was held with support of the Ministry of Health, Federal Medical and Biological Agency, Russian Academy of Science, Federal Agency of Scientific Organizations, Russian Foundation for Basic Research.
The Moscow State Medical University, Rome University of Tor Vergata, and Russian National Committee of the International Union on Radio Science (URSI) organised the Congress.
The main goal of the Congress was to develop an interdisciplinary approach for complicated problems in head and neck surgery and oncology, as well as neurosurgery, and to involve the younger generations of specialists in the development of new concepts and technologies in this area.
More than 900 participants from 11 countries participated in 50 Congress sessions. There were the 9 Video Sessions from operation rooms of Burdenko Centre for Neurosurgery and Moscow Regional Research Clinical Institute.
Professor Dan M. Fliss (Tel Aviv, Israel) with his wife Maayana
Incorporated into the Congress was the IV International Conference on Innovative Concepts and Technologies for Biomedical Applications (ICTBA2018). The problems of translational medicine development, application of radiological methods for the problems of early medicine diagnosis, health monitoring and treatment, including targeted drug delivery problem, as well as the application of mathematical modeling and super-computing for biomedicine problems were discussed.
The first in Russia live head and neck surgery broadcast in 3D format
The Congress confirmed again the significance of the interdisciplinary approach for deep understanding of the actual problems and challenges in biomedicine, for development of new concepts and technologies for early medicine diagnosis and for successful treatment of patients.
Great meeting, great audience!
– Professor Dan M. Fliss, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
It was agreed that the VII International Interdisciplinary Congress on Head and Neck Diseases will be held in Moscow in 2019 on the basis of Moscow Regional Research Clinical Institute.
VI Interdisciplinary Congress on Head and Neck Diseases will be held in Moscow on 17-19 May 2018. The experience gained at previous congresses has proved that interdisciplinary approach is the key to successful treatment of patients. The exchange of experience between Russian and foreign specialists is also very significant for us.
We would like to invite all kinds of specialists involved in the head and neck field, including but not limited to surgeons, oncologists, otolaryngologists, dentists, neurosurgeons, vascular surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, endocrinologists, phoniatrics, plastic surgeons, neurologists, ophthalmologists, dermatologists, nutritionists, nurses, as well as companies specializing in design and manufacturing of diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, instrumentation, consumables, medications and innovative medical technologies.
Prof Igor Reshetov,
President, Federation of the Specialists in Treatment of Head and Neck Diseases,
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
P.S. Seeing how enthusiastically the international community of doctors and healthcare professionals – including Prof Jatin P Shah (President of The New York Cancer Society, The New York Head and Neck Society, The Society of Head and Neck Surgeons, The North American Skull Base Society and the International Academy of Oral Oncology, USA), Dr Pierre Nicolau (Italy), Christos Georgalas (PhD, DLO, FRCS(ORL-HNS), Greece / The Netherlands) etc. – spent their time during the Congress last year, you may decide to join this year’s event.