The Balkan Vascular Surgery Workshop

24. 03. 2011

Belgrade, March 24, 2011. – In close partnership with the European Association of Vascular Surgeons, the MMA’s Clinic for Vascular Surgery organized the Balkan Vascular Surgery Workshop held in our institution. The active part in it was taken by 17 surgeons from Serbia and the Republic of Srpska / Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The chief instructors for that workshop were the president of the European Association of Vascular Surgeons and the MMA’s visiting professor Prof Dr John Wolfe and a vascular surgeon Dr Richard Gibbs from St. Marry Hospital in London.

The eminent European experts were cordially received by the MMA’s head, Col. Prof. Dr. Marjan Novaković. ‘’I am really pleased to have such an opportunity to  welcome to the Military Medical Academy the doyens  of vascular surgery, who would pass their rich theoretical knowledge and practical experience on to our experts. The only way to get ahead is the adoption of the latest achievements and their practical implementation, and that is the clear determination of the MMA’s Management and all its members’’, Col. Novaković said. He awarded Prof. Dr. John Wolfe the Certificate of the MMA’s Visiting Professorship.

The Vascular Surgery Workshop was officially opened by the rector of the Serbian Defense University, Maj-Gen. Prof. Dr. Miodrag Jevtić, who, on that occasion, emphasized that it was the first event of that kind ever held in this part of Europe, and that its organization affirmed once again the  achievements of our Surgical School, and, thus, determines its  position on the European scientific scene. ‘’The Military Medical Academy and its Vascular Surgery Clinic are recognized as a reliable partner of the European Association of Vascular Surgeons, and, in the future, it would serve as the main  education and training center for vascular surgery in the Balkans’’, Gen.  Jevtić said.

This two-day workshop was designed to practically demonstrate a   classic, open vascular surgical procedure involving aorta and magistral arteries on the most advanced human body  simulators, and raise the awareness of the   workshop participants of the latest accomplishments in the field of classic open vascular surgery

At the December 2010 meeting of the Vascular Surgery Development Committee of the European Association of Vascular Surgeons, this event was acknowledged as the most important vascular surgery workshop  held in this part of Europe.


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