Rome, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Dedicated this year to minimally invasive oncological surgery, the 12th Italy-Cuba International Congress on Surgery will take place in Havana from April 27-30.
The event is organized by the Italy-Cuba Association for the Development of Surgical Science, whose president is Professor Pasquale Berloco, director of General Surgery and Organ Transplants at the Umberto I Polyclinic, attached to the Sapienza University of Rome.
Berloco and Cuban Ambassador to Italy Jose Carlos Rodriguez presented the congress to some 30 experts, academics and business people. Also present at the meeting were the vice president of the Association, Professor Massimiliano Mungo, and the representative in Italy of the Palco Entrepreneurial Group, Florana Menendez, who is the secretary of the congress.
Thanks to all of you for this effort with Cuba, for that will and the confidence you have in the Cuban people and surgeons, Menendez noted.
Berloco referred to the growth of the project, founded in 2008, and its contribution to the professional, scientific and cultural enhancement of surgeons from the two countries.
Precisely, a course will take place at the National Minimal Access Center prior to the congress to discuss such issues as head and neck surgery, and minimally invasive brain surgery, with a live session from an operating room.
The congress will also discuss other issues, including Cardiovascular and interventionist surgery, abdominal surgery, orthopedics and trauma, minimally invasive urological surgery, and minimally invasive thoracic surgery, among others.