3rd Symposium of the Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons
- The Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons warmly invites you to participate in the 3rd symposium of the A-DFS, which is held November 2017 in Venice, Italy
- The symposium will offer the participants 21⁄2 days of lectures with lectures, hands-on sessions with live cases, abstract and poster sessions.
- Participants get the opportunity to experience and meet with other researchers and clinicians within the field.
On behalf of the A-DFS board
Dr. Armin Koller, Chairman and Prof. Luca Dalla Paola, Conference Chairman
- Cardiology for risk assessment in the surgical phase
- Amputation: failure or bailout?
- Charcot foot in a modern surgical approach
- Surgical management of the infected foot
- Timing of revascularization and foot surgery
- Prophilactic surgery
- Offloading after surgery
- Management of complications
- Live cases
- Chairman Armin Koller, Germany
- Vice Chairman Luca Dalla Paola, Italy (2017 conference chairman) - Scientific Vice Chairman Thomas Zgonis, United States
- Secretary Klaus Kirketerp-Moeller, Denmark
- Treasurer Ralph Springfeld, Germany
- Board member Sigurd Kessler, Germany
- Board member Alberto Piaggesi, Italy
- Board member Jan Rumbaut, Belgium
Objectives of the A-DFS
- To support cooperation and best practice in research, education and clinical interventions between foot surgeons working with or having an interest in the diabetic foot.
- To organise conferences and meetings with the aim to promote sharing of knowledge and experiences about surgery on the diabetic foot.
- To support the development of work techniques and approaches as well as developing medical devices which will facilitate better surgical treatment of the diabetic foot.
- To cooperate with and support contact to other associations as well as research institutions and industry working with surgical interventions on the diabetic foot.
- To promote the interests of surgery in the diabetic foot.
A-DFS Meeting Secretariat
Nordre Fasanvej 113, 2000 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
Tel: +45 70 20 03 05 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Venice, 6400, Italy