News

29. 9. 2022

DETAILED PROGRAMME

We would like to inform you, that the detailed programme is published on the congress website on the Scientific Programme.
You can download it here.
 


28. 9. 2022

PRE-CONGRESS COURSES ONLY

There are still free places at our pre-congresses and there is a really varied offer of courses. Sign up, for example, for Anorectal malformations course, Update in Neonatal Surgery Course or Pediatric Surgical Oncology Symposium. You can currently register for 90 EUR even if you are not registered for the WOFAPS 2022 congress! Do not miss this opportunity and register at wofaps2022@guarant.cz.
 


28. 9. 2022

PRE-CONGRESS COURSE – ANORECTAL MALFORMATIONS COURSE – updated

Do not miss the Anorectal malformations course on 12 October 2022! The case-based course will be led by Andrea Bischoff. Click to see the programme of the pre-congress course here.


16. 9. 2022

PRE-CONGRESS COURSES AND EXPERT MEETINGS

You can still sign up for our pre-congress courses and expert meetings. Take advantage of this opportunity and register, for example, for a meeting on How to write a manuscript with expert Professor Udo Rolle or find out the latest information about Neonatal Surgery in the Update in neonatal surgery course with experts in the field.
If you want to know more, contact us at wofaps2022@guarant.cz.
 


9. 9. 2022

PRESIDENTIAL DINNER

We are pleased to invite you to the Presidential Dinner which will be held at Občanská Plovárna. Občanská Plovárna is located on the left bank of the Vltava River near Prague Castle. You can easily order a buffet dinner at wofaps2022@guarant.cz for only 15 EUR.


1. 9. 2022

PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL

Pediatric Surgery International – the deadline for submission of the manuscript for consideration was extended to 15 September 2022.

Find out more information here.


1. 9. 2022

MEET THE EXPERT – HOW TO WRITE A MANUSCRIPT

Don't forget to note Friday 14 October 2022 MEET THE EXPERT – HOW TO WRITE A MANUSCRIPT in the WOFAPS Congress program in Prague. During which a true expert – Prof. Udo Rolle, editorial consultant of Pediatric Surgery International – will share his exceptional publishing experience with you.


31. 8. 2022

PRE-CONGRESS UPDATE IN NEONATAL SURGERY COURSE

Don’t miss the Update in Neonatal Surgery course on 12 October 2022! The pre-congress course will be led by Prof. Dr. Juan C. De Agustin and together with other experts (S. Hosie, J. L. Peiró, U. Rolle, K. Zahn, A. Zanotti) will offer you the latest insights, procedures and tips in the field of neonatal surgery.

Click to see the programme of the pre-congress course here.


29. 8. 2022

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRESENTERS

We have added instructions for the presenting authors of the oral sections and the posters at the WOFAPS 2022 congress. You can find them here.


29. 8. 2022

PRE-CONGRESS PAEDIATRIC SURGICAL ONCOLOGY SYMPOSIUM

There are still a few places available for our Pediatric Surgical Oncology Symposium. Sharon Cox (ZA) with international faculty Cenk Büyükünal (TR), Shilpa Sharma (IN), Karel Svojgr (CZ), Hafeez Abdelhafeez (USA), Ram Samujh (IN), Jose Louis Peiro (USA), Martin Kyncl (CZ) and Paul Losty (UK) will present the latest findings on complex treatment of pediatric tumors. Current treatment of nephroblastoma, hepatoblastoma, neuroblastoma, sarcomas, germ cell tumors and teratomas will be discussed from the perspective of the surgeon, pediatric oncologist and imaging modalities. Do not miss the opportunity to register for the pre-congress symposium.

Click to see the programme of the pre-congress symposium here.


26. 8. 2022

PRE-CONGRESS COURSE – ANORECTAL MALFORMATIONS COURSE

You still have the opportunity to sign up for the pre-congress course and join Andrea Bischoff, M.D., Alberto Peña, M.D.; Shilpa Sharma, M.D. and other experts for a Colorectal pre-congress symposium on 12 October 2022. The course will focus on the management of Anorectal malformations and rare variants of anorectal malformations. Many cases will be presented during the pre-congress symposium and many questions will also be answered.


1. 8. 2022

EARLY REGISTRATION

We would like to inform you that we have extended your early registration until 15 August 2022. Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity and register here.


27. 7. 2022

PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL

Pediatric Surgery International – an extension of the deadline for submission of the manuscript for consideration to 31 August 2022. For details see here.


21. 7. 2022

PRESIDENTIAL DINNER

We are pleased to announce that the Presidential Dinner will be held in the Občanská Plovárna. It is a listed building in the style of classicism on the Vltava embankment between Malá Strana and Čechův most. Here you can enjoy the romantic atmosphere of Prague with a view of the Vltava River. The Presidential Dinner is on 13 October 2022 and costs 15 EUR. We will be very happy if you join us.


21. 7. 2022

EXPERT PANEL – BLADDER EXSTROPHY and EPISPADIAS REPAIR – updated

Come to take part in an exciting debate on the state of the art of bladder exstrophy and epispadias repairs. The expert panel programme on 13 October 2022 includes the following exceptional presentations:

  • Increasing Volume to Improve Outcomes: A Toolkit for Bladder Exstrophy
    (Aseem Shukla, US)
  • Treatment of Late Complications in Adolescents after Exstrophy/Epispadias Repair
    (Radim Kocvara, CZ)
  • Bladder Exstrophy: The Truth, The Whole Truth and Nothing but The Truth Your Honour
    (Imran Mushtaq, UK)


1. 7. 2022

REGISTRATION

We would like to inform you that registration for the 7th WOFAPS Congress is already open. Do not miss the opportunity and register for the best price today here.


1. 7. 2022

Everything you need to know about VISA to attend the WOFAPS Congress in the Czech Republic can be found here.


1. 7. 2022

PRE-CONGRESS LAPAROSCOPIC COURSE – updated

The advanced laparoscopy course under the guidance of Prof. D. Patkowski, Prof. S. Shehata and Prof. A. Numanoglu will focus mainly on: laparoscopic suturing on simulators. Don't forget to register for the Laparoscopic Workshop, which takes place on 12 October 2022 at the WOFAPS Congress – places are limited.

Click to see the programme of the pre-congress laparoscopic course here.


1. 7. 2022

PRE-CONGRESS UPDATE IN UROLOGY LIVE SURGERY COURSE – updated

We are happy to share the great news: During our 7th WOFAPS Congress in Prague, we will also have a live surgical section. Professor Imran Mushtaq from GOSH Hospital in London will present proximal hypospadias and bladder exstrophy repair! Find out more details and share them with your colleagues here.

Click to see the programme of the pre-congress course here.


23. 6. 2022

PRE-CONGRESS PAEDIATRIC SURGICAL ONCOLOGY SYMPOSIUM

Sharon Cox (ZA) with international faculty Cenk Büyükünal (TR), Shilpa Sharma (IN), Karel Svojgr (CZ), Hafeez Abdelhafeez (USA), Ram Samujh (IN), Jose Louis Peiro (USA), Martin Kyncl (CZ) and Paul Losty (UK) will present the latest findings on complex treatment of pediatric tumors. Current treatment of nephroblastoma, hepatoblastoma, neuroblastoma, sarcomas, germ cell tumors and teratomas will be discussed from the perspective of the surgeon, pediatric oncologist and imaging modalities. Do not miss the opportunity to register for the pre-congress symposium.

Click to see the programme of the pre-congress symposium here.


21. 6. 2022

PRE-CONGRESS UPDATE IN NEONATAL SURGERY COURSE

Don’t miss the Update in Neonatal Surgery course on 12 October 2022! The pre-congress course will be led by Prof. Dr. Juan C. De Agustin and together with other experts (S. Hosie, J. L. Peiró, U. Rolle, K. Zahn, A. Zanotti) will offer you the latest insights, procedures and tips in the field of neonatal surgery.

Click to see the programme of the pre-congress course here.


13. 6. 2022

MEET THE EXPERT – UNDESCENDED TESTIS

Treatment of undescended testicles is the evergreen of pediatric surgery. So please feel free to sign up for the meet the expert with WOFAPS President Prof. Shehata, where the technique of laparoscopic traction for the intra-abdominal testis (Shehata's technique), will also be discussed.

EXPERT PANEL – UPDATES IN CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA

Jan Deprest (BE), Zbynek Stranak (CZ) and Katrin Zahn (DE) form the excellent faculty of the expert panel Congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Everything you want to know from fetal treatment to postnatal stabilization and surgical options will be discussed here by experts with exceptional clinical experience.


23. 5. 2022

MEET THE EXPERT

Supracondylar humeral fracture is an evergreen for pediatric skeletal traumatologists. Classification schedule as well as treatment approach and complication management are permanently discussed without general consent. A perfect topic for meet the expert with the trio of experts Prof. Havranek, Prof. Schmittenbecher and Prof. Weinberg.


11. 5. 2022

We are excited to inform you that almost 900 abstracts from 76 countries have been accepted for review! All abstracts are now evaluated by selected experts.


31. 3. 2022

The Abstract submission deadline is postponed to 15 April 2022. Find out more information here.


15. 3. 2022

PRE-CONGRESS – Laparoscopic workshop

The advanced laparoscopy course under the guidance of Prof. D. Patkowski, Prof. S. Shehata and Prof. A. Numanoglu will focus mainly on: laparoscopic suturing on simulators. Don't forget to register for the Laparoscopic Workshop, which takes place on 12 October 2022 at the WOFAPS Congress – places are limited.


1. 3. 2022

EXPERT PANEL – BLADDER EXSTROPHY and EPISPADIAS REPAIR

Join our three world-recognized experts: Imran Mushtaq, Aseem Shukla and Radim Kocvara in the urology panel on 13 October 2022! Come to take part in an exciting debate on the state of the art of bladder exstrophy and epispadias repairs and, above all, salvage procedures after unsuccessful reconstructions of exstrophy!


17. 2. 2022

PRE-CONGRESS – COLORECTAL SYMPOSIUM

Join Andrea Bischoff, M.D., Alberto Peña, M.D.; Shilpa Sharma, M.D. and other experts for a Colorectal pre-congress symposium on 12 October 2022. The course will focus on the management of Anorectal malformations and rare variants of anorectal malformations. Many cases will be presented during the pre-congress symposium and many questions will also be answered.


14. 2. 2022

VINCENZ ALEXANDER BOCHDALEK

Did you know that Vincenz Alexander Bochdalek (1801–1883) was a professor of anatomy at Charles-Ferdinand University in Prague? His name is forever associated with two terms – trigonum lumbocostale diaphragmatis and Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia in the posterior part of the diaphragm.


4. 2. 2022

EXPERT PANEL – DISTAL RADIAL/ULNAR FRACTURES

We have more news for you about the programme of #wofaps2022. We have prepared an expert panel regarding DISTAL RADIAL/ULNAR FRACTURES with invited speakers Prof. P. Havranek (Czech Republic), Prof. P. Schmitten­becher (Germany) and Prof. AM. Weinberg (Austria).


31. 1. 2022

PRE-CONGRESS – LIVE SURGICAL SECTION

We are happy to share the great news: During our 7th WOFAPS Congress in Prague, we will also have a live surgical section. Professor Imran Mushtaq from GOSH Hospital in London will present proximal hypospadias and bladder exstrophy repair! Find out more details and share them with your colleagues here.


15. 12. 2021

The Abstract submission is open. Find out more information here.


3. 12. 2021

Follow the 7th WOFAPS World Congress on Twitter & Facebook.


12. 11. 2021

Our sponsorship offer and layout of exhibition stands is ready for all partners. Do not miss this opportunity and book the best stand for your company.


11. 11. 2021

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22. 10. 2021

Our congress venue is Cubex Center Prague, which won a unique award for best venue in 2019 and is also an eco-friendly venue. Find out more information here.


20. 7. 2021

Did you know that this is the first WOFAPS congress in the Czech Republic? We will be happy to welcome you next October 2022 in our magical and historical city of Prague.




 

CONTACT

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