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February 2016

WSACS wishes you all the best for the New 2016!

In this issue:

8th World Congress of the
Abdominal Compartment Society

WSACS Membership

WSACS Endorsement

Recent articles

Critical Abdominal Surgery Congress

8th World Congress of the Abdominal Compartment Society

June 15-18, 2017
Banff, Canada
Venue: The Banff Centre

To continue our productivity we will be inviting all clinicians, technicians, researchers, and innovators concerned with the art and science of disease and conditions of the abdominal wall and contents to Banff in June 2017.

In addition world class research and teaching laboratories at the University of Calgary will be available for additional seminars, labs, and hands-on tutorials before and after the Banff Meeting.

WSACS Membership

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Membership dues are 50 euros per year (or 90 euros if you choose a 2-year membership). Members have access to the password-protected areas of the WSACS website and receive discounts on WCACS registration and WSACS bookstore purchases.

WSACS endorsement
We are looking forward to start several new exciting research projects in 2016. We welcome you to participate in our projects and to apply for WSACS endorsement by sending your own study protocol by 31st of March 2016! See process details on our website under: Research ->"How to apply" .
Recent articles

WSACS - The Abdominal Compartment Society. A Society dedicated to the study of the physiology and pathophysiology of the abdominal compartment and its interactions with all organ systems.

Kirkpatrick AW, De Waele JJ, De Laet I, De Keulenaer BL, D'Amours S, Björck M, Balogh ZJ, Leppäniemi A, Kaplan M, Chiaka Ejike J, Reintam Blaser A, Sugrue M, Ivatury RR, Malbrain ML.

Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther. 2015;47(3):191-4. doi: 10.5603/AIT.a2015.0024. Epub 2015 May 14.
No abstract available. PMID: 25973657 Free Article

The abdominal compartment syndrome: evolving concepts and future directions.

De Waele JJ, Malbrain ML, Kirkpatrick AW.

Crit Care. 2015 May 6;19:211. doi: 10.1186/s13054-015-0879-8.
No abstract available. PMID: 25943575

Critical Abdominal Surgery Congress

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Inaugural Surgical Abdominal Consensus Conference, in Dublin. The program will bring together those at the cutting edge of surgery and critical care to provide leading opinions and techniques on managing the critical abdomen.

Date: July 22nd -26th 2016
Preliminary Program: Download pdf


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