The next World Congress of Surgery WCS 2019 with a full weeks program by the International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care will take place in Krakow, Poland, 11 - 15 August 2019.
The Scientific Program WCS 2019 will be developed in a short future and we hope on a great participation of IATSIC members and trauma interested delegates.
IATSIC will award Free Paper and Poster Prizes at WCS 2019 - check the information
IATSIC will support Travel Scholars to attend WCS 2019. Application should be made through the regular application process of the ISS-Foundation by mentioning specific interest in Trauma surgery. Apply here
Sunday, 13 August 2017
Monday, 14 August 2017
Tuesday, 15 August 2017
The following Free Paper and Poster Prizes were awarded at WCS 2017. The IATSIC Committees congratulate the awardees for this achievement !
Presenting Author: Brian P. Smith, USA
DOES INTUBATION FOR GLASGOW COMA SCORE ≤8 IN BLUNT TRAUMA PATIENTS IMPROVE OUTCOMES? A PROPENSITY-MATCHED EVALUATION
Brian P. Smith (1),*, Ryan Dumas (1), Jessica Beard (1), M. Kit Delgado (2), Daniel Holena (1)
(1)Surgery, (2)Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States
Presenting Author: Alain Chichom-Mefire, Cameroon
CLINICIAN GESTALT OUT-PERFORMS FORMAL INJURY SEVERITY SCORING SYSTEMS IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY SETTING
Sabrinah Christie (1), Alain Chichom-Mefire (2),*, Rochelle Dicker (1), Arabo Saidou (3), Pierre Nsongoo (4), Isabelle Feldhaus (1), Fanny-Nadia Ngoung Dissack-Delon (5), Catherine Juillard (1)
(1)Center for Global Surgical Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, United States, (2)Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea and Regional Hospital Limbe, Cameroon, Buea, (3)Laquintinie Hospital, Douala, (4)District Hospital Pouma, Pouma, 5Ministry of Public Health, Yaoundé, Cameroon
Presenting Author: Matthew Hernandez, USA
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE SURGERY OF TRAUMA GRADING SYSTEM OUTPERFORMS THE TOKYO GUIDELINES IN ASSESSING CHOLECYSTITIS OUTCOMES
Matthew Hernandez*, Johnathon M. Aho, Humza Saleem, Mumammad Zeb, Donald H. Jenkins, David Morris, Martin Zielinski
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, United States