RAES 2017



Dear Colleagues,

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the 9th Congress of The Romanian Association of Endoscopic Surgery (RAES) organized in conjunction with the 9th National Symposium of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (SBMS).

Modern therapies are rapidly evolving, depending more and more on advanced medical technologies and digitalization. From new generations of video systems to Artificial Intelligence, all have already entered in our life, while marking and influencing the way surgery will look like in the nearest future, too! Moreover, the changes are happening today!

Thus, for 2017, RAES and SBMS propose to all the participants very interesting subjects concentrated around the main theme: Video-Assisted Surgery – New Technologies for Better Therapy.

Advanced laparoscopic, endoscopic, or robotic procedures, as well decision-making process, choosing the best solution or dealing with complicated cases are subjected for conferences, presentations, and face-to-face debates.

This event offers to all the participants the chance to interact with Romanian and international well-known experts, to meet multidisciplinary teams involved in efficient healthcare programs, to get together with old friends and make new friends, too.

It is our task to organize between November 21st-25th, 2017 a remarkable festival of the minimal invasive techniques and video-assisted diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

The scientific program, the conferences, the plenary sessions or the master-classes, the workshops, and the courses are expected to be at high level but, in order to achieve this, your contribution is mandatory!

We invite you to share your experience or add to your expertise in Minimally Invasive Surgery during the 9th Congress of The Romanian Association of Endoscopic Surgery (RAES) & the 9th National Symposium of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery (SBMS).

Looking forward to welcome you in Bucharest to mark together another important step in the development of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Romania,

Best wishes,

Catalin Copaescu, MD, PhD

RAES President
National Bariatric Surgery Symposium President