13th ASEAN Congress of Plastic Surgery Held in Thailand

November 21, 2006   Health News
(PRLEAP.COM) The 13th ASEAN Congress of Plastic Surgery, with the theme "The Cutting Edge in Plastic Surgery and Charm of the North" was held last October 16 - 18, 2006. Chiang Mai, Thailand's second-largest city and the gateway to the country's north was the venue for the international Congress. In attendance were plastic and reconstructive surgeons from around the world. The Congress featured scientific sessions, with some of the world's leading plastic surgeons providing expert presentations in the various fields of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. Plastic surgeons from Thailand, United States of America, Taiwan R.O.C., Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Austria, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Switzerland, Israel and Italy were among the invited speakers to the Congress.

Among the plastic surgeons who spoke at the Congress were the following: From the United States of America, Dr. Foad Nahai gave the keynote address The Cutting Edge in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and lectured on a variety of other topics, including the Personal Approach to Total Facial Rejuvenation, Augmentation Mammoplasty, and the Prevention and Management of Complications in Aesthetic Surgery. Other speakers from the United States were Dr. Mutaz Habal, who spoke on the Controversies with Treatment of Crooked Heads; Dr. Reid Hansen, on Breast Reconstruction with Latissimus Dorsi Flap; Dr. Gregory Evans, on Mastopexy techniques and Dr. Kenneth Salyer, on Lessons Learned in 36 Years of Craniofacial Surgery. From Australia, Dr. David J. David, spoke on the Past, Present & Future of Craniofacial Surgery.

On the topic of Body Sculpturing, Dr. Yeap Choong Lieng presented Liposelection, The Revolutionary Technique, Dr. Gwendy Aniko spoke about Water-Jet Assisted Liposuction, and Dr. Benjamin Ascher discussed Lipolysis by External Ultrasounds. Speakers for the topic of Rhinoplasty were Dr. Florencio Lucero from the Philippines, Dr. Montri Kitmanee and Dr. Yu-Ray Chen.

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