The 1st A-DFS Symposium

The 1st A-DFS Symposium at the International Symposium of the Diabetic Foot held on the occasion of the Founding of the Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons.

The symposium was held during the International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot.

  • May 22, 2015, 12.30 - 13.30
  • Venue: World Forum, The Hague, The Netherlands.

Program:

Chair: Kristien van Acker & Armin Koller

Brief welcome and introduction to symposium
Armin Koller

Diabetic Foot and surgery - A brief history of a complex relation
Alberto Piaggesi and Lucca dalla Paola

Surgery and the neuropathic foot - Development of a highly specialised surgical branch
Sigurd Kessler

Surgery and the infected foot - Development of conservative techniques and reconstructive procedures
Klaus Kirketerp-Møller and Jan Rumbaut

A-DFS - Organisation of diabetic foot surgery both on the large and small scale
Armin Koller and A-DFS board