Ciego de Avila, Cuba Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Experts from Switzerland, Austria, France, Canada, Puerto Rico and Cuba attend the 16th International Arthroscopy Symposium, which will be held in this city until April19.
Conferences, workshops, teaching clinical sections and demonstrative surgeries are on the agenda of the meeting, which takes place at the Antonio Luaces Iraola hospital in the central province of Ciego de Avila.
The coordinator of the event, Doctor Osvaldo García, told Prensa Latina, that the exchanges are focused this year on regenerative medicine, one of the most innovative contributions in the world incorporated into arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery, and to promote the study of the imaging
Arthroscopy is a novel technique almost exclusively of developed nations, which allows you to directly visualize the joints, establish safe diagnoses and perform surgeries.
Also known as minimally invasive surgery has among its advantages the rapid recovery of patients and their reintegration into social life; decreased in-hospital stay and post-operation morbidity.
Ciego de Ávila, at about 430 kilometers far from Havana, is the usual venue for Arthroscopy workshops, which seek to improve the technique of arthroscopic surgery to improve peoples’ quality of life.