On behalf of the Asian Federation of Foot & Ankle Surgeons (AFFAS), we cordially invite you to participate in the forthcoming the 7th Scientific Meeting of AFFAS; 11th to 12th October in 2019 at Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Center at Central world which sits in the middle of the Heart of Bangkok, Thailand. It surrounds by many large shopping complex and It is very easy to travel to any place in Bangkok by sky train, airport raillink and local transportation. This meeting will be a very special opportunity for orthopaedics foot and ankle professionals from around the world (especially asia-pacific)to come together to exchange knowledge and innovation in clinical and research issues. We will also invite many renowed orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon such as Mark Myerson, Martinus Richter, Beat Hintermann, etc. to share their expertise to all participant.
We invite you to visit Bangkok, a cultural capital of Thailand. We proudly present you a unique culture and marvelous sight-seeing around this metropolitan. Definitely you will also enjoy delicious Thai food. This time of the year will be a high season for traveler, therefore we will suggest you book your accommodation and registration early. If you book the hotel through our website, you will get a special price for the hotel. The website will be open for abstract submission and registration after 1st October 2018. The link will show up in the AFFAS website https://www.affas.org/ and RCOST website http://www.rcost.or.th once it is ready.
We looking forward to see you all soon in 7th Scientific Meeting of AFFAS in Bangkok!
Bavornrit Chuckpaiwong, M.D.
Chairman of the 7th Scientific Meeting of AFFAS
How to deal with malunited calcaneal fracture
Evolution of the treatment for ankle arthritis
MAST in chondral lesion at the ankle as a part of complex surgical approach
Ankle arthrodesis: potential, limitation, and techniques
Total ankle replacement as a treatment for the avascular necrosis of talus
Update treatment options for OLT in 2019
Strategies to prevent malreduction and maintain fixation for syndesmotic injury
Hallux valgus: three-dimensional correction
The aims of the society are to :
The 1st Annual Scientific Meeting was held in New Delhi in 1998. Not less than 600 delegates attended that meeting. Since then there have been 13 hugely successful Annual Meetings held in Shanghai, Beijing, Xian, New Delhi, Mumbai, Seoul, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok.
Our past Presidents include Ray Randle, Ashok Rajgopal, Jim Sullivan, Yoo Myung-chui, Wang Yan, Arun Mullaji and most recently Rami Sorial. Our current President is Parag Sancheti and Vice President Cao Li.
The Delta Foundation, although a separate entity, was created as an additional educational arm of the society. Its educational format includes short 2-3 day seminars, to provide practical instruction on surgical technique and the science of arthroplasty surgery. These seminars have been conducted in numerous cities across Asia, pivoted on live surgical demonstrations with moderators and open forum case discussions.