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EUROSURGERY '95, the Fifth European Congress of Surgery, was held in Barcelona, Spain, November 15-18, 1995, and was combined with the 10th Biannual Meeting of the Spanish Society of Surgeons. Eurosurgery is a successsful project that began 5 years ago with the aim of obtaining, in the words of its president, Prof Gian Masimo Gazzaniga, MD, "... a Europe without frontiers, committed to providing cultural and scientific expansion to Western countries seeking a continuous updating and exchange of information between members of the participating nations."
This international meeting brings together the efforts of the national societies of surgeons of all European countries. In a cooperating Congress, they try to show the present status of clinical and research surgery in Europe. Abstracts that are accepted at Eurosurgery are published in a special issue of the British Journal of Surgery. This year, in a similar fashion to the first Eurosurgery Congress, it was
Targarona EM, Trías M. Summary of the 5th European Congress of Surgery and the 10th Meeting of the Spanish Society of Surgeons. Arch Surg. 1996;131(7):749-750. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1996.01430190071017