In 2017 year, for the first time, the World Hypospadias Congress “From pediatrics to geriatrics” took place in Russia. From 29th of August to 1st of September it was held in the “Grand Hotel Marriott” (registration & presentations) and “Medicina” JSC Clinic (practical day).
About one hundred presentations were made in four days by the best specialists in hypospadias and malformations of the penis. The specialists (Urologists, Andrologists, Geneticists, Surgeons and Pediatric Surgeons, Endocrinologists, Anesthesiologists, Psychologists) came from all over the world: Germany, UK, France, Austria, USA, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, India, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Thailand, Netherlands, Hungary, Romania, Pakistan, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Arab Emirates, Mexico and Russia.
After the registration and welcome reception on the first day of the Congress, the next two days were devoted to presentations on different questions in Hypospadiology and malformations of the penis: new surgical techniques, interesting clinical cases, scientific researches.
On the fourth day of Congress was made an on-line translation of four operations. All guests were able to see the translation from the hall and ask their questions and discuss the operation techniques directly with the operating surgeons.
Within the Congress a significant event took place: the “Hypospadias International Society” (HIS) was enabled and the leading specialists from different countries joined this community.
The Hypospadias World Congress 2017 in Russia was productive and interesting – and we hope that all contacts made during the Congress will lead to a long-term cooperation and will improve the quality of treatment patients with hypospadias and other malformations of penis.