The ISGE – AFSGE annual meetin in Yaoundé was a huge succes. With a number off 1044 registrants this MIGS meeting has beaten every record and was the largest meeting in West Africa in the field of MIGS.
The scientific program with 36 sessions in four different lecture halls was declared outstanding by the participants. The nearly live and live sessions and especially the Clinical case sessions were highly appreciated by the participants who did ask many pertinent questions. The YES session were a very high standard so that it became very difficult at the end to select a winner the difference was of only 0,5 point.
The Key note lectures on “Is Endometriosis a progressive Disease” – by Adel Shervin did demonstrate that endometriosis is a progressive disease – the one on “Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy” by our member of the Senate and Honorary Member Lip Kee Yap was special as he did translate his English text in French and brought the translation on the slides alongside the English version – the one on “Is Ovarian Cancer a Tubal Disease” by our member of the Senate and Honorary Member Victor Gomel did clearly demonstrate that tubes have to be removed at the time of hysterectomy as 80% of the cancers do originate in the fimbriva of the tubes.