Dear Lymphologists, Physical Therapists related to Lymphology, and all colleagues with a relevant interest or curiosity in special topics, like as Oncologists, Angiologists, Dermatologist, Pediatricians, Geneticist, Pathologists, Surgeons, Microsurgeons, and specialties who works with Orphan Pathologies like Lymphedema, and Lymphatic Malformations.
Such a large introduction, remarks our proposal to convene and invite all who are thinking about some aspects of lymphology, the Little Big Sister in Angiology, with the intention toadvance withnew ideas, projects and evidence-based on experience in the battle field of Lymphology, that involves hundreds of millions ofpeople around the World, awaiting our creativity, help and initiative. Our treasure is our knowledge, and our compromise is to offer it.
In honor of our history as society, we would like to organize this World Congress in different sessions such as Images in lymphology, with the name of some of our Pioneers, because the past was a long way to the present. We can move, all together, the present to the future.
One of our targets, is the focused in Diagnosis and Treatment in Lymphology, much more than Lymphedema, but our Consensus Document about lymphedema, is a priority.
Let us reanalyze the reality through during a full immersionat Iguazu, the National Park, a place to think, to be creative, to be ready to help with truth knowledge full of opinion, recognizing our reality, a show that needs compromise around the world, apowerfuldialogue between all and there, YOU are the PROTAGONISTS in a remarkable constructive friendly atmosphere.
For all the news in Lymphology, this is the right opportunity to participate and the moment to recognize our History as Society.
Last, we offer in this way an outstanding Conference, a hard-intellectual effort with new projects for the next 50 years in Lymphology, with the International Society of Lymphology andrelated Scientific Societiesaround the World, in an open space, with time of dialogue between the lymph that moves, and lymph that takes time in our life as physicians for and with Lymphology.
Prof. Dr. Cristobal M. Papendieck
Dr. Miguel A. Amore