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European Society For Surgical Research

The European Society for Surgical Research was founded on the 17th of February 1966 in the Faculty of Medicine of Nancy. The society was started as: ‘La Société Européenne de Chirurgie Expérimentale’. On May 16th 1974, at the General Assembly in Salzburg, it has been decided to change the name of The Society as 'European Society for Surgical Research' - ESSR. The society provides a multidisciplinary, multinational, and multilingual platform that is still of high and unbroken attraction to both young researchers and clinicians to present their recent scientific work. During early November 1966 an agreement with the British Surgical Research Society (SRS, now SARS or Society of Academic and Research Surgery) was established, so that the members of each society can submit papers for the meeting for the other society and that the members of both societies would be informed about the data of the scientific meetings of each society accordingly. In 1968 another agreement was made between the ESSR -ESES at that time, the SRS and the Society of University Surgeons (SUS) reached on the organization of tripartite meetings at regular intervals not more than 4 years. Primary objective of ESSR is to encourage the development and expansion of high quality basic and clinical surgical research activity and to promote education in surgical field. The quality issues are also of great importance for the competitiveness all over the world; that must promote and demonstrate them. Continuous advancement in surgical research is no longer the only answer to the challenges that we are facing in this present world which has become more complex and at high speed. The first joint gathering of ESES, SRS und SUS has taken place in July 1969, London and the second in 1973. Since 1994 the General Secretary as well as the President of SRS and SUS have been invited to the annual congress of the ESSR and they have been given the honor to chair to The Society's best session, the Walter-Brendel-Session.

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There are numerous Surgical Societies worldwide, both national and international. However, ISS headquartered in Belgium stands out to be one of the most renowned societies representing now 6 Collective Member Societies and surgeons from more than 100 countries.  Some of These societies are working on specific topics such as General Surgery, Surgical Trauma, Surgical Oncology, Dermatologic Surgery, Transplantation Surgery Gastrointestinal Surgery, etc. Some of the Surgery Societies in different parts of the world are as follows:

American Surgery Societies : There are several societies working on different fields, out of which almost more than 100 USA Surgical Societies and associations are present of various streams in surgery.  These societies and association are located in different parts of USA.

European Surgery Societies : More than 150 Surgery Societies in Europe are contributing towards surgical research activities in various aspects related to surgery through their annual congress, journal and newsletters. Majority of these European Pathology Societies and Associations are located in all over the globe.

Asia-Pacific Surgery Societies :  There are about 80 Asian Surgery Societies working on surgical sciences. These associations are situated mostly in Australia, Malaysia, Japan, Singapore, India and China. These societies were established in different time periods by eminent surgeons and scientists working in this field.

Middle East Surgery Societies : In Middle East approximately 50 Surgery Associations are present. These societies are organizing annual and biannual Surgery Annual Conferences in UAE, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Surgical science Societies in Middle East are involved with surgical pathology, Cataract and Refractive surgery as well.

Surgery Societies Conferences : There are almost 200 Surgical Science Meetings and conferences which are scheduled including the society conferences for the year 2016 and 2017 in different parts of the globe. These international Surgical Conferences and Surgery Annual Meetings are intended to bring together all the recent surgeons, doctors, researches, new innovations and findings in a global platform.