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  • Welcome to The New European Surgical Academy(NESA)

    An Introduction

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • Throughout history the authorities and systems were the main obstacles for any medical development. Dr. Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902)Physician and initiator of the study of cellular pathology

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • Actual situationMany surgical procedures are based on traditions rather than on clinical studiesEven reasonable procedures include many unnecessary steps

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • NESAs aims and goals

    1. Revision of existing surgical procedures and organisation

    Optimizing and rationalizing patients` path in hospitalsSecuring the correlation between proper indications and planned proceduresAnalyzing and evaluating all the steps of surgical procedures in order to minimize and optimize them and reduce their costs

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • 2. Introduction of new procedures and of quality standards

    Introducing re-evaluated surgical proceduresCreating all-European surgical quality standards and consensus documents

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • 3. Transfer of knowledge and know-how Promoting interdisciplinary cooperationOrganizing European exchange programs for physiciansTransferring knowledge and know-how to countries with limited resources in collaboration with international organizations

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • The five NESA`s disciplines

    NESA will first concentrate on five disciplines.Obstetrics andGynaecologyOtolaryngologyAnaesthesiologyUrologySurgery

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • Background Tradition is useful in many cultural fields, though in surgery it might be harmful.

    Therefore, tradition should not be used as an argument, and no operative step should be regarded as a taboo.

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • NESAs structurePromotingand supportingCo-workers

    Executive Board

    Advisory Board

    International Board

    Countryrepresentatives

    Diplomats

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • President : Prof. h.c. Dr. Michael Stark

    Director : Dr. Francesco De MeoAll other members : are voluntary members should identify with the aims and goals of the NESA are appointed for limited periods

    Executive Board

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • 14 members2 members per discipline and 4 additional membersMission: Discipline representation, input of ideas and interdisciplinary thinkingAdvisory Board

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • Persons or institutions with high professional and personal reputation Members function as consultants to the Advisory and Executive Boards Members promote the academy in various professional forums

    International Board

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • Represent the members of their countries in NESA and NESA in their countries.

    The representatives establish contacts to medical institutions, coordinate the communication with diplomats and partners and supervise studies in their countries.

    Countryrepresentatives

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • The professional diplomats function as correspondents for certain disciplines such as breast surgery and gynaecological or surgical endoscopy

    The regional diplomats function as correspondents in various institutions, hospitals or regions and supervise studies in their region.

    Diplomats

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • Team of the academyPresident Prof. h.c. Dr. Dr. h.c. Michael StarkDirector Dr. Francesco De Meo

    Assistant to the President Ms. Clmence DelmasSecretary Ms. Sabine Wolf

    Location of the academy:Karower Str. 11 / House 21413125 BerlinGermany

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • NESAs vision for tomorrow

    All-European surgical standards Dialogue among medical institutions Cost-effectiveness of surgical procedures Transfer of knowledge and know-how to countries with limited resources Well indicated and simple operations

    Less is more Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886 1969)

    Bert Uwe Drechsel

  • A stand can be made against invasion by the enemy, but no stand can be made against invasion by an idea.

    Victor Hugo

    Bert Uwe Drechsel