ADFS Cadaver Course 2019, 14-15 November

Anatomical and Surgical Dissection of the Foot 
The Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot

The Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons (ADFS) is organising this year a cadaver course in Padua (Italy) in cooperation with the Plastic Surgery Department and Human Anatomy Institute of the Padova University School of Medicine.

The University of Padova is one of the most ancient in the world, where the most important anatomists of the past studied and taught here. Moreover, the founder of the modern pathology, Biovanni Battista Morgagni was working at the University of Padova as Professor in Anatomy.

Course venue

Anatomy Institute of Padua University

Via A. Gabelli 67, 35121 Padua, Italy 


14-15 November 2019

Course benefits

  • Renowned teaching faculty
  • A comprehensive introduction to the reconstructive approach of the diabetic foot
  • True hands-on opportunity to practice
  • The course has been granted 10 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education(EACCME®).

Course Program

The first day will be devoted to the introduction to the course and the reconstructive technique. ADFS members and well-known experts will deliver oral presentations related to the plastic surgery approach to diabetic foot syndrome.

The second day will be a hands-on session focused on the reconstructive flaps from the leg and the foot.