Dear Colleagues,

We are very happy to invite you to the ‘’2nd Ege Hands-On CadaverLab Workshop for Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Vestibular Approach’’! This meeting is organized by Ege University, in collaboration with Messina University and TAES (Turkish Association of Endocrine Surgery).

During this one-day course, we will do our best to share with you the tips & tricks of TOETVA. The course brings together a one stop and one time assimilation of state of art expertise in TOETVA. During the morning, we will present dynamic lectures and you will hear the experience of the experts. After lunch, live cadaveric surgery will be performed under the supervision of these experts. The official language will be English.

Evidence proofs that with the right indications and proper patient selection, TOETVA is a viable and efficient technique for patients having a demand for scarless thyroidectomy. We look forward to welcoming you all to this course that will equip you with the necessary skills to embark on this new and exciting technique. Participants from all over the World are welcome to Izmir!

 Özer MAKAY, MD, FEBS div. Endocrine Surgery

Division of Endocrine Surgery

Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

 Gianlorenzo Dionigi, MD, FACS

Division of Endocrine and Minimally Invasive Surgery,

University of Messina, Messina, Italy