Dear Friends,

It is our great pleasure and honor to invite you to participate the ‘’3rd Ege Hands-On CadaverLab Workshop for Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Vestibular Approach’’ in Izmir, on Saturday 3 September, 2022.

This event will be organized in collaboration with the Ege University, and the Universities Milano, Vienna, Heinrich-Heine and Barcelona, Jagellonian University, Università Cattolica Rome, Pederzoli Hospital Verona and TAES (Turkish Association of Endocrine Surgery) & Ege Surgical Society.

The meeting follows the very successful previous ones, which took place twice in Izmir (Turkey) and once in Messina (Italy) and Verona (Italy).

The program focuses on TOETVA technical advances, tips & tricks, live cadaveric surgery, patient selection, oncologic indications, how to manage complications, modern surgical technology integrated and pre- & post-operative patient management.

We aim to capture the interest of general, endocrine and head & neck surgeons, in order to foster progress in TOETVA. All surgeons feeling young are welcome!!!

The official language will be English. And keep in mind that we will have two social evenings, Friday & Saturday.

Mark your calendar NOW … and kindly stimulate your surgical colleagues not only to attend, but also to actively participate in the meeting.


Very sincerely yours,

 Özer MAKAY, MD, FEBS div. Endocrine Surgery

Division of Endocrine Surgery

Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

 Gianlorenzo Dionigi, MD, FACS, FEBS div. Endocrine Surgery

Director, General Surgery Division

Head, Endocrine Surgery Section

Chief, Endocrine Surgery Research Institute

Istituto Auxologico Italiano Capitanio IRCCS

University of Milan, Italy