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Key Scientific Topics:

Hernia Surgery

Endocrine Surgery

Plastic Surgery


Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery



Other Scientific Topics:

Clinical Anatomy

Surgical Anatomy

Surgery (all other specialities)

Imaging (all other modalities)




Gender Medicine

Molecular Biology



Sport Sciences

Comparative Anatomy

History of Medicine



9th ISCAA Program


Saturday, 9th Sept 2017

Registration desk open between 14:00 – 17:30

16:00 - 17:45 Opening Ceremony (Kaiser-Leopold Saal)

Welcome Speeches:

o.Univ.Prof.in Dr.in H. Fritsch (Rector Medical University of Innsbruck)

Univ.Prof.DI Dr. Bernhard Tilg (Member of the Tyrolian Government-Territorial Council for Health)

Dr. Artur Wechselberger, MBA, MSc (President of the Tyrolean Medical Chamber)

em.Univ.Prof. Dr.Dr.h.c. Reinhard Putz (Chair of University Council Medical University of Innsbruck)

David Kachlik, MD, PhD (Board Member of ISCAA)

ao.Univ.Prof.Dr. Georg Feigl (Associate Editor of "Surgical and Radiological Anatomy", Board Member of ISCAA)

Opening Lecture: 

Univ.Prof. Dr. E. Brenner, MME (Chair of Division of Clinical and Functional Anatomy): "Anatomy in the 21st Century."

Ass.Prof. Dr. K.H. Künzel: "The Iceman Ötzi and his time in Innsbruck."

17:45 Welcome Reception - at the elegant patio of the Theologic Institut



Sunday, 10th Sept 2017

Registration desk open between 08:00 – 17:30 

08:30 - 09:00 Plenary Lecture I, A. Cömert:

"Neurovascular anatomy studies, anatomical basis for aesthetic concepts and role of translational anatomy for plastic surgery"

08:30 - 10.30 Plastic Surgery/Surgery/Clinical Anatomy (Kaiser-Leopold Saal) 

Chairs: G. Pierer, M. Konschake

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30 Plenary Lecture II, J. Sanudo:

"Innervation of the human larynx. Is the pig a good choice like animal model for studying?"

11:00 – 13:00 Neuroanatomy/Neurochemistry/Neurosciences/Molecular Biology (Kaiser-Leopold Saal)

Chairs: L. Klimaschewski, D. Kachlik

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:30 Plenary Lecture III, R. Prommegger:

"Anatomy guided modern endocrine surgery"

14:00 – 16:00 Endocrine Surgery/Surgery/Clinical Anatomy (Kaiser-Leopold Saal)

Chairs: R Prommegger, M. Konschake

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00 Orthopaedics I (Kaiser-Leopold Saal)

Chairs: M. Thaler, V. Baca

18:00 ISCAA Board Meeting

18:30 Social Program Swarovski Crystal World Homepage Swarovski Crystal World



Monday, 11th Sept 2017

Registration desk open between 08:00 – 17:30

08:30 – 10:00 Orthopaedics II/Trauma Surgery/Clinical Anatomy (Kaiser-Leopold Saal)

Chairs: M. Thaler, T. Totlis

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 – 11:00 Plenary Lecture IV, Th. Schmid:

"No surgery, without anatomy!"

10:30 – 12:30 Hernia Surgery/Surgery/Clinical Anatomy (Kaiser-Leopold Saal)

Chairs: Th. Schmid, R. Fortelny

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 14:30 Poster Session

14:30 - 15:00 Plenary Lecture V, B. Moriggl:

“The impact of Ultrasound in Clinical, Applied Anatomy: past, present, future“ 

14:30 – 16:30 Ultrasound/Imaging/Clinical Anatomy (Kaiser-Leopold Saal)

Chairs: B. Moriggl, G. Feigl

15:00 - 16:30 Histology/Embryology (Hörsaal 1)

Chairs: M. Blumer, E. Pechriggl


16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break

17:00 - 18:30 Teaching Lecture Hall I (Kaiser-Leopold Saal)

Chairs: Q. Fogg, E. Brenner

17:00 – 18:30 Forensic Clinical Anatomy (Hörsaal 1)

Chairs: R. DeCarlo, J.R. Sanudo

19:00 Gala Dinner at Seegrube Innsbruck Homepage Seegrube



Tuesday, 12th Sept 2017

Registration desk open between 08:00 – 17:30

08:30 – 10:00 Neurosurgery/Neuroscience/Maxillofacial Anatomy (Kaiser-Leopold Saal)

Chairs: C. Thomé, A. Trödhan

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 – 11:00 Plenary Lecture VI, G. Feigl:

"Anatomical drawings and images of dissection: The good, the bad and the ugly!"

10:30 – 12:30 Clinical Anatomy/Gender Medicine/Comparative Anatomy/Varia (Kaiser-Leopold Saal)

Chairs: G. Feigl, E. Brenner

12:30 Announcement Poster Award

13:00 Closing Ceremony 

14:00 - 16:00 Visit the Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Medical University of Innsbruck (free enrollment on site upon registration)



Scientific Committee

o.Univ.Prof. Dr.med. Lars Klimaschewski

o.Univ.Prof. Dr.med. Claudius Thomé

o.Univ.-Prof. Dr.med.univ. Gerhard Pierer

Univ.Prof. Dr.med.univ. Erich Brenner, MME (Bern)

ao.Univ.Prof. Dr.med.univ. Bernhard Moriggl, FIACA

ao.Univ.Prof. Dr.med.univ. Rupert Prommegger

ao.Univ.Prof. Dr.med.univ. Thomas Schmid

ao.Univ.Prof. Dr.med.univ. René Fortelny

Ass.Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr.med.univ. Martin Thaler, MSc

Dr.med.univ. et med.dent. Angelo Christian Trödhan

Univ.Ass. Dr.med.univ. Marko Konschake

Dr.in med.univ. Marit Zwierzina

Dr.in med.univ. Elisabeth Pechriggl





Nihal Apaydin 

Vaclav Baca

Ayhan Cömert

Mirela Eric

Georg Feigl

David Kachlik

Dragan Krivokuca

Trifon Totlis