The Big Challenge: the war of the noses

Chirurgie esthétique

  21.09.2018 - 23.09.2018

     Grand Hotel Gardone, Corso Zanardelli 84, Gardone Riviera BS,

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After the success of the first meeting, Villa Bella Clinic is back again with “The Big Challenge – The War of the Noses”, an innovative Congress on Rhinoplasty.

The Big Challenge: the war of the noses

Rhinoplasty is a fascinating procedure about which most things have already been said, but there are still lots of issues to discuss and a question that swirls around in our heads:
open or closed approach?

According to the latest literature and to the most influencial voices in this field, there seems to be no doubt: open wins over closed. But…are we so sure? Why, in the era of minimally invasive surgery, does rhinoplasty seem to be going against the flow? Is the transcolumellar scar really always essential? We intend to see, through the work of some of the most well-known surgeons in the World, if there is still room for the closed approach in the 21st Century.

We will select 4 pairs of similar cases (8 patients all together, hopefully some twins) to be operated upon by surgeons of the open and surgeons of the closed teams, in a “struggle of the scalpels”. Each surgeon will strongly defend his preferred approach and describe his reasoning in detail.

During the first two days there will be live surgery in the morning and presentations and round tables in the afternoon. The last day will be entirely devoted to lectures and discussions. This Event will be held in Gardone Riviera, lake Garda, Italy, 21-23 September 2018. It is one of the most beautiful locations in Italy, and a dream venue for the meeting and social program. Places are limited, so hurry and register now!



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CME European credits

An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME for CME accreditation of this event.

To apply for the UEMS-EACCME credits you will need to fill out an evaluation form and sign an attendance book. Before asking for the UEMS-EACCME credits please check with your national health authority whether the CME credits are accepted in your country.

The UEMS-EACCME® has mutual recognition agreements with the American Medical Association (AMA) for live events and e-learning materials and with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for live events only.

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Corso Zanardelli 84
25083 Gardone Riviera BS

 Gardone Riviera BS   

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