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International Conference SPPK (Society for Ports and Permanent Catheters) Prague, 5-7 November 2019

From 5-7 November 2019, the 5th International Conference SPPK (Society for Ports and Permanent Catheters) was held in Prague. During its course, total of 33 lectures presented were about the topic of the indication, introduction and optimal care of venous access. The conference was attended by 320 participants from the Czech Republic and Slovakia. And this year for the first time we also welcomed our colleagues from Slovenia.

The conference was attended both by the physicians and the nurses. The official languages were Czech, Slovak and English and all the lectures were simultaneously translated. The presentations of the president of WoCoVA, Ton van Boxtel and Professor Sergio Bertoglio significantly contributed to the conference success. The conference included also an introductory workshop where all the necessary techniques for vascular device insertion and its management were presented.