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International Association for Surgical Metabolism and Nutrition


IASMEN is a global Society devoted to the development of improved nutritional care for surgical patients in all operating specialties by fostering and supporting research in the fields of clinical nutrition and metabolism. It attracts surgeons from all over the world.


IASMEN is an Integrated Society in the International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC) and holds a biennial congress with the International Surgical Week ISW (World Congress of Surgery) arranged by all integrated societies within the ISS/SIC.

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Plan your participation at the next

International Surgical Week ISW 2022

World Congress of Surgery

Vienna, Austria, 15 - 18 August 2022


Deadline for Abstract submission is 28 February 2022 (no extension!)


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A highly successful World Congress of Surgery WCS 2019 in Krakow, Poland has just come to an end.

48th World Congress of Surgery WCS 2019 (formerly International Surgical Week ISW)
11 - 15 August 2019, Krakow, Poland

Visit the website: www.wcs2019.org


WCS 2019 IASMEN Prize Winner



Virtual Surgical Week VSW 2021, 30 August - 3 September 2021

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IASMEN Free Paper Prize
The International Association for Surgical Metabolism and Nutrition (IASMEN) will include the best graded Free Papers submitted amongst this specific field to be presented within the IASMEN Prize Session. The Presenting Author of the best presentation in this session will be awarded a Prize Money of USD 1'000.00 and a Certificate.