The third academic conference of the China Branch of the International Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Association, jointly sponsored by the Chinese Branch of the International Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Association, the National Association of Directors of General Surgery, and the National Liver Surgery Group, was held at the Shanghai International Convention Center from April 12 to 13, 2008. . Wu Mengchao, Huang Zhiqiang, Tang Zhaoyou. Liu Yunyi, Henry A. Pitt, Jim Toouli, past presidents of the International Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Society, and Thomas Van Gulik, chairman of the Academic Committee of the International Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Society, and other well-known experts in general surgery and hepatobiliary surgery attended the meeting and conducted academic exchanges. Major General Li Jianhua, Minister of Health of the General Logistics Department of the PLA, Shen Xiaoming, Vice Mayor of Shanghai, Major General Zhang Yanling, President of the Second Military Medical University, and Major General Cao Xuetao, Vice President attended the meeting to congratulate. More than 1,000 representatives attended this conference, including 10 academicians of the two academies and 2 foreign academicians. A total of more than 600 papers were received. Under the chairmanship of the chairman of the conference, Academician Wu Mengchao, everyone centered on the frontiers and hot and difficult issues in the field of hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery at home and abroad, and discussed liver diseases, biliary tract diseases, There are 5 thematic venues including pancreatic diseases, transplantation, laparoscopic endoscopy, etc., covering surgery, internal medicine, interventional medicine, endoscopy, pathology, and imaging of hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases. Ultrasound therapy and basic research and other related disciplines gave wonderful speeches and heated discussions on new theories, new technologies and new progress in the treatment of hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery diseases.
During the meeting, gold medals were awarded to Professors Chen Xiaoping and Zhang Shengdao for their outstanding contributions to hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery in China.