About Congress

IX International congress ISSAM (International Society for the Study of the Aging Male) took place in Pragueon October 1-3, 2015

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This year ISSAM congress gathered delegates fromRussia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Great Britain, India, USA, Germany,Italy, France, Canada, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Israel, Poland, Belgium and other countries.

Congress audience consisted of about 400 doctors of different medical specialties such asendocrinologists, urologists, andrology, gynecologists, therapists, nutritionists, neurologists, cardiologists, psychologists, dermatocosmetologists, gerontology, as well as doctors andgraduate students who are activelyinterested in the men's and women's health, hormone therapy and preventive medicine of the 21st century.

post 02The main Congress objective was to discuss the latest scientific developments and experience exchange in the sphere of preventive and therapeutic strategies of serious diseases treatment. These diseases are not only medical but also social problem because of their heavy healthy and economical burden that lies not only on the shoulders of a single patient or his family, but also on the government.

This so-called age-related diseases: cardio-vascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, age-related dementia and Alzheimer's disease, cancer of the prostate, breast and colo-rectal cancer, senility syndrome (FRAILTY).

IMG 4535 1Congress speakers were the legends of world cardiology, endocrinology, urology, gynecology and other medical disciplines: Bruno Lunenfeld, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG (hons), POGS (hons) Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar-Ilan University, and Ramat Gan (Israel); Michal Krsek, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Internal Medicine, President of the Czech Society of Endocrinology (Czech Republic); Tomas Fait MD PhD Chairman of Czech Menopause and Andropause Society 1st Faculty of Medicine, Сharles University Prague (Czech Republic);

IMG 4562 1 Malcolm Carruthers, MD, FRCpath., MRCGP, Medical Director of the Centre for Men's Health (London, UK); Aksam A. Yassin MD PhD EdD FEBU, Professor of Urology & Human Sexuality (Hamburg, Germany);

IMG 4572 1Abraham Morgentaler, MD, FACS, Director, Men's Health Boston, Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery (Urology), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School (Boston, USA);Farid Saad, DVMClinical Research and Endocrinology, Gulf Medical University (Ajman, United Arab Emirates); Svetlana Kalinchenko, MD, PhD, professor, Chair of Endocrinology, People’s Friendship University of Russia, Scientific Director, Clinic of Professor Kalinchenko (Moscow, Russia)and others.

One of the most important historical results of the IX Congress ISSAM was the creation of international scientists group that had developed a consensus on the men hypogonadism treatment. These recommendations includes 9 resolutions, that will be published in the upcoming Aging Male issue.

X Anniversary International Congress ISSAM-2016 date and place will be announced at www.issam.pro by the end of 2015.

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