Novus Scientific and Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons (SAPS) Host the Inaugural Event of 'SOFTISSUE - The Issue of Soft Tissue,' Featuring James J. Chao, M.D., FACS, ...
SINGAPORE, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore company Novus Scientific Pte. Ltd today announced the successful hosting of Asia's 1st "SOFTISSUE – The Issue of Soft Tissue" educational series, together with the Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons (SAPS) on 1st November 2010.
This inaugural event featured James J. Chao, M.D., FACS, who spoke on "Technological Innovations in Plastic Surgery," which focused on the latest advances in breast reconstruction & fat grafting. Dr. Chao is currently Professor of Plastic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Centre. Attendees consisted of Plastic & General Surgeons from Singapore and the region, as well as select government agencies and members of the health media. The venue was at the Novus Restaurant, housed in the historical National Museum of Singapore.
"I am honored to be invited as the 1st speaker of SOFTISSUE, as it provides not only a great platform for U.S. Plastic Surgeons such as myself to interact and share clinical best practices with surgeons of SAPS, but also an opportunity to collaborate on future clinical studies, which may bring tremendous benefits to patients worldwide," said James J. Chao, M.D., FACS, Professor of Plastic Surgery & Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, (UCSD).
"Novus Scientific is a proud supporter of the 1st SOFTISSUE, together with SAPS, which brings together the top Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeons in Singapore and the U.S. for an educational meeting of minds," said Thomas Engstrom, CEO & President of Novus Scientific. "We plan to bring SOFTISSUE to the U.S. as well as to Europe and beyond in the years to come."
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