Last weekend was marked by a significant event in the field of coloproctology. The XIIIth National Conference in Coloproctology with international participation was held September 26 – 28, 2013 at the "Admiral" Hotel in Golden Sands resort
Lecturers from 10 countries, among which the USA, Italy, Romania, Serbia, Turkey, Jordan, Macedonia, were invited and took active part with presentations and discussions. The Conference enjoyed enormous interest with over 350 registered participants. The scientific forum was opened in the Archaelogical Museum in Varna by the Rector of Varna Medical University and President of the Organising Committee of the The XIIIth National Conference in Coloproctology Prof. Dr. Krasimir Ivanov, PhD, DSc.
Among the discussed topics were the malignant diseases of the colon, the rectum and the anus, the inflammatory diseases of the colon, surgery of liver metastases from colorectal cancer. The latest achievements in coloproctology were also presented.