Sep 042022


Dear colleagues,

We are delighted to invite you to join us for the III Saint Petersburg Lymphology Forum with international participation Lymphology Without Frontiers — a Journey of 400 Years: Challenges and Controversies, Achievements and Discoveries as we bring together leading Russian and world experts. The Forum will take place on October 13–14, 2022 in hybrid format.

The event will be held as part of the program of the WCRC for Personalized Medicine.

The year 2022 is significant for medicine and science as it marks 400 years since the discovery of the lymphatic system, an event that fundamentally changed the view of many aspects in the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. Studies of the lymphatic system and related scientific topics are still the most crucial aspects and outline main directions for the development of health care.

The Forum will provide a platform to discuss the importance of the lymphatic system in modern medicine. It will be focused on an interdisciplinary approach based on the involvement of specialists from different fields and will be an opportunity for valuable exchange between the leading Russian and foreign peers: lymphologists, phlebologists, oncologists, surgeons, vascular surgeons, angiologists, general practitioners, endocrinologists, rehabilitologists, physiotherapists, exercise therapy specialists and other experts.

The program of the Forum includes plenary lectures, breakout sessions, round tables and workshops covering the issues of basic, clinical and experimental lymphology, the impact of the lymphatic system on human health and the development of various diseases, novel approaches and current research in oncology, new technologies in surgery, medical rehabilitation, integration, partnership, innovations in angiology and vascular surgery, multidisciplinary approach in modern lymphology.

Scientific areas to be covered:

  • History of lymphology
  • Fundamentals of lymphology (anatomy, morphology, physiology)
  • Oncology and lymphatic system
  • Role of the lymphatic system in surgery, urology, gynecology, plastic surgery, vascular surgery, maxillofacial surgery, therapy, etc.
  • Phlebology and lymphology – a family affair
  • Clinical lymphology
  • Controversial issues in the diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema
  • Lymphedema and lipedema

Forms of participation

  • Abstracts
  • Presenter
  • Attendee

Accepted abstracts will be published in the supplement to the Journal of Translational Medicine and posted on the website of Almazov Centre.

Live stream

The event will be streamed live on this page.

Official languages

The official languages of the Forum are Russian and English.

COVID-19-related measures

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Forum will be organized in compliance with all necessary epidemiological measures and regulations in force at the time of the event.

Please register through the website. The event is free to attend but pre-registration is required. There is no registration fee.

Registration October 13–14, 2022


Ekaterina Pevneva, Head of Cooperation and Marketing Department
Tel: +7 (812) 702-37-49 (ext. 005110)

Conference and Communications Department
Tel.: +7 (812) 702-37-17

Venue: Almazov National Medical Research Centre (2 Akkuratova street, Saint Petersburg)