Russian and French doctors to discuss comorbidity treatment: watch online


On 4–5 March 2021, leading experts from Sechenov University, Botkin Hospital (Moscow), and Hôpital Paris Saint-Joseph (France) will be participating in the 2nd International Scientific Conference ‘France Meets Russia in Paris. Metabolic Syndrome: New Approaches to the Treatment of Patients with Comorbidities’.

Doctors from France and Russia will be presenting their latest research data. They will discuss the current state of therapy and early diagnosis of metabolic syndrome and share the management strategies for patients with comorbidities, in both outpatient and inpatient settings.

On the first day, 4 March 2021, the participants will talk about the main features of metabolic syndrome, current understanding of its clinical manifestations, connection with microbiota, as well as epidemiology in Russia and France. The speakers will aim to deliver important information to a wide range of specialists — general practitioners, endocrinologists, cardiologists, hepatologists, and surgical oncologists. The sessions will focus on surgical treatment of tumours with various localisations in patients with metabolic syndrome, and connection with tumour incidence. Liver cancer diagnosis and patient management in Russia and France will be discussed. The speakers are also expected to share reports about the effects of COVID-19 on the management of patients with comorbidities.

On the second day, 5 March 2021, the conference will host an interdisciplinary discussion about the management of patients with comorbidities in Botkin Hospital and Hôpital Paris Saint-Joseph.

The conference is open to general practitioners, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, cardiologists, surgeons, oncologists, students of advanced training courses, clinical residents, PhD students, and senior students. You can find the full programme of the conference here.

Due to the existing restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, the event will take place online. It will be streamed on YouTube.

The languages of the event will be Russian, French, and English (simultaneous translation).