President's Message (August 05, 2012)
To all who visit this website: Greetings; I welcome you to our web site.
I am, and have been for the last year, the president of this International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP). Other recently elected officials include Vice Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer and Board Members.
ISPCOP was founded a few years ago by a small group of concerned anesthesiologists as a forum for discussion and interchange of ideas between all anesthesiologists troubled by the challenges being posed by the obese patient. Two similar sister societies are SOBA in UK (Society of Bariatric Anesthetists) and ESPCOP (European Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient).