History of ASAMI

    ASAMI Association (Association for the Study and Application of the Methods of Ilizarov) was founded by A. Bianchi-Maiocchi, R.Cattaneo and Avilla in Italy in 1982.

    The previous meetings were in Italy, Turkey, Japan and Russia. Nowadays there are 41 associations all over the world. The international ASAMI includes these countries.

    The next congress will take place in Cairo, Egypt in 2010.

    The x-presidents of the associations were Dr. Catagni from Itlay, Prof. Matsushita from Japan and Prof. Bon Jiovanni from Brazil.