20th Congress of European Society for the Hand Surgery (FESS) was held

20th Congress of European Society for the Hand Surgery (FESS) was held from 17th to 20th of June in Milano, Italy. There were over 1000 plastic surgeons, orthopedists and physiatrists as participants. Six hundred and fifty-eight oral presentations and one hundred and eighty- nine poster presentations were presented at the Congress. Assist. Prof.Drazan Eric,MD,PhD as the only participant from the former Yugoslavia, presented his work ”Reconstruction of the fingers soft tissue defects with second and third dorsal metacarpal artery perforator flaps”.


Defense of Master Thesis – Gavrilovic-Elez dr Tatjana

Gavrilovic-Elez dr Tatjana has publicly defended Master Thesis titled” The effect of vitamin C on the anti-oxidative status of children in stress asthma”.

The public defense was held in June 24th, 2015, at 12 noon, at the ceremonial hall of the Faculty of Medicine in Foca.


Patients from all over Republic of Srpska have confidence in University hospital Foca

University Hospital Foca monitors worldwide developments in the prevention and treatment of diseases and seeks continuous improvement of its services. Our institution, as well as its professional staff,  is engaged in scientific research, both for personal development and for education of students of Faculty of Medicine, which is a part of the University of East Sarajevo.


New Center for Hemodialysis started to work

Within the University hospital in Foca, new hemodialysis center started to work, which is completely equipped with new equipment for hemodialysis.

Mr sc. med Marijana Kovacevic said that there are 18 patients who currently undergo chronic dialysis treatments. The patients are from Foca, Rudo, Rogatica, Visegrad, Cajnice.