Dear EURAPS members, We find ourselves once again in an uttermost unfortunate historical context, barely -if already- leaving Covid behind. The war in Ukraine leaves no one untouched and also causes great concern within our association, along with a warm wave of solidarity. We advocate broad solidarity with all those who are victims of this horrific military invasion. This current war touches all...

Saturo Nagata, medical director of NAGATA Microtia and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Clinic, passed away from sudden cardiac death on January 2, 2022 at the age of 71 years. He was one of the founders of modern microtia reconstruction and the two stage Nagata method is used worldwide as the state of art technique in ear reconstruction. Nagata was born on August...

Bryant Alexander Toth, M.D. died on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021 at the age of 71, in Italy, the country he loved dearly. Bryant attended Brown University’s Program in Medicine and received his degree in 1976. He married Jill Sifton Henderson, the love of his life, in 1977 and they moved to Boston where Bryant began his six-year residency in General and...

On February 2, 2021 Kjartan Hasse Stenbuck Arctander passed away. For many years Kjartan was the only EURAPS plastic surgical representative of Norway. Born in Øksnes, Finmark, in the north of Norway on November 9, 1957 he grew up in Stamsund, Lofoten. After moving to Oslo in 1976, he started to study Dentistry and worked as a dentist till 1983, the year...