Photo 1 and photo 2: Last year foot surgeons congress in Munich: Michael Vitek explains the concept of his Hallux method (V-tek) to interested foot specialists at the Delos stand. Exciting discussions develop.
Photo 3: At the end of the day at the bar: The "rascals" are obviously in a good mood. The international foot experts Markus Preiß (Wiesbaden) , Chris Blundell (Sheffield) and Alex Sikorski (Rheinbach) from left to right obviously like the beer better, Vitek more the red wine.
Left: Prof. Vitek explains foot surgery , Vienna, foot courses
Middle: With Alex Sikorsky and Bulgarian colleague in Heidelberg
Right: Virginia Vitek with the top foot surgeons Springfeld, Zwipp and Stainsby, in the background Roland Woerner , CEO (together with Uwe Pech) of the company Normed, D-day, Heidelberg
Left: In the operating theatre of the center for outpatient foot surgery in Vienna, interested spectators during a live operation.
Center and right: The operating theatreof the Prague University Hospital during a course . The live image was transferred to the lecture hall, and then questions were asked by colleagues and answered by me during surgery.
Left: Foot conference in Munich, Austria meets Spain and Bavaria (left to right).
Center and right: Live surgery during a course in Tuttlingen , participants directly in the operating room and by video transmission in the lecture hall .
Left: In Tuttlingen
Middle: first V-tek foot course in Vienna with Prof. Vincent Hetherington
Right: The Institute of Anatomy, University of Vienna during surgery exercises .
Left: In front of the Airlangga University in Surabaya , Indonesia, for the first Indonesian foot surgery course, as the only lecturer
Middle: During the subsequent workshop there were 60 participants from all parts of the vast country. Some traveled six hours by plane. Since too little surgical hooks were present, the inventive Indonesians had dinner forks bent into shape. The enthusiasm was tremendous , as nowhere else. The heat also.
Right: Invited to a lecture at the Turkish foot conference.
Left: With two Turkish and one German podiatrists
Middle: Meeting of the operators of the V-tek methods in Weinberg near Stuttgart
Right: Foot surgery workshop with podiatrists in London
Left: Invited as a speaker at the Dutch orthopedic conference in Groningen, the usual transport
Middle: Foot surgeons conference in Grantham , England
Right: A few advertisements in the hotel during the foot seminary in Ohio, USA
Left: Speakers of the conference in Ohio
Middle: In the following workshop at the College of Podiatric Medicine , Prof. Vitek shows his surgical methods that are practiced by the participants on a corpse
Right: The College of Podiatric Medicine
Left: Prof. Vitek performing surgery
Middle: The participants see all OPs step by step, before they begin
Right: Then the celebration. This bar in the special bus rolls through the town to the restaurant
Left: Virginia in the operating room in Tirana, Albania
Middle: At the Normed-stand the moods are bright. Foot conference in Carillo , Argentina
Right: flight from Moscow to Tomsk , Siberia. Glad to have survived
Left: The Spartanian OP of the giant hospital in Tomsk, Russia
Middle: No joke : With this sterilized Black & Decker machine I operated on people . The only bad part was the heated oil that became too thin and splashed all over the OP.
Right: In the evening with the hospital director Prof. Karlov and Prof. Felderhoff, hand surgeon from Germany
Left: In Tomsk with Virginia and Karlov's secretary, we called her the "short-stepping Dragon"
Middle: Beautiful wooden houses as the (only) interesting view in Tomsk
Right: The Russian colleagues on a visit to Vienna with my staff
At the Salzburg Schlafgesprächen in the Mozarteum as one of the four invited experts .
Left and center: The moderator Prof. Hademar Bankhofer.
Right: Prof. Huber and experts in the television recording.