What is ISSPP ?

 ISSPP is a non-profit international scientific organization aimed at relieving human suffering caused by pleural or peritoneal as well as other serosal disorders by improving research, innovation, education, training and patient care, as well as fostering interprofessional exchange.

ISSPP is the first scientific organization focusing on the organs pleura, peritoneum, pericardium and other serosal surfaces in health and disease. ISSPP wants to encourage not only clinical research, but also basic research on these organs, including embryology, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, biophysics and other fundamental disciplines. Diseases covered by ISSPP include both benign and malignant pathologies and include gastrointestinal, gynaecological and cardiothoracic locations.