Guidelines Consensus Meeting

HerniaSurge World Guidelines for Groin Hernia Management Date: June 7, 2016, Time: 1400-1530, Location: WTC convention centre. Plenary Session The HerniaSurge Group kindly invites all participants of the EHS Congress to come to this EHS Rotterdam Highlight. In this exciting session the HerniaSurge Group will present the World Guidelines for Groin Hernia Management. The Guidelines contain 125 Statements and 86 Recommendations but the focus will be on 50 “KEY” Statements and Recommendations that have been selected as most challenging and interesting. It will be organized as a Consensus Voting Session and naturally we anticipate maximum attendance by all participants of the congress. All congress delegates can digitally vote (bring your smartphone fully charged) on the statements and recommendations and hence … read more

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Schedule for the Rotterdam Congress

Rotterdam

Rotterdam

SUNDAY June 5th 2016

NEW TECHNIQUES CADAVER LAB
Pre-course: experts teaching their techniques in skills-lab
Location: Erasmus University Medical Center, Department of Anatomy, Rotterdam
max 30 participants
Seperate registration required (Euro 195 pp)
10:00 – 12:00 Presentations/films on techniques
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 16:00 Hands-on – 5 techniques (5 rounds of 30 minutes each):
1. TREPP – Dr. W.L. Akkersdijk
2. Laparoscopic 3-neurectomy – Dr. D.C. Chen
3. Posterior comp separation – Dr. F. Muysoms
4. Posterior extraperitoneal-anterior inguinal
total triple neurectomy  through one incision
– Prof. G. Campanelli
5. ACNES neurectomy – Dr. R.M.H. Roumen
6. Rives-Stoppa with sutureless mesh – Prof. dr. J.F. Lange
16:00 – 20:00 EHS CONGRESS PRE-REGISTRATION
19:00 – 20:30 Welcome reception at the conference location
20:30 – 23:00 Faculty dinner (on invitation only)

MONDAY June 6th 2016

08:00 – 09:00 Conference registration
09:00 – 09:15 Opening ceremony
President of EHS & chairs Dr. R.K.J. Simmermacher & Prof. J. Lange
09:15 – 11:00 Plenary session – Teaching Hernia Surgery:
Presentation of various teaching formats of abdominal wall hernia surgery
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 13:00 How to prevent incisional hernias, true evidence Optimal perioperative management helps to prevent complications during hernia repair Solutions for chronic pain after hernia repair. Treatment and prevention of pain
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 14:30 Industry symposium 1 Industry symposium 2 Industry symposium 3
14:30 – 16:00 How to use the evidence on incisional hernia repair
The mess of contaminated mesh, please help me out
Free papers and video
16:00 – 16:30 Tea break
16:15 – 17:15 EHS general assembly
17:15 – 18:45 Do we need a specialized hernia center and if so, what is it?
Use of mesh? Is it inevitable?  Free papers and video

TUESDAY June 7th 2016

08:30 – 09:30  Reconstruction of the abdominal wall in diastasis recti and ventral hernia repair  EHS Research Chapter
Everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask on hernia repair
09:30 – 10:00 Coffee break
10:00 – 11:00 Industry symposium 4 Industry symposium 5 Industry symposium 6
11:00 – 12:30 Plenary session – Quality Control in Hernia Surgery and in evidence based literature
Hernia registry, Guidelines, and Quality Control
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 14:00 Industry symposium 7 Industry symposium 8 Industry symposium 9
14:00 – 15:30 Plenary guideline session – World Guidelines on inguinal hernia repair.
Hernia Surgery working group
15:30 – 16:00 Tea break
16:00 – 17:00 Prof. Jeekel: presentation of 3 best abstracts for evidence based management in hernia repair (including Evidence based Trophy)
Lecture of Professor Jeekel on future of hernia repair
19:00 – 00:00 Conference dinner

WEDNESDAY June 8th 2016

08:30 – 09: 00 Best poster session: presentation of the 5 best posters
09:00 – 10:30 Why me? Strategies in open abdomen, complex ventral hernia and loss of domain How to prevent failure in the small abdominal
wall hernia
Free papers inguinal hernia
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 Parastomal Hernia: new guideline EHS consensus meeting Where are we 10 years from now? 3D videosession and postersession
12:30 – 13:30 Closing ceremony

 

38th International Congress European Hernia Society

38th International Congress European Hernia Society

ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands will be the host-city of the 38th International Congress of the European Hernia Society (EHS), which will be held from 5th – 8th June 2016 in the World Trade Centre in downtown Rotterdam.
Abdominal wall surgery is more and more emerging as a separate specialisme within the large field of surgery however still touching all well-established surgical specialities like gastro-intestinal, oncologic, vascular, pediatric and trauma surgery.

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The European Hernia Society has a new President

Prof. V. Schumpelick President of the EHS

The EHS now has a new president after the fascinating and devoted surgeon Enrico Mandala, who was the president of the EHS since 2o10, finished his presidency routinely after three years.
It was a very successful period with international activities around the world and ended with the fruitful European congress in Gdansk.

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The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery

The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery

“Hernia” was founded in 1997 with the purpose of promoting clinical studies and basic research as they apply to groin hernias, internal hernias, the abdominal wall (anterior and postero-lateral aspects), the diaphragm and the perineum. “Hernia” is the official organ of the European Hernia Society (GREPA), established in 1979, and of the American Hernia Society (AHS) established in 1997. These associations have common objectives: the advancement of abdominal wall and hernia surgery in all aspects, the study of anatomical, physiological, pathological and therapeutic issues concerning the abdominal wall and hernias, the creation of associated groups which will promote research and teaching in this field, the development of interdisciplinary relations. “Hernia” is a journal written by surgeons who have made abdominal … read more