Virtual IHS 2021

May 17, 2021 - May 19, 2021
12:00 am CEST - 2:00 pm CEST

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Announcement

We are pleased to invite you to join us for the 2nd International Hernia Symposium, HerniaLink (our virtual edition of #IHS) for 2021.

Even during the toughest of climates our quest to advance and deliver the highest level of professional medical education continues. To cultivate, nurture and grow surgical knowledge and expertise is our focus, so that we can keep on evolving and advancing the world of hernia surgery.

Over three consecutive days our excellent speakers will share their best daily practise in Inguinal, Ventral and Hiatal Hernia Repair.

EVENT Moderators
Salvador
SalvadorMorales - Conde
Head of the General, Digestive and Laparoscopic Surgery Unit Quirón – Sagrado Corazón Hospital, Seville, Spain
17 may 2021 – View Agenda
René H.
René H. Fortelny
Chief of the Certified Hernia Center Department of General, Visceral and Oncological Surgery​ Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria
18 may 2021 – View Agenda
Sebastian
SebastianSchoppmann
Associate Professor of Surgery​ Medical University of Vienna
& General Hospital, Vienna​, Austria
19 may 2021 – View Agenda
Salvador
SalvadorMorales - Conde
Head of the General, Digestive and Laparoscopic Surgery Unit Quirón – Sagrado Corazón Hospital, Seville, Spain
View Agenda
René H.
René H. Fortelny
Chief of the Certified Hernia Center Department of General, Visceral and Oncological Surgery​ Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria
View Agenda
Sebastian
SebastianSchoppmann
Associate Professor of Surgery​ Medical University of Vienna
& General Hospital, Vienna​, Austria
View Agenda
INGUINAL SESSION SPEAKERS
Andreas
AndreasKoch
Consultant, Departement of Surgery Forst/Lausitz Hospital, Forst, Germany
Ralph
RalphLorenz
General surgeon, 3CHIRURGEN Center, Berlin, Germany
Giampiero
GiampieroCampanelli
Chief of General Surgery, Sant’ Ambrogio – Milano Clinic Institute, Milan, Italy
Desmond
DesmondWinter
Consultant Surgeon, St Vincents University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Andreas
AndreasKoch
Consultant, Departement of Surgery Forst/Lausitz Hospital, Forst, Germany
Ralph
RalphLorenz
General surgeon, 3CHIRURGEN Center, Berlin, Germany
Giampiero
GiampieroCampanelli
Chief of General Surgery, Sant’ Ambrogio – Milano Clinic Institute, Milan, Italy
Desmond
DesmondWinter
Consultant Surgeon, St Vincents University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Jorge
JorgeDaes
Academic Director Minimal Invasive Surgery Clinica Portoazul, Barranquilla, Colombia
Tim
TimTollens
General Surgeon, Bonheiden – Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium
Ibrahim
IbrahimAl Babtain
Consultant, Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Per
Per Lindström
Doctor of Medicine,
Södersjukhuset (SÖS) Hospital, Stockolm, Sweden
Jorge
JorgeDaes
Academic Director Minimal Invasive Surgery Clinica Portoazul, Barranquilla, Colombia
Tim
TimTollens
General Surgeon, Bonheiden – Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium
Ibrahim
IbrahimAl Babtain
Consultant, Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Per
Per Lindström
Doctor of Medicine,
Södersjukhuset (SÖS) Hospital, Stockolm, Sweden
INGUINAL SESSION AGENDA

Monday, May 17, 2021
17:00 19:30 CET

Moderator
Salvador Morales – Conde

Monday, May 17, 2021
17:00 19:30 CET

Moderator
Salvador Morales – Conde

Time Description Speaker
17:00 17:15 International guidelines for inguinal hernias, present & future Salvador Morales-Conde
17:15 17:30 Advanced shouldice Andreas Koch
17:30 17:45 TIPP top Ralph Lorenz
17:45 18:00 PIPS – what do we do? Giampiero Campanelli
18:00 18:15 TAPP, not TEP! Tim Tollens
18:15 18:30 TEP, not TAPP! Des Winter
18:30 18:45 eTep repair for inguinal hernias Jorge Daes
18:45 19:00 The path to painless laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair Ibrahim Al Babtin
19:00 19:15 Robotic assisted inguinal hernia repair, R-TAPP Per Lindström
19:15 19:30 Discussion All
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VENTRAL SESSION SPEAKERS
Heather
HeatherBougard
Head Clinical Unit: General Surgery, Urology, ENT and Opthalmology New Somerset Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
Apostolos
ApostolosZatagias
General Surgeon
Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece
Federico
Federicodel Castillo-Díez
General Surgeon
Quiron – La Luz Hospital, Madrid, Spain
Herwig
HerwigPokorny
Board of Directors Surgery, Franziskus Spital, Vienna, Austria
Heather
HeatherBougard
Head Clinical Unit: General Surgery, Urology, ENT and Opthalmology New Somerset Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
Apostolos
ApostolosZatagias
General Surgeon
Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece
Federico
Federicodel Castillo-Díez
General Surgeon
Quiron – La Luz Hospital, Madrid, Spain
Herwig
HerwigPokorny
Board of Directors Surgery, Franziskus Spital, Vienna, Austria
Panagiotis
PanagiotisFikatas
Head of  Hernia Surgery  and  Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Christian
ChristianMöbius
Chief Physician of the Clinic for General and Visceral Surgery
Florence-Nigthingale of Kaiserswerther Diakonie Hospital, Düsseldorf, Germany
Mathieu
MathieuMessager
General Surgeon
Tourcoing hospital, Tourcoing, France
Filip
FilipMuysoms
Head of the Department of Abdominal Surgery
AZ Maria Middelares, Ghent, Belgium
Panagiotis
PanagiotisFikatas
Head of  Hernia Surgery  and  Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Christian
ChristianMöbius
Chief Physician of the Clinic for General and Visceral Surgery
Florence-Nigthingale of Kaiserswerther Diakonie Hospital, Düsseldorf, Germany
Mathieu
MathieuMessager
General Surgeon
Tourcoing hospital, Tourcoing, France
Filip
FilipMuysoms
Head of the Department of Abdominal Surgery
AZ Maria Middelares, Ghent, Belgium
Grigoris
GrigorisChatzimavroudis
General Surgeon
European Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece
Brian
BrianJacob
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery​, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, US
Scott
ScottRoth
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Gastrointestinal Surgery
Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Program University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, US
José Antonio
José AntonioBueno Lledó
Head of Abdominal Wall and Short Stay Section, in General Surgery and Digestive Device to SVS, La Fe Hospital, Valencia, Spain
Grigoris
GrigorisChatzimavroudis
General Surgeon
European Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece
Brian
BrianJacob
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery​, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, US
Scott
ScottRoth
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Gastrointestinal Surgery
Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Program University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, US
José Antonio
José AntonioBueno Lledó
Head of Abdominal Wall and Short Stay Section, in General Surgery and Digestive Device to SVS, La Fe Hospital, Valencia, Spain
Stuart
StuartOglesby
Consultant Upper GI & General Surgeon NHS Tayside Hospital, Dundee, UK
Yohann
YohannRenard
Associate professor
University of Reims, France
Diego
DiegoCuccurullo
Director of General Surgery Azienda Ospedaliera dei Colli – Ospedale Monaldi, Napoly, Italy
Paolo
PaoloBianchi
Director of Chirurgia I – Mini Invasiva Robotica, Ospedale San Paolo, Milan, Italy
Stuart
StuartOglesby
Consultant Upper GI & General Surgeon NHS Tayside Hospital, Dundee, UK
Yohann
YohannRenard
Associate professor
University of Reims, France
Diego
DiegoCuccurullo
Director of General Surgery Azienda Ospedaliera dei Colli – Ospedale Monaldi, Napoly, Italy
Paolo
PaoloBianchi
Director of Chirurgia I – Mini Invasiva Robotica, Ospedale San Paolo, Milan, Italy
Ventral SESSION AGENDA

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
16:30 21:00 CET

Moderator
René H. Fortelny

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
16:30 21:00 CET

Moderator
René H. Fortelny

Time Description Speaker
16:30 16:45 Ventral Hernia – evidence & guidelines René Fortelny
16:45 17:00 Lap IPOM still a compelling choice Heather Bougard
17:00 17:15 Minimal IPOM repair for incisional hernias – out of the comfort zone Apostolos Zatagias
17:15 17:30 Endoscopic navigation of the anterior and lateral abdominal wall for totally-extraperitoneal hernia surgery Frederico del Castillo Diez
17:30 17:45 E-milos a success story to be continued
extraperitoneal mesh repair of umbilical hernias with combined rectusdiastasis
Herwig Pokorny
17:45 18:00 Less pain, less cost – ventral TAPP versus lap IPOM for small and medium sized hernias Panagiotis Fikatas
18:00 18:45 Case discussion Christian Möbius
Case discussion Mathieu Messager
Case discussion Philip Muysoms
Case discussion Grigoris Chatzimavroudis
18:45 19:00 Importance of social media for hernia surgery Brian Jacob
19:00 19:15 Optimization of CAWR outcomes Scott Roth
19:15 19:30 Chronic mesh infection: what do we do? Jose Bueno
19:30 19:45 Botox – the new gold standard? Stuart Oglesby
19:45 20:00 The limits of the possibilities in CAWR – loss of domain – Grade 3 – infected cases Yohann Renard
20:00 20:15 Different applications of robotic approach in abdominal wall surgery – a single center experience Diego Cuccurullo
20:15 20:30 Minimally invasive abdominal wall reconstruction: robotic approach and new prosthetic materials Paolo Bianchi
20:30 21:00 Discussion All
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Hiatal SESSION SPEAKERS
Jean Pierre
Jean PierreFaure
Professor of Universities – Hospital Practitioner Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie de Poitiers, France
Thorsten
ThorstenLehmann
Chief Physician Surgical Clinic I, General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery Visceral Surgery Clinic Friedrichshafen & Clinic Tettnang, Medical Campus Lake Constance, Germany
Rasa
RasaZarnegar
Professor of Surgery​ Frank Glenn Faculty Scholar in Surgery, Director of Robotic Surgery – Division of Endocrine and Minimally Invasive Surgery​ Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, US​
Dimitrios
DimitriosTheodorou
Head Upper GI Surgery Unit, University of Athens School of Medicine, Greece
Jean Pierre
Jean PierreFaure
Professor of Universities – Hospital Practitioner Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie de Poitiers, France
Thorsten
ThorstenLehmann
Chief Physician Surgical Clinic I, General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery Visceral Surgery Clinic Friedrichshafen & Clinic Tettnang, Medical Campus Lake Constance, Germany
Rasa
RasaZarnegar
Professor of Surgery​ Frank Glenn Faculty Scholar in Surgery, Director of Robotic Surgery – Division of Endocrine and Minimally Invasive Surgery​ Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, US​
Dimitrios
DimitriosTheodorou
Head Upper GI Surgery Unit, University of Athens School of Medicine, Greece
Mirko
MirkoOtto
Head for Surgery of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract with a focus on Bariatrics.
University Medicine Mannheim, Germany
Beat
BeatMüller
Medical Director (Clinic for General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery) Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
Nick
NickBoyle
Consultant Upper GI Surgeon King Edward VII Hospital, London
Luigi
LuigiBonavina
Associate Professor of General Surgery Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Mirko
MirkoOtto
Head for Surgery of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract with a focus on Bariatrics.
University Medicine Mannheim, Germany
Beat
BeatMüller
Medical Director (Clinic for General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery) Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
Nick
NickBoyle
Consultant Upper GI Surgeon King Edward VII Hospital, London
Luigi
LuigiBonavina
Associate Professor of General Surgery Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Christian
ChristianGutschow
Head Upper-GI Surgery, Department of Surgery and Transplantation University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
Christian
ChristianGutschow
Head Upper-GI Surgery, Department of Surgery and Transplantation University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
hiatal SESSION AGENDA

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
17:00 20:00 CET

Moderator
Sebastian Schoppmann

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
17:00 20:00 CET

Moderator
Sebastian Schoppmann

Time Description Speaker
17:00 17:15 Introduction and the European Foregut Society Sebastian Schoppmann
17:15 17:30 Reflux – European surgeon survey Christian Gutschow
17:30 17:45 Hiatoplasty with Mesh – how to do it? Thorsten Lehmann
17:45 18:00 Optimization of Reflux surgery Rasa Zarnegar
18:00 18:15 Evidence on Mesh / No Mesh in hiatal hernia repair Jean Pierre Faure
18:15 18:30 Complications in the era of new mesh materials Dimitrios Theodorou
18:30 18:45 Obesity & Reflux Mirko Otto
18:45 19:00 Special cases – presentation & discussion Beat Müller
19:00 19:15 Special cases – presentation & discussion Nick Boyle
19:15 19:30 Special cases – presentation & discussion Luigi Bonavina
19:30 20:00 Discussions All
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