17–18 MARCH 2023

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17–18 MARCH 2023

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Announcement

We are pleased to invite you to join us for the 2nd Hybrid International Hernia Symposium, on the 17th and 18th March 2023 on HerniaU.com; our educational platform for Hernia surgery.

Under the umbrella of our slogan this year – ***** – we have developed an exciting agenda for 2023.

Over two consecutive days our well-known speakers will share their best daily practise in Inguinal, Ventral, Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Hiatal Hernia Repair, Diastasis Recti, Hiatal, and Hernia Prevention.

EVENT Moderators
Salvador
SalvadorMorales-Conde
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Genova, School of Medicine, Genova, Italy
Eduardo
EduardoParra-Davilla
Head Upper GI Surgery Unit​, Hippocratic General Hospital of Athens, Greece
Flavio
FlavioMalcher
Medical Director of the General and Gastro-intestinal Surgery Department, University Hospital del Henares, Madrid, Spain
Cesare
CesareStabilini
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Genova, School of Medicine, Genova, Italy
Dimitris
DimitrisTheodorou
Head Upper GI Surgery Unit​, Hippocratic General Hospital of Athens, Greece
Miguel Ángel
Miguel ÁngelGarcía-Ureña
Medical Director of the General and Gastro-intestinal Surgery Department, University Hospital del Henares, Madrid, Spain
INGUINAL SESSION SPEAKERS
Salvador
SalvadorMorales-Conde
Visceral, general and parietal surgeon, Clinique Saint-Jean, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
TBD
TBDTBD
Medical director and owner of private practice, 3CHIRURGEN, Berlin, Germany
Jukka
JukkaHarju
Vascular surgeon, St. Jansdal Hospital, Harderwijk, Netherlands
Catalin
CatalinCopaescu
General Surgeon, Bonheiden – Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium
Marc
MarcSoler
Visceral, general and parietal surgeon, Clinique Saint-Jean, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
Ralph
RalphLorenz
General surgeon, 3CHIRURGEN Center, Berlin, Germany
Willem
WillemAkkersdijk
Vascular surgeon, St. Jansdal Hospital, Harderwijk, Netherlands
Tim
TimTollens
General Surgeon, Bonheiden – Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium
Sonja
SonjaRibas
General Surgeon, Hospital Garcia de Orta, Almada, Portugal
Gabriel
GabrielOliveira
General Surgeon, Hospital Garcia de Orta, Almada, Portugal
INGUINAL SESSION AGENDA

Friday, March 17, 2023
12:45 14:30 CET

Moderator
TBD

Friday, March 17, 2023
12:45 14:30 CET

Moderator
Ralph Lorenz

Time Description Speaker
12:45 13:00 TBD TBD
13:00 13:15 TBD TBD
13:15 13:30 TBD TBD
13:30 13:45 TBD TBD
13:45 14:00 TBD TBD
14:00 14:30 TBD TBD
Ventral SESSION SPEAKERS
Eduardo
EduardoParra-Davilla
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Genova, School of Medicine, Genova, Italy
Victor
VictorRadu
General and Gastro – Intestinal Surgeon, University Hospital Fundación Alcorcón, Madrid, Spain
TBD
TBDTBD
Chief of General Surgery, Sant’ Ambrogio – Milano Clinic Institute, Milan, Italy
Julio
JulioGomez Menchero
General Surgeon, ZweiChirurgen, Basel, Switzerland
Cesare
CesareStabilini
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Genova, School of Medicine, Genova, Italy
Pilar
PilarHernandez
General and Gastro – Intestinal Surgeon, University Hospital Fundación Alcorcón, Madrid, Spain
Giampiero
GiampieroCampanelli
Chief of General Surgery, Sant’ Ambrogio – Milano Clinic Institute, Milan, Italy
Henry
HenryHoffmann
General Surgeon, ZweiChirurgen, Basel, Switzerland
Micaela
MicaelaPiccolli
Director of the UOC of General, Emergency and New Technologies Surgery, AO Universitaria di Modena, Modena, Italy
Ibrahim
IbrahimAl Babtain
Consultant, Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Mike
MikeScott
General Surgeon, St Helens & Knowsley NHS Trust, Prescot, UK​
Ibrahim
IbrahimAl Babtin
Consultant, Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Sonia
SoniaRibas
Coordinator of minimally invasive and complex Abdominal Wall Surgery Unit, Centro Hospital Póvoa de Varzim – Vila do Conde, Porto, Portugal
Panos
PanosFikatas
Head of  Hernia Surgery  and  Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction​, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany​
Bernhard
BernhardDauser
General and Vascular Surgeon, St John of God Hospital, Vienna, Austria
Filip
FilipMuysoms
Head of the Department of Abdominal Surgery, AZ Maria Middelares, Ghent, Belgium
Guillaume
GuillaumePassot
Surgeon faculty, Department of general surgery, Hospital Lyon Sud, Lyon, France
Diego
DiegoCuccurullo
Director of General Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera dei Colli – Ospedale Monaldi, Napoly, Italy
Benoît
BenoîtRomain
General and Gastro – Intestinal Surgeon, Hospital Hautepierre – University Hospital of Strasbourg, France
Pericles
PericlesChrysoheris
Director of the 1st Surgical Department Hygeia Hospital, Marousi, Greece
Micaela
MicaelaPiccoli
Director of the UOC of General, Emergency and New Technologies Surgery, AO Universitaria di Modena, Modena, Italy
Grigoris
GrigorisChatzimavroudis
General Surgeon, European Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece
Ferdinand
FerdinandKöckerling
Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Center of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Vivantes Hospital, Berlin, Germany
Hartwig
HartwigRiediger
Senior Physician of the Department of Surgery, Vivantes Humboldt Hospital, Berlin, Germany
VENTRAL SESSION AGENDA

Friday, March 17, 2023
14:30 16:30 CET

Moderator
TBD

Friday, March 25, 2022
13:30 18:10 EET

Moderator
Cesare Stabilini

Time Description Speaker
14:30 14:45 TBD TBD
14:45 15:00 TBD TBD
15:00 15:15 TBD TBD
15:15 15:30 TBD TBD
15:30 15:45 TBD TBD
15:45 16:00 TBD TBD
16:00 16:30 TBD TBD
cawr SESSION SPEAKERS
Dimitris
DimitrisTheodorou
Head Upper GI Surgery Unit​, Hippocratic General Hospital of Athens, Greece
Sebastian
SebastianSchoppmann
Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna & General Hospital Vienna, Austria
Christian
ChristianGutschow
Head Upper-GI Surgery, Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
Alexander
AlexanderPrusa
Senior Consultant Surgeon, Head of Upper GI Unit, Krankenhaus Nord – Klinik Floridsdorf, Vienna, Austria
Dimitris
DimitrisTheodorou
Head Upper GI Surgery Unit​, Hippocratic General Hospital of Athens, Greece
Sebastian
SebastianSchoppmann
Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna & General Hospital Vienna, Austria
Christian
ChristianGutschow
Head Upper-GI Surgery, Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
Alexander
AlexanderPrusa
Senior Consultant Surgeon, Head of Upper GI Unit, Krankenhaus Nord – Klinik Floridsdorf, Vienna, Austria
Thorsten
ThorstenLehmann
Chief Physician Surgical Clinic I, General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Visceral Surgery Clinic Friedrichshafen & Clinic Tettnang, Medical Campus Lake Constance, Germany
Luigi
LuigiBonavina
Associate Professor of General Surgery, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Willem
WillemHueting
Minimal invasive gastro-intestinal surgeon, Diaconessenhuis Leiden, The Netherlands
Konstantinos
KonstantinosKonstantinidis
Scientific Director and Director of the General, Bariatric, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery Clinic. Athens Medical Center, Athens, Greece
Thorsten
ThorstenLehmann
Chief Physician Surgical Clinic I, General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Visceral Surgery Clinic Friedrichshafen & Clinic Tettnang, Medical Campus Lake Constance, Germany
Luigi
LuigiBonavina
Associate Professor of General Surgery, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Willem
WillemHueting
Minimal invasive gastro-intestinal surgeon, Diaconessenhuis Leiden, The Netherlands
Konstantinos
KonstantinosKonstantinidis
Scientific Director and Director of the General, Bariatric, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery Clinic. Athens Medical Center, Athens, Greece
CAWR SESSION AGENDA

Friday, March 17, 2023
17:30 19:00 CET

Moderator
TBD

Saturday, March 26, 2022
08:30 10:30 EET

Moderator
Dimitris Theodorou

Time Description Speaker
17:00 17:15 TBD TBD
17:15 17:30 TBD TBD
17:30 17:45 TBD TBD
17:45 18:00 TBD TBD
18:00 18:15 TBD TBD
18:15 18:30 TBD TBD
18:30 18:45 TBD TBD
18:45 19:00 TBD TBD
DIASTASIS RECTI SESSION SPEAKERS
Miguel Ángel
Miguel ÁngelGarcía-Ureña
Medical Director of the General and Gastro-intestinal Surgery Department, University Hospital del Henares, Madrid, Spain
Pablo
PabloOrtega-Deballon
Professor of Surgery – Department of Digestive Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center of Dijon, University of Burgundy, France
René
RenéFortelny
Chief of the Certified Hernia Center Department of General, Visceral and Oncological Surgery, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria
Manuel
ManuelLópez-Cano
Abdominal Wall Surgery Coordinator, University Hospital Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, Spain 
Miguel Ángel
Miguel ÁngelGarcía-Ureña
Medical Director of the General and Gastro-intestinal Surgery Department, University Hospital del Henares, Madrid, Spain
Pablo
PabloOrtega-Deballon
Professor of Surgery – Department of Digestive Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center of Dijon, University of Burgundy, France
René
RenéFortelny
Chief of the Certified Hernia Center Department of General, Visceral and Oncological Surgery, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria
Manuel
ManuelLópez-Cano
Abdominal Wall Surgery Coordinator, University Hospital Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, Spain 
DIASTASIS RECTI SESSION AGENDA

Friday, March 17, 2023
17:30 19:00 CET

Moderator
TBD

Friday, March 17, 2023
08:30 10:30 EET

Moderator
TBD

Time Description Speaker
17:00 17:15 TBD TBD
17:15 17:30 TBD TBD
17:30 17:45 TBD TBD
17:45 18:00 TBD TBD
18:00 18:15 TBD TBD
18:15 18:30 TBD TBD
18:30 18:45 TBD TBD
18:45 19:00 TBD TBD
Dimitris
DimitrisTheodorou
Head Upper GI Surgery Unit​, Hippocratic General Hospital of Athens, Greece
Sebastian
SebastianSchoppmann
Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna & General Hospital Vienna, Austria
Christian
ChristianGutschow
Head Upper-GI Surgery, Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
Alexander
AlexanderPrusa
Senior Consultant Surgeon, Head of Upper GI Unit, Krankenhaus Nord – Klinik Floridsdorf, Vienna, Austria
Dimitris
DimitrisTheodorou
Head Upper GI Surgery Unit​, Hippocratic General Hospital of Athens, Greece
Sebastian
SebastianSchoppmann
Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna & General Hospital Vienna, Austria
Christian
ChristianGutschow
Head Upper-GI Surgery, Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
Alexander
AlexanderPrusa
Senior Consultant Surgeon, Head of Upper GI Unit, Krankenhaus Nord – Klinik Floridsdorf, Vienna, Austria
HIATAL SESSION AGENDA

Friday, March 17, 2023
17:30 19:00 CET

Moderator
TBD

Saturday, March 26, 2022
08:30 10:30 EET

Moderator
Dimitris Theodorou

Time Description Speaker
17:00 17:15 TBD TBD
17:15 17:30 TBD TBD
17:30 17:45 TBD TBD
17:45 18:00 TBD TBD
18:00 18:15 TBD TBD
18:15 18:30 TBD TBD
18:30 18:45 TBD TBD
18:45 19:00 TBD TBD
PREVENTION SESSION SPEAKERS
Miguel Ángel
Miguel ÁngelGarcía-Ureña
Medical Director of the General and Gastro-intestinal Surgery Department, University Hospital del Henares, Madrid, Spain
Pablo
PabloOrtega-Deballon
Professor of Surgery – Department of Digestive Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center of Dijon, University of Burgundy, France
René
RenéFortelny
Chief of the Certified Hernia Center Department of General, Visceral and Oncological Surgery, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria
Manuel
ManuelLópez-Cano
Abdominal Wall Surgery Coordinator, University Hospital Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, Spain 
Miguel Ángel
Miguel ÁngelGarcía-Ureña
Medical Director of the General and Gastro-intestinal Surgery Department, University Hospital del Henares, Madrid, Spain
Pablo
PabloOrtega-Deballon
Professor of Surgery – Department of Digestive Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center of Dijon, University of Burgundy, France
René
RenéFortelny
Chief of the Certified Hernia Center Department of General, Visceral and Oncological Surgery, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria
Manuel
ManuelLópez-Cano
Abdominal Wall Surgery Coordinator, University Hospital Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, Spain 
Umberto
UmbertoBracale
Associate Professor in General Surgery, University Federico II of Naples, Italy 
Jose Antonio
Jose AntonioPereira Rodriguez
Chief of General and Gastro – Intestinal Surgery Department, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
Alessandro
AlessandroAnselmo
Medical Director of Organ Transplant Department, Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Sebastian
SebastianDebus
Chairman at the Department of Vascular Medicine, University Heart Center, Hamburg–Eppendorf, Germany
Umberto
UmbertoBracale
Associate Professor in General Surgery, University Federico II of Naples, Italy 
Jose Antonio
Jose AntonioPereira-Rodriguez
Chief of General and Gastro – Intestinal Surgery Department, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
Alessandro
AlessandroAnselmo
Medical Director of Organ Transplant Department, Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Sebastian
SebastianDebus
Chairman at the Department of Vascular Medicine, University Heart Center, Hamburg–Eppendorf, Germany
PREVENTION SESSION AGENDA

Saturday, March 26, 2022
11:00 13:00 EET

Moderator
Miguel Ángel García-Ureña

Saturday, March 26, 2022
11:00 13:00 EET

Moderator
Miguel Ángel García-Ureña

Time Description Speaker
11:00 11:10 How to engage with other specialities on hernia prevention Miguel Ángel García-Ureña
11:10 11:20 The burden of incisional hernias Pablo Ortega-Deballon
11:20 11:30 How to properly open and close the abdomen René Fortelny
11:30 11:40 Parastomal hernias – any change to prevent it? Manuel López-Cano
11:40 11:50 Prevention of incisional hernias after stoma reversal Umberto Bracale
11:50 12:00 Prevention strategies in emergency cases Jose Antonio Pereira Rodriguez
12:00 12:10 Incidence and incisional hernia prevention after liver transplant Alessandro Anselmo
12:10 12:20 Incisional hernia prevention in AAA procedures Sebastian Debus
12:20 13:00 Discussion All
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