8–9 MARCH 2024
8–9 MARCH 2024
Announcement

We would like to invite you to join our International Hernia Symposium (IHS) online on 8th – 9th March. Under the umbrella of our slogan this year – All for one and one for all in Hernia Surgery – we developed an exciting agenda for 2024.

IHS24 will focus on Inguinal, Ventral, CAWR, Diastasis Recti, Parastomal Hernias, Hernia Prevention and Hiatal Hernias. All the sessions will be moderated by experts in the fields and the founders of the French Society of Parietal Surgery – Hernia Club.

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Event Moderators
Yohann
YohannRenard
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Reims,
France
Pablo
PabloOrtega
University Medical Center of Dijon, University of Burgundy,
France
Benoit
BenoitRomain
Hospital Hautepierre – University Hospital of Strasbourg,
France
Guillaume
GuillaumePassot
Hospital Lyon Sud,
France
Yohann
YohannRenard
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Reims, France
Pablo
PabloOrtega
University Medical Center of Dijon, University of Burgundy, France
Benoit
BenoitRomain
Hospital Hautepierre – University Hospital of Strasbourg, France
Guillaume
GuillaumePassot
Hospital Lyon Sud, France
Yohann
YohannRenard
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Reims, France
Pablo
PabloOrtega
University Medical Center of Dijon, University of Burgundy, France
Benoit
BenoitRomain
Hospital Hautepierre – University Hospital of Strasbourg, France
Guillaume
GuillaumePassot
Hospital Lyon Sud, France
Inguinal speakers
YohannRenard
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Reims, France
MaartenSimons
Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis (OLVG), Netherlands
EmiliaMasci
Edoardo Bassini Hospital, Italy
YuriNovitsky
Columbia University Irving Medical Center/Herbert Irving Pavilion, USA
FrederikBerrevoet
University Hospital Ghent, Belgium
BenoitRomain
Hospital Hautepierre – University Hospital of Strasbourg, France
YohannRenard
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Reims, France
MaartenSimons
Comprehensive Hernia Center, Turkey
EmiliaMasci
Edoardo Bassini Hospital, Italy
YuriNovitsky
Columbia University Irving Medical Center/Herbert Irving Pavilion, USA
FrederikBerrevoet
University Hospital Ghent, Belgium
BenoitRomain
Hospital Hautepierre – University Hospital of Strasbourg, France
YohannRenard
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Reims,
France
MaartenSimons
Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis (OLVG),
Netherlands
EmiliaMasci
Edoardo Bassini Hospital,
Italy
YuriNovitsky
Columbia University Irving Medical Center/Herbert Irving Pavilion,
USA
FrederikBerrevoet
University Hospital Ghent,
Belgium
BenoitRomain
Hospital Hautepierre – University Hospital of Strasbourg,
France
Inguinal agenda
Introduction & Welcome @ 12:45

Friday, March 8TH, 2024
12:55 14:25 CET

Friday, March 8TH, 2024
12:55 14:25 CET

Description Speaker
Anatomical overview Yohann Renard
Inguinal hernia guidelines – update Maarten Simons
Is fixation still needed in TAPP inguinal hernia repair? Emilia Masci
Robotics in inguinal hernia repair Yuri Novitsky
Open preperitoneal placement still an option? Frederik Berrevoet
Strangulated hernias in emergency cases Benoit Romain
Discussion All
Ventral & CAWR speakers
TimTollens
Imelda Hospital, Belgium
VictorRadu
Life Memorial Hospital, Romania
FilipMuysoms
AZ Maria Middelares, Belgium
DanielGuerron
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
ScottRoth
UK Good Samaritan Hospital, USA
PraminthraChitsabesan
York NHS Trust Hospital, UK
PabloOrtega
University Medical Center of Dijon, University of Burgundy, France
MarcOlivier Sauvain
Hospital Neuchâtel – Pourtalès, Switzerland
YuriNovitsky
Columbia University Medical Center, USA
AntonioLa Greca
Policlinico Gemelli – Rome, Italy
TimTollens
Imelda Hospital, Belgium
VictorRadu
Life Memorial Hospital, Romania
FilipMuysoms
AZ Maria Middelares, Belgium
DanielGuerron
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
ScottRoth
UK Good Samaritan Hospital, USA
PraminthraChitsabesan
York NHS Trust Hospital, UK
PabloOrtega
University Medical Center of Dijon, University of Burgundy, France
MarcOlivier Sauvain
Hospital Neuchâtel – Pourtalès, Switzerland
YuriNovitsky
Columbia University Medical Center, USA
AntonioLa Greca
Policlinico Gemelli – Rome, Italy
TimTollens
Imelda Hospital,
Belgium
VictorRadu
Life Memorial Hospital,
Romania
FilipMuysoms
AZ Maria Middelares,
Belgium
DanielGuerron
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi,
UAE
ScottRoth
UK Good Samaritan Hospital,
USA
PraminthraChitsabesan
York NHS Trust Hospital,
UK
MarcOlivier Sauvain
Hospital Neuchâtel – Pourtalès,
Switzerland
YuriNovitsky
Columbia University Medical Center,
USA
AntonioLa Greca
Policlinico Gemelli – Rome,
Italy
PabloOrtega
University Medical Center of Dijon, University of Burgundy,
France
Ventral & CAWR agenda

Friday, March 8TH, 2024
14:25 17:30 CET

Friday, March 8TH, 2024
14:25 17:30 CET

Description Speaker
Standards in lap ventral hernia repair? Tim Tollens
How to teach modern ventral techniques Victor Radu
Optimising robotic hernia repair Filip Muysoms
Economical considerations in ventral hernia repair Daniel Guerron
Break @ 15:15 – 15:45
Complex situations – a reality check Scott Roth
Patient pathway and CAWR interdisciplinary teams Praminthra Chitsabesan
Management of infected mesh Marc Olivier Sauvain
How to fix a mistake after a TAR procedure? Yuri Novitsky
Emergencies – management of acute patient in AWR Antonio La Greca
Discussion All
Diastasis Recti speakers
YohannRenard
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Reims, France
NadavNevo
C/O Monaldi Hospital – Naples, Italy
GabrieleManetti
San Giovanni Addolorata – Rome, Italy
FedericoFiori
ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo, Italy
GernotKöhler
Klinikum Rohrbach, Germany
YohannRenard
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Reims, France
NadavNevo
C/O Monaldi Hospital – Naples, Italy
GabrieleManetti
San Giovanni Addolorata – Rome, Italy
FedericoFiori
ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo, Italy
GernotKöhler
Klinikum Rohrbach, Germany
YohannRenard
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Reims,
France
NadavNevo
C/O Monaldi Hospital – Naples,
Italy
GabrieleManetti
San Giovanni Addolorata – Rome,
Italy
FedericoFiori
ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo,
Italy
GernotKöhler
Lorem Ipsum,
Germany
Diastasis Recti agenda

Friday, March 8TH, 2024
17:30 18:45 CET

Friday, March 8TH, 2024
17:30 18:45 CET

Description Speaker
Anatomical overview Yohann Renard
Lap and robotic approach Nadav Nevo
MISAR technique Gabriele Manetti
TESAR technique Federico Fiori
ELAR technique Gernot Köhler
Discussion All
Parastomal Hernia speakers
IanAdams
Northern General Hospital, UK
GuillaumePassot
Hospital Lyon Sud, France
BasWiering
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands
BenoitRomain
Hospital Hautepierre – University Hospital of Strasbourg, France
IanAdams
Northern General Hospital, UK
GuillaumePassot
Hospital Lyon Sud, France
BasWiering
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands
BenoitRomain
Hospital Hautepierre – University Hospital of Strasbourg, France
IanAdams
Northern General Hospital,
UK
Guillaume Passot
Hospital Lyon Sud,
France
BasWiering
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre,
Netherlands
BenoitRomain
Hospital Hautepierre – University Hospital of Strasbourg,
France
Parastomal Hernia agenda
IHS24 Introduction @ 08:30

Saturday, March 9TH, 2024
08:35 09:45 CET

Saturday, March 9TH, 2024
08:35 09:45 CET

Description Speaker
Update on prevention of parastomal hernias guidelines Ian Adams
TULIP technique Guillaume Passot
To fold or not to fold in parastomal hernia’s Bas Wiering
PAULI technique Benoit Romain
Discussion All
Hernia Prevention speakers
ErnestoTartaglia
A.O.R.N. dei Colli, Ospedale Monaldi, Italy
MustafaMuallem
Charité Medical University of Berlin, Germany
PabloOrtega
University Medical Center of Dijon, University of Burgundy, France
DimitriosTheodorou
Hippocratic General Hospital of Athens, Greece
GuillaumePassot
Hospital Lyon Sud, France
ErnestoTartaglia
A.O.R.N. dei Colli, Ospedale Monaldi, Italy
PabloPablo
University Medical Center of Dijon, University of Burgundy, France
MustafaMuallem
Charité Medical University of Berlin, Germany
DimitriosTheodorou
Hippocratic General Hospital of Athens, Greece
GuillaumePassot
Hospital Lyon Sud, France
ErnestoTartaglia
A.O.R.N. dei Colli, Ospedale Monaldi,
Italy
PabloOrtega
University Medical Center of Dijon, University of Burgundy,
France
MustafaMuallem
Charité Medical University of Berlin,
Germany
DimitriosTheodorou
Hippocratic General Hospital of Athens,
Greece
GuillaumePassot
Hospital Lyon Sud,
France
Hernia Prevention agenda

Saturday, March 9TH, 2024
09:45 11:15 CET

Saturday, March 9TH, 2024
09:45 11:15 CET

Description Speaker
Prevention of incisional hernia after ileostomy Ernesto Tartaglia
The burden of IH repair / situation in France Pablo Ortega
Best practice – Gynecology Mustafa Muallem
Best practice – Upper GI Dimitrios Theodorou
Discussion All
Break @ 11:15 – 11:45
Hiatal Hernia speakers
YohannRenard
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Reims, France
SebastianSchoppmann
Allgemeines Krankenhaus Wien, Austria
JessicaLeers
Evangelisches Krankenhaus Köln Kalk, Germany
Fredericodel Castillo
Hospital Universitario La Paz, Spain
DomenicoD’Ugo
Policlinico Gemelli – Rome, Italy
GuillaumePassot
Hospital Lyon Sud, France
YohannRenard
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Reims, France
SebastianSchoppmann
Allgemeines Krankenhaus Wien, Austria
JessicaLeers
Evangelisches Krankenhaus Köln Kalk, Germany
Fredericodel Castillo
Hospital Universitario La Paz, Spain
DomenicoD’Ugo
“A.Gemelli” University Hospital, Italy
GuillaumePassot
Hospital Lyon Sud, France
YohannRenard
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Reims,
France
SebastianSchoppmann
Allgemeines Krankenhaus Wien,
Austria
JessicaLeers
Evangelisches Krankenhaus Köln Kalk,
Germany
Fredericodel Castillo
Hospital Universitario La Paz,
Spain
DomenicoD’Ugo
Policlinico Gemelli – Rome,
Italy
GuillaumePassot
Hospital Lyon Sud,
France
Hiatal Hernia agenda

Saturday, March 9TH, 2024
11:45 13:00 CET

Saturday, March 9TH, 2024
11:45 13:00 CET

Description Speaker
Anatomical overview Yohann Renard
What is new in hiatal hernia repair? Sebastian Schoppmann
Do we need specialized reflux center? Jessica Leers
Mesh or no mesh in hiatal hernia repair? Frederico del Castillo
Clinical cases Domenico D’Ugo
Discussion & closing All