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THE 15-17 SEPTEMBER 2020

 ANNOUNCEMENT 

We are delighted to announce that we will host the very first Virtual International Hernia Symposium from 15 – 17 September, 2020.
The symposium will be broadcasted on the BD Educational platform:

https://www.herniaU.com/

The event is divided into three main cornerstones. The first day we will kick off with Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. The second day will have great presentations and discussions on Hiatal Hernia Repair and on day three we will be expanding on the topic of Hernia Prevention.

We are thrilled to have you partake in our first-ever Virtual International Hernia Symposium. Please see the agenda below and let us know if you have any questions.

We look forward to welcoming you into the Virtual IHS.

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 PRESENTERS 

CHAIR

Dr. Tim Tollens
Dr. Tim Tollens
Specialty: General Surgery

Head of abdominal and general surgery at Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium

CO-CHAIRS

Prof. Luigi Bonavina
Prof. Luigi Bonavina
Specialty: General Surgery

Full-Professor at the University of Milano Medical School and Chief of the Department of Surgery at IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Italy

Dr. Konstantinidis
Dr. Konstantinidis
Specialty: General Surgery

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Athens, Greece

Prof. Johannes Jeekel
Prof. Johannes Jeekel
Specialty: General Surgery

Professor of Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

PRESENTERS

Dr. Salvador Morales - Conde
Dr. Salvador Morales - Conde
Specialty: General and Digestive Surgery

Head of the General, Digestive and Laparoscopic Surgery Unit of the “Quirón – Sagrado Corazón” Hospital Seville, Spain

Dr. Micaela Piccoli
Dr. Micaela Piccoli
Specialty: General Surgery

Head of General Surgery Unit in Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Modena, Modena, Italy

Prof. Dr. med. Ferdinand Köckerling
Prof. Dr. med. Ferdinand Köckerling
Specialty: Minimally Invasive Surgery, CAWR

Director of the Clinic for Surgery – Visceral & Vascular Surgery Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Berlin, Germany

Dr. Mike Scott
Dr. Mike Scott
Specialty: General Surgery

General Surgeon at St Helens & Knowsley NHS Trust General Surgeon at Fairfield Independent Hospital Crank, St Helens, UK

Dr. John P. Fischer
Dr. John P. Fischer
Specialty: Plastic Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery at PPMC & HUP & PAH Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Filip Muysoms
Filip Muysoms
Specialty: General, Thoracic and cardiovascular Surgery

Head of the Department of Abdominal Surgery, AZ Maria Middelares Ghent, Belgium

Dr. Emanuele Asti
Dr. Emanuele Asti
Specialty: General Surgery

Senior Consultant Surgeon – Department of General and Emergency Surgery at IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy

Prof. Sebastian F. Schoppmann
Prof. Sebastian F. Schoppmann
Specialty: General Surgery

Professor of Surgery, University Hospital of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Prof. Dr. med. Christian Gutschow
Prof. Dr. med. Christian Gutschow
Specialty: General Surgery

Head Upper-GI Surgery, Department of Surgery and Transplantation,  University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland

Prof. Carlos A. Galvani
Prof. Carlos A. Galvani
Specialty: General, Minimally invasive, Robotic and Bariatric Surgery

Professor of Surgery Baylor College of Medicine Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, US

Willem Hueting
Willem Hueting
Specialty: General, Minimal Invasive and Gastrointestinal Surgery

Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Alrijne Hospital, Leiden, The Netherlands

Prof. Stephen F. Badylak
Prof. Stephen F. Badylak
Specialty: General Surgery

Professor, Department of Surgery Deputy Director, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Pittsburgh, US

Dr. Anuradha Priscilla Jairam
Dr. Anuradha Priscilla Jairam
Specialty: ANIOS Surgery

ANIOS Surgeon, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Manuel Lopez – Cano
Manuel Lopez – Cano
Specialty: General Surgery

Head of the Abdominal Wall Surgery Unit, University Hospital Vall d’Hebrón, Barcelona, Spain

Ruggero Lioneti
Ruggero Lioneti
Specialty: General Surgery

Medical Director, Department of General and Specialist Surgery, Polyclinic Federico II Naples, Italy

Prof. Dr. Rene Fortelny
Prof. Dr. Rene Fortelny
Specialty: General, Visceral and Oncological Surgery

Chief Resident of the 2nd Dept. of Surgery, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria

 AGENDA 

AWR Tuesday, September 15, 2020
CET 17:00 20:00
Moderators
Tim Tollens & Konstantinos Konstantinidis
Time Description Speaker
17:00 17:10 Welcome Tim Tollens
17:10 17:35 Overview of primary ventral hernia surgical techniques Salvador Morales-Conde
17:35 17:55 Evidence on intraperitoneal mesh placement Micaela Piccoli
17:55 18:20 Overview of complex ventral hernia surgical techniques Ferdinand Köckerling
18:20 18:45 A day in an interdisciplinary AWR center Mike Scott & Chris West
18:45 19:05 State of the art of AWR in America John Fischer
19:05 19:25 Robotic hernia repair - where are we in Europe? Filip Muysoms
19:25 20:00 Case discussion All
HIATAL Wednesday, September 16, 2020
CET 17:00 19:15
Moderators
Luigi Bonavina & Tim Tollens
Time Description Speaker
17:00 17:10 Welcome Luigi Bonavina
17:10 17:30 Evolution of hiatal hernia repair Emanuele Asti
17:30 17:50 What type of antireflux repair in hiatal hernia Sebastian F. Schoppmann
17:50 18:05 Overview of hiatal hernia repair in Europe Christian Gutschow
18:05 18:25 State of the art of hiatal hernia repair in the US Carlos Galvani
18:25 18:45 Interdisciplinary approach in hiatal hernia repair Willem Hueting
18:45 19:15 Case discussion All
PREVENTION Thursday, September 17, 2020
CET 17:00 19:40
Moderators
Hans Jeekel & Tim Tollens
Time Description Speaker
17:00 17:10 Welcome Hans Jeekel
17:10 17:30 The science behind Mesh Stephen Badylak
17:30 17:50 Hernia prevention by mesh augmentation An P. Jairam
17:50 18:10 Hernia prevention after liver transplantation Manuel Lopez Cano
18:10 18:30 Prevention of Incisional Hernia in temporary ileostomy closure Ruggero Lionetti
18:30 18:50 It's more than just a hernia - an integrated approach to AWR John Fischer
18:50 19:20 Update on latest evidence in prevention Rene Fortelny
19:20 19:40 Q&A All

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