RHD
Scientific programme

Scientific programme

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

17 th October 18 th October
07:30 - 8:30 Registration
08:30 – 09:00 Opening ceremony
09:00 – 10:40 INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR
Moderators: JF Kukleta & V.Oprea
1. Surgical anatomy of groin hernia repair - Yohann Renard
2. Guidelines in inguinal hernia repair - a necessity? - Marc Miserez
3. Lichtenstein technique - gold standard in open inguinal hernia repair - David Chen
4. "To mesh or not to mesh"- Andreas Koch
5. Inguinodynia - causes and solutions - David Chen
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:40 INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR
Moderators: Agneta Montgomery & V. Radu
1. TAPP - JF Kukleta
2. TEP - Lucian Panait
3. eTEP – David Wardill
4. Robotic - Filip Muysoms
5. Mesh fixation in inguinal hernia repair. To fix or not to fix? - Lars Jorgensen
12:40 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:40 VENTRAL HERNIA REPAIR
Moderators: D. Chen & W. Reinpold
1. Surgical anatomy of component separation - Yohann Renard
2. How to choose a mesh in ventral hernia repair? - Marc Miserez
3. Umbilical hernia - not “just a hernia” - Filip Muysoms
4. IPOM(plus) - when, how and how long... - JF Kukleta
5. Evolution of AWR – Igor Belyansky
15:40 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 18:00 VENTRAL HERNIA REPAIR
Moderators: M. Miserez & Ramana Balasubramaniam
1. eACS - when and how? - Lars Jorgensen
2. eTEP (eRives) - Victor Radu
3. (e)MILOS - Wolfgang Reinpold
4. TAR - when and how? - Yuri Novitsky
5. MIS-TAR - Igor Belyansky
6. Parastomal hernia - a real challenge - Yuri Novitsky
19.00 - 21.00 WELCOME COCKTAIL - NOVOTEL
08.30 - 13.00 Live-surgeries - Medlife

Moderators: F. Muysoms & JF Kukleta

OR 1 Ventral Hernia
eTEP-TAR - Igor Belyansky


OR 2 Inguinal Hernia
Lichtenstein - David Chen
TAPP - Victor Radu
eTEP - Vlad Burdakov

13.00 - 14.00 lunch
14:00 – 15:40 Presentations
Moderators: Y. Renard & Y. Novitsky
1. Modified peritoneal flap hernioplasty using PVDF mesh in large incisional hernias - Agneta Montomery
2. Incisional hernia in emergencies - Ferdinando Agresta
3. Treatment options for late infections after incisional hernia repair - Andreas Koch
4. The open abdomen - Valentin Oprea
5. PPP +/- BTA - when and how? Ramana Balasubramaniam
6. Chronic pain after ventral hernia repair. How can I avoid it? - David Chen
7. Diastasis recti: should it be repaired? – Marc Miserez
15:40 - 16:00 Coffee break
16.00 - 18.00 Presentations
Moderators: I.Belyansky & V.Radu
1. Bioresorbable meshes in complex hernias - René Fortelny
2. Ergonomics in MIS hernia surgery - Alexandra Chelariu
3. Learning curve in MIS hernia surgery - Mircea Lică
4. Lateral hernias - my solutions – Vlad Burdakov
5. The impact of social media (IHC) in our practice (includes a recorded&narrated Robo-TAR by C. Ballecer) - Igor Belyansky