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Industry Symposia

Wednesday 19th October

13:00 – 14:00

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PATIENT CENTRIC DECISION MAKING IN HERNIA SURGERY

Chair: Dr Jared Torkington, United Kingdom

The importance of surgeon and patient communications to meet patient outcome expectations

Speaker: Dr. Barbora East, Czech Republic 

Doing ventral hernia surgery right for good patient outcomes

Speaker: Mr. Andrew de Beaux,  United Kingdom

How to choose the ideal mesh for intraperitoneal hernia repair to avoid complications

Speaker: Prof. Nicole Bouvy, The Neatherlands

Discussion and Q&A

 

13:00 – 14:00

CHARTER 2

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INCISIONAL HERNIA PREVENTION - HOW TO PERFORM THE ABDOMINAL WALL CLOSURE

Moderator: Prof. Salvador Morales Conde, Spain

Effect of suture technique on the occurrence of incisional hernia after elective midline abdominal wall closure (ESTOIH trial). Presentation of 1 year follow-up results.

Speaker: Prof. René H. Fortelny, Austria

Short Stitch 6:1 trial – individual technical performance for every indication.

Speaker: Markus Golling, Germany

 

Thursday 20th October

13:00 – 14:00

CHARTER 1

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DATA DRIVEN TREATMENT ALGORITHMS IN COMPLEX VENTRAL HERNIA REPAIR: MINIMALLY INVASIVE VERSUS OPEN…WHEN AND WHY?

Moderator: Marja Boermeester, Amsterdam UMC, Universitar Medische Centra, Netherlands

 

LVHR: The current status of the vast clinical evidence supporting this technique and how this relates to treatment algorithms in everyday practice  

Speaker: Rossana Berta, GVM Maria Cecilia Hospital, Cotignola, Italy

 

MIS ventral hernia repair in complex anatomical locations and how this impacts choice of mesh

Speaker: Salvador Morales-Conde, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, Spain

 

An update on the Madrid APPROACH to CAWR patients and our growing clinical data supporting our technique

Speaker: Miguel Ángel García Ureña, Hospital Universitario del Henares, Spain

 

Open discussion

 

13:00 – 14:00

CHARTER 3

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INTEGRATION OF ROBOTIC-ASSISTED SURGERY IN A TOTAL HERNIA PRACTICE

TAPP 2.0, or: Why I appreciate the robotic-assisted TAPP so much - A retrospective of my first 1000 cases

Speaker: Ulrich Dietz, Switzerland

From laparoscopic IPOM to robotic-assisted eTEP

Speaker: Björn Mück, Germany

Robotic-assisted hernia ventral repair from easy to complex roboTAR

Speaker: Filip Muysoms, Belgium

 

Friday 21st October

 

13:00 – 14:00

CHARTER 2

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CLINICAL EVIDENCE VERSUS PERCEPTION IN VENTRAL HERNIA REPAIR

Final result EU Phasix trial (42 months follow up)

Speakers:
Hans Jeekel, The Netherlands
Amit Badhwar, United States

Panel discussions on clinical evidence, perception and practice in Ventral Hernia Repair

Speakers:

Sonia Ribas, Portugal
Tim Tollens (virtual), Belgium
Salva Morales, Spain
Ferdinand Koeckerling, Germany
James Hopkins, United Kingdom