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European Hernia Society

  • 24 May 2017 to 27 May 2017
  • Hofburg Congress Center
  • Austria

Whats About

A commonly occurring medical disorder, Hernia if not treated correctly and quickly can lead to severe complications in the patient’s body.  The technological strides witnessed in the past decade have had a profound effect on the field of medical sciences. Availability of cutting edge technology has ensured quicker and effective means of diagnosis, treatment and recovery from various ailments.  EHS was instituted keeping the noble aim of serving humanity by sharing knowledge and finding solutions to complex current and futuristic hernia and abdominal wall surgery related aspects. The European Hernia Society, EHS is hosting its 39th Annual International Congress at Vienna, Austria from 24th to 27th May 2017, where the leading professionals from the medical world from Europe and other countries will be present to share their knowledge and experience for best methods of hernia and abdominal wall surgeries for faster recovery. This year’ congress has been given the title of “Prevention and Prophylaxis beyond Hernia Surgery”. Enjoy the beauty and serenity of Vienna and get enriched and enlighten other attendees by sharing your professional wisdom and experience, so that each surgeon can give his best while performing abdominal surgeries for hernia. Dates to remember:

  1. Early registration fee – 12th March 2017
  2. Pre- registration deadline – 7th May 2017
  3. “Hernia Compact International” pre-course – 22-24 May 2017
  4. Opening ceremony – 24th May 2017
  5. Welcome reception in the Exhibition – 24th May 2017 from 6 to 7pm
  6. Networking evening – 26th May 2017, 19:30 onwards


Registration Details
Registration Fees (in EUR)
   early fee
until March 12, 2017
  late fee
until May 7, 2017
  onsite fee
May 24-27, 2017
EHS/AHS Member 550 650 750
Non-Member 690 800 875
Trainee/Resident/Student  290 290 375
Day Registration Thursday or Friday  350 400 450
Day Registration Saturday  200 250 300
 “Hernia Compact International” course only 490 540 no onsite fee
EHS-AHS Member incl. 3 days “Hernia Compact International” course 990 1190 no onsite fee
Non-Member incl. 3 days “Hernia Compact International” course 1130 1340 no onsite fee
Trainee/Resident/Student incl. 3 days “Hernia Compact International” course  730 830 no onsite fee
       
Network Evening at the Vienna City Hall 60 60 60

Program Highlights of the Events

  • Day 1 (24 May)
  • Day 2 (25 May)
  • Day 3 (26 May)
  • Day 4 (27 May)

    • 15:00 – registration
    • 17:00-18:00 – Opening ceremony
    • 18:00-20:00 – welcome reception

      • 07:30 – Registration
      • 08:00-09:00 – A. Resident’s Q and A with Professor Todd Heniford
      • B. Resident’s Q and A with Professor Salvador Morales-Conde
      • C. resident’s Q and A with Professor Giampiero Campanelli
      • 09:00-10:30 – Hernia prevention
      • The strength of registry data
      • Oral and video presentations
      • 10:30-11:00 – Coffee break
      • 11:00-12:30 – Pain prevention
      • The brave new world of translational hernia research
      • Oral and video presentations
      • 12:30-13:00 – Lunch Break
      • 13:00-14:00 – industry sponsored symposia
      • 14:30-16:00 – recurrence prevention: 5 Crucial procedural steps
      • Social media in hernia surgery
      • Oral and video presentations
      • 16:00-17:00  – EHS General Assemble and coffee break
      • 17:00 – 18:30 – Prophylaxis: Hernia, infection
      • EHS:  Historical view, status quo and vision for the future
      • Boston consensus v/s World guidelines : is there a place for pure tissue repairs

        • 07:30 – Registration
        • 08:00-09:30 –Oral and video presentations
        • 09:30-11:00 – National education programs – Survey
        • Oral and video presentations
        • 11:00-11:30 – Coffee break
        • 11:30-13:00 – Sportman’s groin – still a challenge
        • Oral and video presentations
        • 08:00- 13:00 – Live surgery
        • 13:00-13:30 – Lunch break
        • 13:30-15:00 – Industry sponsored symposium
        • 15:00-16:30 – Education in hernia surgery : Europe and US
        • Hernia on the movies: challenging cases and complications
        • Oral and video presentations
        • 16:3017:00 – Coffee break
        • 17:00-18:30 – Legendary surgeons: Take home tips to improve your hernia practice
        • Biomeshes in Hernia surgery: Update and consensus
        • Video sessions: What’s new in hernia repair

          • 07:30 – Registration
          • 08:00-09:00 – Live surgery panel discussion
          • D. Resident’s Q and A with professor Reinhard Bittner
          • E. Resident’s Q and A with professor Agneta Montgomery
          • 09:00-10:30 – Novel approaches for abdominal wall reconstruction
          • Abdominal wall repair avoiding intraperitoneal mesh with a minimally invasive approach?
          • Oral and video presentations
          • 10:30-11:00 – Coffee break
          • 11:00-12:30 – Guidelines update
          • Open abdomen: How to handle the abdominal wall
          • Hiatal mesh repair: When, Why and How
          • 12:30-13:00 – Closing ceremony and Billroth Young Surgeons Award