Wednesday, October 13th

Time Company Room Title Speakers
12:30 - 13:30 CMR Surgical Aud 10-11 Versius: In conversation

Early experiences of inguinal hernia

repair with a small, modular robot
Aali Sheen (UK)

Andrew De Beaux (UK)

Archana Ramaswamy (US)

Moderator: Filip Muysoms (BE)
12:30 - 13:30 BD Aud 15 Open Preperitoneal – A better Inguinal Hernia Mesh Repair?

Story and History

Science and Quality

Training and Education

Expectations and Acceptance

Marc Soler (IT)

Ralph Lorenz (DE)

Willem Akkersdijk (PL)

Gabriel Oliveira (BR)
17:40 - 18:10 Ethicon Aud 15 Abdominal wall closure innovations – device & technique

Current & future digital innovations

Frederick Berrevoet (BE)

Philippe Grange (GE)

Thursday, October 14th

Time Company Room Title Speakers
12:40 - 13:50
Medtronic Aud 15
From Prevention to Repair: Bridging innovation and clinical outcomes.

Preventing Incisional Hernia: important for patients, but ignored by Surgical Specialities?

Is IPOM still the gold standard technique for ventral hernia repair ? EBM status.

Critical view of the myopectineal orifice and mesh deployment for successful MIS groin hernia
Robotic Inguinal repair with ProgripTM self-fixating mesh.

A Critical View at MIS Inguinal Hernia Repair. How We Do It!”.
Chairman: Frederik Berrevoet (BE) Moderator: Nadia Henriksen (DK)

Miguel Garcia Urena (ES)

Ferdinand Koeckerling (DE)

Filip Muysoms (BE)

Conrad Ballecer (US)

12:40 - 13:40 W.L. Gore Aud 10-11 How innovative biomaterials can positively impact evidence driven treatment approaches in complex ventral hernia repair

LVHR: Which patients the evidence drives me to for this technique.

What defines “complex” in ventral hernia repair?

Which mesh for which patient in my CAWR practice?

Taking a data driven approach to defining my CAWR treatment algorithm.
Moderator: Diego Cuccurullo (IT)

Frederik Helgstrand (DK)

Manuel Lopez Cano (ES)

Marja Boermeester (NL)
17:00 - 18:00
Aud 15
European and American Follow up Results and Particular cases with Phasix

European Phasix trial 24 months follow up and outlook

Patient Case – European Phasix Trial

Patient Case – European Phasix Trial

Patient Case – European Phasix Trial

Patient Case – European Phasix Trial

Results of the US Phasix trial 5 years follow up

Discussion - Q&A

Hans Jeekel (NL)

Fredrik Berrevoet (BE)

Ferdinand Koeckerling (DE)

Tim Tollens (BE)

Lars Joergensen (DK)

J.Scott Roth (US)


Friday, October 15th

Time Company Room Title Speakers
13:00 - 13:45
W.L. Gore
Room 18
  Salvador Morales-Conde (ES)
13:00 - 13:45
Advanced Medical Solutions
Aud 15
Use of adhesive in open hernia surgery

Atraumatic Lap hernia repair with adhesive

Abdominal wall reconstruction! how we do it!
Jan Kukleta (CH)

Paul Wilson (UK)

Adnan Qureshi (UK)
13:00 - 13:30
Aud 10-11
Who’s got my 6?
Clinical Outcomes in Over 600 Patients Using OviTex Reinforced Biologic Augmented Repair (ReBAR) Technique for Ventral and Inguinal Hernias
Paul Szotek (US)
16:00 - 16:15 W.L. Gore Aud 12 Laparoscopic repair of suprapubic hernia using GORE® SYNECOR Intraperitoneal Biomaterial in the LIRA-TAPE technique Salvador Morales-Conde (ES)
16:15 - 16:30 TELA Bio Aud 12 Robotic Assisted TAPP Inguinal & Ventral Reinforced Biologic Augmented Repair (ReBAR) using TelaBio OviTex® Paul Szotek (US)
16:30 - 16:45 BD Aud 12 Robotic Diastasis recti surgery Diego Cuccurullo
16:45 - 17:00 pfm medical Aud 12 Endoscopic-assisted linea alba reconstruction plus mesh augmentation (ELAR+) Ferdinand Köckerling