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Resident track

During the EHS congress we expect a group of 'mixed generations' attendees, consisting of experienced surgeons and residents.
For the residents and young surgeons, a special program is designed: the resident track.
Experts will chair these tracks. We aim for an interactive approach and would like to invite you to provide us with your questions or case(s). Besides this, some lecturers from the pre-course will present their technique during the resident track.

Join the meeting and you will be able to learn everything you always wanted to know about a certain topic. Acquired ventral hernias, groin hernias and incisional hernias will be discussed in separate meetings.

The resident track is part of the regular programme of this conference, it is not necessary to register separately for this part.

Resident Track Programme:

Sunday, June 5th, 18.00 - 19.00, Leeuwen Room 1 (coffee/tea and drinks as of 17:30 hrs)

Main theme: Incisional hernias

Posterior component separation technique
F. Muysoms, Belgium
Lap posterior component separation
S. Morales Conde, Spain
Instruction video on Rives-Stoppa sutureless mesh technique
J.F. Lange, the Netherlands
"Malmö Rive-Stoppa flap" technique minimizing wound complications
A. Montgomery, Sweden

Monday, June 6th, 13.00 - 13.30 hrs, Leeuwen Room

Main theme: Inguinal hernia

Indication for inguinal hernia repair, choice of technique, choice of mesh
M. Simons, the Netherlands & M. Miserez, Belgium
Instruction video TREPP technique
W. Akkersdijk

Monday, June 6th, 16.15 - 17.15 hrs, Leeuwen Room

Main theme: The best way to teach/learn hernia surgery?
Chairs: G.-J. Klein Rensink, the Netherlands & W. Weidema, the Netherlands

Instruction video ACNES neurectomy TREPP
R. Roumen, the Netherlands

Tuesday, June 7th, 12:30 – 13:00 hrs, Leeuwen Room

Main theme: Complications after inguinal and incisional hernia surgery
Chairs: J.F. Lange, the Netherlands & A. de Beaux, United Kingdom

Instruction video Lap-3-Neurectomy
D.C. Chen, United States of America

Tuesday, June 7th, 17:00 – 18:00 hrs, Leeuwen Room

Chairs: J.F. Lange, the Netherlands & M. Poelman, the Netherlands

Use of Synthetic and Biologic Mesh in Complex Abdominal Wall Hernias
Mr. Smart, Prof. Lloyd & Dr. Tabbara

This session is supported by Medtronic