Conference Program



Friday, 1st Dec 2017

12:00 - 16:00 Registration Opens
16:00 - 18:00 Videosession
Andrzej Matyja, Andrzej Ratajczak

19:00 - 23:00 Opening ceremony & cocktail

Saturday, 2nd Dec 2017

9:00 - 10:00 Session II Medical-legal issues
Jerzy Friediger, Tomasz Pęcherz

10:00 - 11:45 

Session III Ventral hernias
Maciej Śmietański, Rafał Solecki

  • Maciej Śmietański
    Complication avoidance in reconstructive surgery of the anterior abdominal wall
  • Vladimir Cijan
    Belgrade Hernia Service experience (inception, evolution and principles)
  • Predrag Bojovic
    Outcome of incisional hernia repair by preperitoneal (sublay) mesh implantaion regarding the place of the previous laparotomy; are there any differences?
  • Jacek Szopiński, Stanisław Pierściński
    Application of botulinum toxin in ventral hernia repair
  • Kryspin Mitura
    Types of the currently used hernia meshes
  • Joanna Wałecka
    Pathomorphology of anterior abdominal wall defects after breast reconstruction with TRAM – analysis of 15 cases and proposal of algorithm of management

11:45 - 12:15

Coffee break

12:15 - 14:00 Session IV Endoscopic hernia management
Marek Szczepkowski, Michał Chudy
  • Marek Szczepkowski
    HyPER in parastomal hernia treatment
  • Michał Chudy
    My first 10 TEP procedures – tips&tricks 
  • Mirosław Szura
    TAPP – My 10 newest operations – tips&tricks
  • Jakub Łomnicki, Agnieszka Leszko
    Sportsmen hernia – own experience
  • Andrzej Ratajczak
    Posterior Component Separation Technique
  • Daria Kuliś
    Endoscopic „sublay” in ventral hernia treatment

14:00 - 15:00  Lunch

15:00 - 16:30

Session V Complications in hernia suergery and hernia prevention
Stanisław Dąbrowiecki, Kryspin Mitura

  • Stanisław Dąbrowiecki, Kryspin Mitura
    Management of chronic pain syndrome after inguinal hernioplasty
  • Ryszard Marciniak
    Surgical site infection – actual guidelines
  • Michal Chudy
    Complications in “component separation” procedures
  • Andrzej Ratajczak
    Laparocscopic extraperitoneal neurectomy
  • Stanisław Pierściński
    How should we sew abdominal wall

16:30 - 18:00

Session VI Varia
Stanisław Prywiński, Wojciech Szczęsny

  • Stanisław Prywiński
    Considerations on hernia treatment in 3 surgical units
  • Andrzej Lehmann
    Posttraumatic lateral hernias – report of 4 cases and management strategy
  • Georges Kamtoh
    Mission to Camerun 2008-2017 – treatment results and complications
  • Tomasz Buczek
    PRAWIS – description of the syndrome and treatment modalities – literature review and own experience
  • Wojciech Szczęsny
    Considerations of hernia causes: Does apoptosis play a role?
  • Tomasz Buczek
    Synchronic reconstruction of the anterior abdominal wall with the removal of stoma after multiple laparotomies due to Crohn's disease



20:00 Banquet ceremony


The program may be slightly modified.