Controversies In Emergency and Elective Hernia Surgery

Emergency #Hernia Surgery in the Era of #Covid19 & Severe #Obesity

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

1100-1200 EST
1600-1700 British Summer Time
1700-1800 CET


Dr. Jan Kukleta (Switzerland)
Professor Ariel Ortiz-Lagardere (IBC TV Studios, San Diego, California, USA)


Professor Pradeep Chowbey (India)
Dr. Christine Stier (Germany)

International Hernia Collaboration Invitational Lecture
Management of a Strangulated Inguinal Hernia in a Severely Obese, Suspected Covid-19 Positive Patient with Respiratory Symptoms
Professor Brian Jacob (New York, USA)

Decision Making: Strangulated Paraesophageal Hiatus Hernia Complicated by Covid-19 Pneumonia
Mr. Bruno Sgromo (University of Oxford, UK)

Lecture #3
Decision Making in Managing a Strangulated Internal Hernia post-Laparoscopic Roux en Y Gastric Bypass in a Suspected Covid-19 Positive Patient with Pneumonia
Speaker: Professor Jacques Himpens (Belgium)

Lecture #4
Laparoscopic Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair - the Role of Glues in Mesh Fixation
Speaker: Mr. Paul Wilson (UK)

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