THURSDAY 5/11/2020

12.30
Registration open

13.30

Welcome

How 3 years using the robotic platform changed my practice. 

Filip Muysoms

Ghent, Belgium

13.40

Will 2020 be the decade of diversification of robotic surgical platforms? (non-CME)

Moderators
Archana Ramaswamy | Minneapolis, USA | virtual
Conrad Ballecer | Phoenix, USA | virtual
Filip Muysoms | Ghent, Belgium

News from the providers of robotic platforms

daVinci

Intuitive

Tilman Schlick

Freiburg, Germany

virtual

Versius

CMR surgical

Andrew De Beaux

Edinburgh, UK

virtual

Senhance

Transenterix

Arun Mohan

Morrisville, USA

virtual

Vicarious Surgical Robotic System

Vicarious

Barry Greene

Charleston, USA

virtual

Q&A

15.20

Intermezzo

Presentation of the clinical cases for tomorrow's "virtual live surgery"

Filip Muysoms
Ghent, Belgium
15.30
Break

16.00

Surgical anatomy of the groin

Moderators

Maxime Dewulf | Maastricht, The Netherlands

Laurent Stainier Ottignies, Belgium | virtual



Anterior groin anatomy in a cadaveric dissection

Yohann Renard

Reims, France

virtual

Posterior endoscopic groin anatomy

Malene Just Busse

Kolding, Denmark

virtual

rTAPP as part of the robotic training curriculum

Maarten Simons

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

virtual

Risk factors for chronic postoperative inguinal pain

Henry Hoffmann

Basel, Switzerland

virtual

Treatment of chronic pain in the groin

David Chen

Los Angeles, USA

virtual

Q&A

17.30

Keynote lecture

Abdominal wall hernias in horses

Hans Wilderjans

Moerbeke Waas, Belgium

FRIDAY 6/11/2020

08.15

"VIRTUAL LIVE SURGERY" from Maria Middelares | Robotic eTEP with suprapubic single docking roboTAR

Moderators

Maxime Dewulf | Maastricht, The Netherlands
Victor Radu | Bucharest, Romania | virtual

09.30

eTEP access

Moderators

Filip Muysoms | Ghent, Belgium

Georgina Dinescu | Toulon, France | virtual



robotic eTEP access : lateral docking

Mathias Allaeys

Ghent, Belgium

eTEP access for recurrent ventral hernias

Victor Radu

Bucharest, Romania

virtual

eTEP access for lateral hernias

Vlad Burdakov

Voskresenesk, Russia

virtual

Q&A

10.30
Break

11.00

"VIRTUAL LIVE SURGERY" from Maria Middelares | Incisional ventral hernia repair with double docking roboTAR

Moderators

Maxime Dewulf Maastricht, The Netherlands

Conrad Ballecer | Phoenix, USA | virtual

12.00

Robotic ventral hernia repair options

Moderators

Maxime Dewulf | Maastricht, The Netherlands

Mathias Allaeys | Ghent, Belgium


I'll robotically TAPP that!

Conrad Ballecer

Phoenix, USA

virtual

Retromuscular lateral approach: rTARUP

Georgina Dinescu

Toulon, France

virtual

TARUP without the robot: use of Flexdex

Laurent Stainier

Ottignies, Belgium

virtual

Robotic MILOS

Wolfgang Reinpold

Hamburg, Germany

virtual

Q&A

13.15
Break

14.00

Industry symposium

14.30

"VIRTUAL LIVE SURGERY" from Maria Middelares | Hiatal hernia repair

Moderators
Maxime Dewulf | Maastricht, The Netherlands

Georgina Dinescu | 
Toulon, France  virtual

16.30
Break

16.45

Diastasis recti

Moderators

Filip Muysoms | Ghent, Belgium

Georgiana Dinescu | Toulon, France virtual


Classification of diastasis recti

Wolfgang Reinpold

Hamburg, Germany

virtual

Open repair of diastasis

Fien Decuypere

Ghent, Belgium

Minimal invasive options for repair of diastasis

Ihsan Inan

Geneva, Switzerland

virtual

Robotic repair of diastasis

Flavio Malcher

New York, USA

virtual

Q&A

18.00

The importance of hernia registries

The importance of hernia registries

Hanna de la Croix

Göteborg, Sweden

virtual

The European Hernia Society registry

Filip Muysoms

Ghent, Belgium

SATURDAY 7/11/2020

09.00

The “other hernias"

Moderators

Pieter Pletinckx | Ghent, Belgium
Bob Bloemendaal | Delft, The Netherlands | virtual


Robotic hiatal hernia repair

Barbara Defoort

Ghent, Belgium

Robotic redo hiatal hernia repair

Archana Ramaswamy

Minneapolis, USA

virtual

Robotic perineal hernia repair

Mathias Allaeys

Ghent, Belgium

Option for parastomal hernia repair

Manuel López-Cano

Barcelona, Spain

virtual

Robotic parastomal hernia repair

Filip Muysoms

Ghent, Belgium

Q&A

10.30
Break
11.00

Component separation techniques

Moderators

Pieter Pletinckx | Ghent, Belgium
Mathias Allaeys | Ghent, Belgium


Cadaveric anatomy of the anterior abdominal wall

Yohann Renard

Reims, France

virtual

Radiological anatomy of the anterior abdomial wall.

Eric Pauli

Hershey, USA

virtual

Robotic anatomy of the abdominal wall

Filip Muysoms

Ghent, Belgium

Robotic TAR

Bob Bloemendaal

Delft, The Netherlands

virtual

Hybrid approach: robot + open

Rossana Berta

Pisa, Italy

virtual

Avoiding component separation by peritoneal flaps

Andrew de Beaux

Edinburgh, UK

virtual

Q&A

12.45
Meeting conclusion

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