NON-CME Course

Course Program

 

Thursday, October 19, 2017

7:30 am

 

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

8:00

 

Welcome and Introduction

Hobart W. Harris, MD, MPH

EPIDEMIOLOGY, PATHOGENESIS & ECONOMICS OF INCISIONAL HERNIAS

8:10

 

Economics of Hernia Prevention; Perspectives Across Key Stakeholders

John P. Fischer, MD

8:25

 

Systematic Review of Factors Affecting Midline Incisional Hernia Rates

Jared Torkington, MD

8:40

 

Collagen Turnover and Abdominal Wall Hernias

Nadia A. Henriksen, MD, PhD

8:55

 

Mitigating Patient Risk Factors to Prevent Incisional Hernias

Archana Ramaswamy, MD

SUTURE CLOSURE OF THE ABDOMEN

9:15

 

Small Bites versus Large Bites:  the STITCH Trial

Eva B. Deerenberg, MD, PhD

9:30

 

HUGHES Abdominal Repair Trial

Jared Torkington, MD

9:45

 

Evidence Based Closure of the Abdomen with Sutures

Pilar Hernández-Granados, MD

10:00

 

European Hernia Society Guidelines on Closure of the Abdominal Wall

Filip Muysoms, MD

10:15

 

Materials and Methods of Laparotomy Closure

Nadia A. Henriksen, MD, PhD

10:30

 

Panel Discussion & Questions

 

10:45

 

Coffee Break

 

11:15

 

KEYNOTE LECTURE:
Two Decades of Small Bites: Where Are We Today

Johannes J. Jeekel, MD

12:00 pm

 

Lunch

 

PROPHYLACTIC MESH AUGMENTATION: LAPAROTOMIES

1:00

 

Onlay Mesh Reinforcement after Midline & Subcostal Incisions

Miguel Angel García-Ureña, MD

1:15

 

Mesh Augmentation Following Emergency Surgery

José Antonio Pereira, MD

1:30

 

Primary Suture versus Glued Mesh Augmentation

Johannes J. Jeekel, MD

1:45

 

Reinforcement of Closure of Stoma Site (ROCSS) Collaborative

Thomas Pinkney, MD

2:00

 

PREBIOUS Trial: Absorbable Mesh (BIO-A) Augmentation

Silvia Valverde, MD

2:15

 

AIDA Study: A Multi-Center RCT

Holger Diener, MD

2:30

 

Meta-Analysis of Mesh Prophylaxis in AAA Repair and Colon Cancer Resection

Filip Muysoms, MD

2:45

 

Panel Discussion & Questions

 

3:00

 

Coffee Break

 

PARASTOMAL HERNIA PREVENTION

3:15

 

GRECCAR 7:  a Study in Primary Prevention of Parastomal Hernias

Michel Prudhomme, MD

3:30

 

PREVENT Trial for Parastomal Hernia Prevention

Birgitta ME Hansson, MD

3:45

 

Parastomal Hernia Prevention after Sugarbaker Method

Manuel López-Cano , MD

4:00

 

Stapled Mesh Reinforcement: SMART Technique

Cesare Stabilini, MD

4:15

 

Non-Mesh Stoma Creation Techniques

Archana Ramaswamy, MD

4:30

 

Panel Discussion & Questions

 

4:45

 

PANEL DISCUSSION
"European vs. American Attitudes toward Hernia Prevention"

Filip Muysoms, MD, moderator
Gina Adrales, MD
Holger Diener, MD
Gregory A. Dumanian, MD
John P. Fischer, MD
Birgitta ME Hansson, MD
Pilar Hernández-Granados, MD
William W. Hope, MD
Johannes J. Jeekel, MD
Michel Prudhomme, MD  
Archana Ramaswamy, MD
Cesare Stabilini, MD
Jared Torkington, MD 

5:30pm

 

Adjourn

 

7:00pm

 

SYMPOSIUM DINNER:
P4HB: Novel Characteristics and Attributes for Hernia Repair

Stephen F. Badylak, DVM, PhD, MD

Friday, October 20, 2017

7:30 am

 

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

HERNIA PREVENTION:  SCIENCE, EDUCATION & REIMBURSEMENT

8:00

 

Extracellular Matrix in Hernia Prevention Surgery

Michael Hiles, PhD

8:15

 

Trocar Hernia Incidence and Prophylaxis

Gina Adrales, MD

8:30

 

Implementing a Program to Improve Abdominal Wall Closure

José Antonio Pereira, MD

8:45

 

Predicting the Risk of Incisional Hernia

John P. Fischer, MD

INCISIONAL HERNIA PREVENTION: NOVEL APPROACHES & THE RESEARCH AGENDA

9:00

 

NIH Surgical Outcomes Research

Dana K. Andersen, MD

9:15

 

Growth Factors, Wound Healing and Incisional Hernia Prevention

David M. Young, MD

9:30

 

Mesh Suture Closure of the Abdominal Wall

Gregory A. Dumanian, MD

9:45

 

New Techniques and Materials

Eva B. Deerenberg, MD, PhD

10:00

 

Nanofiber Electrospun Technology for Incisional Hernia Prevention

Barbora East, MD

10:15

 

The Message Is in the Matrix for Wound Healing

Michael Hiles, PhD

10:30

 

MYOSEAL: Enhanced Myofascial Wound Healing

Hobart W. Harris, MD, MPH

10:45

 

Panel Discussion & Questions

 

11:00

 

Coffee Break

 

11:15

 

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:
Surgeon Innovator: Lessons on How Novel Ideas Come to Life

Steve Blank

12:15 pm

 

Lunch

 

1:15

 

PANEL DISCUSSION:
The Hernia Prevention Mandate:
Perspectives of Regulators, Payors & the Medical Technology Industry

Hobart W. Harris, MD, MPH, moderator
Joshua Adler, MD
Dana K. Andersen, MD
Barbora East, MD
George Gibeily, MD
Michael Hiles, PhD     
Neena Kadaba, PhD   
Allan W. May
B.J. Scheessele

2:30

 

Coffee Break

 

INCISIONAL HERNIA POTPOURRI & SHORT VIDEOS

2:45

 

Mesh Augmentation: Midline Laparotomy Reinforcement Video

John P. Fischer, MD

3:00

 

Prevention of Midline Incisional Hernia with an Onlay "Visible" Mesh

Miguel Angel García-Ureña, MD

3:15

 

Mechanical Tension Principles: Hernia Recurrence and Device Performance

Howard Levinson, MD

3:30

 

Parastomal Hernia Prevention: Keyhole Technique

Manuel López-Cano, MD

3:45

 

Perineal Hernias

Birgitta ME Hansson, MD

4:00

 

Biologic Mesh Augmentation for Prevention

Filip Muysoms, MD

4:15

 

BORODIN Study

Thomas Pinkney, MD

4:30

 

Americas Hernia Society Hernia Prevention Task Force

William W. Hope, MD

4:45

 

Panel Discussion & Questions

 

5:00 pm

 

Adjourn

 

 

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