European Hernia Society

41st Annual International Congress

SEPT 11th – 14th 2019
Hamburg Messe, Germany

Event location: Messe Hamburg // Central Entrance (Messeplatz) // Messeplatz 1 Hall A1 // 20357 Hamburg // Germany

Dear colleagues and friends, 

With great pleasure, I cordially invite you to meet old and new “hernia-friends” at the 41st Annual International Congress of the European Hernia Society to be held September 11th–14th, 2019 in the city of Hamburg, Germany’s “Gateway to the World”.

The conference will be entitled:


For the improvement of hernia treatment, let us all share our knowledge and celebrate international hernia days in a friendly and open-minded atmosphere. Please save the date and join us!

Herzliche Grüße and warm regards from Hamburg 

Wolfgang Reinpold
Congress President
Director of the Department of Surgery and Reference Hernia Center Wilhelmsburg Hospital Groß-Sand, Hamburg

Dr. med. Wolfgang Reinpold

Watch the congress president´s WELCOME

Main topics

New trials and guidelines

New techniques of minimal invasive ventral hernia repair

Robotic hernia surgery

New training concepts

Management of complex hernias

Prevention of hernias and complications

EHS certification and accreditation of hernia centers

Impact of new medical device regulations

40 scientific sessions
Live surgery
Video sessions
Interactive voting sessions
Cross-fire debates
Teaching and training sessions and modules
‘Meet the Experts’ sessions for residents
Education Lab incl. virtual reality simulation
Industry sponsored symposia
Large industry exhibition
Speed lectures and poster session

2nd HERNIA compact International
September 9th–11th, 2019


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European Hernia Society
41st Annual International Congress

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