Call for Abstracts

Dear colleagues and hernia friends,

The 41st Annual Congress of the European Hernia Society will take place in Hamburg, September 11-14, 2019.

The congress motto is:


The main topics are: New trials and quidelines, new techniques of minimal invasive ventral hernia repair, robotics, new training and education concepts, management of complex hernias, hernia and complication prevention, ehs certification and accreditation of hernia centers, impact of new EU medical device regulation.

The organizing committee and I invite you very kindly to participate in the EHS Congress 2019 in Hamburg!
There are low “very early bird” rates available valid through December 31, 2018!

Abstract Submission

Please register now!
Please send your abstracts now!
Please use exclusively the electronic abstract form, allocate your abstract to one of the main topics and tick your preferred type of presentation:

O oralO videoO poster

The deadline for sending abstracts will be April 30, 2019!
Your abstract will be evaluated by an international scientific committee.
For further questions don´t hesitate to contact us (

I am looking forward to meeting you in Hamburg

Best regards

Dr Wolfgang Reinpold
Congress president