Travel Grant Report: May 2023

It was extreme lucky to be able to make a clinical visit to the Madrid AWR group this week. The visit was made available thanks to European Hernia Society. I cannot overestimate how much I learnt within this short period of time. I was impressed with technical abilities and enthusiasm of each group member and academic impact of the group.

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European Hernia Society guidelines on prevention and treatment of parastomal hernias

Introduction The evidence-based work on these guidelines on the diagnosis and management of parastomal hernias revealed the lack of evidence on several topics, which need to be addressed by multicenter trials. Some recommendations could be supported by evidence, including that parastomal hernia prevention using a prophylactic mesh for end colostomies reduces parastomal herniation. The guidelines […]

International guidelines for groin hernia management

Introduction The many different approaches, treatment indications and a significant array of techniques for groin hernia repair warrant guidelines to standardize care, minimize complications, and improve results. Worldwide, more than 20 million patients undergo groin hernia repair annually. The main goal of these guidelines is to improve patient outcomes, specifically to decrease recurrence rates and […]