The EHS Registries

The EHS Registries offers a fantastic opportunity for hernia surgeons to make a positive impact in the field.

Learn more about the benefits here.

EHS Registry news

In 2024, new regulations regarding mesh implants will be implemented, and by including your data in the registry, you can help ensure that your favourite meshes remain on the market. Excitingly, a mathematician has joined the registry team and is working on a website interface that will allow you to easily analyse your data in the future.

Read about ALL the benefits of joining and check out the registries via the link below.

Contribute to the EHS Registries and have the following benefits:

  • Research collaboration (NEW FEATURE): The recent introduction of snapshot audits provides an opportunity to collaborate with other hernia surgeons and gain valuable research publications.
    By utilizing the registries, anyone can become a co-author and contribute to answering some of the most pressing questions in hernia surgery. So, why not start using the EHS Registry and the EHS Open Abdomen Registry now, get comfortable with the process, and suggest your own research topics for collaborative projects?
  • Access to all data in the registries (NEW FEATURE): If you contribute data for all your consecutive patients, you can use the entire registry to answer your research questions.
    If you have a research question in mind but are unsure if the registry can answer it, you can send it to the registry team and our statistician will help you find the answer. This is a great way to collaborate and further our understanding of hernia-related issues.
  • Increase your visibility in research: By contributing data to the EHS Registries and participating in collaborative research projects, you can increase the visibility of your own research team and start benchmarking against other teams.
    This is an excellent opportunity to establish yourself as a thought leader in the field of hernia surgery and to learn from other experts in the community. Don’t miss out on this chance to make meaningful contributions to the field and advance our collective knowledge!
  • Certificate of recognition: For those who include data for all their consecutive patients, we will also offer a certificate of recognition.
    This will be a benefit in the future, if you apply to become an EHS certified centre of excellence. Being an EHS certified centre of excellence will be a prestigious designation that recognizes a commitment to high-quality hernia surgery, and we believe this will be highly valued by patients as well as colleagues. So, by contributing your data to the registry, you not only help advance the field of hernia surgery but also position yourself as a leader in the field.


It is easy…

Entering a case into the EHS Registries is a quick and easy process that only takes about 5 minutes. To make things even more convenient, the registries has an online token that enables patients to fill in registry forms from the comfort of their homes. This not only saves time, but also increases patient satisfaction, transparency, and enables effective internal audits. With the data collected in the registry, hernia surgeons can better understand the efficacy of different surgical techniques, provide post market surveillance of products on the market, and improve patient outcomes.

So, don’t hesitate to join the registries and help us advance the field of hernia surgery.

Together, we can advance the field of hernia surgery and improve patient outcomes.

Learn more about the EHS Registry

In the EHS Library you can find several videos that may help you get started and navigate the registry. 

Go to EHS Knowledge Library


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