EHS Intermediate Cadaveric Hernia Masterclass

The EHS invites you to the 2-day Intermediate Cadaver Course course in Prague, Czech Republic, 27-28 May 2024...
The EHS invite you the 2-day Intermediate Cadaveric Hernia Masterclass course in Prague, Czech Republic, 27-28 May 2024. The highly interactive course includes detailed cadaveric dissection and lectures by international abdominal wall experts. In addition to lectures on inguinal and ventral hernia the course includes a section on umbilical hernia and interactive case discussions.


Department of Anatomy, Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University


Registration is open! Limited seats.



The programme is subject to change

Monday 27th May 2024
08.15-08.30WelcomeKnut Borch
08.30-09.00Pretest and course challengeKnut Borch & Alexis Theodorou
09.00-09.30Step by step Lichtenstein repairTBA
09.30-09.45Coffee break 
09.45-10:15Step by step Shouldice methodTBA
10.15-11.45Lichtenstein and Shouldice (Skills lab) 
12.30-13.00Anterior inguinal anatomyTBA
13.00-13.30What technique when for inguinal herniaTBA
13.30-14.15Step by step TAPPTBA
14.15-14.30Coffee break 
14.30-16.00Inguinal TAPP (Skills lab) 
16.00-16.25Step by step Umbilical TAPP repairTBA
16.25-17.25Umbilical TAPP (Skills lab) 
17.25-17.55Summary of the dayKnut Borch
Tuesday 28th May 2024
8.30-08.50Step by step PUMP repairTBA
08.50-09.50PUMP (Skills lab) 
9.50-10.05Coffee break 
10.05-11.35Laparotomy and small bite closureTBA
11.35-12.05The Rives Stoppa an (Stoppa repair)TBA
12.50-13.50Step by step Rives Stoppa (Skills lab) 
13.50-15.20Step by step Open Stoppa Procedure (Skills lab) 
15.20-15.30Coffee break 
15.30-16.00Posterior groin anatomyTBA
16.00-16.30Anatomy of the abdominal wallTBA
16.30-17.30Explore the cadavers (Skills lab) 
17.30-18.00Post test and goodbyeKnut Borch

*Materials used in the skills lab or presented in introductions are sponsored by the industry partners supporting the EHS with unrestricted grants. For more information about our industry partners, please visit: The EHS Cadaver Course organisers emphasize that a variety of products, including those used in the courses, as well as other products, are suitable to achieve successful results in hernia repair.


Knut Borch (Co-Chair)

Alexis Theodorou


CME Credits

This course offers a unique opportunity to enhance your skills while advancing your professional development in Abdominal Wall Surgery.
CME credit information TBA. 

Price and registration

Only for EHS members.

2-day course fee: €850 (excluding VAT) 

The registration fee includes:

  • Admission to the full course programme
  • Coffee breaks and lunch
  • Dinner on 27th May


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