The SWISS HERNIA DAYS are known for a unique and innovative congress concept. Therefore, in 2021 we will provide the 1ST SWISS HERNIA DAYS CADAVER WORKSHOP. The Cadaver Workshop will take place prior to the main congress at the 8TH September 2021 at the Anatomical Institute of the University Basel and focusses on extraperitoneal minimally invasive techniques in ventral hernia repair.

Key-Audience are experienced junior surgeons or board-certified surgeons with at least 4 years of surgical experience, to benefit most from this workshop. The number of participants is limited to 20.

Swiss Society of Surgery (SGC): 8 CME credits for Swiss Hernia Cadaver Workshop


SWISS HERNIA Cadaver Workshop

The Program

Moderation: Henry Hoffmann, Philipp Kirchhoff





9:00 – 9:20


Anatomy of the abdominal wall

Yohann Renard (Reims, France)

9:40 – 10:00

Open Sublay Repair

Guido Woeste (Darmstadt, Germany)

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 – 10:50

Endoscopic Component Separation, Botox, PPP and more

Gernot Köhler (Linz, Austria)

10:50 – 11:20


Ulrich Dietz (Olten, Switzerland)

11:45 – 13:00

Lunch Break

13:00 – 17:00

Cadaver Work (ECS, eMILOS, eTEP, TAR)

Practical exercises on cadavers with table instruction by the experts

Calendar File Swiss Hernia Days