The aim of this 1.5-day clinical immersion at the Zuyderland Medisch Centrum of Heerlen is to provide an in-depth teaching about the laparoscopic management of inguinal and ventral hernia repair by TEP, IPOM/hybrid and open sublay.

Attendance is limited to small groups of physicians (2 groups of 4 delegates) to provide each participant, the opportunity to meaningfully and actively engage with the faculty. 

Participants in this programme will have the opportunity to:

  • See & Learn on the product use and the deployment method
  • Discuss, debate and share best practices, patient selection, risk factor management, pre- and post-surgery follow-up, patient factors determining therapeutic choices (decision tree). 
  • Have an overview of the EHS guidelines and key evidences
  • Ask questions regarding the Hernia procedure with expert faculty and learn how to better manage complications



  • Surgeons experienced in laparoscopic surgery to learn more about open and laparoscopic hernia repair. 
  • Laparoscopic material available  at hospital


By attending this course, participants will:

  • Understand the procedural steps and technical tips for the different inguinal and ventral hernia repair techniques: 
    • IPOM/hybrid
    • TEP, 
    • Open sublay
  • Understand the patient factors determining therapeutic choices
  • Learn to manage difficult scenarios and understand how to address potential complications


netherlands location

Zuyderland Medisch Centrum, 




Arrival on Day 1 in afternoon: Scientific discussion and dinner with Faculty.

Days 2: live cases and discussions.

Train / flight departing earliest at 8 PM from Train station / airport.


To be determined.