10th Meeting of IEHS

Mai 20, 2019

The 10th Meeting of IEHS was held from 03.05. to 04.05.2018 in Kaliningrad/Russia. The host was Prof. Valery Egiev and his team from Moscow. Mainly due to financial reasons only a very small group of surgeons represented the IEHS in this meeting: Frederik Berrevoet, Wolfgang Reinpold and Reinhard Bittner. The main topics of the meeting had been: Standardization of operative techniques. New techniques in abdominal wall surgery.

It was not a big meeting, however, it was very nice in a very familiar atmosphere and very important for that part of Europe. The program included not only lectures but also several live op-demonstrations: TAPP, MILOS, open sublay. The meeting and the operations were performed in a very traditional hospital, founded more than 100 years ago by German Diaconess. Very interesting within the hospital dedicated the German-Russian tradition of this unique hospital.

Fig. 1+2. The new reconstructed organ, one of the largest in the world, is one of the most important artwork to see in the historical cathedral which is completely reconstructed.

Fig.3. Excursion of the team to the Baltic sea.
Fig.4. A little rest in a nice very traditional restaurant in Kaliningrad.