3. Third Meeting of IEHS.

September 11, 2017

The third meeting of IEHS was organized from the 17th to 19th of January 2008 in Stuttgart/Germany at the occasion of retirement of Reinhard Bittner after 18 years working as Director of the Department of General-and Visceral Surgery of the Marienhospital in Stuttgart. For the first time the delegates came from more than 30 countries round the world, from America, Asia, and Europe. In 10 Live-operations experts demonstrated their skills in laparo-endoscopic hernia repair. The meeting was a real international event and origin of many lifelong friendships.