Publications

  1. International Journal of Abdominal Wall and Hernia Surgery, a publication of the International Endohernia Society (IEHS), is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal. Papers published in the journal are available to all readers online at http://www.herniasurgeryjournal.org.
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    The Aim of this journal is to promote academic exchanges of hernia and abdominal wall surgery, improve application of new technique and material and generalize the guidelines of diagnosis and treatment in hernia and abdominal wall disease.
    The scope of the journal includes but not limited to the following:
    1) Clinical issues of groin hernias, ventral/incisional hernias, parastomal hernias, internal hernias, and defects of diaphragm and perineum.
    2) Advancement of techniques, concepts, materials and equipment in hernia repair
    3) Prevention and treatment of complications following hernia repair
    4) Treatment of infection, tumor and trauma of the abdominal wall
    5) Reconstruction of the abdominal wall, cosmetic and plastic surgery in abdominal wall
  2. Guidelines for laparoscopic (TAPP) and endoscopic (TEP) treatment of inguinal hernia [International Endohernia Society (IEHS)]. Bittner R, Arregui ME, Bisgaard T, Dudai M, Ferzli GS, Fitzgibbons RJ, Fortelny RH, Klinge U, Kockerling F, Kuhry E, Kukleta J, Lomanto D, Misra MC, Montgomery A, Morales-Conde S, Reinpold W, Rosenberg J, Sauerland S, Schug-Pass C, Singh K, Timoney M, Weyhe D, Chowbey P. Surg Endosc. 2011 Sep; 25(9):2773-843. (PDF)
  3. Update of guidelines on laparoscopic (TAPP) and endoscopic (TEP) treatment of inguinal hernia (International Endohernia Society). Bittner R, Montgomery MA, Arregui E, Bansal V, Bingener J, Bisgaard T, Buhck H, Dudai M, Ferzli GS, Fitzgibbons RJ, Fortelny RH, Grimes KL, Klinge U, Köckerling F, Kumar S, Kukleta J, Lomanto D, Misra MC, Morales-Conde S, Reinpold W, Rosenberg J, Singh K, Timoney M, Weyhe D, Chowbey P; International Endohernia Society. Surg Endosc. 2015 Feb; 29(2):289-321. (PDF)
  4. Guidelines for laparoscopic treatment of ventral and incisional abdominal wall hernias (International Endohernia Society (IEHS)-part 1. Bittner R, Bingener-Casey J, Dietz U, Fabian M, Ferzli GS, Fortelny RH, Köckerling F, Kukleta J, Leblanc K, Lomanto D, Misra MC, Bansal VK, Morales-Conde S, Ramshaw B, Reinpold W, Rim S, Rohr M, Schrittwieser R, Simon T, Smietanski M, Stechemesser B, Timoney M, Chowbey P; International Endohernia Society (IEHS). Surg Endosc. 2014 Jan; 28(1):2-29. (PDF)
  5. Guidelines for laparoscopic treatment of ventral and incisional abdominal wall hernias (International Endohernia Society [IEHS])—Part 2. Bittner R, Bingener-Casey J, Dietz U, Fabian M, Ferzli GS, Fortelny RH, Köckerling F, Kukleta J, LeBlanc K, Lomanto D, Misra MC, Morales-Conde S, Ramshaw B, Reinpold W, Rim S, Rohr M, Schrittwieser R, Simon T, Smietanski M, Stechemesser B, Timoney M, Chowbey P. Surg Endosc. 2014 Feb; 28(2):353-79. (PDF)
  6. Guidelines for laparoscopic treatment of ventral and incisional abdominal wall hernias (International Endohernia Society [IEHS])-Part III. Bittner R, Bingener-Casey J, Dietz U, Fabian M, Ferzli G, Fortelny R, Köckerling F, Kukleta J, LeBlanc K, Lomanto D, Misra M, Morales-Conde S, Ramshaw B, Reinpold W, Rim S, Rohr M, Schrittwieser R, Simon T, Smietanski M, Stechemesser B, Timoney M, Chowbey P. Surg Endosc. 2014 Feb; 28(2):380-404. (PDF)