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AWR and Parastomal Hernia Repair Course 2020

AWR and Parastomal Hernia Repair Course 2020
February 07 - 08, 2020

McMaster University | Anatomy Lab

1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8



From Prevention to Treatment and Everything in Between

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Learning Objectives

  • Have a firm understanding of the global impact of ventral and parastomal hernias
  • Illustrate measures used in the prevention of incisional and parastomal hernias
  • Grasp the relevant surgical anatomy of the abdominal wall in relation to abdominal wall hernias
  • Create an Evidence Based approach to the management of complex abdominal wall hernias 
  • Recognize the role of the plastic surgeon in complex abdominal wall hernia repair
  • Demonstrate the necessary surgical steps required to perform anterior and posterior separation of the components and laparoscopic Sugarbaker parastomal hernia technique
  • Appreciate the surgical steps required to raise a free tensor fascia lata flap

Target Audience

  • PGYs 4 & 5

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N. Sne, MD
Associate Professor
General Surgery / Trauma
McMaster University

T. Rice, MD

Assistant Professor
General Surgery / Trauma
McMaster University

S. Faidi, MD
Associate Professor
General Surgery / Trauma
McMaster University

R. Avram, MD
Associate Professor
Plastic Surgery
McMaster University

General Surgeon
Niv Sne, MD

General Surgeon
Timothy Rice, MD

General Surgeon
Samir Faidi, MD

CMAS Manager
Marie Fairgrieve

Education Coordinator
Magda Gillies

Cook Medical




Excellent review of AWR. Makes me feel much more comfortable with mngt of emergent + elective hernias. Great trauma scenarios.

General Surgery Resident


Great course! Really enjoyed it. TFL! TER! Very valuable + important to our education. So much learning in so little time - it was great.

General Surgery Resident

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