repair may be the most common surgical procedure by a practicing surgeon today.
It is apt that hernia management is an area that a surgeon ought to be comfortable
with. After introduction of laparoscopic / endoscopic hernia repair, lot of debate
has been generated. A group of like minded hernia enthusiasts from the Asia Pacific
region joined hands together and Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS) was formed
in September 2004 at Singapore.
Hernia Society of India (National Chapter of Asia Pacific Hernia Society) is created
to propogate the aims and missions of the parent society in India. The object
of the Society shall be to promote and advance the teaching and research in hernia
surgery in India and the Indian subcontinent.
The First National Hernia
Congress and Live Workshop of Hernia Society of India was held between 14
to 16 December 2007 at New Delhi.