A. Montgomery

M. Miserez3
M. Śmietański3
U. Klinge3
U. A. Dietz2
3M. Miserez
3M. Śmietański
3U. Klinge
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  • R. Bittner, M. E. Arregui, T. Bisgaard, M. Dudai, G. S. Ferzli, R. J. Fitzgibbons +17 others
  • 2011
Introduction Chapter 1 Perioperative management: what is the evidence for antibiotic and thromboembolic prophylaxis in laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery? Chapter 2 Technical key points in transabdominal preperitoneal patch plasty (TAPP) Chapter 3 Technical key points: total extraperitoneal patch plasty (TEP) repair Chapter 4 TEP versus TAPP: which is(More)
PURPOSE A classification for primary and incisional abdominal wall hernias is needed to allow comparison of publications and future studies on these hernias. It is important to know whether the populations described in different studies are comparable. METHODS Several members of the EHS board and some invitees gathered for 2 days to discuss the(More)
BACKGROUND Although the repair of ventral abdominal wall hernias is one of the most commonly performed operations, many aspects of their treatment are still under debate or poorly studied. In addition, there is a lack of good definitions and classifications that make the evaluation of studies and meta-analyses in this field of surgery difficult. MATERIALS(More)
PURPOSE A classification of parastomal hernias (PH) is needed to compare different populations described in various trials and cohort studies, complete the previous inguinal and ventral hernia classifications of the European Hernia Society (EHS) and will be integrated into the EuraHS database (European Registry of Abdominal Wall Hernias). METHODS Several(More)
A survey of all elderly people aged 65 years and over from North and West Belfast receiving long-term care in residential and nursing homes, and in psycho-geriatric and geriatric care was undertaken. A total of 967 subjects was studied and physical dependency and mental impairment documented. The high dependency of residents in geriatric and(More)
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