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INTRODUCTION This report reviews the clinical and functional outcomes of implanted meshes during a second-look evaluation of 85 cases after a large number (733) of laparoscopic incisional and ventral hernia repairs (LIVHR), of which 608 were controlled throughout a period of 5 to 10 years. This report demonstrates a minimal occurrence of adhesions and a low(More)
Although recent statistics demonstrate a decrease in pedestrian fatalities, the absolute number of accident related deaths is sufficiently high to justify research in the area of vulnerable road user protection. Research has shown that situation awareness, which requires a significant amount of context information, is critical to timely intervention.(More)
BACKGROUND Adjustable gastric banding results in good weight loss. Nevertheless, some complications may occur, including slipping of the stomach through the band with pouch dilatation. Initially, the Belachew and Cadière technique was done with the Lap-Band. Afterwards, to minimize proximal gastric pouch dilatation (GPD), we performed the operation using(More)
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