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What is the evidence for the use of biologic or biosynthetic meshes in abdominal wall reconstruction?
IntroductionAlthough many surgeons have adopted the use of biologic and biosynthetic meshes in complex abdominal wall hernia repair, others have questioned the use of these products. Criticism isExpand
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Functional Results after Repair of Large Hiatal Hernia by Use of a Biologic Mesh
Background The aim of this observational study is to analyze the results of patients with large hiatal hernia and upside-down stomach after surgical closure with a biological mesh (Permacol®,Expand
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Assessing the GRIP of Ventral Hernia Repair: How to Securely Fasten DIS Classified Meshes
Recurrences are frequently observed after ventral hernia repair. Based on clinical data, the mesh–defect area ratio (MDAR) can lead to lower recurrence rates. Using dynamic intermittent strain (DIS)Expand
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Increasing hernia size requires higher GRIP values for a biomechanically stable ventral hernia repair
Background Increasing hernia sizes lead to higher recurrence rates after ventral hernia repair. A better grip might reduce the failure rates. Material and methods A biomechanical model deliveringExpand
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Evidence for Replacement of an Infected Synthetic by a Biological Mesh in Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair
Introduction The incidence of deep infection using a synthetic mesh in inguinal hernia repair is low and reported to be well below 1%. This is in contrast to incisional hernia surgery where theExpand
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Dynamic intermittent strain can rapidly impair ventral hernia repair.
Ventral hernia repair fails frequently despite advanced mesh inserting surgery. A model for dynamic intermittent straining (DIS) of ventral hernia repairs was developed. The influence ofExpand
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Development of a dynamic model for ventral hernia mesh repair
IntroductionThe adequate way of mesh fixation in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair is still subject to debate. So far, simulation has only been carried out in a static way, thereby omitting dynamicExpand
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Bridging with reduced overlap: fixation and peritoneal grip can prevent slippage of DIS class A meshes
PurposeVentral hernia repair can be performed safely using meshes which are primarily stable upon dynamic intermittent straining (DIS) at recommended overlap. In specific clinical situations, e.g.,Expand
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Endoskopische Rendezvous-Verfahren
Der Begriff „Rendezvous“ wird in der Endoskopie vielfaltig verwendet. Gemeinsam ist allen Verfahren, dass man sich trifft, z. B. in Form eines perkutan in den Gallengang gelegten Drahtes, derExpand
Prophylactic onlay reinforcement with absorbable mesh (polyglactin) is associated with less early wound complications after kidney transplantation: A preliminary study.
Incidence of wound complications after kidney transplantation (KTx) is still considerable. Here, we report the impact of prophylactic absorbable polyglactin (Vicryl®) mesh reinforcement on theExpand