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European Hernia Society guidelines on the treatment of inguinal hernia in adult patients
The European Hernia Society (EHS) is proud to present the EHS Guidelines for the Treatment of Inguinal Hernia in Adult Patients. The Guidelines contain recommendations for the treatment of inguinalExpand
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Update with level 1 studies of the European Hernia Society guidelines on the treatment of inguinal hernia in adult patients
Purpose In 2009, the European Hernia Society published the EHS Guidelines for the Treatment of Inguinal Hernia in Adult Patients. The Guidelines contain recommendations for the treatment of inguinalExpand
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Foreign body reaction to meshes used for the repair of abdominal wall hernias.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the local tissue reactions to meshes that had been removed from humans. DESIGN Open study SETTING Surgical department of the technical University, Aachen, Germany. Expand
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The biology of hernia formation.
Abdominal wall hernia is a multifactorial pathology involving both endogenous and exogenous factors. Male gender and familial history of inguinal hernia are important risk factors for primaryExpand
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Impact of polymer pore size on the interface scar formation in a rat model.
BACKGROUND The surgical therapy of hernias is increasingly based on reinforcement with alloplastic material, in particular surgical meshes. The biological response to these foreign bodies largelyExpand
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Randomized clinical trial comparing lightweight composite mesh with polyester or polypropylene mesh for incisional hernia repair
Polymer mesh has been used to repair incisional hernias with lower recurrence rates than suture repair. A new generation of mesh has been developed with reduced polypropylene mass and increased poreExpand
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Functional and morphologic properties of a modified mesh for inguinal hernia repair
Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most frequently performed operations. Next to conventional techniques, open and laparoscopic tension-free methods using mesh implants to reinforce the abdominalExpand
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Surgical embryology and anatomy of the diaphragm with surgical applications.
This article reviews the development, surgical anatomy, and teratology of the diaphragm, and discusses the diagnostic procedures, surgical therapy, and prognosis of congenital disturbances. SpecialExpand
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Incisional Hernia: Open Techniques
Even with the routine use of mesh, repairing an incisional hernia is a challenge. Increasing evidence of impaired wound healing in these patients supports routine use of an open prefascial,Expand
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Appendix and cecum. Embryology, anatomy, and surgical applications.
Surgeons should be familiar with surgery of the cecum and appendix because the diseases of this region, especially appendicitis, are the most common indications for surgical exploration. Usually,Expand
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