A Minimally Invasive Approach For Treating Postoperative Seromas After Incisional Hernia Repair

@inproceedings{Lehr2001AMI,
  title={A Minimally Invasive Approach For Treating Postoperative Seromas After Incisional Hernia Repair},
  author={Shannon C. Lehr and Alan L. Schuricht},
  booktitle={JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons},
  year={2001}
}
BACKGROUND The most frequent wound complication following repair of large incisional hernias is seroma formation, especially when the use of a mesh onlay requires extensive subcutaneous undermining. Treatment options for postoperative seromas include observation for spontaneous resolution, percutaneous aspiration, closed suction drainage, abdominal binders, and sclerosant. METHODS A novel technique for treating persistent postoperative seromas is presented herein. This technique involves a 3… CONTINUE READING
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