A new tension-free technique for the repair of umbilical hernia, using the Prolene Hernia System — early results from 48 cases

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Tension-free repair using the Prolene Hernia System (PHS) has been widely adopted for inguinal hernias with excellent results. In our department, a new technique for umbilical hernia repair, using the PHS, has been developed. Between 2000 and 2002, 48 patients underwent tension-free umbilical hernia repair, using the PHS. There were 20 male and 28 female… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10029-003-0132-2

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@article{Perrakis2003ANT, title={A new tension-free technique for the repair of umbilical hernia, using the Prolene Hernia System — early results from 48 cases}, author={Evangelos A. Perrakis and Georgios Velimezis and Antonis Vezakis and John T Antoniades and Georgios Savanis and V. Patrikakos}, journal={Hernia}, year={2003}, volume={7}, pages={178-180} }