Anatomic staple closure of midline incision of the upper part of the abdomen.

Abstract

Using this technique of anatomic fascial staple closure, we have not seen a single wound disruption in nearly 800 patients. In the seven patients who had incisional hernias develop, all but one hernia occurred just above the umbilicus where the degree of fascial fiber dicussation was attenuated. In properly selected patients, our method of staple closure… (More)

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@article{Sapala1986AnatomicSC, title={Anatomic staple closure of midline incision of the upper part of the abdomen.}, author={James A Sapala and Thomas E. Brown and M Andrew Sapala}, journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics}, year={1986}, volume={163 3}, pages={282-4} }