Bioprosthetic mesh reinforcement during temporary stoma closure decreases the rate of incisional hernia: A blinded, case-matched study in 94 patients with rectal cancer.

@article{Maggiori2015BioprostheticMR,
  title={Bioprosthetic mesh reinforcement during temporary stoma closure decreases the rate of incisional hernia: A blinded, case-matched study in 94 patients with rectal cancer.},
  author={Leon J Maggiori and David Moszkowicz and Magaly Zappa and C{\'e}cile Mongin and Yves Panis},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={158 6},
  pages={1651-7}
}
BACKGROUND This case-matched study aimed to assess the feasibility and the potential benefits of placement of a prophylactic bioprosthetic collagen porcine mesh during closure of the temporary ileostomy after total mesorectal excision (TME) for rectal cancer. METHODS From September 2012 to March 2013, 30 consecutive patients underwent placement of a retromuscular bioprosthetic mesh in the abdominal wall during closure of a diverting ileostomy after sphincter-saving laparoscopic TME for rectal… CONTINUE READING
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