Bioprosthetic mesh use for the problematic thoracoabdominal wall: outcomes in relation to contamination and infection.

BACKGROUND Limited controlled data exist regarding the role of bioprosthetic meshes for hernia repair. Often the only option available in contaminated cases, their high cost calls for an evaluation of their utility and indications for use. METHODS A retrospective review of cases in which human acellular dermal matrix (HADM) was used to reconstruct a… CONTINUE READING