Causative factors, surgical treatment and outcome of incisional hernia after liver transplantation.

@article{Janssen2002CausativeFS,
  title={Causative factors, surgical treatment and outcome of incisional hernia after liver transplantation.},
  author={Hermann Janssen and Reinhard Lange and Jochen Erhard and Massimo Mal{\'a}go and Friedrich Wilhelm Eigler and Christoph Erich Broelsch},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={89 8},
  pages={1049-54}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the incidence and causes of herniation, and the results of hernia repair in patients undergoing liver transplantation. Likewise, nothing is known about the best surgical approach for hernia repair. METHODS A retrospective analysis was conducted of the occurrence of incisional hernia in 290 patients who had liver transplantation between 1990 and 2000, and survived more than 6 months. Follow-up data were obtained from medical records and the outpatient service… CONTINUE READING