Components separation technique utilizing an intraperitoneal biologic and an onlay lightweight polypropylene mesh: “a sandwich technique”

@article{Morris2012ComponentsST,
  title={Components separation technique utilizing an intraperitoneal biologic and an onlay lightweight polypropylene mesh: “a sandwich technique”},
  author={Lauren Morris and Karl A Leblanc},
  journal={Hernia},
  year={2012},
  volume={17},
  pages={45-51}
}
Reconstruction of large, complex abdominal wall hernias is an ongoing challenge. Primary closure of such hernias is often not possible. The components separation technique (CST) is a practical option, however, recurrence rates remain unacceptably high. In an attempt to reduce recurrences, we added a biologic underlay mesh and a lightweight polypropylene onlay mesh to the traditional CST. Patients with a large hernia defect with or without multiple recurrences were selected to undergo a CST… CONTINUE READING
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