Hidden Morbidity of Ventral Hernia Repair with Mesh: As Concerning as Common Bile Duct Injury?

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BACKGROUND Ventral hernia repair with mesh is increasingly common, but the incidence of long-term complications that necessitate mesh explantation is unknown. We aimed to determine the epidemiology of mesh explantation after ventral hernia repair and to compare this with common bile duct injury, a dreaded complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.09.016

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@article{Broman2017HiddenMO, title={Hidden Morbidity of Ventral Hernia Repair with Mesh: As Concerning as Common Bile Duct Injury?}, author={Kristy Kummerow Broman and Li-Ching Huang and Adil A Faqih and Sharon E. Phillips and Rebeccah B. Baucom and Richard A. Pierce and Michael D. Holzman and Kenneth W. Sharp and Benjamin K. Poulose}, journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons}, year={2017}, volume={224 1}, pages={35-42} }