Incidence and prevention of ventral incisional hernia.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Ventral incisional hernia is a common complication of abdominal surgery. The incidence ranges from 2% to 20% and varies greatly from one series to another. The goal of this study was to determine the incidence, risk factors, and preventive measures for ventral incisional hernia. MATERIALS AND METHODS An analysis of the surgical literature was… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jviscsurg.2012.05.004

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