Incidence of and risk factors for stoma‐site incisional herniation after reversal

@inproceedings{Amelung2018IncidenceOA,
  title={Incidence of and risk factors for stoma‐site incisional herniation after reversal},
  author={Femke Julie Amelung and L E V M de Guerre and Esther Cj Consten and Jakob W. Kist and Paul Menno Verheijen and I. A. M. J. Broeders and W A Draaisma},
  booktitle={BJS open},
  year={2018}
}
Background Stoma reversal is often considered a straightforward procedure with low short-term complication rates. The aim of this study was to determine the rate of incisional hernia following stoma reversal and identify risk factors for its development. Methods This was an observational study of consecutive patients who underwent stoma reversal between 2009 and 2015 at a teaching hospital. Patients followed for at least 12 months were eligible. The primary outcome was the development of… CONTINUE READING