Incisional hernioplasty with Mersilene.

  title={Incisional hernioplasty with Mersilene.},
  author={G. Wantz},
  journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics},
  volume={172 2},
  • G. Wantz
  • Published 1991 in Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics
Thirty large incisional abdominal hernias (myoaponeurotic defects greater than 10 centimeters) were successfully repaired by a technique of incisional hernioplasty which implants a large Mersilene (polyester fiber) prosthesis in the space between the abdominal muscles and the peritoneum. The prosthesis extends far beyond the borders of the myoaponeurotic defect, and is solidly held in place by intra-abdominal pressure and later by fibrous ingrowth. The prosthesis protects against recurrence in… CONTINUE READING


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