Intraperitoneal Mesh Implantation for Fascial Dehiscence and Open Abdomen

@article{Scholtes2012IntraperitonealMI,
  title={Intraperitoneal Mesh Implantation for Fascial Dehiscence and Open Abdomen},
  author={Moritz Scholtes and Anita Kurmann and Christian Seiler and Daniel Candinas and Guido Beldi},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={36},
  pages={1557-1561}
}
Postoperative fascial dehiscence and open abdomen are severe postoperative complications and are associated with surgical site infections, fistula, and hernia formation at long-term follow-up. This study was designed to investigate whether intraperitoneal implantation of a composite prosthetic mesh is feasible and safe. A total of 114 patients with postoperative fascial dehiscence and open abdomen who had undergone surgery between 2001 and 2009 were analyzed retrospectively. Contaminated (wound… CONTINUE READING

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