Laparoscopic repair for recurrent incisional hernias: a single institute experience of 10 years

@article{Ferrari2013LaparoscopicRF,
  title={Laparoscopic repair for recurrent incisional hernias: a single institute experience of 10 years},
  author={Gabriele M. Ferrari and Camillo Leonardo Bertoglio and Carmelo Magistro and Valerio Girardi and M{\'o}nica Mazzola and Stefano Di Lernia and Francesco Pugliese},
  journal={Hernia},
  year={2013},
  volume={17},
  pages={573-580}
}
The treatment of recurrent incisional hernias (RIH) has been associated with unsatisfactory postoperative (PO) morbidity and high failure rates. The aim of this study is to retrospectively investigate our single-center experience of laparoscopic repair (LR) for RIH. The case records of 69 patients with RIH who underwent LR in our institution between January 2002 and November 2011 were reviewed. The operative technique has been standardized and provides onlay placement of an ePTFE mesh fixed… CONTINUE READING
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