Laparoscopic ventral/incisional hernia repair: a single centre experience of 1,242 patients over a period of 13 years

@article{Sharma2010LaparoscopicVH,
  title={Laparoscopic ventral/incisional hernia repair: a single centre experience of 1,242 patients over a period of 13 years},
  author={Ankur M. Sharma and Magan Mehrotra and Rajesh Khullar and Vandana Soni and Manish Baijal and Pradeep K. Chowbey},
  journal={Hernia},
  year={2010},
  volume={15},
  pages={131-139}
}
Laparoscopic technique is now well established for ventral/incisional hernia repair. However several issues such as optimal fixation technique, occult hernias, management of inadvertent enterotomies, postoperative seromas and recurrence require appraisal. A single centre retrospective review of 1,242 patients between January 1992 and June 2005 is described. All patients had laparoscopic ventral/incisional hernia repair (LVIHR) following a standardised protocol by five consultants and fellows in… CONTINUE READING