Mesh complications after prosthetic reinforcement of hiatal closure: a 28-case series

@article{Stadlhuber2008MeshCA,
  title={Mesh complications after prosthetic reinforcement of hiatal closure: a 28-case series},
  author={Rudolf Johannes Stadlhuber and Amr El Sherif and Sumeet K. Mittal and Robert Joseph Fitzgibbons and L. Michael Brunt and John G. Hunter and Tom R. Demeester and Lee Swanstrom and C. Daniel Smith and Charles J. Filipi},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2008},
  volume={23},
  pages={1219-1226}
}
Primary laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair is associated with up to a 42% recurrence rate. This has lead to the use of mesh for crural repair, which has resulted in an improved recurrence rate (0–24%). However, mesh complications have been observed. We compiled two cases, and our senior author contacted other experienced esophageal surgeons who provided 26… CONTINUE READING
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