Mesh in laparoscopic large hiatal hernia repair: a systematic review of the literature

@article{Furne2013MeshIL,
  title={Mesh in laparoscopic large hiatal hernia repair: a systematic review of the literature},
  author={Edgar J B Furn{\'e}e and Eric Jasper Hazebroek},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2013},
  volume={27},
  pages={3998-4008}
}
The use of mesh is becoming more popular for large hiatal hernia (type II–IV) repair to reduce the recurrence rate. The aim of this study was to outline the currently available literature on the use of mesh in laparoscopic large hiatal hernia repair, emphasizing objective outcome. A structured search of the literature was performed in the Medline, Embase, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials databases. A total of 26 studies met the inclusion criteria. There were three randomized… CONTINUE READING
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