Nationwide study of early outcomes after incisional hernia repair.

@article{Bisgaard2009NationwideSO,
  title={Nationwide study of early outcomes after incisional hernia repair.},
  author={Thue Bisgaard and Henrik Kehlet and Morten Bay-Nielsen and Maria Gerding Iversen and P{\aa}l Wara and Jacob Rosenberg and Hans Friis-Andersen and Lars Nannestad Jorgensen},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={96 12},
  pages={1452-7}
}
BACKGROUND There are no nationwide studies on early outcomes after incisional hernia repair. METHODS This study included all patients aged 18 years or more who had surgery for incisional hernia in Denmark between 1 January 2005 and 31 December 2006, and analysed clinical outcomes within 30 days of surgery. Patients having acute operations and those whose hernia repair was secondary to other procedures were excluded. RESULTS Of a total of 2896 incisional hernia repairs (1872 open, 1024… CONTINUE READING

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