Practical experience with the Stoppa repair of ventral/incisional hernias.


BACKGROUND Although there are several surgical techniques to repair ventral/incisional hernias, these recur as often as 50% of the time. We have reviewed our experience with a wide, preperitoneal inlay of a conforming mesh (the Stoppa repair) in the management of more difficult ventral/incisional hernias. METHODS Retrospective chart review of all patients… (More)


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