Predictors of recurrence after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair.

@article{Bencini2009PredictorsOR,
  title={Predictors of recurrence after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair.},
  author={Lapo Bencini and Luis Jos{\'e} S{\'a}nchez and Marco Bernini and Egidio Miranda and M. 2007. Handwritten Farsi and Bernardo Boffi and Renato Moretti},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={128-32}
}
Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) is widely used to manage ventral hernias, but predictors of hernia recurrence have been poorly investigated. This retrospective study investigated the influence of common risk factors on hernia recurrence. Data from 146 consecutive, unselected patients who underwent LVHR between 2000 and 2006 were collected. Demographic, clinical, and perioperative parameters were analyzed to identify predictable risk factors for hernia recurrence. Both univariate and… CONTINUE READING

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