Prosthetic repair, intestinal resection, and potentially contaminated areas: Safe and feasible?

@article{Campanelli2004ProstheticRI,
  title={Prosthetic repair, intestinal resection, and potentially contaminated areas: Safe and feasible?},
  author={Giampiero Campanelli and Filadelfio Massimiliano Nicolosi and Diego Pettinari and Ettore Contessini Avesani},
  journal={Hernia},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={190-192}
}
Prosthetic repair for abdominal wall hernia currently represents the gold standard. However, it is still difficult to identify the correct indication for prosthetic implant in borderline cases. The authors propose evaluating whether a prosthetic implant is absolutely contraindicated in potentially infected operating fields through the review of literature and personal experience. The authors performed ten prosthetic hernia repairs in potentially contaminated areas, with a preliminary… CONTINUE READING

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