Prosthetic repair of incisional hernia combined with elective bowel operation.

  title={Prosthetic repair of incisional hernia combined with elective bowel operation.},
  author={Anastasios N. Machairas and Theodore D Liakakos and Pavlos Patapis and Chrysanthos Petropoulos and Dimitrios Tsapralis and E Misiakos},
  journal={The surgeon : journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland},
  volume={6 5},
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Incisional hernia repair with mesh is considered a clean operation and it is not recommended to be perfomed at the same time with a potentially contaminated operation. The aim of this study is to assess the short-term results of a group of patients who underwent a colon operation and simultaneous incisional hernia repair with an onlay polypropylene mesh technique. PATIENTS AND METHODS From Novemberto June 2006, 19 patients underwent incisional hernia repair with… CONTINUE READING


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