Short-term outcomes with the use of bioprosthetics for the management of parastomal hernias.

@article{Ellis2010ShorttermOW,
  title={Short-term outcomes with the use of bioprosthetics for the management of parastomal hernias.},
  author={Charles N. Ellis},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2010},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={279-83}
}
PURPOSE This study was undertaken to determine the safety and short-term outcomes using bioprosthetics for the management of parastomal hernias. METHODS A retrospective review of prospectively collected data for all of the patients who underwent repair of a parastomal hernia was conducted. RESULTS Between April 2004 and September 2007, 20 consecutive patients had 22 parastomal hernias repaired through a midline incision using a bioprosthetic with the stoma entering the abdomen lateral to… CONTINUE READING