Single port component separation: endoscopic external oblique release for complex ventral hernia repair

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Component separation (CS) is a technique which mobilizes flaps of innervated, vascularized tissue, enabling closure of large ventral hernia defects using autologous tissue. Disadvantages include extensive tissue dissection when creating these myofascial advancement flaps, with potential consequences of significant post-operative skin and wound complications… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-017-5949-3

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