The laparoscopic modified Sugarbaker technique is safe and has a low recurrence rate: a multicenter cohort study

@inproceedings{Hansson2012TheLM,
  title={The laparoscopic modified Sugarbaker technique is safe and has a low recurrence rate: a multicenter cohort study},
  author={Bibi M. E. Hansson and Salvador Morales-Conde and Thomas Mussack and Jamie Valdes and Filip E. Muysoms and Robert Paul Bleichrodt},
  booktitle={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2012}
}
Parastomal hernia is a frequent complication of intestinal stomata. Mesh repair gives the best results, with the mesh inserted via laparotomy or laparoscopically. It was the aim of this retrospective multicenter study to determine the early and late results of the laparoscopically performed, modified Sugarbaker technique with ePTFE mesh. From 2005 to 2010, a total of 61 consecutive patients (mean age = 61 years), with a symptomatic parastomal hernia, underwent laparoscopic repair using the… CONTINUE READING