The repair of large parastomal hernias using a midline approach and a prosthetic mesh in the sublay position.

Abstract

Parastomal herniation is a very frequent complication in enterostomy. The therapeutic strategy consists of three approaches: local fascial repair, relocation of the stoma, and a variety of more elaborate procedures, many of which also involve the use of nonabsorbable meshes. Despite this multitude of available techniques, recurrence rates are high, and long… (More)

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