The use of synthetic mesh in patients undergoing ventral hernia repair during colorectal resection: risk of infection and recurrence.

@article{ElGazzaz2012TheUO,
  title={The use of synthetic mesh in patients undergoing ventral hernia repair during colorectal resection: risk of infection and recurrence.},
  author={Galal Hussein El-Gazzaz and Sherif H Farag and Mohamed A El-Sayd and Hatem Mohamed},
  journal={Asian journal of surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={149-53}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE The aim was to evaluate the risk of infection and hernia recurrence for patients undergoing repair of ventral hernia (VH) with prosthetic mesh during colorectal resection. METHODS A retrospective review was performed of long-term outcomes for 40 patients who underwent mesh repair for VH during bowel resection between 2000 and 2007. Patients with recurrence (R) were compared with others (NR) and univariate and multivariate analysis of factors associated with recurrence and… CONTINUE READING

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