Abdominal wall defect

Known as: ABDOMINAL WALL DEFECTS, Congenital anterior abdominal wall defect, abdominal defects wall 
An incomplete closure of the abdominal wall. [HPO:probinson]
National Institutes of Health

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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Ventral hernia repair in the face of a contaminated field or with questionable skin coverage requires either complex… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The use of polypropylene mesh in the reconstruction of trunk defects increases complication rates when the mesh is… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
INTRODUCTION Shock resuscitation leads to visceral edema often precluding abdominal wall closure. We have developed a staged… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
This study investigates whether human acellular dermis (Alloderm; LifeCell, Branchburg, NJ) revascularizes when used to… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Closure of the abdomen in patients undergoing intestinal transplantation can be extremely difficult, if not impossible… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Reconstruction of massive abdominal wall defects has long been a vexing clinical problem. A landmark development for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To investigate the local tissue reactions to meshes that had been removed from humans. DESIGN Open study SETTING… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE Analysis of a staged management scheme for initial and definitive management of acute abdominal wall defects is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Most abdominal wall incisional hernias can be repaired by primary closure. However, where the defect is large or there is tension… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
A large abdominal wall hernia, not amenable to primary closure, may require insertion of a prosthesis. The ideal prosthesis… (More)
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