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Epigastric hernia

Known as: HERNIA, EPIGASTRIC, epigastric hernias, hernia epigastric 
Protrusion of abdominal cavity contents or pre-peritoneal fat through the abdominal wall between the umbilicus and the xiphoid process.
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2015
2015
BACKGROUND Mesh repair reduces the risk of reoperation for recurrence in patients with primary ventral hernias. However… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
AbstractBackground Umbilical and epigastric hernias are common in the adult population and prompt repair is advised. We aimed to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
AbstractBackgroundRepair for a small (≤2 cm) umbilical and epigastric hernia is a minor surgical procedure. The most common… Expand
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
PurposeDespite the high frequency of hernia surgery procedures and continuous improvements, thanks to new hernia meshes and… Expand
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2009
2009
PURPOSE We evaluate a procedure, combining colorimetric capnography with epigastric auscultation, to ensure nasogastric (NG… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
AimThe aim of the study was to evaluate the frequency of superficial and prosthetic mesh infection following polypropylene mesh… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The repair of umbilical and epigastric hernias still represents a challenge to surgeons. Although a common and relatively simple… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Ventral wall hernias are common; despite this, there are no guidelines on the best surgical management. The aim of this study was… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Background: Opioids delay gastric emptying, which in turn may increase the risk of vomiting and pulmonary aspiration. Naloxone… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
There is a high incidence of risk factors for incisional herniation in hospitalized veterans. Almost half the defects appear more… Expand
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