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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1935-2018
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2012
2012
Despite the high frequency of hernia surgery procedures and continuous improvements, thanks to new hernia meshes and fixation… (More)
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2011
2011
Repair for umbilical and epigastric hernia is a minor and common surgical procedure. Early outcomes are not well documented. All… (More)
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2009
2009
Epigastric hernia, apparently minor injury, neglected can reach impressive sizes, with major un-esthetic effect. In an… (More)
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2007
2007
It has recently been shown that nitrosyl complexes of hemoglobin (NO-Hb) are sensitive to low-level blue laser irradiation… (More)
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2003
2003
Ventral wall hernias are common; despite this, there are no guidelines on the best surgical management. The aim of this study… (More)
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2003
2003
The goal of this retrospective study was to evaluate factors that increase the risk of bowel necrosis and document the outcome of… (More)
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2003
2003
Pylorus-preserving distal gastrectomy (PPG) has frequently been performed on patients with early gastric cancer in Japan to… (More)
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2002
2002
Background. Controversies still prevail as to how exactly epigastric hernia occurs. Both the vascular lacunae hypothesis and the… (More)
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2002
2002
Duodenal fat modulates sensory and motor responses to gastric distension and raises plasma cholecystokinin compared with glucose… (More)
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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… (More)
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