Marlex Polypropylene

Known as: Marlex, Polypropylene, Marlex 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To assess the extent of shrinkage of meshes used for hernia repair. DESIGN Experimental study in dogs. SETTING… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the type of prosthetic material and technique of placement influenced long-term complications… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Modern surgical hernia repair depends increasingly on synthetic meshes for the reconstruction of the abdominal wall. Despite the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE The study assesses the efficacy and complications of Marlex mesh in repairing severe recurrent anterior vaginal wall… (More)
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1996
1996
BACKGROUND Two types of prosthetic material used for repairing hernial defects of the abdominal wall were compared: Mycro Mesh… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Recurrent incisional hernia remains a major problem for the general surgeon. The rate of recurrence of hernia repaired by primary… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
From October 1990 to December 1991, we performed 61 laparoscopic preperitoneal mesh repairs of inguinal hernias on 52 patients… (More)
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1991
1991
Marlex (polypropylene) mesh was used to replace the abdominal wall in massive incisional herniation in 50 patients. Seventeen… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In four patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms increased intra-abdominal pressure developed after repair. It was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Marlex mesh is an excellent prosthetic material for closure of major abdominal defects. Most of its complications are seroma and… (More)
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