Ventral Hernia

Known as: Hernia, Ventral, Hernia, Ventral [Disease/Finding], hernia abdominal wall 
A hernia caused by weakness of the anterior ABDOMINAL WALL due to midline defects, previous incisions, or increased intra-abdominal pressure. Ventral… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Given the questionable long-term durability of biologic meshes, additional prosthetic options for ventral hernia… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND The lack of a universally accepted classification system for incisional hernia repair has led to inconsistent… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
BACKGROUND There are many different techniques currently in use for ventral and incisional hernia repair. Laparoscopic techniques… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In hernia repair, particularly laparoscopic hernia repair, direct contact between mesh and abdominal organs cannot always be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
An incisional hernia develops in 3% to 13% of laparotomy incisions, with primary suture repair of ventral hernias yielding… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of laparoscopic repair of ventral hernias. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA The recurrence… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Laparotomy for bowel resection is causally related to the development of small bowel obstruction (SBO) and ventral… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Background: The purpose of this study was to determine whether laparoscopic intraperitoneal polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE A retrospective study was carried out of patients who underwent laparoscopic ventral abdominal wall hernia repair… (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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