The influence of mesh removal during laparoscopic repair of recurrent ventral hernias on the long-term outcome


Sikar H. E. , Cetin K.

VIDEOSURGERY AND OTHER MINIINVASIVE TECHNIQUES, vol.14, no.3, pp.366-373, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/wiitm.2019.85350
  • Title of Journal : VIDEOSURGERY AND OTHER MINIINVASIVE TECHNIQUES
  • Page Numbers: pp.366-373
  • Keywords: laparoscopy, incisional hernia, surgical mesh, recurrent hernia, mesh removal, long-term outcome, GUIDELINES, CLOSURE

Abstract

Introduction: Recurrent hernias can be treated by laparoscopy without the need for mesh removal. However, shrinkage of the mesh following recurrence affects most of the patients, and leaving a partially floating and rigid foreign body could be discussed.