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Laproscopic incisional hernia

Stephen Faddegon, Jamie Wright, Christopher Nguan
Hernias are a rare complication following muscle-splitting dorsal lumbotomy surgery. At our centre, before the introduction of laparoscopic surgery, donor nephrectomy for renal transplantation was performed via a dorsal lumbotomy approach. We present a case of transperitoneal laproscopic repair of a dorsal lumbotomy incisional hernia following donor nephrectomy using a quilted 2-sided expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) mesh. The procedure was uncomplicated and required 2 hours operating time to complete...
April 2008: Canadian Urological Association Journal, Journal de L'Association des Urologues du Canada
C Palanivelu, K V Jani, P Senthilnathan, R Parthasarathi, M V Madhankumar, V K Malladi
BACKGROUND: This study reports medium-term outcomes of laparoscopic incisional hernia repair. STUDY DESIGN: Laparoscopic repair was performed on 721 patients with ventral hernia. After adhesiolysis the defect was closed with no. 1 polyamide suture or loop. This was followed by reinforcement with intraperitoneal onlay repair with a bilayered mesh. RESULTS: Laproscopic repair of ventral hernia was performed on 613 females and 108 males. Of these, 185 (25...
June 2007: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
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