The circumstances in which it is unsafe or impossible to perform primary fascial closure are becoming more frequent. Five cases are reported using a combination of Vicryl and Marlex mesh, such that the Vicryl mesh prevents enterocutaneous fistulae and the Marlex mesh prevents late ventral hernias.
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