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Randomized controlled trial of the use of a large-pore polypropylene mesh to prevent incisional hernia in colorectal surgery.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of Surgery
0003-4932
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Volume
261
Issue
5
Pages
876–881
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001116
PMID: 25575254
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The incidence of IH is high in patients undergoing elective or emergency surgery for colorectal diseases. The addition of a prophylactic large-pore polypropylene mesh on the overlay position decreases the incidence of IH without adding morbidity.

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