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

Authors
  • García-Ureña, Miguel Ángel
  • López-Monclús, Javier
  • Hernando, Luis Alberto Blázquez
  • Montes, Daniel Melero
  • Valle de Lersundi, Alvaro Robín
  • Pavón, Camilo Castellón
  • Ceinos, Carmen Jiménez
  • Quindós, Patricia López
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of Surgery
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
May 01, 2015
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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