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The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery

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23.05.2018 | Original Article

Comparison of complete versus partial mesh removal for the treatment of chronic mesh infection after abdominal wall hernia repair

Parietal defect repair is one of the most common procedures performed by general surgeons. It has been well proven that prosthetic repair reduces the rate of recurrence [ 1 ] but mesh-related complications such as chronic mesh infection are …

19.05.2018 | Comment

Comment to: Paradigm shift regarding the transversalis fascia, preperitoneal space, and Retzius’ space (N. Asakage)

Modern high-definition laparoscopy has often revealed new visions of the structures known for centuries, and discovery of new structures like ‘rectusial fascia’, additional morphology of the ‘preperitoneal fascia’ and multiple Retzius spaces …

18.05.2018 | Original Article

Sirolimus-coated, poly(l-lactic acid)-modified polypropylene mesh with minimal intra-peritoneal adhesion formation in a rat model

Incisional hernia is a common complication that is related to different patient characteristics and surgical approaches used [ 1 ]. With the high incidence after abdominal surgery, the application of meshes for hernia repair has been widely …

17.05.2018 | Original Article

A 12-year experience of using the Kugel procedure for adult inguinal hernias via the internal ring approach

Inguinal hernias include direct and indirect inguinal hernias and femoral hernias, which account for approximately 75% of external hernias. Morbidity is approximately 27% in males and 3% in females. As a common procedure performed by most general …

12.05.2018 | Comment

Reply to comment to: ‘Technical description of laparoscopic Morgagni hernia repair with primary closure and onlay composite mesh placement.’

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Hernia was founded in 1997 with the purpose of promoting clinical studies and basic research as they apply to groin hernias, internal hernias, the abdominal wall (anterior and postero-lateral aspects), the diaphragm and the perineum. "Hernia" is the official organ of the European Hernia Society (GREPA), established in 1979, of the American Hernia Society (AHS) established in 1997 and of the Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS) established in 2004. These associations have common objectives: the advancement of abdominal wall and hernia surgery in all aspects, the study of anatomical, physiological, pathological and therapeutic issues concerning the abdominal wall and hernias, the creation of associated groups which will promote research and teaching in this field, the development of interdisciplinary relations. "Hernia" is a journal written by surgeons who have made abdominal wall surgery their special field of interest.

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