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The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery

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13.07.2019 | Review Open Access

Prophylactic mesh placement to avoid incisional hernias after stoma reversal: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Stoma formation is most frequently performed for colorectal cancer, followed by both diverticular disease and inflammatory bowel disease [ 1 ]. In up to 30% of the patients with colorectal cancer the stoma is permanent [ 2 ]. Temporary stomas are …

05.07.2019 | Letter to the Editor

Inguinal hernia repair in centers of excellence

04.07.2019 | Letter to the Editor

The gold-standard technique for inguinal hernia repair is the open approach

28.06.2019 | Original Article

Implementation of the small bites closure of abdominal midline incisions in clinical practice is correlated with a reduction in surgical site infections

Incisional ventral hernia (IVH) after a midline laparotomy is a common complication with a reported estimated incidence rate of 10.3% at 24-month follow up [ 1 ]. Several factors associated with formation of IVH have been reported, including type …

27.06.2019 | Case Report

Herniation of gravid uterus through an incisional hernia with skin defect and uterine scar dehiscence

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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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