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The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery


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25.09.2022 | Original Article

What is the outcome of late-onset infected mesh removal after open tension-free inguinal hernioplasty: 3-year follow-up

Open tension-free inguinal hernioplasty is one of the most popular surgical techniques presently performed for treating inguinal hernias owing to its simplicity and low recurrence rate [ 1 ]. As open tension-free inguinal hernioplasty has become …

24.09.2022 | EDITOR’S CORNER

Complex situations, complications and the importance of training in hernia surgery

22.09.2022 | Original Article

Emergency repair and smoking predict recurrence in a large cohort of ventral hernia patients

Ventral hernias include umbilical and epigastric primary hernias as well as incisional hernias, which occur after 9.9% of laparotomies and 0.7% of laparoscopic interventions [ 1 ]. Approximately 10% of these present as an emergency due to …

22.09.2022 | Original Article

Diastasis recti is associated with incisional hernia after midline abdominal surgery

Incisional hernia (IH) is a common source of morbidity after abdominal surgery and may affect up to 20% of patients [ 1 ]. Development of IH increases the average direct cost to the patient from $25,000 for the index abdominal surgery to $46,000 …

Open Access 22.09.2022 | Original Article

Abdominal fascia dehiscence: is there a connection to a special microbial spectrum?

Acute fascia dehiscence (FD) describes the separation of the sutured abdominal wall immediately or in the postoperative course after abdominal surgery. Cohort studies report incidences of 0.4–3.5% of FD after abdominal surgery [ 1 , 2 ]. FD has to …

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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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