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The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery

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15.02.2020 | Original Article

Use of autologous dermal flap as mesh coverage in the treatment of large abdominal-wall defect in patients following massive weight loss: presentation of a novel surgical technique

Large abdominal-wall defect in obese patient can be a challenging reconstructive procedure. The perioperative management of these patients can be complex and depends on multiple factors. To achieve desirable outcome, obese patients are generally …

12.02.2020 | Original Article

Management of lateral abdominal hernias

Lateral abdominal hernias are rare and their surgical management is difficult and not standardized. Most series include a small number of patients and often combine different types of non-midline hernias including inguinal and subcostal …

12.02.2020 | Letter to the Editor

The use of deep neuromuscular blockade and reversal in ventral hernia surgery

10.02.2020 | Original Article

The development and validation of risk-stratification models for short-term outcomes following contaminated complex abdominal wall reconstruction

Complex abdominal wall reconstruction (CAWR) has emerged rapidly over the last 20 years with improved survival following abdominal catastrophe, advances in surgical techniques and bioprosthetics. The Ventral Hernia Working Group (VHWG) published …

10.02.2020 | Original Article

Suturable mesh better resists early laparotomy failure in a cyclic ball-burst model

When one considers the number of patients affected, the rate of failure, and the cost and morbidity of repair, laparotomy failure and subsequent incisional hernia formation may represent the single greatest failure of modern surgical practice.

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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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