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The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery

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23.09.2021 | Original Article

Robotic versus laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials and propensity score matched studies

In recent years, the use of robotic-assisted laparoscopic approach has pervaded multiple specialties in surgery. Similarly, in the realm of General Surgery, there has been a likewise increase in the use of robotic assisted approaches in place of …

21.09.2021 | Review Open Access

A systematic review and meta-analysis of technical aspects and clinical outcomes of botulinum toxin prior to abdominal wall reconstruction

Ventral incisional hernia is a common complication after laparotomy. It is estimated that in the United States alone, more than 500,000 hernia repairs are performed annually [ 1 , 2 ]. Incisional hernia repair is therewith one of the most …

21.09.2021 | Original Article

CT scan structured report for the study of abdominal wall defects: a fast, easy and practical tool at the service of both surgeons and radiologist

Abdominal wall defects, including incisional and primary hernias, are among the most common pathologies requiring a surgeon's evaluation. Incisional hernias are one of the most frequent complications after abdominal surgery. Millions of abdominal …

18.09.2021 | Review Open Access

Hybrid operation technique for incisional hernia repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis of intra- and postoperative complications

Incisional hernia (IH) can occur after any type of abdominal incision. The midline incision is most prone for IH development [ 1 ]. In the normal population, approximately 15% of patients develop IH after midline surgery, though in high-risk …

16.09.2021 | Original Article

What is the reality in outpatient vs inpatient groin hernia repair? An analysis from the Herniamed Registry

Groin hernia repair is performed increasingly more often as an outpatient procedure across the world. [ 1 ]. Already in 2003, the proportion of outpatient groin hernia repairs in Scandinavia was around 75% and in the USA 80% [ 1 ]. The …

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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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