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The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery

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14.11.2018 | Original Article

Importance of the physical exam: double-blind randomized controlled trial of radiologic interpretation of ventral hernias after selective clinical information

The use of computed tomography (CT) imaging is rapidly increasing in healthcare [ 1 , 2 ]. Despite physicians’ growing reliance on radiologic assessments, however, the reliability and accuracy of reads are highly variable. Small case series in …

13.11.2018 | Original Article

Incidence of and risk factors for incisional hernia after closure of temporary ileostomy for colorectal malignancy

The reported rate of incisional hernia complicating closure of a temporary ileostomy ranges from 11.1 to 13.5% [ 1 , 2 ].

13.11.2018 | Original Article

Feasibility of pedicled anterolateral thigh flap with tensor fascia lata and vastus lateralis for difficult abdominal wall closure

Immediate abdominal wall reconstruction with trauma or internal organ injury is an extremely challenging scenario, in which an increased intra-abdominal pressure and a contaminated wound can cause a high risk of sepsis, compartment syndrome, and …

12.11.2018 | Original Article

Recurrent groin hernia surgery after primary open inguinal procedures: a reappraisal of the open preperitoneal (Ugahary) technique

Recurrent inguinal hernias constitute a continuing surgical problem. Hernia surgery seems to pose a constant recurrence rate of 14%, although re-operations are required more randomly [ 1 , 2 ]. Studies further show that neither open nor …

12.11.2018 | Original Article Open Access

Risk factors of postoperative complications after emergency repair of incarcerated groin hernia for adult patients: a retrospective cohort study

Incarcerated abdominal wall hernia, defined as the inability to reduce the hernia content from abdominal wall, is a common surgical emergency, which accounts for 5–15% of abdominal hernias. Incarcerated groin hernia (IGH) is one of the most …

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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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