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The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery

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14.06.2021 | Original Article

Radiographic identification of thoracoabdominal hernias

Hernias involving disruption of musculature of both the abdominal and thoracic cavities are rare. These defects are most frequently caused by chest wall trauma but can also be caused by severe coughing bouts, prior surgery, congenital defects and …

12.06.2021 | Comment

Open, laparoscopic, and robotic inguinal hernia repair: more options, more questions

11.06.2021 | Original Article Open Access

Closed non-suction drain placement as haematoma and seroma formation preventive measure post-nylon darn surgery for inguinoscrotal hernias in adults

Inguinal hernia (IH) is a common surgical condition which affects males predominantly [ 1 ] with a prevalence ranging from 3.15 to 9.4% in Africa [ 2 , 3 ]. In Ghana, about 12% of men with IH die without early surgical repair [ 4 ]. For the period …

08.06.2021 | Original Article

Outcomes of biosynthetic absorbable mesh use in high risk CDC Class I ventral hernia repair: a single surgeon series

The use of prosthetic material in the repair of ventral hernias (VHR) was first proposed by Theodor Billroth in 1878 [ 1 ]. Its role is to reinforce weakened tissue and a provide tension-free repair that facilitates the incorporation of host …

07.06.2021 | Original Article

Learning curve of single-incision laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal repair (SILTEP) for inguinal hernia

Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair has several advantages, such as less early postoperative pain, shorter hospital stay, and better cosmetic outcomes compared with open hernia repair [ 1 , 2 ]. It has become a more popular procedure because …

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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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