How to create a recurrence after incisional hernia repair

M. P. Simons, T. S. De Vries Reilingh, O. R. Buyne, R. P. Bleichrodt, C. T. Frantzides, L. E. Laguna, M. A. Carlson

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In a Pubmed search using the terms incisional hernia limited to clinical trials, 122 hits were found. There were two randomized trials. The best-known is the Luijendijk study with after long-term follow-up a significantly lower recurrence rate after mesh sublay repair when compared to suture repair ( Table 20.1) [1].

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRecurrent Hernia
Subtitle of host publicationPrevention and Treatment
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9783540375456
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Simons, M. P., De Vries Reilingh, T. S., Buyne, O. R., Bleichrodt, R. P., Frantzides, C. T., Laguna, L. E., & Carlson, M. A. (2007). How to create a recurrence after incisional hernia repair. In Recurrent Hernia: Prevention and Treatment (pp. 163-178). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.