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 - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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