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Table 2 Umbilical hernia repair: published data on patients and results

From: Guidelines for laparoscopic treatment of ventral and incisional abdominal wall hernias (International Endohernia Society (IEHS)—Part 1

Author Study No. of patients OM/Rec n (%) LM/Rec n (%) ONM/Rec n (%) Wound infection OM/LM/ONM (%)
Abdel-Baki RCT 42 21 (0)   21 (19)  
Arroyo RCT 200 (1)   (11) Similar
Polat RCT 50 17 PHS 15 Onlay 18 Mayo  
Aslani Sys rev   (1)   (11)  
Asolati Retrosp 229 132 (3)   97 (7.7)  
Bowley   473 80 (2.5)   393 (4)  
Ergul Case series 10 + Lapchol (0)    
Eryilmaz Prosp 111 48 (2)   63 (14)  
Farrow Retrosp 152 (1.5)   (9.2) 19
Gonzales Retrosp 76 20 (20) 32 (0) 24 (8) 15/0/0
Halm Retrosp 131 12 (0)   119 (13)  
Kamer Retrosp 64 14   50  
Lau Retrosp 102 9 (0) 26 (0) 43 + 24 (8.7)  
Malik Retrosp 236 (7.4)   (22.7)  
Solomon Retrosp 724 227 (1.8) 301 (1.0) 146 (30) 1.3/2.2/5.5
Sanjay Retrosp 100 39 (0.0)   61 (11.5) 0.0/11.5
Stabilini Retrosp 98 64 (3.1)   34 (14.7) 1.4
Venclauskas Retrosp 97 5   92  
Wright Retrosp 116 20 30 66  
  1. OM open mesh repair, Rec recurrence, LM laparoscopic mesh repair, ONM open nonmesh repair, RCT randomized controlled trial, PHS polypropylen hernia system, Mayo, Lapchol laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Sys rev systematic review, Retrosp retrospective, Prosp prospective