Hernia Surgery

Current Principles

  • Yuri W. Novitsky

Table of contents

  1. Thomas J. Wade, L. Michael Brunt
    Pages 509-519
  2. Phillip Chang
    Pages E1-E1
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 521-530

About this book


This textbook provides a state-of-the-art reference in the rapidly changing field of hernia surgery.  With contributions by key opinion leaders in the field, this book describes the latest trends and detailed technical modifications for both routine and complex hernias. The reader will gain unique insights into robotic and laparoscopic repairs, anterior and posterior component separations, reconstructions in the setting of contamination, enterocutaneous fistulas and loss of abdominal domain. Important contributions from key reconstructive plastic surgeons detail modern trends on how to deal with complex skin and soft tissue challenges. The textbook provides unparalleled step-by-step instructions to perform both routine and complex repairs by incredible illustrations, intra-operative color photographs and a unique video collection of procedures performed by today’s top hernia surgeons.


As a comprehensive and most up-to-date reference to modern treatment algorithms, trends in prosthetic science and technique selections, Hernia Surgery: Current Principles will be an invaluable resource to all residents and practicing general, plastic, and trauma surgeons to help them succeed in the field of Hernia surgery.


Fasciocutaneous expanders Panniculectomy Transversus Abdominis Release Umbilical Hernia Repair biomaterials in surgery hernia surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Yuri W. Novitsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Case Comprehensive Hernia CenterUniversity Hospitals Case Medical CenterClevelandUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-27468-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-27470-6
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Health & Hospitals