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Incisional and Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair with Minimally Invasive Extraperitoneal Synthetic Mesh Implantation Using MILOS Technique (Mini and Less Open Sublay Surgery)

  • Wolfgang Reinpold
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Abstract

Incisional hernia is the most common complication after abdominal surgeries at 10–30% worldwide. Abdominal wall hernias never heal spontaneously. The risk of incarceration and strangulation is 1–2% per year. The main cause seems to be genetically determined insufficient cross-links between the collagen molecules.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery and Hernia CenterGross Sand Hospital, Teaching Hospital of the University of HamburgHamburgGermany

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