Porcine Dermal Collagen Graft in Complicated Incisional Hernia

  • Mariano Fortunato Armellino
  • Guglielmo De Stefano
  • Giovanni Bartone
  • Giovanni De Stefano
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


Several techniques for the repair of abdominal-wall defects and incisional hernia have been described. Primary repair, with or without discharge incision on the rectus muscle sheath, and other closure techniques such as aponeurotic flap, myocutaneous flap, skin or fascial graft, are still associated with high recurrence rates, especially in complicated incisional hernias.


Inguinal Hernia Incisional Hernia Polypropylene Mesh Parastomal Hernia Abdominal Wall Reconstruction 
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  • Mariano Fortunato Armellino
  • Guglielmo De Stefano
  • Giovanni Bartone
  • Giovanni De Stefano

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