This educational site / portal was established to support the education of general, plastic, trauma and bariatric surgeons working in the fields of hernia repair, abdominal wall reconstruction and bariatric surgery.
This content was designed to further support our commitment to excellence in enhancing surgical education. This is demonstrated by our continuing efforts and involvement in providing more resources and other support for educational endeavors, to improve the overall quality of surgical education, leadership, experience and expertise.
Hernia Repair and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction View All
Bio-A Mesh Use in Hiatal Hernia Repair. A Systematic Literature Review
Abdul-Rahman F. Diab, Joseph A. Sujka, Adham R. Saad, Christopher G. DuCoin, Salvatore Docimo present on hiatal hernia repair without mesh reinforcement that is associated with high rates of hernia reoccurrence, reaching more than 50% at 5 years.
Converting Biologic Mesh to Synthetic, Absorbable Mesh
Vizient Mesh Savings Opportunity Podcast. Clinical benefits and savings opportunity
Long-term Outcome of Absorbable Synthetic Mesh in Clean Ventral Hernia Repairs
The use of absorbable synthetic mesh in clean wound ventral hernia repair resulted in favorable long-term recurrence rates.
Bariatric Surgery View All
Comparison of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy leak rates in four staple-line reinforcement options: A systematic review
The study compared laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) staple-line leak rates of 4 prevalent surgical options: No reinforcement, oversewing, nonabsorbable bovine pericardial strips (BPS) and absorbable polymer membrane (APM).
Clinical Performance with Staple Line Reinforcement: Scientific Literature Analysis
Clinical Performance of GORE® SEAMGUARD® Bioabsorbable Staple Line Reinforcement.
20 Years of Clinical History: Minimizing Complications, Maximizing Outcomes
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