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.
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Hernia Repair and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction View All
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.
Vizient Mesh Savings Opportunity Podcast. Clinical benefits and savings opportunity
The use of absorbable synthetic mesh in clean wound ventral hernia repair resulted in favorable long-term recurrence rates.
Bariatric Surgery View All
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 of GORE® SEAMGUARD® Bioabsorbable Staple Line Reinforcement.
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