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Hernia Repair and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction View All
Visible tissue responsiveness: Metabolic and fibroblast activity during utilization of a bioabsorbable matrix in abdominal wall reconstruction
In this issue of General Surgery News Special Report, Eric Mallico, M.D., FACS, describes the quality of life of patients after ventral and hiatal hernia repairs, and reviews long-term patient outcomes.
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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