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Mesh Selection for Hernia Repair: Expert Review of Biologic, Synthetic and Bioabsorbable Types

Today, mesh closure is the standard in hernia repair, a credit to advances in materials and surgical techniques since usher. Nevertheless, the search for the ideal mesh material continues. Neither synthetic nor biologic meshes have proven to be optimal over the long term for all patients.