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World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 42, Issue 8, pp 2684–2685 | Cite as

Long-Term Follow-Up of Retromuscular Incisional Hernia Repairs: Recurrence and Quality of Life: Reply

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Notes

Funding

Lund University; Region Skåne Research and Development Funds; The Foundation of Thelma Zoega for medical research.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

No conflict of interest to be declared by any of the authors.

Ethical approval

The study was approved by the Regional Ethical Review Board Lund 340/2008.

Human and animal rights

This article does not contain any studies with animals performed by any of the authors.

Informed consent

All participating patients signed a document of informed consent.

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© Société Internationale de Chirurgie 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgerySkåne University HospitalMalmöSweden
  2. 2.Faculty of Medicine, Institution for Clinical Sciences Malmö, Surgical Research UnitLund UniversityLundSweden

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