Hernia

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 121–122

Bioabsorbable Gore BIO-A plug and patch hernia repair in young adults

  • P. Negro
  • F. Gossetti
  • M. R. Dassatti
  • J. Andreuccetti
  • L. D’Amore
Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Negro
    • 1
  • F. Gossetti
    • 1
  • M. R. Dassatti
    • 1
  • J. Andreuccetti
    • 1
  • L. D’Amore
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of General Surgery “P. Stefanini”Sapienza University of RomeRomeItaly

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