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We have a long way to go. Invited comment to: A systematic methodological review of reported perioperative variables, postoperative outcomes and hernia recurrence from randomized controlled trials of elective ventral hernia repair: clear definitions and standardized datasets are needed. Samuel G. Parker, C. P. J. Wood, J. W. Butterworth, R. W. Boulton, A. A. O. Plumb, S. Mallett, S. Halligan, A. C. J. Windsor

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Medical Director of Americas Hernia Society Quality Collaborative, Salary Support.

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    Parker SG, Wood CPJ, Butterworth JW, Boulton RW, Plumb AAO, Mallett S, Halligan S, Windsor ACJ (2018) A systematic methodological review of reported perioperative variables, postoperative outcomes and hernia recurrence from randomised controlled trials of elective ventral hernia repair: clear definitions and standardised datasets are needed. Hernia.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10029-017-1718-4 PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lerner College of MedicineCleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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