This article seeks to be a collection of evidence and experience-based information for health care providers around the country and world looking to build or improve an abdominal core health center. Abdominal core health has proven to be a chronic condition despite advancements in surgical technique, technology, and equipment. The need for a holistic approach has been discussed and thought to be necessary to improve the care of this complex patient population.
Literature relevant to the key aspects of building an abdominal core health center was thoroughly reviewed by multiple members of our abdominal core health center. This information was combined with our authors’ experiences to gather relevant information for those looking to build or improve a holistic abdominal core health center.
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Dr. Janis receives royalties from Thieme and Springer Publishing. Dr. Poulose receives research funding from BD Interventional and Advanced Medical Solutions; consulting fees from Ethicon; and salary support from the Abdominal Core Health Quality Collaborative. The remaining authors have nothing to disclose. No funding was received for this article.
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Seaman, A.P., Schlosser, K.A., Eiferman, D. et al. Building a Center for Abdominal Core Health: The Importance of a Holistic Multidisciplinary Approach. J Gastrointest Surg 26, 693–701 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11605-021-05241-5
- Multidisciplinary care
- Abdominal core health
- Abdominal wall reconstruction
- Holistic care