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Incisional Hernia

  • Volker Schumpelick
  • Andrew N. Kingsnorth

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXV
  2. Anatomy of the Abdominal Wall

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. J. E. Skandalakis, G. L. Colborn, P. N. Skandalakis, L. J. Skandalakis
      Pages 3-31
    3. B. Devlin
      Pages 32-44
    4. A. Prescher
      Pages 45-60
  3. Wound Healing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. R. C. Read
      Pages 63-74
    3. A. N. Kingsnorth
      Pages 75-80
  4. Abdominal Wall Defects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. D. Bennett
      Pages 83-92
    3. C. Peiper
      Pages 93-100
    4. M. A. Carlson
      Pages 101-109
    5. W. Hartel, H. P. Becker
      Pages 110-116
    6. S. N. Truong, M. Müller
      Pages 117-135
  5. Principles of Repair

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. H. P. Bruch, U. J. Roblick, H. Schimmelpenning
      Pages 149-159
    3. U. Klinge, B. Klosterhalfen
      Pages 178-197
    4. B. Klosterhalfen, U. Klinge
      Pages 198-216
    5. J. B. Flament, C. Avisse, J. P. Palot, J. F. Delattre
      Pages 217-227
  6. Closure of Laparotomy

  7. Repair of Primary Hernia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
  8. Repair of Incisional Hernia

  9. Recurrent Inguinal Hernia

About these proceedings

Introduction

All general surgeons, and especially hernia surgeons, will benefit from this book. It contains a complete update on the research and pathogenesis of the incisional hernia. The volume describes all important diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and evaluates the appropriate use of each procedure for each particular case. Pitfalls and unresolved issues are discussed in depth, and experts of international standing weigh in on each topic.

Keywords

abdominal wall anatomy anesthesia endoscopy implant surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Volker Schumpelick
    • 1
  • Andrew N. Kingsnorth
    • 2
  1. 1.Chirurgische Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik der RWTH AachenAachenGermany
  2. 2.Plymouth Postgraduate Medical SchoolSurgical University ClinicDevonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-60123-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-64267-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-60123-1
  • Buy this book on publisher's site