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Component Separation: Options and Techniques

  • Ivy N. Haskins
  • Michael J. Rosen
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Abstract

The management of large abdominal wall defects remains clinically challenging. The adoption of the component separation technique has facilitated complex abdominal wall reconstruction with autologous abdominal wall tissue. Herein, we detail the current separation of component techniques as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each surgical technique.

Keywords

Anterior component separation Complex abdominal wall reconstruction Loss of domain Minimally invasive component separation Posterior component separation Separation of components 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivy N. Haskins
    • 1
  • Michael J. Rosen
    • 1
  1. 1.Comprehensive Hernia Center, Digestive Disease and Surgery InstituteCleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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