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Open Retromuscular Ventral Hernia Repair

  • Jacob A. GreenbergEmail author
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Abstract

Large ventral and incisional hernias are challenging procedures often associated with significant morbidity and high risks of recurrence. While there are a variety of options available for the repair of these hernias, this chapter will focus on the open retromuscular technique for Ventral Hernia repairs.

Keywords

Open Ventral Hernia Repair Retromuscular Rives-Stoppa Incisional Hernia Ventral Hernia Mesh 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Wisconsin Hospital and ClinicsMadisonUSA

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