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Component Separation of Abdominal Wall Muscles

  • Flavio Malcher
  • Leandro Totti Cavazzola
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Abstract

There are several techniques of separation components for closing the midline aponeurotic muscle or a hernia defect. They always aim at reconstituting the physiology of the abdominal wall for its best function in the day-to-day activities of the patient. In this chapter, the anterior and posterior open techniques of separation of the muscular planes of the anterolateral wall of the abdomen are described, with brief technical explanations and considerations about their application.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Celebration Center for SurgeryCelebrationUSA
  2. 2.Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul and Hospital de Clínicas de Porto AlegrePorto AlegreBrazil

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