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Significance of Fascia Doubling in the Management of Incisional Hernia

  • M. Decurtins
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Abstract

The incidence of incisional hernia following abdominal surgery ranges from about 1% to 10% [1-3], depending on the site of the initial laparotomy. The lowest incidence (1%) has been reported after paramedian laparotomy [4], and the highest (15%) after midline incision [5,6].

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Hernia Repair Incisional Hernia Synthetic Mesh Umbilical Hernia Incisional Hernia Repair 
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