Incidence, risk factors, and prevention of stoma site incisional hernias: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Summary of "Incidence, risk factors, and prevention of stoma site incisional hernias: a systematic review and meta-analysis."

Stoma reversal might lead to stoma site incisional hernias. Recently, prophylactic mesh reinforcement of the stoma site has gained increased attention, supporting the need for accurate data on stoma site incisional hernia incidence and risk factors to identify high-risk patients. The aim of this study was to assess incidence, risk factors, and prevention of stoma site incisional hernias.


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Name: Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
ISSN: 1463-1318


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