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Small steps wound closure of midline laparotomy has been reported to decrease the incidence of incisional hernia development in two randomized controlled trials. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of implementing the small steps wound closure technique in clinical practice with regards to the development of incisional ventral hernia (IVH) and surgical site infections (SSI) in clinical practice.
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Name: Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery
Despite preventive methods and careful surgical technique, surgical site infection and incisional hernias are of main concern after the closure of surgical incisions and keep haunting abdominal wall w...
Maxillary midline diastema is a common aesthetic concern of dental patients. Various treatment modalities have been employed to close diastemas. This case report describes an unusual orthodontic treat...
Incisional hernias after laparotomy are associated with significant morbidity and increased costs. Recent research on prevention of incisional hernia formation suggests that a laparotomy closure techn...
Dog bites are frequent reason for consultation in pediatrics emergency department. Despite in our environment dog bites are rarely lethal, some of these accidents can have serious aesthetics consequen...
Using a hemi-abdominal flap for unilateral breast reconstruction in patients may not be ideal due to paucity of abdominal tissue, presence of a lower abdominal midline scar, or a larger and/or ptot...
The objective of the study is reduction of the incidence of the most frequent complication of abdominal surgery, incisional hernia. In this multi center double-blinded prospective randomi...
Within the last decade the customary trend of using non absorbable sutures has changed, with numerous studies and meta-analyses advocating the use of slowly absorbable sutures, claiming co...
Wound complications, increased hospital stays and post-operative morbidity are all common following abdominal surgery. Abdominal closure complications are strongly associated with the clos...
In daily practice, midline laparotomy is an incision frequently performed by surgeons to achieve a rapid and wide access to the abdomen. However, incisional hernia stands as the most commo...
comparison between onlay and preperitoneal augmentation of mid line closure in high risk patients
Methods to repair breaks in abdominal tissues caused by trauma or to close surgical incisions during abdominal surgery.
A birth defect in which the URINARY BLADDER is malformed and exposed, inside out, and protruded through the ABDOMINAL WALL. It is caused by closure defects involving the top front surface of the bladder, as well as the lower abdominal wall; SKIN; MUSCLES; and the pubic bone.
A HERNIA due to an imperfect closure or weakness of the umbilical ring. It appears as a skin-covered protrusion at the UMBILICUS during crying, coughing, or straining. The hernia generally consists of OMENTUM or SMALL INTESTINE. The vast majority of umbilical hernias are congenital but can be acquired due to severe abdominal distention.
A hernia caused by weakness of the anterior ABDOMINAL WALL due to midline defects, previous incisions, or increased intra-abdominal pressure. Ventral hernias include UMBILICAL HERNIA, incisional, epigastric, and spigelian hernias.
The effects, both local and systemic, caused by the bites of SPIDERS.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...