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The aim of this study was to identify procedure-specific risk factors independently associated with incisional hernia (IH) and demonstrate the feasibility of preoperative risk stratification through the use of an IH risk calculator app and decision-support interface.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Annals of surgery
Incisional hernias complicate 12-15% of general surgery cases with higher rates reported after laparotomy for aortoiliac occlusive disease (10-17%) and aneurysmal disease (17-38%). We hypothesize that...
Hernia repair surgery using synthetic mesh is the standard of care in modern surgery. Complications from uro-gynaecological mesh have been reported in the New Zealand media and there is public concern...
Trials of decision aids developed for use in shared decision making find that patients engaged in that process tend to choose more conservative treatment for preference-sensitive conditions. Shared de...
There are many risk factors for inguinal hernia that have been determined in the literature, but the relationship between nutritional status and inguinal hernia has not yet been examined. In this stud...
De Garengeot's Hernia is a rare type of femoral hernia in which the appendix is located inside the herniated sac. Diagnosis of the condition is challenging and its treatment must be performed without ...
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...
Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most commonly performed general surgery operations. However, to date, the ideal surgical approach for inguinal hernia surgery. The investigators theref...
To compare the complete repair of the abdominal wall at the level of the former incision with only a partial repair at the level of the hernia in patients with an incisional hernia after m...
Using decision aids has been demonstrated to support women to make treatment decision effectively. However, these studies focused on the decision of receiving breast conservative surgery o...
The trial is testing an investigator-developed decision support tool for surrogate decision makers for stroke patients that are unable to make medical decisions for themselves. A historic...
Computer-based systems that enable management to interrogate the computer on an ad hoc basis for various kinds of information in the organization, which predict the effect of potential decisions.
Mathematical or statistical procedures used as aids in making a decision. They are frequently used in medical decision-making.
A protrusion of abdominal structures through the retaining ABDOMINAL WALL. It involves two parts: an opening in the abdominal wall, and a hernia sac consisting of PERITONEUM and abdominal contents. Abdominal hernias include groin hernia (HERNIA, FEMORAL; HERNIA, INGUINAL) and VENTRAL HERNIA.
Computer-based information systems used to integrate clinical and patient information and provide support for decision-making in patient care.
Professionals trained in providing information, guidance, and recommendations to individual clients or families to support their decision making and development of coping skills.
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...