This review examines the published evidence on the use of biological mesh materials and the US Food and Drug Administration approval history for these devices.
This study reports that computed tomographic imaging was not associated with reliable diagnosing in ventral hernia recurrence owing to the high interobserver variability.
Nguyen and coauthors compare suture vs mesh repairs for hernia recurrence, surgical site infection, and seromas.
In a retrospective study, Liang and coauthors compare the outcomes of patients who underwent laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with the outcomes of patients who underwent open ventral hernia repair. See the invited commentary by Sarosi.
This qualitative study identifies patient-reported barriers to successful implementation of a preoperative risk-reduction program at a safety-net hospital.
This review describes the innovative use of transversus abdominis release as an alternative component separation technique for ventral hernia repair and addresses limitations of traditional reconstructive options.