Gerwin A Bernhardt
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August 25, 2023: World Journal of Surgery
Marine Goullieux, Fawaz Abo-Alhassan, Remi Vieira-Da-Silva, Papet Lauranne, Adeline Guiraud, Pablo Ortega-Deballon
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to compare the likelihood of bowel obstruction according to the placement of the mesh (either intraperitoneal or extraperitoneal) in ventral hernia repairs. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients were divided into two groups, an intraperitoneal (IP) group (mesh placed by laparoscopy or with an open approach) and an extraperitoneal (EP) group, all operated on in the Digestive Surgery Department at the Dijon University Hospital. The primary outcome was the occurrence of an episode of bowel obstruction requiring hospitalization and confirmed by abdominal CT scan...
August 16, 2023: Journal of Clinical Medicine
H Riediger, P Holzner, L Kundel, C Gröger, U Adam, D Adolf, F Köckerling
PURPOSE: The open Rives-Stoppa retrorectus and transversus abdominis release (TAR) techniques are well established in open ventral and incisional hernia repair. The principles are currently being translated into minimally invasive surgery with different concepts. In this study, we investigate our initial results of transperitoneal laparoscopic TAR for ventral incisional hernia repair (laparoscopic TAR). METHODS: Over a 20-month period, 23 consecutive patients with incisional hernias underwent surgery...
August 28, 2023: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
Benjamin T Miller, Ryan C Ellis, R Matthew Walsh, Daniel Joyce, Robert Simon, Nima Almassi, Byron Lee, Robert DeBernardo, Scott Steele, Samuel Haywood, Lindsey Beffa, Chao Tu, Michael J Rosen
BACKGROUND: Tension-free abdominal closure is a primary tenet of laparotomy. But this concept neglects the baseline tension of the abdominal wall. Ideally, abdominal closure should be tailored to restore native physiologic tension. We sought to quantify the tension needed to re-establish the linea alba in patients undergoing exploratory laparotomy. METHODS: Patients without ventral hernias undergoing laparotomy at a single institution were enrolled from December 2021 to September 2022...
August 28, 2023: Surgical Endoscopy
Omar M Ghanem, Sean Orenstein, S Julie-Ann Lloyd, Amin Andalib, Alice Race, Holly Ann Burt, Farah Husain, Matthew Goldblatt, Matthew Kroh
Obesity is a risk factor for abdominal wall hernia development and hernia recurrence. The management of these two pathologies is complex and often entwined. Bariatric and ventral hernia surgery require careful consideration of physiologic and technical components for optimal outcomes. In this review, a multidisciplinary group of Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons' bariatric and hernia surgeons present the various weight loss modalities available for the pre-operative optimization of patients with severe obesity and concurrent hernias...
July 24, 2023: Surgical Endoscopy
Samuel Frey, Adrien Beauvais, Marc Soler, Mathieu Beck, Timothée Dugué, Xavier Pavis d'Escurac, André Dabrowski, Florent Jurczak, Jean-François Gillion
BACKGROUND: The objective was to compare the outcomes of open mesh repair versus suture repair for small (≤1 cm in diameter) umbilical hernia. The primary endpoint was the 30-day outcomes including pain, and secondary endpoints were the 2-year outcomes including recurrences and patient-reported outcomes. METHODS: This propensity-matched, multicenter study was carried out on data collected prospectively in the Hernia-Club database between 2011 and 2021...
June 23, 2023: Surgery
Ryan C Ellis, Clayton C Petro, David M Krpata, Lucas R A Beffa, Benjamin T Miller, Katie C Montelione, Sara M Maskal, Chao Tu, Li-Ching Huang, Braden Lau, Aldo Fafaj, Steven Rosenblatt, Michael J Rosen, Ajita S Prabhu
IMPORTANCE: Transfascial (TF) mesh fixation in open retromuscular ventral hernia repair (RVHR) has been advocated to reduce hernia recurrence. However, TF sutures may cause increased pain, and, to date, the purported advantages have never been objectively measured. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether abandonment of TF mesh fixation would result in a noninferior hernia recurrence rate at 1 year compared with TF mesh fixation in open RVHR. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: In this prospective, registry-based, double-blinded, noninferiority, parallel-group, randomized clinical trial, a total of 325 patients with a ventral hernia defect width of 20 cm or less with fascial closure were enrolled at a single center from November 29, 2019, to September 24, 2021...
August 1, 2023: JAMA Surgery
Megan Melland-Smith, Benjamin Miller, Clayton Petro, Lucas Beffa, Ajita Prabhu, David Krpata, Molly LaBelle, Robert Tamer, Michael Rosen
INTRODUCTION: The most appropriate method of reconstructing the abdominal wall at the site of a simultaneous stoma takedown is controversial. The contaminated field, concomitant GI procedure being performed and presence of a hernia all complicate decision-making. We sought to describe the surgical approaches, mesh type and outcomes of concomitant abdominal wall reconstruction during stoma takedown in a large hernia registry. METHODS AND PROCEDURES: All patients who underwent stoma takedown with simultaneous hernia repair with retromuscular mesh placement from January 2014 to May 2022 were identified within the Abdominal Core Health Quality Collaborative (ACHQC)...
June 23, 2023: Surgical Endoscopy
Mikael Lindmark, Thyra Löwenmark, Karin Strigård, Ulf Gunnarsson
BACKGROUND: One remaining question in ventral hernia repair is whether to perform concurrent abdominal surgery or plan two-stage procedures. The aim was to explore the risk for reoperation and mortality due to surgical complication during index admission. METHOD: Eleven-year data were retrieved from the National Patient Register and 68,058 primary surgical admissions were included, divided into minor and major hernia surgery and concurrent abdominal surgery. Results were evaluated by logistic regression analysis...
June 2, 2023: American Journal of Surgery
Sivana L Barron, Monica Morgenstern, Emmeline Jia, Arthur Celestin, Shawn Diamond, Blakely Plaster, Bernard T Lee, Ryan P Cauley, Donald Morris
BACKGROUND: Massive ventral hernias pose a challenging reconstructive problem. In comparison to bridging mesh repair, the primary fascial repair is associated with significantly reduced rates of hernia recurrence. This study will review our experience with massive ventral hernia repairs using tissue expansion and anterior component separation as well as present the largest case series to date. METHODS: A retrospective review was conducted of 61 patients who underwent abdominal wall tissue expansion prior to herniorrhaphy at a single institution between 2011 and 2017...
May 18, 2023: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery: JPRAS
Reetta Tuominen, Hilkka Peltoniemi, Tiina Jahkola, Jaana Vironen
Few women recover from pregnancy abnormally and end up having severe post-pregnancy rectus diastasis (RD) with body control dysfunction, midline hernia or other quality of life impairment. The purpose of this study was to describe the authors' experience using HELP modification of abdominoplasty (Hydrodissection and Epidural anesthesia for Lateral Plication) to restore abdominal wall firmness. 46 consecutive post-pregnancy RD patients were enrolled. The mean intraoperative inter rectus distance was 4.6 cm. RD is not always the only structure that has been elongated...
May 9, 2023: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
V Louis, S Diab, A Villemin, C Brigand, S Manfredelli, J-B Delhorme, S Rohr, B Romain
INTRODUCTION: Surgical site occurrence (SSO) and surgical site infection (SSI) are common concerns with incisional hernia repair. Intraoperative drain placement is a common practice aiming to reduce SSO and SSI rates. However, literature on the matter is very poor. The aim of this study is to investigate the role of subcutaneous and periprosthetic drain placement on postoperative outcomes and SSO and SSI rates with incisional hernia repair. METHODS: A non-randomised pilot study was performed between January 2018 and December 2020 and included patients with elective midline or lateral incisional hernia repair with sublay mesh placement...
March 24, 2023: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
Omar Yusef Kudsi, Georges Kaoukabani, Naseem Bou-Ayash, Alexander Friedman, Kelly Vallar, Allison S Crawford, Fahri Gokcal
BACKGROUND: As robotic ventral hernia repair(VHR) adoption increases, real-world evidence is needed to ensure appropriate utilization. METHODS: Data for open and robotic VHR(OVHR, RVHR) was retrospectively analyzed. Outcomes and costs were compared via inverse probability treatment weighting using propensity scores to estimate the average treatment effect on the treated for RVHR. RESULTS: 675 open and 609 robotic ventral hernia repairs were included...
July 2023: American Journal of Surgery
H Beji, M Bouassida, M F Chtourou, S Zribi, G Laamiri, Y Kallel, B Mroua, M M Mighri, H Touinsi
PURPOSE: Intestinal necrosis is a frequent complication in patients with incarcerated femoral hernias (IFH). Knowing the low incidence of IFH, few series with large samples studied predictive factors of intestinal necrosis. The main objectives of our study were to determine the predictive preoperative factors of intestinal necrosis in patients with IFH and to compare its morbidity with that related to incarcerate inguinal hernias (IIH). METHODS: We conducted a retrospective observational cohort study in which we included patients with incarcerated groin hernias (IGH)...
March 21, 2023: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
G Perrone, M Giuffrida, E Bonati, G L Petracca, F Catena
PURPOSE: Selection of an appropriate mesh reinforcement for hernia repair in contaminated fields is a significant problem for surgeons. To date the proper mesh for contaminated fields has not been found. Biosynthetic meshes have emerged as new treatment option in contaminated fields. This study aims to evaluate the postoperative outcomes of biosynthetic meshes in contaminated fields. METHODS: Systematic electronic search (PubMed, Medline, Embase, Scopus), according to PRISMA criteria, was performed...
August 2023: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
Ga-Ram Han, Eleanor R Johnson, Kristen M Jogerst, Esteban Calderon, Winston R Hewitt, David G Pearson, Kristi L Harold
BACKGROUND: The hernia defects that develop in liver transplant recipients tend to be complex. Unfortunately, there is a paucity of data to guide post-transplant hernia management. Our goal was to evaluate the outcomes following laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) in liver transplant recipients. METHODS: A retrospective review of a prospectively kept database of liver transplant patients at a single tertiary healthcare facility was completed. All patients between 2007 and 2020 who underwent LVHR for a hernia at their transplant incision site were included...
February 24, 2023: American Surgeon
Andreas Kroh, Markus Zufacher, Roman Eickhoff, Daniel Heise, Marius Helmedag, Florian Ulmer, Ulf P Neumann, Joachim Conze, Ralf-Dieter Hilgers, Marcel Binnebösel
STUDY DESIGN: A randomized, controlled, prospective multicenter clinical trial with a parallel group design was initiated in eight surgical centers to compare a large-pore polypropylene mesh (Ultrapro® ) to a small-pore polypropylene mesh (Premilene® ) within a standardized retromuscular meshplasty for incisional hernia repair. METHODS: Between 2004 and 2006, patients with a fascial defect with a minimum diameter of 4 cm after vertical midline laparotomy were recruited for the trial...
January 13, 2023: Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery
J Stevens, C Baillie, B Choi, A Chapman, M Kostalas, K Ratnasingham
PURPOSE: Complications of incisional hernia are amongst the commonest presentations to the emergency surgical take. Outcomes from emergency hernia repair are poor, particularly for those with complex defects and for the growing population of comorbid, high-risk patients. Attempts to avoid emergency surgery by improving success rates of non-operative management could prove hugely beneficial. Botulinum toxin A (Botox) is already used in the elective management of incisional hernia and this study evaluates if the relaxation produced could be used to augment the outcomes of conservative management of acutely presenting incisional hernia...
June 2023: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
Sergio Mazzola Poli de Figueiredo, Luciano Tastaldi, Rui-Min Diana Mao, Diego Laurentino Lima, Li-Ching Huang, Richard Lu
BACKGROUND: Ventral hernia repair is one of the most common operations performed worldwide, and using mesh is standard of care to decrease recurrence. Biologic meshes are increasingly used to minimize complications associated with synthetic mesh, but with significantly higher cost and unclear efficacy. Until recently, most of the evidence supporting the use of biologic meshes was from retrospective cohorts with high heterogeneity and risk of bias. We aimed to report a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing the outcomes of synthetic and biologic mesh in elective open ventral hernia repair...
April 2023: Surgery
Deena Harji, Christophe Thomas, Stavros Antoniou, Harsha Chandraratan, Ben Griffiths, B Todd Heniford, Liam Horgan, Ferdinand Koeckerling, Manuel Lopez-Cano, Lisa Massey, Marc Miserez, Agneta Montgomery, Filip Muysoms, Benjamin Poulose, Wolfgang Reinpold, Neil Smart
INTRODUCTION: Incisional hernia has an incidence of up to 20% following laparotomy and is associated with significant morbidity and impairment of quality of life. A variety of surgical strategies including techniques and mesh types are available to manage patients with incisional hernia. Previous works have reported significant heterogeneity in outcome reporting for abdominal wall herniae, including ventral and inguinal hernia. This is coupled with under-reporting of important clinical and patient-reported outcomes...
December 6, 2022: BMJ Open
2023-01-09 22:40:13
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