Planned laparoscopic repair of a spigelian hernia using a composite prosthesis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hernia, Ventral
  • Laparoscopy
  • Surgical Mesh

abstract

  • A planned elective repair, via the laparoscope, of a spigelian hernia is described. The repair was performed using a composite mesh prosthesis consisting of a sandwich of polyester fiber mesh and polyglactin 910 mesh, sutured together with polyglactin 910 suture at the operating table before introduction. The technique is applicable to other hernias of the anterior abdominal wall.

publication date

  • January 1994

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 7833523

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 359

end page

  • 63

volume

  • 4

number

  • 5