Up and down or side to side? A systematic review and meta-analysis examining the impact of incision on outcomes after abdominal surgery Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Abdomen
  • Surgical Procedures, Operative

abstract

  • Both transverse and paramedian incisions are associated with a lower hernia rate than midline incisions and should be considered when exposure is equivalent.

publication date

  • September 2013

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2012.11.008

PubMed ID

  • 23570737

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 400

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 206

number

  • 3