An important review on abdominal wall reconstruction for the general surgeon! Topics will include preoperative optimization of a ventral hernia patient, prevention of incisional hernias, laparoscopic ventral hernia repair, open ventral hernia repair, atypical hernias, epigastric and umbilical hernias, parastomal hernia repair, flap reconstruction, synthetic mesh, clinical outcomes of biologic mesh, pediatric hernias, takedown of enterocutaneous fistula, a review of laparoscopic versus open inguinal hernia, and more!
By Michael J. Rosen, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery Chief, Division of GI and General Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, Case Medical Center, Cleveland Ohio
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