ventral hernia


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ventral hernia

[′ven·trəl ′hər·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A hernia of the abdominal wall not involving the umbilical, femoral, or inguinal openings. Also known as abdominal hernia.
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When developing the Echo PS Positioning system, Davol's primary focus was creating a device that would deliver efficient and reproducible results in mesh placement and positioning during laparoscopic ventral hernia repair.
5,6,7 Keeping in view of the above facts, a new approach of tension-free onlay ventral hernia repair by polypropylene mesh was conducted.
Conclusion: In our opinion laparoscopy can be safely performed with high patient satisfaction except in cases with very large ventral hernias ([mayor que o igual a]15 cm).
Ventral hernia is one of the most common general surgical
The case was therefore diagnosed as unilateral ventral hernia of gravid uterus.
Examination in our clinic two years after her surgery revealed a non-painful, soft, and reducible ventral hernia to the left of the umbilicus.
Ireland-based Covidien pic has launched its Symbotex composite mesh in the United States for surgical laparoscopic and open ventral hernia repair.
Sonography is often the first imaging modality used to evaluate patients with suspected groin or ventral hernia.
Ventral hernia repair is one of the most common operations performed by general surgeons.
He struck a tree while driving home from work and sustained multiple injuries including traumatic ventral hernia, traumatic left testicular hematoma, open bilateral superior and inferior pubic rami fractures, scalp laceration, nasal bone fractures, and bilateral occipital condyle fractures.
The pre-conference workshops held on December 20th included FAST ultrasound and Cyber knife, colorectal surgery, CBD injuries and Ventral Hernia Repair besides Bariatric surgery.