Retromuscular Preperitoneal Repair of Flank Hernias

Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 05/11/2012

Open retromuscular preperitoneal repair of flank hernias with iliac bone fixation is technically feasible, allowing wide mesh overlap for a durable repair. This approach may offer advantages of treating abdominal wall laxity and repair of larger defects when compared to laparoscopic approaches.

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