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Type: Journal article
Title: A peeling mesh
Author: Bohmer, R.
Byrne, P.
Maddern, G.
Citation: Hernia, 2002; 6(2):86-87
Publisher: Springer France
Issue Date: 2002
ISSN: 1265-4906
1248-9204
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R. Bohmer, P. Byrne and G. Maddern
Abstract: A number of different materials are available for incisional hernia repair. Benefits of the various types are controversial and are partly dependent on the anatomical placement of the mesh [1]. Composite mesh has been introduced to provide tissue ingrowth for strength and a non-adherent side to protect the bowel, these layers being laminated together. This report is on the separation of layers in an infected mesh and adherence of the expanded polytetrafluoroethylene layer to the small bowel.
Keywords: Polypropylene; Expanded polytetrafluoroethylene; Mesh; Incisional hernia.
RMID: 0020073346
DOI: 10.1007/s10029-002-0061-5
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