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Title Management of abdominal wall hernias / edited by Andrew N. Kingsnorth, Karl A. LeBlanc
Edition 4th ed
Published New York ; London : Springer, ©2013


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Contents General Introduction and History of Hernia Surgery / Andrew N. Kingsnorth -- Essential Anatomy of the Abdominal Wall / Vishy Mahadevan -- Epidemiology and Etiology of Primary Groin Hernias / Brian M. Stephenson -- Logistics / Giampiero Campanelli, Marta Cavalli, Valentina Bertocchi -- Economics of Hernia Repair / Luke Vale -- Principles in Hernia Surgery / David H. Bennett -- Prostheses and Products for Hernioplasty / Karl A. LeBlanc -- Biology of Prosthetics / Bruce Ramshaw, Sheila Grant -- Anesthesia / Pär Nordin -- Complications of Hernia in General / Morten Bay-Nielsen -- Inguinal Hernias in Children / Aly Shalaby, Joe Curry -- Umbilical Hernia in Babies and Children / Anjili Khakar, Simon Clarke -- Diagnosis of a Lump in the Groin in the Adult / Andrew C. de Beaux, Dilip Patel -- Anterior Open Repair of Inguinal Hernia in Adults / Joachim Conze -- Extraperitoneal or Preperitoneal Open Repair of Groin Hernias Using Prosthetic Reinforcement / Martin Kurzer -- Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair / Karl A. LeBlanc, Brent W. Allain Jr. -- Femoral Hernia / Patrick J. O'Dwyer -- Umbilical, Epigastric, and Spigelian Hernias / Benjamin S. Powell, Guy R. Voeller -- Lumbar Hernia / Maciej Śmietański -- Hernias of the Pelvic Wall / Michael S. Kavic, Stephen M. Kavic, Suzanne Marie Kavic -- Incisional Hernia: The "Open" Techniques (Excluding Parastomal Hernia) / Andrew N. Kingsnorth -- Laparoscopic Incisional and Ventral Hernia Repair / Patrice R. Carter, Karl A. LeBlanc -- Parastomal Hernia / Leif A. Israelsson -- The Laparoscopic Repair of Parastomal Hernias / Dieter Berger -- Complications of Laparoscopic Incisional and Ventral Hernia Repair / V.B. Tsirline, I. Belyansky, B. Todd Heniford -- Sports Hernias and Athletic Pubalgia / L. Michael Brunt
Summary Of Cost-Effectiveness DataDay Case Surgery; Type of Anesthesia; Choice Between Disposable and Reusable Laparoscopic Equipment; The Impact of Surgeon Experience on Cost-Effectiveness; Conclusions; References; 6: Principles in Hernia Surgery; General Principles; Hemostasis; Sepsis; Wound Healing; Sutures; Synthetic Absorbable Sutures; Nonabsorbable Sutures; Mechanical Factors in Abdominal Wound Closure; Knots; Suture Manipulation; Skin Closure; Techniques of Placement of Prosthetic Materials; Summary: Recommendations; References; 7: Prostheses and Products for Hernioplasty; Introduction
Hernia repair is one of the commonest operations in general surgery. Open or laparoscopic repair of a primary inguinal hernia is a relatively straightforward operation, but more complex abdominal wall hernias demand greater surgical skill and knowledge. The editors have assembled the world's top herniologists to describe and illustrate numerous surgical techniques in detail. The field of herniology has developed rapidly over the last few years. Since the previous edition of this book, published in 2003, new surgical techniques have been developed and many new prosthetic and biologic materia
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Subject Hernia.
Hernia, Abdominal
Form Electronic book
Author Kingsnorth, A. N
LeBlanc, Karl A.
ISBN 9781848828773