|2.||Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
|1.||Heniford, B Todd: 11 articles (07/2015 - 10/2002)|
|2.||Matthews, Brent D: 11 articles (02/2012 - 10/2002)|
|3.||Rosen, Michael J: 9 articles (06/2014 - 12/2006)|
|4.||Matthews, B D: 7 articles (04/2015 - 01/2000)|
|5.||Butler, Charles E: 7 articles (06/2012 - 08/2004)|
|6.||Kercher, Kent W: 7 articles (12/2006 - 10/2002)|
|7.||Liang, Mike K: 5 articles (02/2016 - 09/2012)|
|8.||Dumanian, Gregory A: 5 articles (01/2016 - 09/2009)|
|9.||Sing, Ronald F: 5 articles (09/2015 - 10/2002)|
|10.||Heniford, B T: 5 articles (08/2013 - 01/2000)|
03/01/2014 - "This study showed that a surgically prepped vaginal canal can be a sterile conduit for insertion of polypropylene mesh for transvaginal ventral hernia repair without the use of additional mesh protection. "
10/01/2009 - "This study evaluates management of giant ventral hernias using polypropylene mesh and host tissue barrier after suitable preoperative preparation. "
10/01/2009 - "Management of giant ventral hernia by polypropylene mesh and host tissue barrier: trial of simplification."
11/01/2006 - "The purpose of this study was to assess the burst strength and stiffness of heavy weight (HW), mid-weight (MW), and light weight (LW) polypropylene mesh pre-implantation and 5 months post-implantation in a porcine ventral hernia model. "
12/01/2015 - "All large ventral hernias repaired with the components separation technique and polypropylene mesh were included in analysis. "
|2.||Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)FDA Link
06/01/2005 - "The purpose of this study is to evaluate fixation methods for polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) mesh with an in vivo model of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. "
05/01/2000 - "Between 1993 and 1998, we performed a linear study of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair performed in a standard fashion using expanded polytetrafluoroethylene on 49 patients. "
01/01/2016 - "Ten patients with Ventral Hernia Working Group types 3 and 4 were prospectively enrolled and subsequently treated with direct supported repairs with condensed fenestrated polytetrafluoroethylene mesh. "
01/01/2016 - "Prospective repair of Ventral Hernia Working Group type 3 and 4 abdominal wall defects with condensed polytetrafluoroethylene (MotifMESH) mesh."
06/01/2012 - "Does expanded polytetrafluoroethylene mesh really shrink after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair?"
12/01/2006 - "Laparoscopic repair of incisional and ventral hernias is superior to open mesh repair in terms of significantly less blood loss, fewer complications, shorter hospital stay, and excellent cosmetic outcome."
04/01/2014 - "Our initial experience with transvaginal ventral hernia repair in humans suggests that this procedure is feasible, safe, and associated with improved cosmetic results."
08/01/1989 - "[Prospects of using elements of cosmetic abdominal plastic surgery in the surgical treatment of ventral hernia]."
05/01/2013 - "This simple technique at the end of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair, in which the redundant skin is attached to the underlying tissue, improves the immediate postoperative cosmetic outcome and also obliterates any potential dead space for seroma formation."
01/01/2015 - "The use of a bioresorbable silk mesh for the repair of ventral hernias can be considered as a realistic option as it potentially provides significant benefits over traditional non-resorbable mesh."
12/01/2006 - "A study was conducted to investigate the feasibility of using silk fibroin and chitosan blend (SFCS) scaffolds for ventral hernia repair in guinea pigs. "
|5.||Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
02/01/2014 - "Macroporous lightweight meshes, combined with use of prolonged suppressive antibiotics and sublay retromuscular mesh placement that provides complete tissue coverage, should be further investigated as an acceptable prosthetic choice when planning a complex ventral hernia repair in the setting of prior MRSA SSI."
01/01/2013 - "She underwent a complicated yet successful treatment course including surgical mesh removal (with a peri-operative complication), implantation of a biological mesh for the ventral hernia defect and ultimately, antibiotics tailored to the offending pathogen identified by postoperative culture of the infected mesh. "
03/01/2013 - "We evaluate the efficacy of soaking mesh in antibiotics to prevent prosthetic infection in an animal model of clean-contaminated ventral hernia repair (VHR). "
11/01/2005 - "Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: postoperative antibiotics decrease incidence of seroma-related cellulitis."
06/01/2005 - "A bioabsorbable tissue scaffold of porcine submucosal small intestine extracellular matrix (Surgisis Gold [SIS]; Cook Biotech Inc, West Lafayette, Ind) mesh is safe and effective for ventral hernia repair. "
10/01/2006 - "The first 41 procedures were performed using Surgisis Gold 8-ply mesh formed from porcine small intestine sub-mucosa, and the remaining 33 patients had ventral hernia repair with Alloderm. "
|7.||1- ethyl- 3- (3- dimethylaminoethyl)carbodiimide (EDAC)IBA
05/01/2006 - "SAC with Gore-Tex mesh led to EDAC in 89% of patients and proved to be a safe and effective alternative to planned ventral hernia. "
12/01/2008 - "Surgical management included early definitive abdominal closure (EDAC, n = 56; 67%), primary fascial closure (n = 15; 18%), planned ventral hernia (PVH, n = 9; 11%) and vacuum-assisted closure with AlloDerm (n = 3; 4%). "
|8.||Fibrin Tissue Adhesive (Fibrin Sealant)IBA
12/01/2011 - "The purpose of this study is to evaluate the histologic response to fibrin sealant (FS) as an alternative fixation method for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. "
02/01/2011 - "This study aimed to evaluate the acute and chronic fixation strength of fibrin sealant (FS) as an alternative method of fixation for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR). "
10/01/2010 - "The purpose of this study was to evaluate the acute fixation strength of fibrin sealant as an alternative fixation method for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) when utilized with absorbable and nonabsorbable barrier meshes. "
01/01/2008 - "The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of fibrin glue on the prevention of postoperative peritoneal adhesion to prosthetic materials used in ventral hernia repair. "
01/01/2011 - "Fibrin glue appears to be an appealing noninvasive option for mesh fixation in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair, but only if appropriate meshes are used. "
04/01/2015 - "The objective of this study was to evaluate the histologic remodeling profile and biomechanical properties of the porcine abdominal wall after repair with HDMI-crosslinked (Permacol(®)) or non-crosslinked (Strattice(®)) porcine dermis in a porcine model of ventral hernia repair. "
10/01/2014 - "Ventral hernia repairs comprised the majority (85% for Permacol, 97% for Strattice™). "
11/01/2009 - "Permacol can be successfully used in the reconstruction of both small and large ventral hernias. "
09/01/2014 - "We present a study evaluating outcomes of complex ventral hernia repair using human-derived acellular dermal matrix (AlloDerm) and porcine-derived acellular dermal sheet (Permacol). "
04/01/2013 - "The purpose of this study was to compare the influence of non-cross-linked human dermis (AlloDerm) with that of cross-linked porcine dermis (Permacol) on the expression of genes critical for wound healing and tissue remodeling in a rat ventral hernia model. "
01/01/2014 - "Ventral hernia repair was performed predominantly with Alloderm and Strattice. "
10/01/2013 - "From January 2005 to December 2007, 55 patients with a complicated ventral hernia were repaired with AlloDerm (Life Cell Corporation). "
01/01/2008 - "We reviewed all patients who underwent repair of massive ventral hernias and identified 7 patients who presented with abdominal wall laxity following component separation with interpositional Alloderm alone. "
11/01/2007 - "The ideal technique for the use of AlloDerm (LifeCell Corp) in complicated ventral hernia repair has not been defined. "
10/01/2013 - "FlexHD appears to have reduced the recurrence and laxity rates while maintaining a similar complication profile compared with AlloDerm in trauma/emergency surgery patients with large complicated ventral hernias."
05/01/2014 - "Further high-quality studies are necessary to determine whether suture or mesh repair leads to improved outcomes for primary ventral hernias."
01/01/2015 - "This study assessed the reduction in surgeon stress associated with savings in procedure time for mechanical fixation of an intraperitoneal onlay mesh (IPOM) compared to a traditional suture fixation in open ventral hernia repair. "
05/01/2014 - "English-language studies with adult patients were eligible for review if there was mention of both suture and mesh techniques used during elective repair of a primary ventral hernia. "
12/01/2012 - "Comparison of long-term outcome and quality of life after laparoscopic repair of incisional and ventral hernias with suture fixation with and without tacks: a prospective, randomized, controlled study."
10/01/2011 - "This study compares 51 patients with ventral hernia who underwent laparoscopic or open primary suture repair. "
01/01/2014 - "We present a case of a complex ventral hernia that was laparoscopically repaired using a new FDA cleared laparoscopic biologic graft. "
12/01/2004 - "This study was designed to assess the long-term efficacy of allogenic acellular dermal matrix (ADM) used as an interpositional graft for ventral hernia repair in a swine model. "
04/01/2013 - "The objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of varying levels of contamination on biologic graft performance in a chronic ventral hernia animal model. "
02/01/2013 - "No randomized trials are available to properly evaluate biologic grafts for ventral hernia repair. "
02/01/2013 - "MEDLINE, Embase, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials were searched for studies on biologic grafts for the repair of ventral hernias. "
|3.||Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
02/01/2012 - "We compared the performance and efficacy of two non-crosslinked meshes in ventral hernia repair to two crosslinked prostheses in a rodent model. "
11/01/1994 - "Surgical repair of ventral hernias may often be quite difficult; however, the use of prosthesis, now generally accepted by many surgeons, has improved the results of such type of surgery. "
02/01/2012 - "Clinical studies and preclinical animal models have attempted to determine the adhesion characteristics and effectiveness of barrier mesh prostheses available for ventral hernia repair applications. "
05/01/2011 - "This study aimed to compare the physicomechanical properties of composite prostheses for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) through standard testing and a proposed classification system. "
02/01/2015 - "Use of acellular dermal matrix combined with a component separation technique is safe and efficient management for repair of contaminated large ventral hernia, in which permanent prosthesis placement is contraindicated. "
|4.||Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
01/01/1992 - "or lavage from peritoneal surfaces of the Douglas cul-de-sac plus high levels of CA 125 in blood serum (8 patients with stages I and II, FIGO classification); 2) remission after adequate combined treatment and following 6-10 cycles of polychemotherapy, in order to decide whether to abandon or continue with treatment (13 patients with stages III and IV); 3) clinical remission following initial operation which was voluminously non-radical (117 patients); 4) suspicion of tumour recurrence after adequate combined treatment (114 patients); 5) no suspicion of cancer recurrence, though with ventral hernia or other pathology requiring relaparotomy (22 patients). "
01/01/1992 - "Second-look operations were performed 10-22 months after primary surgery in the following clinical settings: (1) clinical remission if wash-offs from the Douglas' pouch peritoneum revealed tumor cells or a high blood-CA-125 level was established (8 patients with stage I-II cancer), (2) remission after 6-10 courses of combination chemotherapy (13 patients with stage III-IV tumor), (3) remission following non-radical primary surgery (117 cases), (4) patients with suspected relapse (144), and (5) cases who were not suspicious for relapse but required laparotomy for concomitant surgical pathology such as, for instance, ventral hernia (22). "
01/01/2013 - "The aim of the present study was to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair under spinal anesthesia in obese patients (BMI > 30 kg/m(2)). "
08/01/2008 - "The current study aimed to detect the feasibility of performing laparoscopic ventral hernia repair under spinal anesthesia. "
01/01/2013 - "From January 2007 to February 2010, 23 obese patients had their elective laparoscopic ventral hernia repair under spinal anesthesia. "
01/01/2013 - "Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair in obese patients under spinal anesthesia."
08/01/2009 - "Feasibility of spinal anesthesia in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: is it worth it?"