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Ventral Hernia

A hernia caused by weakness of the anterior ABDOMINAL WALL due to midline defects, previous incisions, or increased intra-abdominal pressure. Ventral hernias include UMBILICAL HERNIA, incisional, epigastric, and spigelian hernias.
Also Known As:
Hernia, Ventral; Hernias, Ventral; Ventral Hernias
Networked: 572 relevant articles (20 outcomes, 65 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hernia (Hernias)
2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
3. Neoplasms (Cancer)
4. Pain (Aches)
5. Infection

Experts

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)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Ventral Hernia:
1. Polypropylenes (Polypropylene)IBA
2. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)FDA Link
3. CosmeticsIBA
4. SilkFDA Link
5. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
6. GoldIBA
7. 1- ethyl- 3- (3- dimethylaminoethyl)carbodiimide (EDAC)IBA
8. Fibrin Tissue Adhesive (Fibrin Sealant)IBA
9. PermacolIBA
10. AllodermIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Sutures (Suture)
2. Transplants (Transplant)
3. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
4. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
5. Spinal Anesthesia