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January-March 2022| Vol 5| Issue 1


Expanding your surgical tools for large ventral and incisonal hernias

The evolution in surgical techniques for abdominal wall reconstruction is moving faster than in almost any other field of surgery. Equipment and instruments, but also anatomical knowledge, drive sur...

Anterior Component Separation

The open anterior component separation technique for large ventral and incisional abdominal wall reconstruction

Large defects in the abdominal wall have been a challenge for traditional surgical techniques. Over several decades, the development of what is now known as the anterior component separation technique...

Anterior Component Separation

Endoscopic anterior component separation: How we do it?

The repair of large incisional hernia is challenging and has evolved at a high pace in recent decades, since Ramirez described the open anterior component separation, dividing the external oblique apo...

Anterior Component Separation

eCST: The endoscopic-assisted component separation technique for (complex) abdominal wall reconstruction

INTRODUCTION: In 1990, Ramirez introduced his component separation technique (CST) based on enlargement of the abdominal wall for reconstruction of large abdominal wall defects. CST is prone to...

Anterior Component Separation

The open perforator sparing anterior component separation

Hernia surgery, and intra-abdominal surgery in general, have been accompanied by an increased risk of complications, largely due to a combination of operative complexity and obesity. Advances in care ...

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International Journal of Abdominal Wall and Hernia Surgery, a publication of the International Endohernia Society (IEHS) and the Beijing Chao Yang Hernia Institute of Medicine, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

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