Minimally-invasive Separation of Components Without Laparoscopy

Jonathan Carter, MD, Ankit Sarin, MD, Matthew Lin, MD, George Allman, MD. University of California – San Francisco


Separation of components may improve results of incisional hernia repair.  Recently, laparoscopic techniques to perform separation of components have been described that preserve perforator vessels to the skin flap, but are time-consuming and costly.  We present an educational technique video of a rapid and easy-to-perform minimally-invasive separation of components without the need for laparoscopy.

Session Number: SS11 – Videos: Hernia
Program Number: V016

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