General Surgery in Obese Patients – Tips and Tricks: Ventral Hernia Repair in Obese Patients


Dimitrios Stefanidis, M.D.

disclosures–27 sec
obesity & VH–3:12
recurrence after LVHR in obese patients–4:16
etiology of hernia recurrence–5:33
preop strategies for weig

Keyword(s): bariatric surgery, BMI, comorbidities, Endobarrier, EWL, GBP, IAP, mesh, morbidly obese, Optifast, recurrence, staged repair, TOGA, VHR, wound complication

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    SAGES Webmaster on Mar 14, 2012
    This talk appeared at the 2011 SAGES Meeting and was selected via a peer review process.

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