Metallic Constructs: Absorbable Fixation Devices and Sealants for Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair


PG Hernia Course – Kent Kercher

disclosures–22 sec
LVHR–32 sec
mesh fixation–1:27
tacks & sutures–1:48
options for mesh fixation–3:17
operative time–5:37

Keyword(s): abdominal wall defects, absorbable fixation devices, AbsorbaTack, adhesion formation, atypical hernias, biologic glue, Bupivicaine, cyanoacrylate glue, double-crown technique, fibrin glue, hydroxyproline, IHR, intraabdominal placement, lap repair, LVHR, mesh fixation, metallic constructs, nitinol anchors, obese, operative time, polyglactin 910 suture, polypropylene suture, Protack, PTFE mesh, recurrence, sealants, spiral tacks, suprapubic hernia repair, suture site pain, synthetic glue, Tissucol, tissue ingrowth, transfascial sutures

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