Prevention of Incisional Hernia – Effect of Stitch Length on Wound Complications after Closure of Mi


Presented by Michael J. Rosen, MD at the SAGES 2013 Annual Meeting: Optimizing Outcomes of Ventral & Inguinal Hernia Repairs Postgraduate Course

disclosures–38 sec
theory–41 sec
the question–2:23
downside of long stitch–3:06
study design–3:54
surgical technique–4:36
outcome variable

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