Interposition of the hernia sac as a protective layer in repair of giant incisional hernia with polypropylene mesh

Hasbahceci M., Basak F.

SURGERY TODAY, vol.44, no.2, pp.227-232, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00595-013-0595-4
  • Title of Journal : SURGERY TODAY
  • Page Numbers: pp.227-232


Repair of giant incisional hernia is still associated with high postoperative morbidity and recurrence rates. We evaluated the effectiveness of placing the hernia sac between the viscera and the polypropylene mesh in the repair.