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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00595-013-0595-4
  • Journal Name: SURGERY TODAY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.227-232
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


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.