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Archive July 2011 XII, No. 7

Key Factors in Faster Hernia Surgery

The latest mesh designs, fixation devices and deployment systems help reduce case times while maintaining safe outcomes.

Daniel Cook

Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief


Ask 10 general surgeons about which mesh material is best and how it's best attached to the abdominal wall during laparoscopic hernia procedures and you'll get 10 different answers. Ask the same group of docs if advances in fixation devices, mesh designs and deployment systems help plug hernias more efficiently and you'll get more of a consensus. Here's what a few experts had to say about reducing OR times with the latest hernia-repair technologies.

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