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Inguinal hernia repair using a synthetic long-term resorbable mesh: results from a 3-year prospective safety and performance study.

Journal article
Authors F Ruiz-Jasbon
Jonny Norrby
Marie-Louise Ivarsson
Stellan Björck
Published in Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery
ISSN 1248-9204
Publication year 2014
Published at
Language en
Subject categories Surgery

Abstract

Conventional meshes for hernia repair and abdominal wall reinforcement are usually made from polypropylene, polyester or other synthetic plastic materials known to promote foreign body reactions and a state of chronic inflammation that may lead to long-term complications. A novel approach is to use long-term resorbable implants like TIGR(®) Matrix Surgical Mesh. Preclinical studies have shown that this mesh maintains mechanical integrity beyond the point in time where newly formed tissue is capable of carrying the abdominal loads.

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