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Giant ventral hernia-relationship between abdominal wall muscle strength and hernia area.

Journal article
Authors Karin Strigård
Leonard Clay
Birgit Stark
Ulf Gunnarsson
Peter Falk
Published in BMC surgery
Volume 16
Issue 1
Pages 50
ISSN 1471-2482
Publication year 2016
Published at Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Surgery
Pages 50
Language en
Subject categories Surgery


Symptoms arising from giant ventral hernia have been considered to be related to weakening of the abdominal muscles. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the area of the abdominal wall defect and abdominal wall muscle strength measured by the validated BioDex system together with a back/abdominal unit.

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