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Minerva Chirurgica 2003 August;58(4):601-6

Copyright © 2003 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English, Italian

Difficult hernia repair in the elderly. A particular case

Campanelli G., Senni-Buratti M., Ruca A., Nicolosi F. M., Contessini-Avesani E.


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A particular clinical case personally observed is described. On the basis of this case it is evaluated if it can be correct to implant a mesh in potentially contaminated areas, if preperitoneal repair is the best approach in recurrent or difficult hernia repair and if there are specific contraindications in operating elderly patients.

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