Manual of Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction  book cover
1st Edition

Manual of Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

ISBN 9780429186516
Published December 29, 2020 by CRC Press
250 Pages 214 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

This book provides a useful guide for the management of complex abdominal wall problems from the perspective of a general surgeon, with sensible, practical clinical advice for the management of problems as they arise. Starting from managing the open abdomen and optimising the chances of achieving later definitive fascial closure, through to dealing with incisional and parastomal hernias throughout the abdomen. Expert guidance supported by an evidence-based review of the literature aids higher surgical trainees and consultant general surgeons who wish to expand their practice in this area.

  • Focuses on the needs of the general surgeon
  • Offers practical tips and advice for handling difficult cases
  • Based on current best evidence
  • Complemented by high quality images

Table of Contents

List of Acronyms/Abbreviations. Preface. Contributors. BEFORE SURGERY. Anatomy of the Anterior Abdominal Wall. The Scale of the Problem. Prevention is Better than Cure. Evidence for Mesh Use. Assessment and Perioperative Management. Additional Pre-operative Considerations and Techniques. The Open Abdomen. SURGICAL TECHNIQUES. Rives-Stoppa Repair and Peritoneal Flap Hernioplasty. Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair. Anterior Component Separation. Endoscopic Component Separation. Posterior Component Separation. SPECIAL SITUATIONS. Soft Tissue Management. Management of Enterocutaneous Fistula. Lateral Hernias. Perineal Hernia. Parastomal Hernia. Index.

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Mr Jeff Garner, Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, Moorgate Road, Rotherham South Yorkshire UK.

Mr Dominic Slade, Consultant Intestinal Failure, General and Colorectal surgeon, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Stott Lane, Salford, UK.