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Abdominal Wall Reinforcement


Prophylactic Onlay Mesh Implantation During Definitive Fascial Closure After Open Abdomen Therapy (PROMOAT): Absorbable or Non-absorbable? Methodical Description and Results of a Feasibility Study
Sebastian Schaaf, Robert Schwab, Christoph Güsgen and Arnulf Willms; published: 15 December 2020
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Doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2020.578565 

The use of a novel synthetic resorbable scaffold (TIGR® Matrix) in a clinical quality improvement (CQI) effort for abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR)
Ramshaw, B., Lewis, R., Forman, B., Preston, M., Heidel, E., Alvoid‑Preston, B. Hernia, 2020 May 25
〉〉External  website
Doi: 10.1007/s10029-020-02221-7

Results at 3-years follow-up of totally extraperitoneal (TEP) hernia surgery with long-term resorbable mesh
Ruiz-Jasbon, F., Ticehurst, K., Ahonen, J., Norrby, J., Ivarsson, M-L., Falk, P. Hernia, 2020 Jun;24(3):669-676 
〉〉External  website
Doi: 10.1007/s10029-019-02116-2

TEP With Long-Term Resorbable Mesh in Patients With Indirect Inguinal Hernia
Ruiz-Jasbon, F., Ticehurst, K.; Ahonen, J., Norrby, J., Ivarsson, M-L.; JSLS, 2018 Jan-Mar; 22(1): e2017.00076
〉〉External  website
Doi: 10.4293/JSLS.2017.00076

Prevention of parastomal hernia in the emergency setting
Lykke, A., Andersen, J. F. B., Jorgensen, L. N., Mynster, T.; 
Langenbeck’s Archives of Surgery volume 402, pages949–955, 2017. 
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Doi: 10.1007/s00423-017-1596-3

Prophylactic Resorbable Synthetic Mesh to Prevent Wound Dehiscence and Incisional Hernia in High-risk Laparotomy: A Pilot Study of Using TIGR® Matrix Mesh
Söderbäck, H., Mahteme, H., Hellman, P., Sandblom, G.; Frontiers in Surgery, 18 May 2016, 3:28
〉〉External  website
Doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2016.00028

Value-based Clinical Quality Improvement (CQI) for Patients Undergoing Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Stephan, B., Ramshaw, B., Forman, B.; Surg Technol Int, 26:135-142, 2015
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PMID: 26055001

Inguinal hernia repair using a synthetic long-term resorbable mesh: results from a 3-year prospective safety and performance study
Ruiz-Jasbon, F., Norrby, J., Ivarsson, M.-L., Björck, S.; Hernia volume 18, pages723–730, 2014
〉〉External  website
Doi: 10.1007/s10029-014-1249-1

Three-year results from a preclinical implantation study of a long-term resorbable surgical mesh with time-dependent mechanical characteristics
Hjort, H., Mathisen, T., Alves, A., Clermont, G., Boutrand, J. P. ; Hernia volume 16, pages191–197, 2012
〉〉External  website Doi: 10.1007/s10029-011-0885-y


Short-term outcome after use of a prophylactic mesh in emergency stoma formation
Lykke, A., Jorgensen, L.N., Mynster, T. (2015)
Digestive Disease Center, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


“Safety belt syndrome ”Abdominal Wall Reconstruction with the first Synthetic Resorbable mesh (TIGR® Matrix)
Vázquez Rueda Fernando, Gómez Beltrán Od., Granero Cendón R., Lasso Betancor Ce., Ayala Montor J., Castillo Fernández Al, Murica Pascual F.J., Paredes Esteban Rm.

Paediatric Surgery Department, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía, Córdoba, Spain.

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Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Transversus Abdominus Release Approach (TAR)
Bruce Ramshaw, MD FACS, Surgical Momentum 


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