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ISRN Surgery
Volume 2013, Article ID 238067, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/238067
Research Article

Characterization of the Mechanical Strength, Resorption Properties, and Histologic Characteristics of a Fully Absorbable Material (Poly-4-hydroxybutyrate—PHASIX Mesh) in a Porcine Model of Hernia Repair

Department of Surgery, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA

Received 20 March 2013; Accepted 23 April 2013

Academic Editors: D. Galetta, D. Laub, F. A. Luchette, and D. E. Ziogas

Copyright © 2013 Corey R. Deeken and Brent D. Matthews. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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