Plastic Surgery International / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Use and Indications of Human Acellular Dermis in Ventral Hernia Repair at a Community Hospital

Table 1

Characteristics of the 26 patients who had a recurrent hernia operation with the use of acellular human dermis.

Type of most recent operation

Open 76%
Lap 19%
Unknown 5%

Previous mesh

Human acellular dermis24%
ePTFE19%
Composite, bard/ventralex14%
Proceed surgical mesh5%
Polypropylene10%
Suture 14%
Unknown 14%

ePTFE: expanded polytetrafluoroethylene.

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