Midline incisional hernia guidelines: the European Hernia Society

Introduction These guidelines focus on midline incisional hernias in adult patients where it is anticipated that the fascial defect could be closed without performing an advanced technique such as a component separation, or any other adjunctive technique facilitating myofascial closure. The guidelines were produced by the European Hernia Society and published in September 2023. Reference: […]

Classification of primary and incisional abdominal wall hernias

Summary A classification for primary and incisional abdominal wall hernias is needed to allow comparison of publications and future studies on these hernias. It is important to know whether the populations described in different studies are comparable. Reference: Muysoms, F.E., Miserez, M., Berrevoet, F. et al. Classification of primary and incisional abdominal wall hernias. Hernia 13, 407–414 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10029-009-0518-x […]