Mesh prophylaxis for hernia in abdominal incisions

Jahan C. Penny-Dimri, Satish Warrier, Charles Coventry, Roger Wale, Richard L. Nelson, Luke A. Perry, Dhruvesh Ramson

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Abstract

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: The primary objective of this review is to determine both the efficacy and safety of using primary mesh augmentation of abdominal incisions as a prophylaxis for incisional hernia. The secondary objective of this review is to determine whether the efficacy and safety of using primary mesh augmentation differs across prespecified subgroups (see Subgroup analysis and investigation of heterogeneity).

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD012795
Number of pages15
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Volume2017
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Sep 2017

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