A particular clinical case personally observed is described. On the basis of this case it is evaluated if it can be correct to implant a mesh in potentially contaminated areas, if preperitoneal repair is the best approach in recurrent or difficult hernia repair and if there are specific contraindications in operating elderly patients.
|Translated title of the contribution||Difficult hernia repair in the elderly. A particular case|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2003|
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