Clinical Challenges in Hernia Surgery: Loss of Domain

EP. 633Jun. 29, 202339:25
In their BTK debut, the Hernia team from Carolinas Medical Center discusses how to approach a hernia patient with loss of domain. This Clinical Challenges episode reviews strategies that optimize patients and provide them with the best chance of fascial closure. So, tune in, and enjoy a data driven conversation with our newest hernia enthusiasts! 

- Sullivan "Sully" Ayuso, MD - PGY4 General Surgery Resident,, Carolinas Medical Center 
- Monica Polcz, MD - Clinical Fellow (PGY-8) in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction,, Carolinas Medical Center 
- Vedra Augenstein, MD FACS - Associate Professor of Surgery (11 years in practice),, Carolinas Medical Center B 
- Todd Heniford, MD FACS - Professor of Surgery (25 years in practice),, Carolinas Medical Center

Links to articles:
- Katzen et al, Open Preperitoneal Ventral Hernia Repair: Prospective Observational Study of Quality Improvement Outcomes over 18 Years and 1,842 patients, Surgery, 2022 
- Bernardi et al, Primary Fascial Closure During Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair Improves Patient Quality of Life: A Multicenter, Blinded Randomized Trial, Ann Surg, 2020 
- Deerenberg et al, The Effects of Preoperative Botulinum Toxin A on Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, J Surg Res, 2021 
- Bueno-Lledó, Preoperative Progressive Pneumoperitoneum and Botulinum Toxin A in Patients with Large Incisional Hernia, Hernia, 2017 
- Maloney et al, Twelve Years of Component Separation Technique in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Surgery, 2021 
- Ayuso et al, Delayed Primary Closure (DPC) of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues Following Complex, Contaminated Abdominal Wall Reconstruction (AWR): A Propensity-Matched Study, Surg Endo, 2022

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