This thesis contains chapters about different types of repair of abdominal wall hernias. In this thesis, abdominal wall hernias include umbilical, inguinal, incisional, and complex abdominal wall hernias.
There are mainly two techniques to repair hernias: by suture repair, only successful in small hernias, and by mesh repair. In this thesis, the indications for various treatments will be discussed.

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Keywords Abdominal wall hernia, umbilical hernia, inguinal hernia, incisional hernia, complex abdominal wall hernia, mesh, suture
Promotor J.F. Lange (Johan) , J. Jeekel (Hans)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
ISBN 978-94-6361-240-1
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Posthuma-Kaufmann, R. (2019, March 29). Mesh in Abdominal Wall Hernia: New insights. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from