DEFINING DIFFICULT INCISIONAL HERNIAS - SURGICAL COMPLEXITY APPROACH
This retrospective study, which takes into account patients admitted between the first of January 2015 and 31 December 2017 in the General Surgery and Emergency Clinic III of the Emergency University Hospital Bucharest, diagnosed with incisional hernia/eventration (all surgeries were performed by the same operating team and the duration was measured from the moment of skin incision until the completion of the skin suture), and aims to identify the elements defining the complexity of incisional hernias based on preoperative parameters, using the duration of the operation as an objective variable to assess the difficulty of the surgical intervention, from the time of incision to the time of completion of the skin suture. We used and analyzed several parameters such as the duration of operation, the maximum transverse diameter of the hernia defect, number of eventration sacs, or loss of home to reach a result, that the representative postoperative parameter of the complexity of an incisional hernia is the duration of the operation.
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