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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 220-222

Large abdominal wall defect reconstruction: Revoking and modifying the old technique


Department of Plastic Surgery, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (Deemed to be University), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. B A Ramesh
Department of Plastic Surgery, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (Deemed to be University), No. 1, Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai - 600 116, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/njs.NJS_29_18

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The risk factors for abdominal wall hernia after surgery are an increase in body mass index, midline incision, incisional surgical-site infection, preoperative chemotherapy, blood transfusion, increasing age, female sex, and increasing thickness of subcutaneous tissue. Reconstructing the abdominal wall defect becomes a challenge in multiple risk factor patients. Many new mesh implants have been invented, but all fail in case of infections. We modified and re-evoked an old technique of fascia lata free graft reinforced with tensor fascia lata pedicled flap.


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