What does Retrorectus mean?
Noun. retrorectus (uncountable) The retrorectal area quotations ▼
What is a Retrorectus repair?
Retrorectus ventral hernia repair, as originally described by Rives, Stoppa, and Wantz, allows for creation of a well-vascularized sublay space for mesh placement, although within the confines of the rectus sheath.
How long does it take for mesh to dissolve?
Absorbable Material The development of absorbable mesh using Dexon or Vicryl was triggered by the complications of using permanent mesh in contaminated fields. The material is completely absorbed between 90 and 180 days and generally results in a hernia where the mesh was placed.
Does abdominal mesh dissolve?
Non-absorbable mesh will remain in the body indefinitely and is considered a permanent implant. It is used to provide permanent reinforcement to the repaired hernia. Absorbable mesh will degrade and lose strength over time.
What is onlay mesh repair?
Onlay mesh placement is a technique to surgically repair a hernia. The mesh is used to strengthen the repair and reinforce the abdominal wall. The mesh is placed overlying the defect (opening) made by the hernia. The mesh is fixed to the fascia using sutures to close the defect.
What is a transversus abdominis release?
Transversus abdominis muscle release (TAR) procedure, as a type of posterior component separation, is a new myofascial release technique in complex ventral hernia repair. TAR creates immense retro muscular plane and allows bilaminar ingrowth of the mesh, allowing primary closure of defect.
What is Ventralex mesh?
The Ventralex™ Hernia Patch is a self-expanding polypropylene and ePTFE patch that allows for an intraabdominal, tension-free repair. This technique is designed to eliminate the lateral dissection typically required for preperitoneal placement, which may help minimize post-op pain.
Will hernia repair flatten my stomach?
Not only will it decrease the chance of a hernia recurrence, but will improve your core strength, stop post-pregnancy bulging due to abdominal wall laxity, and create a flatter, more functional muscular abdomen.