Surgery/Cosmetic

Self-Gripping Hernia Mesh Technique Evolving



Surgeon J.L. Porrero and colleagues are reporting a new twist in placing self-gripping mesh in inguinal hernia repair that might prevent help prevent accidental fixation and “stickiness” during placement.

He recently published a report in Hernia that suggested folding the top third of the mesh back onto the middle third to reduce the number of microgrips attaching directly to the skin.

This still allows for microgrips to attach to tissue of the pubic bone and inguinal ligament in the most immediate area of the hernia space.

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