Clin Colon Rectal Surg 2022; 35(03): 187-196
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1740040
Review Article

Hernia and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction for the Colorectal Surgeon

Kenneth Buxey
1   Department of Surgery, Sandringham Hospital Alfred Health Melbourne Victoria Australia
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Hernia remains a challenge for the colorectal surgeon both in regard to prevention of hernia, that is a common entity following colorectal surgery and in managing hernia which is often made more challenging by the co-existence of a significant colorectal-specific problem. This review outlines the extent of hernia as a problem for the colorectal surgeon and highlights contemporary approaches to dealing with patients who require both colorectal and complex hernia surgery.

Publication History

Article published online:
09 February 2022

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