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The ‘AbdoMAN’: an artificial abdominal wall simulator for biomechanical studies on laparotomy closure techniques

Purpose Incisional hernia remains a frequent complication after abdominal surgery associated with significant morbidity and high costs. Animal and clinical studies have exhibited some limitations. The purpose of this study was to develop an artificial human abdominal wall (AW) simulator in order to enable investigations on closure modalities. We hypothesized that a physical model ...

Letter to the Editor on the article “Extraperitoneal vs. intraperitoneal route for permanent colostomy: a meta-analysis of 1071 patients”

University Medical Center Rotterdam , Rotterdam , The Netherlands 1 Department of Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam , Room Ee-173, PO Box 2040, 3000, CA Rotterdam , The Netherlands 2 L. F ... . Kroese 3 Department of Surgery , Havenziekenhuis Rotterdam, Rotterdam , The Netherlands However, we would like to highlight that in our opinion, an incorrect forest plot (Fig. 4 in the original article

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy improves colorectal anastomotic healing

Purpose Hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) has been found to improve the healing of poorly oxygenated tissues. This study aimed to investigate the influence of HBOT on the healing in ischemic colorectal anastomosis. Methods Forty Wistar rats were randomly divided into a treatment group that received HBOT for 10 consecutive days (7 days before and 3 days after surgery), or in a ...