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Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

Editors: Maurice Nahabedian, MD, FACS; Parag Bhanot, MD, FACS

Product Details
Product ID: AWR100
Year Produced: 2014
Pages: 409
Dimensions: 8.75x11.15 in
ISBN: 978-1-941805-00-8
Contact Us: 1-800-253-7657


A comprehensive and up-to-date account of the field of AWR, including fundamentals of different methods and materials used in the repair of the abdominal wall after hernia, for both general surgery and plastic surgery techniques. Also included is a section on outcome-based research and a discussion on Centers of Excellence.

An impressive list of 78 contributors, many of whom have been frequent faculty at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's popular Abdominal Wall Reconstruction annual conference.

    Getting Started With Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

  1. Anatomy of the Abdominal Wall
  2. The Dynamic Abdominal Wall: Mechanisms of Hernia Formation
  3. Physiologic and Anatomic Considerations in Hernia Repair
  4. Classification of Abdominal Wall Ventral Hernias
  5. Preoperative Assessment and Approaches to Improve Outcomes
  6. Surgical Indications for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: Who to and Who Not to Operate On
  7. Anesthetic Considerations for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  8. Toolbox for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

  9. Reconstructive Options in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  10. Antibiotics in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  11. Review of Biologic Materials for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  12. Techniques for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

  13. The Physics of Abdominal Wall Repair
  14. The Bilaminar Repair: "Sandwich Technique"
  15. Retromuscular Mesh Placement
  16. Optimizing Bridging Techniques
  17. Open Component Separation
  18. Minimally Invasive Component Separation Technique
  19. Laparoscopic Component Separation
  20. Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia
  21. Lumbar Hernia - Laparoscopic Approach
  22. Laparoscopic Flank Hernia Repair
  23. Complex Hernias

  24. Complex Hernia: Staging Repair
  25. Ventral Hernia Repair in the Setting of Contamination and Infection
  26. Management of Infected Surgical Mesh
  27. The Management of Enterocutaneous Fistulas
  28. Treatment of Parastomal Hernias
  29. Management of Incisional Hernias Combined with Parastomal Hernias
  30. Loss of Domain: Temporary Closure Modalities
  31. Plastic Surgery and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

  32. Tissue Expanders and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  33. Rotational Muscle Flaps for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  34. Free Tissue Transfer and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  35. Panniculectomy
  36. Abdominal Wall Considerations Following TRAM and DIEP Flaps
  37. Fluorescent Angiography in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  38. Unique Challenges in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

  39. Abdominal Wall Reconstruction in the Morbidly Obese Patient
  40. Abdominal Wall Reconstruction in the Pediatric Patient
  41. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
  42. Collagenopathies and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  43. Management of the Abdominal Wall Following Traumatic Injury
  44. Warfare-related Abdominal Injuries
  45. Modern Management of Complex Abdominal Wounds of War
  46. Postoperative Care of the Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Patient

  47. Postoperative Management in the Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Patient
  48. Complications and Management Following Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  49. Complications with Acellular Dermal Matrices in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  50. Adjuncts to Wound Healing in Abdominal Wall Hernias
  51. The Failed Abdominal Wall: Reconstruction Options
  52. Outcomes

  53. US Food and Drug Administration and Mesh Regulation
  54. Measuring Outcomes in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: Guidelines, Databases and Quality Programs
  55. The Natural History of Abdominal Wall Defects
  56. Abdominal Wall Function Following Abdominal Wall Repair
  57. Predicting Poor Outcomes in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  58. Centers of Excellence for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Frank P. Albino, MD
Igor Belyansky, MD
Parag Bhanot, MD
Uldis Bite, MD
Rachel Bluebond-Langner, MD
Brandon Bruns, MD
Charles E. Butler, MD
Leandro T. Cavazzola, MD, PhD
Harvey Chim, MD
Cory Criss, MD
Anthony N. Dardano, DO
Eva B. Deerenberg, MD
George DeNoto, III, MD
Gayan De Silva, BS
Clifford W. Deveney, MD
Jose J. Diaz, Jr., MD, CNS
Gregory A. Dumanian, MD
James M. Economides, MD
Karen Kim Evans, MD
Timothy C. Fabian, MD
John M. Felder, III, MD
Stephen J. Ferzoco, MD
Hugh M. Foy, MD
Michael G. Franz, MD
Patrick B. Garvey, MD
Oliver L. Gunter, Jr., MD
Kevin D. Han, MD
Bridget Harrison, MD
John A. Harvin, MD
Emily Hathaway, MD
Mary T. Hawn, MD, MPH
Matthew L. Iorio, MD
Kamal M.F. Itani, MD
Hope T. Jackson, MD
Jeffrey E. Janis, MD
Johannes Jeekel, MD, PhD
Eric K. Johnson, MD
William M. Kuzon, Jr, MD, PhD
Johan F. Lange, MD, PhD
Jayme D. Lieberman, MD, MBA
Samir Mardini, MD
Robert G. Martindale, MD, PhD
Richard S. Miller, MD
Raja Mohan, MD
Maurice Nahabedian, MD
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD
Adrian E. Park, MD
Michael D. Pasquale, MD
Ketan M. Patel, MD
Praful M. Ramineni, MD
Bruce Ramshaw, MD
Eduardo D. Rodriguez, MD, DDS
Sergio Roll, MD, PhD
Michael Rosen, MD
Vivian M. Sanchez, MD
Anthony Sandler, MBChB
Michael G. Sarr, MD
Bradford G. Scott, MD
Sarah Sher, MD
Craig D. Shriver, MD, COL, MC
John W. Shuck, MD
Ronald P. Silverman, MD
Devinder P. Singh, MD
Navin Singh, MD, MSc, MBA
Jeremy C. Sinkin, MD
Rachel S. Slabach, MD
Hooman Soltanian, MD
Scott R. Steele, MD
Bradley C. Stephan, MD
Joseph J. Stirparo, MD
Nathaniel Stoikes, MD
Johan P. Suyderhoud, MD
Ryan P. Ter Louw, MD
Lucas Timmermans, MD
Brett R. Trzcinski, BA, BBA
Amy Vertrees, MD
Guy R. Voeller, MD
Jose F. Yeguez, MD, FICS