Guidelines for laparoscopic treatment of ventral and incisional abdominal wall hernias (International Endohernia Society (IEHS)—Part 1

R. Bittner, J. Bingener-Casey, U. Dietz, M. Fabian, G. S. Ferzli, R. H. Fortelny, F. Köckerling, J. Kukleta, K. LeBlanc, D. Lomanto, M. C. Misra, V. K. Bansal (+11 others)
2013 Surgical Endoscopy  
Guidelines are increasingly determining the decision process in day-to-day clinical work. Guidelines describe the current best possible standard in diagnostics and therapy. They should be developed by an international panel of experts, whereby alongside individual experience, above all, the results of comparative studies are decisive.
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