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Amyand hernia repaired with bio-a: a case report and review.
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PMID:  21292218     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A 53-year-old man with an Amyand hernia with indirect and direct components was repaired with a Bio-A (Gore, Newark, Delaware) plug and a patch made of Bio-A tissue reinforcement material. The repair of an Amyand hernia addresses the pathology of the appendix as well as the hernia. We report a case in which a plug and patch repair was undertaken using Bio-A implants in a clean-contaminated field with no signs of infection or recurrence in the follow-up period, and we review the literature regarding the diagnosis and repair of an Amyand hernia.
Pamela L Burgess; Joel R Brockmeyer; Eric K Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-12-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of surgical education     Volume:  68     ISSN:  1878-7452     ISO Abbreviation:  J Surg Educ     Publication Date:    2011 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101303204     Medline TA:  J Surg Educ     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  62-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Published by Elsevier Inc.
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