Open retromuscular ventral hernia repair

Jacob A. Greenberg

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Large ventral and incisional hernias are challenging procedures often associated with significant morbidity and high risks of recurrence. While there are a variety of options available for the repair of these hernias, this chapter will focus on the open retromuscular technique for Ventral Hernia repairs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIllustrative Handbook of General Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9783319245577
ISBN (Print)9783319245553
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Incisional hernia
  • Mesh
  • Open ventral hernia repair
  • Retromuscular
  • Rives-Stoppa
  • Ventral hernia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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