Publications by authors named "Vedra A Augenstein"

73Publications

Perceptions and understanding about mesh and hernia surgery: What do patients really think?

Surgery 2021 Jan 15. Epub 2021 Jan 15.

Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC. Electronic address:

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January 2021

Recurrent incisional hernia repairs at a tertiary hernia center: Are outcomes really inferior to initial repairs?

Surgery 2021 Mar 25;169(3):580-585. Epub 2020 Nov 25.

Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC. Electronic address:

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March 2021

Preoperative patient opioid education, standardization of prescriptions, and their impact on overall patient satisfaction.

Surgery 2021 Mar 27;169(3):655-659. Epub 2020 Oct 27.

Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC. Electronic address:

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March 2021

Impact of panniculectomy in complex abdominal wall reconstruction: a propensity matched analysis in 624 patients.

Surg Endosc 2020 Oct 20. Epub 2020 Oct 20.

Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1025 Morehead Medical Drive, Suite 300, Charlotte, NC, 28204, USA.

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October 2020

Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair in the Geriatric Population : An Assessment of Long-Term Outcomes and Quality of Life.

Am Surg 2020 Aug 28;86(8):1015-1021. Epub 2020 Aug 28.

Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA.

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August 2020

Outcomes of Laparoscopic-Assisted, Open Umbilical Hernia Repair.

Am Surg 2020 Aug 27;86(8):1001-1004. Epub 2020 Aug 27.

Department of Minimally Invasive and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA.

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August 2020

Impact of perforator sparing on anterior component separation outcomes in open abdominal wall reconstruction.

Surg Endosc 2020 Aug 14. Epub 2020 Aug 14.

Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1025 Morehead Medical Drive, Suite 300, Charlotte, NC, 28204, USA.

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August 2020

Are laparoscopic and open ventral hernia repairs truly comparable?: A propensity-matched study in large ventral hernias.

Surg Endosc 2020 Aug 11. Epub 2020 Aug 11.

Department of Surgery, Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1025 Morehead Medical Drive Suite 300, Charlotte, NC, 28204, USA.

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August 2020

Best reoperative strategy for failed fundoplication: redo fundoplication or conversion to Roux-en-Y gastric diversion?

Surg Endosc 2020 Jul 16. Epub 2020 Jul 16.

Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1025 Morehead Medical Drive Suite 300, Charlotte, NC, 28204, USA.

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July 2020

The impact of weight change on intra-abdominal and hernia volumes.

Surgery 2020 05 6;167(5):876-882. Epub 2020 Mar 6.

Department of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC. Electronic address:

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May 2020

The association of penicillin allergy with outcomes after open ventral hernia repair.

Surg Endosc 2020 Sep 3;34(9):4148-4156. Epub 2020 Feb 3.

Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, 28204, USA.

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September 2020

Outcomes specific to patient sex after open ventral hernia repair.

Surgery 2020 03 26;167(3):614-619. Epub 2019 Dec 26.

Department of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC. Electronic address:

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March 2020

Mesh fistula after ventral hernia repair: What is the optimal management?

Surgery 2020 03 26;167(3):590-597. Epub 2019 Dec 26.

Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC. Electronic address:

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March 2020

Too big to breathe: predictors of respiratory failure and insufficiency after open ventral hernia repair.

Surg Endosc 2020 Sep 21;34(9):4131-4139. Epub 2019 Oct 21.

Department of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, 28204, USA.

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September 2020

Use of computed tomography volumetric measurements to predict operative techniques in paraesophageal hernia repair.

Surg Endosc 2020 Apr 12;34(4):1785-1794. Epub 2019 Aug 12.

Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1025 Morehead Medical Drive, Suite 300, Charlotte, NC, 28204, USA.

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April 2020

Twelve years of component separation technique in abdominal wall reconstruction.

Surgery 2019 10 27;166(4):435-444. Epub 2019 Jul 27.

Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC. Electronic address:

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October 2019