Chirurg 2021 Apr 19. Epub 2021 Apr 19.
Abteilung für Allgemein‑, Viszeral‑, Thorax- und Kinderchirurgie, Klinikum Kempten, Klinikverbund Allgäu, Robert-Weixler-Str. 50, 87439, Kempten, Deutschland.
Background: In recent years there has been a rise in robotic techniques and approaches regarding hernia repair with extraperitoneal mesh placement.
Methods: A retrospective analysis of the first 50 patients who underwent robotic ventral hernia repair between May 2019 and November 2020 at the department of general surgery of the Kempten Clinic was performed.
Results: This case series consisted of 36 incisional hernias, 12 primary hernias (8 umbilical and 3 epigastric hernias in combination with a diastasis recti abdominis as well as 1 Spigelian hernia) and 2 parastomal hernias. Read More