• Ana-Maria DONCIU-NECHIFOR Heka Hospital, Constanta
  • T. HANGAN Heka Hospital, Constanta
  • S. CHIRILA Heka Hospital, Constanta


Incisional hernias are one of the most frequent forms of complications derived from postoperative wound complications and must be addressed surgically. One of the best techniques is the Rives-Stoppa technique, which is also suitable for open surgery and minimally invasive procedures. Material and methods: We conducted a study to evaluate the results of open or laparoscopic surgery using the Rives-Stoppa method. Results: We completed the survey over three years and assessed the outcomes for 49 patients, of which 13 were treated with open surgery and 36 by using the minimally invasive technique, the average age of the patients being 52,02 ± 12,73 years old. Conclusions: The results show a significantly more extended hospital stay for the patients with open surgery combined with a considerably higher proportion of complications.


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