Diego Moraes asked 2 weeks ago

In large inguinal direct or indirect hernia what kind of mesh do you prefer, lightweight or Heavyweight? When do you use self-adhering mesh in this large hernia?

5 Answers
Juan Carlos Pacheco answered 2 weeks ago

I prefer heavyweight mesh in large hernias anyway they are direct or indirect .

Juan Carlos Pacheco answered 2 weeks ago

I prefer heavyweight mesh in large hernias anyway they are direct or indirect .

Jacobo Trebol answered 1 week ago

We also prefer heavy-weight specially in M3 or L3 defects, more if the patient has recurrence risk factors.

mujeeb Abbasi answered 1 week ago

I use light mesh in all my hernia repairs

FLAVIO MALCHER answered 4 days ago

Not a clear guideline. Seems HW is more indicated for real large hernias. Sel-fixating is usually LW ployester. It may make some surgeons uncomfortable.