Abdominal Wall Reconstruction of Complex Recurrent Incisional Hernias Using Component Separation

 

Presenter

I. Michael Leitman, MD, FACS

I. Michael Leitman, MD, FACS I. Michael Leitman, MD, FACS is Chief of General Surgery and Chief of the Hernia Center at Beth Israel Medical Center. He focuses on minimally invasive techniques to repair abdominal wall hernias.
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Abdominal Wall Reconstruction of Complex Recurrent Incisional Hernias Using Components Separation

I. Michael Leitman, MD, FACS is Chief of General Surgery and Chief of the Hernia Center at Beth Israel Medical Center. He focuses on minimally invasive techniques to repair abdominal wall hernias.

Target Audience

  • Internists

  • General Practitioners

  • Family Practice Physicians

Objectives

  • To describe the surgical options for patients with recurrent and complex abdominal wall hernias. 

  • To identify patients requiring abdominal wall reconstruction using component separation

  • To evaluate the experience of component separation in the treatment of complex and recurrent abdominal wall hernias from the medical literature

  • To describe the technical aspects of abdominal wall reconstruction using component separation including the choice of prosthetic materials

  • To describe the potential complications from abdominal wall reconstruction using component separation