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Table 2 Patient medical histories

From: Abdominal wall reconstruction with components separation and mesh reinforcement in complex hernia repair

Previous operations/medical problems Grade III Hernia (n = 13) Grade IV Hernia (n = 10)
Pelvic excenteration for anal SCC 2 0
Ileoanal pouch for ulcerative colitis 4 0
Subtotal colectomy for ulcerative colitis 2 3
Hartmans procedure for diverticular disease 1 0
Multiple operations for crohns disease 2 3
Incisional hernia repair 1 0
Laparotomy leading to enterocutaneous fistula (not crohns) 0 4
  1. One patient with a Grade III hernia had multiple previous operations and is not included in the table.