Skip to main content

Table 3 Results of patients undergoing abdominal wall reconstruction for Grade III and IV incisional hernias

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

Results VHWG Grading
III IV Total
Number of cases 13 10 23
Median age (min-max) 59 (42-76) 51 (20-76) 57 (20-76)
Male: female 8:5 7:3 15:8
Stoma 8 7 15
Enterocutaneous fistula 1 7 8
Anastomosis 4 5 9
Median discharge day (min-max) 9 (3-70) 16.5 (7-60) 12 (3-70)
Median follow up, months (min-max) 14 (3-46) 18.5 (2-48) 17 (2-48)