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2020 Aug

Surg Endosc



Robotic ventral hernia repair in morbidly obese patients: perioperative and mid-term outcomes.


Gokcal F, Morrison S, Kudsi O Y
Surg Endosc. 2020 Aug; 34(8):3540-3549.
PMID: 31583469.


Obesity is a growing epidemic and it has been found to be an independent risk factor for a multitude of perioperative complications. We describe our experience with morbidly obese patients who underwent robotic ventral hernia repair (RVHR), examining factors affecting perioperative and mid-term outcomes.