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OSE_1309_part2_Layout 1 9/6/13 12:24 PM Page 121 A B D O M I N A L S U R G E R Y How Mesh Manages Better Outcomes SYNTHETIC SOLUTION Machine-made meshes tend to be more economical, and more effective in the long term, than biological ones. A once-overlooked supply's innovations are part of the solution. Guy Voeller, MD, FACS | Memphis, Tenn. T he popularity of implanting surgical mesh as a hernia repair solution has led manufacturers to rethink and roll out several innovations to their products over the past decade or so. How have advances in mesh materials, coatings and antimicrobial properties assisted in preventing common post-op complications and providing better outcomes? Read on to find out. Bridging the gap Surgical mesh is our first choice for many hernia repair cases, but this wasn't always the case. At one time, mesh wasn't a recommended S E P T E M B E R 2013 | O U T PAT I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E 1 2 1

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