What is an acellular dermal implant for open inguinal hernia repair?

Updated: Jan 17, 2018
  • Author: Vinay Kumar Kapoor, MBBS, MS, FRCS, FAMS; Chief Editor: Kurt E Roberts, MD  more...
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Some reports describing the use of an acellular dermal implant (eg, AlloDerm; LifeCell, Bridgewater, NJ) in cases where the surgical field is contaminated have appeared in the literature, but long-term results are not yet available. [30, 37]

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