A Novel Hernia Mesh That Resists Dehiscence
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Duke University Medical Center
Technology Enhancement Grant
Research and Equipment Support
Project Description: Two million abdominal surgeries are performed annually in the U.S., with ventral hernia caused by tension being a frequent complication. To overcome this problem, researchers at Duke have patented a transformative hernia mesh that dissipates tension and overcomes all six failure models of current hernia meshes on the market.