Case Report

Vacuum Assisted Closure Therapy in a Patient With Infected Dual Mesh After Graft Excision

  • Elif Çolak
  • Gültekin Ozan Küçük
  • Recep Aktimur
  • Nuraydın Özlem

Turk J Colorectal Dis 2015;25(3):102-105

The use of mesh prosthesis to repair incisional hernias has superiority to suture repair in preventing recurrence. But the management of mesh infection after incisional hernia repair is a difficult clinical problem in surgical practice. We report the use of vacuum assisted closure (VAC) therapy in a patient with infected dual mesh after graft excision.

Keywords: Hernia, Negative-pressure wound therapy, Surgical mesh