Conceptual and Methodological Approaches to Choosing a Method for Marking a Surgical Site for Reconstructive Surgery on the Anterior Abdominal Wall

Serhiy H. Hryvenko, Yuriy A. Semenov, Abhijit Mahanta, Fedor N. Ilchenko, Yuriy V. Artemov, Andrej A. Dovgan

International Journal of Biomedicine. 2020;10(1):41-44.
DOI: 10.21103/Article10(1)_OA5
Originally published March 15, 2020


This article discusses the effectiveness of the author’s method of marking a surgical site (Ukraine patent UA 99427) for surgical treatment of patients with postoperative ventral hernias (POVH). Based on the study of quality of life (QOL) indicators obtained using the SF-36 questionnaire, it was found that the proposed therapeutic tactics for surgical correction of POVH can increase medical, social and aesthetic efficacy to a statistically significant improvement in QOL.

postoperative ventral hernias • surgical site • quality of life
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Received January 8, 2020.
Accepted February 7, 2020.
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