Resources

  • References


    Hernias of the abdominal wall. Merck Manual for Health Care Professionals website. Available at:
    http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/gastrointestinal%5Fdisorders/acute%5Fabdomen%5Fand%5Fsurgical%5Fgastroenterology/hernias%5Fof%5Fthe%5Fabdominal%5Fwall.html?qt=ventral hernia&alt=sh. Updated October 2013. Accessed March 20, 2014.


    Mittal T, Kumar V, et al. Diagnosis and management of Spigelian hernia: A review of literature and our experience.
    J Minim Access Surg. 2008;4(4):95-98.


    Patient information for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair from SAGES. Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons website. Available at:
    http://www.sages.org/publications/patient-information/patient-information-for-laparoscopic-ventral-hernia-repair-from-sages. Accessed March 20, 2014.


    Spigelian hernias.
    Pediatric Surgery Update. 2004 Apr;22(4):1


    Ventral hernia. Dartmouth-Hitchcock website. Available at:
    http://patients.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/hernia/ventral%5Fhernia.html. Accessed March 20, 2014.


    Ventral hernia. UCSF Medical Center website. Available at:
    http://www.ucsfhealth.org/conditions/ventral%5Fhernia. Accessed March 20, 2014.

  • Resources

    American College of Surgeons

    http://www.facs.org

    American Society of General Surgeons

    http://www.theasgs.org

  • Canadian Resources

    The Canadian Association of General Surgeons

    http://www.cags-accg.ca