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- Reing, J.E., et al. Show all 11 Authors
- Biomaterials 2016 v.108 pp. 81-90
- adhesion; adverse effects; animal models; animal organs; bladder; crosslinking; extracellular matrix; hernia; rodents; strength (mechanics)
- ... The use of synthetic surgical mesh materials has been shown to decrease the incidence of hernia recurrence, but can be associated with undesirable effects such as infection, chronic discomfort, and adhesion to viscera. Surgical meshes composed of extracellular matrix (i.e., biologically-derived mesh) are an alternative to synthetic meshes and can reduce some of these undesirable effects but are le ...