Data from multiple sources - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 06 June 2017

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Journal articles

Impact of body mass index on open ventral hernia repair: A retrospective review.

Background: A large proportion of patients presenting for ventral hernia repair are obese. It remains unclear, however, whether the degree of obesity is an independent risk factor for adverse outcomes after ventral hernia repair.

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Nationwide Prospective Study of Outcomes after Elective Incisional Hernia Repair

Background: Incisional hernia repair is a frequent surgical procedure, but perioperative risk factors and outcomes have not been prospectively assessed...

Added 4 years ago

Repair of large and giant incisional hernia with onlay mesh: Perspective of a tertiary care hospital of a developing country

Purpose: Ventral incisional hernias, especially large and giant, carry significant post repair complications. This retrospective review is undertaken to determine...

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Edzard Ernst

researcher and scourge of alternative medicine; >1000 peer-reviewed papers, 49 books [latest: 'A SCIENTIST IN WONDERLAND'], H-Index > 80, retired, now enthusiastic blogger

But he knows nothing about homeopathy!

Whenever I criticise their methods, homeopaths claim that my arguments are invalid because I know next to nothing about the subject. Is this because they feel threatened by my arguments? Or could it be that the allegation is incorrect?

You can judge for yourself - here is a (slightly shortened and revised) excerpt from my recent memoire ‘A SCIENTIST IN WONDERLAND’ which recounts my exposure to and experience in homeopathy.

CME

Groin swelling - red flag symptoms

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MIMS Learning - Monthly Index of Medical Specialities
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Abdominal pain in children

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Union of European Medical Specialists (via European Accreditation Council for CME)
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