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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Comparison between pre- and operative hernia size

Cases BMI Type of hernia US VH neck size (cm) CT VH neck size (cm) La S/M VH La L/G VH La M VH SH Difference between EX and IN size (cm)
La S/M VH
Case 1 31 I 3 3 7 - - Yes 4
Case 2 36 P - 3 4 - - Yes 1
Case 3 28 I - 3 4 - - 0 1
Case 4 32 P - 3 4 - - 0 1
Case 5 43 I/P - 3 4 - - 0 1
La L/G VH
Case 6 31 I - 3 - 10 - 0 7
Case 7 27 I - 5 - 10 - 0 5
Case 8 31 I - 3 - 10 - Yes 7
Case 9 27 I - 12 - 16 - Yes 4
Case 10 51 P - 6 - 12 - 0 6
Case 11 31 I - 10 - 12 - Yes 2
Case 12 25 P - 6 - 14 - Yes 8
Case 13 27 P - 10 - 16 - 0 6
Case 14 30 I - 7 - 13 - Yes 6
Case 15 39 I - 10 - 12 - Yes 2
Case 16 25 P - 9 - 11 - 0 2
La M VH
Case 17 29 I - 6 - - 20 Yes 14
Case 18 29 I - 18 - - 20 Yes 2
Case 19 26 I - 10 - - 20 Yes 10
Mean (cm) - - - - - - - ˗˗ 4.6

BMI = body mass index, VH = ventral hernia, P = primary hernia, I = incisional hernia, US = ultrasound, CT = computerized tomography, La = laparoscopy, S/M = small (neck size >3 and <5 cm)/medium (>5 and <10 cm) hernia, L/G = large (neck size ≥10 and <15 cm)/giant (≥15 and <20 cm) hernia, M = massive hernia without loss of domain (neck size ≥20 cm), SH = satellite hernias, EX = external (US and/or CT-scan) size, IN = internal (operative) size.

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