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Prevention of incisional hernia with retrorectus synthetic mesh versus biological mesh following loop ileostomy closure (Preloop trial).

Mäkäräinen EJ, Wiik HT, Kössi JAO, Pinta TM, Mäntymäki L-MJ, Mattila AK et al.

Br J Surg 2024; 111: znad362.

There were no differences in outcomes between the two mesh types in this study that included 102 patients.

Comment: No need to use more expensive biological mesh.

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