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Is all hernia repair mesh synthetic fabric?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
8 doctors agree
In brief: No.
There are many different kinds of mesh available for hernia repair.
Some products are derived from animal products, or from cell culture products. Each product has specific uses, so talk with your surgeon to see what meets your needs.

In brief: No.
There are many different kinds of mesh available for hernia repair.
Some products are derived from animal products, or from cell culture products. Each product has specific uses, so talk with your surgeon to see what meets your needs.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Richard Nguyen
Bariatrics
In brief: Not necessarily
Most hernia repairs are done with synthetic mesh.
They last longer and provide better results than biologic mesh. Biologic mesh tend to be made from some skin or tissue derivative. Basically biologic meshes have higher failure rates than traditional synthetic mesh.

In brief: Not necessarily
Most hernia repairs are done with synthetic mesh.
They last longer and provide better results than biologic mesh. Biologic mesh tend to be made from some skin or tissue derivative. Basically biologic meshes have higher failure rates than traditional synthetic mesh.
Dr. Richard Nguyen
Dr. Richard Nguyen
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