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Abdominal Wall Reconstruction - PRS Global Open Mini-series from University of Pennslyvania

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  • Updated:   3/11/2021
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Beyond the Hernia Repair: A Review of the Insurance Coverage of Critical Adjuncts in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

Naga, Hani I.; Mellia, Joseph A.; Diatta, Fortunay; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open. 8(12):e3309, December 2020.

Creator: PRS Global Open
Duration: 34:26
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open December 2020, Volume 8, Issue 12;

This episode of the PRS Global Open Keynotes Podcast discusses the challenges and goals of ventral hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstruction. Guests are John P. Fischer, MD, MPH; Joseph A. Mellia, BA; Hani I. Naga, BA; and Yasmeen M. Byrnes, BA.  

The PRS Global Open University of Pennsylvania Mini-Series on “Abdominal Wall Reconstruction” contains 5 peer-reviewed articles on the topic and is available to read for free on

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At the time of recording, all of the guests were affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA: Dr. Fischer is a board-certified plastic surgeon, Associate Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia, and Director of Clinical Research Program in the Division of Plastic Surgery. Ms. Byrnes is a medical student at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Mellia is a medical student at Stony Brook University and research fellow at University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Naga is a medical student at the University of Pennsylvania.

Your host, Dr. Damian Marucci, is a board-certified plastic surgeon and Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Sydney in Australia.

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