Modifying risks in ventral hernia patients with prehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg 2018; 268: 674-680.

Published: 22nd November 2018

Authors: Liang MK, Bernardi K, Holihan JL, Cherla DV, Escamilla R, Lew DF et al.


Some 118 obese patients were included. The prehabilitation group had a similar rate of perioperative complications, but were more likely to be hernia- and complication-free: 47.5 versus 69.5 per cent, P=0.015.

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