Desarda hernia repair technique

I get asked this question a lot. I have met Dr. Desarda. I like him personally. I have deep respect for him and his work. I do not endorse his namesake technique but I am not a critique of the technique either. I am familar with the technique but I do not use it for reasons which I will keep to myself out of respect for Dr. Desarda. I utilize a related technique called the Halsted in some of my more difficult mesh removal cases. I reserve judgement on the Desarda technique.

I am a very conservative surgeon. I have jumped on no bandwagons in my entire career. I refused to jump on the mesh bandwagon 25 years ago and now a great deal of my work is treating patients with mesh complications.

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