The MR-visible-Mesh as IPOM in rabbits: First in-vivo imaging of mesh ingrowth und delineation to its surrounding structures

Jens Otto, Nicolas Kühnert, Nils Krämer, Hank Donker, Christiane Kuhl, Iona Slabu, Michael Hodenius & Uwe Klinge
Introduction: Implantation of textile meshes can cause severe complications like migration, erossion, shrinkage, deformation and fistula formation. In some of these cases the indication for surgical correction is beyond despute, but often “only” funtional problems or unspecific discomfort[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]