First laparoscopic fasciotens application in the Bethanien Clinic in Zurich!
In the picture from left to right: Dr. Pascal Jeanmonod, Prof. Dieter Berger, Dr. Gereon Lill, Dr. Dietmar Eucker. Prof. Dr. Berger reports in detail: First laparoscopic application of standardized fascial traction provided by fasciotens for a recurrent umbilical, an epigastric hernia and a rectus diastasis between 6 and 7 cm from below the umbilicus […]
First application in Italy
In a patient with an open abdomen (fascia distance 26 cm) after acute pancreatitis, fasciotens®Abdomen was applied as ultima ratio after 7 days of laparostoma and successfully closed. The team around Dr. Mauro Zago is convinced of the efficiency of the fasciotens method for closing the open abdomen.
First application in Switzerland
On 22 February 2021, the fasciotens method was used for the first time in Switzerland to close a 15 cm wide hernia. Dr. Jan Kukleta and Dr. Nicolas Clement, hernia specialists at the Hernia Centre Zurich and Dr. Dietmar Eucker, head physician at the Competence Centre for Hernia Surgery at the Cantonal Hospital Baselland (KSBL) […]