Mesh prophylaxis for hernia in abdominal incisions

The primary objective of this review is to determine both the efficacy and safety of using primary mesh augmentation of abdominal incisions as a prophylaxis for incisional hernia. The secondary objective of this review is to determine whether the efficacy and safety of using primary mesh augmentation differs across prespecified subgroups (see Subgroup analysis and investigation of heterogeneity).

This is a protocol.

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