The IAGES family is saddened at the demise of Dr. Chetan Shah, Mumbai; one of our founder members (IAGES 351) after a protracted illness.
An incisional hernia is a unique clinical entity as it is the only abdominal wall hernia to have an iatrogenic origin.
Surgery today is being driven by technological innovations more than ever before. We are also becoming dependent on technology for further progress.
With this publication, we intend to provide some information on the correct handling of instruments, some of the options available for their sterilization, so to say, about the care of the instruments.