In 2015, the European Hernia Society recommended prophylactic mesh reinforcement in elective midline laparotomies to prevent incisional hernias in high-risk patients, even though the evidence for its efficacy was weak at the time.
The use of robot-assisted surgery combined with laparoscopy has become ever more common since the year 2000. Initially used for radical laparoscopic prostatectomies, it is now applied in many other surgical procedures, even though its efficacy ...
Pill verdict 'sufficient' means that this medicine has sufficient added value for use in the treatment of the condition.
Pill verdict 'moderate' means that this medicine has moderate added value for use in the treatment of the condition, or that the added value of the medicine can't be assessed yet on the basis of the current research results.
Pill verdict 'insufficient' means that this medicine has insufficient added value for use in the treatment of the condition.