The use of a mesh in rectus diastasis surgery, in order to provide support to the abdominal wall and reduce the incidence of recurrences, has become one of the cornerstones of diastasis surgical treatment in recent years. This, however, has... Read More "The mesh in diastasis surgery: what NOT to do.
Endoscopic surgery for diastasis of the rectum
Talking about minimally invasive abdominoplasty sounds like an oxymoron, it is a definition that apparently contradicts itself. But how: is abdominoplasty not that surgery that leaves a huge scar, painful, with a long and complicated recovery? Of course it is. But today we can... Read More "Minimally invasive abdominoplasty: the MILA
REPA began as functional surgery, without an aesthetic component; its primary objective is to treat health problems related to diastasis of the rectus - low back pain, urinary incontinence, abdominal bloating, reflux, constipation, abdominal pain, etc. Surgeons will say... Read More "REPA: the aesthetic component
Today I am telling you stories about Women. Or rather, they will tell you themselves. Each of us Surgeons can think what we want of ourselves: believing we are the best, a Godfather; sometimes knowing, to ourselves, that we are... Read More "Stories of Women, Diastasis and REPA
Two years after I introduced REPA in Italy, the time has come to assess what changes after abdominal diastasis surgery in terms of quality of life. Typically, patients who come to my practice suffer from ... Read More "What changes after abdominal diastasis surgery?
Abdominal diastasis: what is it? Abdominal diastasis - or diastasis of the rectus - is a condition that is still little known in Italy. In this article you will find all the explanations on what diastasis of the rectus abdominis is, who suffers from it, which... Read More "Abdominal diastasis and REPA 'at a glance
The following article is a translation, integrated and in some points simplified, of the editorial I wrote at the invitation of the Sociedad Hispanoamericana de Hernia in its journal. Until very recently, diastasis of the rectus was considered a defect... Read More "Here's why a wall surgeon should operate rectus diastasis
In recent years, endoscopic surgery for diastasis of the rectus has become increasingly popular and widespread. The first endoscopic rectus diastasis surgery, REPA, was introduced by me in Italy in 2017,... Read More "Endoscopic rectus diastasis surgery: which technique?
Abdominal diastasis consists of a separation of the rectus abdominis muscles, the two long central muscles of the abdomen. Most frequently due to pregnancy, it irreversibly affects about one third of women who have given birth; in men, abdominal diastasis can appear... Read More "Abdominal diastasis: laparoscopic surgery