Definitions for loss of domain: an International Delphi Consensus of Expert Surgeons
Smart, Neil J.
JournalWorld Journal of Surgery
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No standardized written or volumetric definition exists for 'loss of domain' (LOD). This limits the utility of LOD as a morphological descriptor and as a predictor of peri- and postoperative outcomes. Consequently, our aim was to establish definitions for LOD via consensus of expert abdominal wall surgeons.