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What does LVHR stand for?

LVHR stands for Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair

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Innovative Endomechanical Device Facilitates Insertion, Deployment and Placement of Mesh in Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair NEW YORK -- Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced the launch of the AccuMesh[TM] positioning system.
The study examined six minimally invasive procedures: -- Laparoscopic appendectomy (removal of the appendix) -- Laparoscopic cholescystecomy (removal of the gallbladder) -- Laparoscopic colectomy (removal of part or all of the colon) -- Laparoscopic fundoplication (corrects severe or persistent acid reflux) -- Laparoscopic hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) -- Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (repair of an abnormal bulging of the abdominal wall often at the site of a previous surgical incision) Background on Minimally Invasive Procedures During minimally invasive procedures for the abdominal surgeries described above, the surgeon makes a series of three to five small, dime-sized incisions in the patient's abdomen.