Josef E Fischer

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Hernia repair: why do we continue to perform mesh repair in the face of the human toll of inguinodynia?
    Josef E Fischer
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 206:619-23. 2013
  2. doi The implications for the surgical community of bariatric surgery as a "cure" for type 2 diabetes
    Josef E Fischer
    William V McDermottDistinguished Professor of SurgeryHarvard Medical School and Chair of Surgery Emeritus6 West Cedar StreetBoston, MA 02108, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 206:136-41. 2013

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. doi Hernia repair: why do we continue to perform mesh repair in the face of the human toll of inguinodynia?
    Josef E Fischer
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 206:619-23. 2013
    ..Although few surgeons today perform this procedure and most residents have never seen it, the author proposes that mesh repairs be abandoned and the transversalis or Shouldice Hospital repair be adopted. ..
  2. doi The implications for the surgical community of bariatric surgery as a "cure" for type 2 diabetes
    Josef E Fischer
    William V McDermottDistinguished Professor of SurgeryHarvard Medical School and Chair of Surgery Emeritus6 West Cedar StreetBoston, MA 02108, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 206:136-41. 2013
    ..We should use this opportunity to stop the current conversion of surgeons from professionals to employees. ..