References regarding titanized meshes in hernia surgery

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  13. Tamme C., Garde N., Klingler A., Hampe C., Wunder R., Köckerling F., Totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernioplasty with titanium-coated lightweight polypropylene mesh: early results. Surg Endosc., 2005. 19(8): p. 1125-1129.
  14. Bittner R., Schmedt C. G., Leibl B. J., Schwarz J., Early postoperative and one year results of a randomized controlled trial comparing the impact of extralight titanized polypropylene mesh and traditional heavyweight polypropylene mesh on pain and seroma production in laparoscopic hernia repair (TAPP). World J Surg., 2011. 35(8): p. 1791–1797.
  15. CE-Kennzeichnung des titanisierten Herniennetzes TiMESH: 2002