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Incisional Hernia

Incisional hernias are the result of previous surgeries. In this type of hernia, the intestines bulge out through scars that are a result of a previous surgery. Over time, incisional hernias can grow in size and become more difficult to repair. This type of hernia occurs after 2-10% of abdominal surgeries.

 

 

 

 

 

Hernioplasty (Mesh Repair)
This type of repair uses partially absorbable mesh. The mesh acts like a fence to reduce tension on the wound and prevent reoccurrence. Hernia repairs performed this way may typically,

  • Be completed in an outpatient setting
  • Be completed under or local or regional anesthetic
  • Allow patients to go home the same day
  • Reduce the risk of a bacterial infection Result in a quicker recovery.

 

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