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Incisional Hernia: A Prospective Study
An incisional hernia is being a universal problem and topic of discussion worldwide. There is no clear-cut guideline of abdominal wall closure after major abdominal surgeries that can effectively prevent the occurrence of incisional hernia. We found out that most of the patients presented with pain over previous surgery scar with swelling. The defect was usually larger than 2 cm. Most postoperative patients complaint of pain, seroma, and hematoma formation. There was a minimal recurrence rate after onlay mesh repair in our setup.
Keywordsincisional hernia - hernia - ventral hernia - abdominal surgery complications - risk factor - inguinal hernia
07 July 2021 (online)
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