What is an Incisional Hernia?
The protrusion of an organ that usually occurs at the site of a previous surgical incision.
What Causes an Incisional Hernia?
Incisional hernias are caused when there is weakening or a tear at the site of a prior incision.
Symptoms of Incisional Hernia:
- Swelling beneath the skin, usually around the incision
- Pain or discomfort
Treatments for Incisional Hernia Offered
Incisional Hernia repair surgery in which hernias are “pushed back” and the weakened wall is repaired, usually using a mesh to reinforce the weakened abdominal wall. Surgery can be done laparoscopically.
Need Help With an Incisional Hernia?
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