Causes of Incisional Hernia

In this article we will discuss about Various Causes of Incisional Hernia. So let’s get started.


Weakness of the Surgical Wounds

Increased Intra-abdominal Pressure due to Chronic Cough, Constipation etc.

Poor Surgical Techniques

Post Operative Complications

Risk Factors include

Obese patients

Older patients

Have undergone the same Incision more than once

Those on Steroid Medication


What is Incisional Hernia?

In this article we wil discuss about What is Incisional Hernia? So let’s get started.

Incisional Hernia

It is a type of hernia caused because of an incompletely healed surgical wound, it occurs at or in close proximity to a surgical incision in other words Incisional Hernia is one where the peritoneal sac herniates through n acquired scar in the abdominal wall caused by pervious surgery or accidental trauma. Clinically presented as a bulge or Protrusion at or near the surgical area. Open Hernia Repair also known as Herniorrhaphy and Minimal Invasive Laparoscopic surgery are performed to treat Incisional Hernia.

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