Incisional Hernia in Pregnancy

Incisional Hernia in Pregnancy

Sujoy Dasgupta (PGT, Eden Hospital, Medical College Kolkata, West Bengal, India)
Copyright: © 2012 |Pages: 3
DOI: 10.4018/ijudh.2012100110
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Incisional hernias are not rare but obstetric complications due to an incisional hernia are rare. Literature suggests that the incisional hernia following a caesarian section may behave differently from an incisional hernia arising after a surgery in the non-pregnant state. The failure of hernia repair is more frequent in the former. The risk factors and the contributing factors to optimal management of these cases are discussed.
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