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What are the complications of incisional hernia?

What are the complications of incisional hernia?

Potential Complications

  • Risk of general anesthesia.
  • Getting out of bed after surgery and moving as soon as the doctor allows will help reduce the risk of complications such as pneumonia and blood clots.
  • Hernia recurrence.
  • Bleeding.
  • Wound infection.
  • Painful scar.

Why is the component separation needed?

The component separation technique (CST) was introduced for abdominal wall reconstruction to treat large, complex hernias (1). The options for closing large and complex abdominal wall defects, including primary repair, mesh, and distant muscle flaps, have yielded suboptimal results (1).

What complications can occur when a mesh is used to repair a hernia?

The most common adverse events following hernia repair with mesh are pain, infection, hernia recurrence, adhesion, and bowel obstruction. Some other potential adverse events that can occur following hernia repair with mesh are mesh migration and mesh shrinkage (contraction).

Can I live with an incisional hernia?

This type of hernia only occurs after such a surgery, and the more abdominal surgeries you experience, the higher your risk to develop one. Many people live with incisional hernias for several years, but at some point this noticeable bulge may need to be treated.

What is component separation method?

Component separation is an abdominal wall reconstructive technique that strategically divides the rectus and lateral abdominal wall musculofascial layers in order to achieve tension-free midline fascial approximation.

What is the component separation technique?

Component separation technique (CST) is a novel answer to closure of midline with live, active tissues with or without the use of additional prosthesis. This technique was originally described in 1990 by Ramirez [2].

How do they fix an incisional hernia?

Incisional Hernia Treatments In this surgical procedure, also known as herniorrhaphy, the surgeon makes an incision in the abdomen above the hernia, pushes any protruding intestine back into the abdomen and repairs the opening in the muscle wall.