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International Journal of Surgery Science
Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part C (2019)

Study of incisional hernia

Author(s): Dr. Rajesh Kumar Rathore and Dr. Mahesh M Pukar
Abstract: Background: Incisional Hernias are common complication of abdominal surgery. Depending on the risk factors Incisional Hernia can occurs in 12 - 30 % of patients subjected to abdominal operations.
Aims and Objective: A clinical study on risk factors, clinical presentations, management and post-operative complications in patient with Incisional Hernia.
Material and Methods: A total of 54 patients of Incisional Hernia were studied and postoperative complications were evaluated in our institute.
Results: Incidence of incisional hernia is more common in females than males and the overall M: F ratio is 1:2. Incisional hernia incidence is high in lower abdominal incisions.
Conclusions: Closure of abdominal wound in layers and prevention of wound infection reduces chances of incisional hernia.
Pages: 147-149  |  1450 Views  429 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar Rathore, Dr. Mahesh M Pukar. Study of incisional hernia. Int J Surg Sci 2019;3(3):147-149. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2019.v3.i3c.162
International Journal of Surgery Science