abdominal hernia


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abdominal hernia

[ab′däm·ə·nəl ′hər·nē·ə]
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Objective: To compare onlay versus sublay mesh repair for ventral abdominal hernias in terms of mean operative team, frequency of post-operative wound infection, seroma formation and hematoma formation.
Ventral abdominal hernia, xanthoma and haematoma in Egyptian swift pigeons: diagnosis and surgical interventions.
With pressurization of the gauze roll cushion and elastic bellyband, maximum healing of the muscle around the umbilical defect occurred, thus avoiding the formation of an abdominal hernia caused only by skin covering.
True abdominal hernias are the result of the protrusion of abdominal cavity contents through an opening, tear, or weakness in the abdominal wall musculature.
Extraordinary uterine weight due to twins or hydrops, direct trauma or severe ventral edema may result in rupture of the prepubic tendon, rupture of the abdominal wall or abdominal hernia. Mares with ruptured ventral abdominal structures present with abdominal discomfort and reluctance to rise or walk in late gestation.
A large number of incidental gastrointestinal findings can be observed during abdominal MDCT exam; they can be divided into benign, indeterminate, and worrisome [1]; even if the most frequent are benign ones, there are several conditions such as abdominal hernias, giant colon diverticulum, GIST, intestinal pneumatosis, colon ischemia, cold intussusception, gallstone ileus, and foreign bodies that represent a clinical medical emergency, and because of that a strait clinical and surgical attention may be needed (Table 1).
Biological mesh implants for abdominal hernia repair: US food and drug
Meshes have been applied in abdominal hernia repair for lower recurrence rate and less postoperative pain.
Large abdominal hernia including inguinal hernia 2.
Acquired neurogenic abdominal wall weakness simulating abdominal hernia. Isr Med Assoc J.