abdominal hernia


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ab·dom·i·nal her·ni·a

a hernia protruding through or into any part of the abdominal wall.
Synonym(s): laparocele

abdominal hernia

n.
A hernia protruding through or into any part of the abdominal wall.

abdominal hernia

A protrusion of loops of intestine, fat, or fibrous tissue through a defect or weakened region of the abdominal wall—e.g., an umbilical hernia.

abdominal hernia

Ventral hernia Surgery A protrusion of loops of intestine, fat, or fibrous tissue through a defect or weakened region of the abdominal wall–eg, an umbilical hernia

ab·dom·i·nal her·ni·a

(ab-dom'i-năl hĕr'nē-ă)
A hernia protruding through or into any part of the abdominal wall.
Synonym(s): laparocele.
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ABDOMINAL WALL HERNIA

abdominal hernia

A hernia through the abdominal wall.
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See also: hernia
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Therefore we conducted this study with the objective of comparing 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 in a common myna (Acridotheres tristis).
Two patients had abdominal hernias, and underwent herniorrhaphies at 1 year of age; they recovered post-operatively without recurrences.
Abdominal hernias can be asymptomatic or symptomless and although in many cases the treatment of choice is a surgery intervention, the therapy should be personalized and because of that it is important to take into account complications and recurrences [3].
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Abdominal hernias are considered relative contraindications to PD, but if identified in a timely manner, they can be repaired prior to the insertion of a Tenckhoff catheter.
In addition, he has been suffering from abdominal hernia for the past four years without receiving any medical treatment, the institution quoted the prisoner's family as saying.
These procedures include laparotomies for trauma and acute abdominal conditions as well as open reduction of fractures, split skin graft and abdominal hernia repair.
Feryn et al., "An elderly woman with obstructed obturator hernia: a less common variety of external abdominal hernia," JBR-BTR, vol.
A total of 100 patients with ventral abdominal hernia were selected on the bases of inclusion criteria and divided randomly by lottery method in Group A and Group B for hernia repair either with open mesh repair or laparoscopic approach respectively.
Although a number of problems and recalls of mesh material have occurred over the years, repairing an abdominal hernia with mesh is still the preferred method over suture repair.