Abdominal Hernias

Under an unhealed means a eversion or rupture of abdominal contents through an acquired or congenital defect or a “locus of least resistance” in the abdominal wall. Many hernias are asymptomatic, some are incarcerated or strangulated, cause pain and require immediate surgical intervention. The diagnosis is made clinically. The treatment consists of elective surgical removal.

Abdominal hernias are v. a. extremely common in men in the United States they lead annually to about 700,000 operations.

Under an unhealed means a eversion or rupture of abdominal contents through an acquired or congenital defect or a “locus of least resistance” in the abdominal wall. Many hernias are asymptomatic, some are incarcerated or strangulated, cause pain and require immediate surgical intervention. The diagnosis is made clinically. The treatment consists of elective surgical removal. Abdominal hernias are v. a. extremely common in men in the United States they lead annually to about 700,000 operations. Classification Abdominalhernien be divided into Abdominal or inguinal hernias. Strangulated hernias are ischemic by physical compression of its blood supply. Gangrene, perforation and peritonitis decreased manually. To the abdominal wall hernias include umbilical hernias, epigastric hernias, Spigelian hernias and incisional hernias. Umbilical hernias (Vorstülpungen by the Umbilikalring) are usually congenital, some are acquired and occur as a result of obesity, ascites, pregnancy or chronic peritoneal dialysis in adulthood. Epigastric hernias occur in the linea alba. Spigelian hernias occur through defects in the abdominal M. transversus lateral to the rectus sheath, usually below the navel on. Incisional hernias occur after previous abdominal operations. Umbilical hernia DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/m3301555-umbilical-hernia-science-photo-library-high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350 ‘imageUrl:’ /-/media/manual/professional/images/m3301555-umbilical-hernia-science-photo-library-high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0 ‘, title:’ umbilical hernia ‘, description:’ u003Ca id = “v38395137 ” class = “”anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “”para “” u003e u003cp u003eDieses photo shows a congenital umbilical hernia in an infant. u003c / p u003e u003c / div u003e ‘credits’ DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY’

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