awareness towards Incisional hernia surgery complications!
growing inventions in the medical field, there are many reliable methods
to get you rid of most of the medical problem. The incisional repair is
also one of the surgeries to repair or correct incisional hernia.
The incisional hernia could be found in any age or among man, woman or
children but most commonly find with the growing age especially among
adults. Before knowing the incisional hernia surgery or it procedure there
is a need to know the correct definition or what exactly incisional hernia
is? Well incisional hernia also known as a ventral hernia is a swelling
or bulge that occurs near or directly along a prior abdominal surgical
So in order
to repair the surgery performed is incisional hernia surgery which is
quite widely used to repair in order to correct the weakened area that
has developed or occurred in the tissues around the prior abdominal surgical
incision due to any of the reason that created tension in the area and
did not let the recovery or healing take place properly.
Incisional hernia may occur after the surgeries, which typically requires
a small incision the naval, after the surgeries such as vascular surgery
or after the smaller surgeries such as a laparoscopy or an appendectomy.
They may develop just after few weeks of surgery or might develop after
few years of surgery. The factors that majorly lead to development of
incisional hernia could be obesity, advanced age, malnutrition, poor metabolism,
dialysis, pregnancy, and other factors as well.
The two surgical techniques or approaches used to repair the incisional
hernias are laporoscopic incisional herniorrhaphy or the conventional
approach i.e. open repair procedure. Many considerations should be made
prior, during or after the surgery due to the involvement of various incisional
hernia surgery complications .
All though long-term complications seldom occur and are not that common
but the short term complications may emerge and the obese patients, or
those who have had multiple surgical operation have the higher exposure
to the risk of developing incisional hernia.
If not proper
care is taken as per under the guidance of doctor the following postoperative
complications may include nerve injury, intestinal injury, postoperative
bleeding prolonged suture pain urinary retention, respiratory distress,
fever i.e. related to surgical wound infection, fluid buildup at the site
of mesh placement.
So according to the studies or the risk of complications has been 13%
and the risk of repeat surgery has been 52% but this can be avoided if
proper care is taken both pre and post surgery.
Therefore, the best alternative to avoid incisional hernia surgery is
to take certain preventive measures such as:
Maintaining suitable weight for age and height, learning to lift the heavy
objects in the safe manner, controlling diabetics and poor metabolism,
avoiding abdominal pressure, eating a healthy balanced diet, regular moderate
exercise that could include walking, yoga or stretching exercises and
gentle aerobics. You should also follow other such measure mentioned by
your doctor or to know more about these you can do online search and can
avid the complication and rather have a positive result of incisional