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IJHSR. 2013; 3(11): 92-96


Umbilical Hernia: Which Technique in Which Defect Size?

Mustafa SIT, Ahmet Serkan Ilgun, Edip Erdal Yilmaz.

Abstract
Purpose: Umbilical hernias make 6% of abdominal wall hernias in adults. There is no consensus on how large should mesh be in treatment of umbilical hernias. We aimed to analyse the outcomes of the patients undergone surgery for umbilical hernias.
Methods: We retrospectively analysed the data of 121 patients undergone umbilical hernia surgery between November 2007 and August 2011. We obtained the demographical features of the patients, size of the hernia defect, surgical technique, and informations about development of infection, recurrence and seroma formation from hospitalís database
Results: Recurrence rate was significantly different in mesh repair compared to mayo repair or primary suturization (p3cm of fascia around hernia sac.

Key words: umbilical hernia, seroma, recurrence, defect size, mesh size.



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