Postincisional Hernia

Postincisional Hernia

What is a postincisional hernia?

It is a defect in the abdominal wall with or without increased volume in the area of a scar after a surgical intervention. It is caused by a bad reconstruction of the abdominal wall after surgery in that same area.


What should I do if I have a postincisional hernia?

  • Limit activities that cause pain, discomfort or include great effort.

Postincisional hernia is a problem that requires open or laparoscopic surgery.


What symptoms usually occur?


Some symptoms include:

  • Inflammation
  • Pain in the affected area
  • Cough

hernia Postincisional