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:
- Pain in the affected area