Journal article Open Access

THE OUTCOME OF A DOUBLE MESH INTRA PERITONEAL REPAIR FOR COMPLEX CENTRAL HERNIA

Dr. Muhammad Abu Bakar, Dr. Muhammad Asif, Dr. Muhammad Hamza Sohail

Objective: Results of a double mesh repair, intra peritoneal to settle complex central hernia.

Study Design: Retrospective cohort study

Place and Duration of Study: This study was conducted at the Hamdard University Hospital, Karachi from January 2018 to January 2019.

Materials and Methods: We collected the data from records which were already collected in the last two years, n=110 patients. All patients who presented with ventral hernia were included in this study including, both male and female patients. The age ranged between twenty to seventy years. Pregnant women, bleeding disorders were excluded from the study.

Results: 68 female and 42 male patient data was analyzed, and male female ratio remained 1:1:6. The mean age was 44.82 ±6.29 years. Male age range was slightly higher >50 years, then the female less than 50 years. Mean BMI was > 30kg/m2. 30 patients reported recurrent ventral hernia that is 27.2 percent of the study population. Multiple comorbidities were associated. The n=22 (20%) patients reported with surgical site wound infections which resolved on follow up. No mortality was reported in our enrolled cases.

Conclusion: Double mesh repair is an important an effective method of surgical repair and recurrence rate of post-operative complications is found to be lower in this method.

Files (670.9 kB)
Name Size
260.A-Complex hernia outcome.pdf
md5:a485e8fe59ee329d6dc57ba3d41de59b
670.9 kB Download
8
3
views
downloads
All versions This version
Views 88
Downloads 33
Data volume 2.0 MB2.0 MB
Unique views 77
Unique downloads 33

Share

Cite as