Ventral hernias are a group of the anterior abdominal wall defects including umbilical, inguinal, femoral or Spiegel, whether primary or post-operative. Depending on various factors, the surgical treatment may be customized and sometimes performed during another indicated surgical procedure to minimize the patient’s discomfort. Again the array of techniques is vast and the best outcomes may require graft insertion. The patient needs to be fully informed and aware of all the options and make an informed decision.
Our specialist has the capability and training to correct the anatomical wall defects acquired or inherited either in a separate procedure or at the same time with an obstetric or gynecologic intervention. Please address this issue during the encounter with him and rest assured the most inclusive plan of care for you can be detailed once.