A hernia results from the weakening of the abdominal wall. This weakening allows the contents of the abdomen to protrude from the normal boundaries. Hernias are repaired by implanting a sterile surgical mesh to strengthen the weakened abdominal wall.
|Purpose||Patients||Patients with evaluations||Perceived Effectiveness|
|Surgical mesh infection||1||1|
|Loss of large muscle control||1||0||
- Can't tell
Side effects as an overall problem
|2 years or more||1|