What is Abdominal hernia repair?

Category: Surgeries

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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.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 2
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Abdominal hernia repair

Side effect Patients Percentage
Abdominal pain 1
Muscle pain 1
Neurological fatigue 1
Surgical pain 1

Duration

Currently having Abdominal hernia repair

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped having Abdominal hernia repair

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 24
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 3
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1 patient evaluation for Abdominal hernia repair

Oct 9, 2011 (Started Oct 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hiatal hernia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: One time

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