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.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Abdominal pain 6 1
Inguinal hernia 5 1
Hiatal hernia 1 1
Loss of large muscle control 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Abdominal hernia repair

Side effect Patients
Abdominal pain 1
Incisional hernia 1
Muscle pain 1
Nausea and vomiting 1
Neurological fatigue 1
Surgical pain 1

Show all 8 reported side effects

Duration

Currently having Abdominal hernia repair

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped having Abdominal hernia repair

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 21
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
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
$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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