Hernia Mesh: 15 Questions You Probably Have

Hernia repairs are common, with more than one million hernia repairs performed each year in the United States. Surgical grade mesh is frequently used in hernia repair and is proven to be helpful in reducing the hernia’s return (also known as hernia recurrence, complex hernia). Our listen-first approach to patient care means we hear a […]

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Diastasis Recti: Abdominal Separation FAQs

Diastasis recti is a separation of the abdomins muscles that typically occurs in pregnant and postpartum women but can also be present in men. The rectus abdominis¬†muscles (six-pack ab muscles) stretch during pregnancy. The separation can make a person’s belly stick out or bulge months or years postpartum What is diastasis recti? Diastasis recti (also […]

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How long does hernia surgery take?

Basic hernia surgery is a common surgical procedure performed by general surgeons. Complex hernia surgery is performed less often and by fewer surgeons. Because of the complexity of the hernia (previous failure, size of hernia, etc.), complex hernia surgery is more extensive in scope and time.¬† The Iskandar Complex Hernia Center performs both basic and […]

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