A new approach to umbilical hernia repair: the circular suture technique for defects less than 2 cm


Yildiz I. , Koca Y. S.

ANNALI ITALIANI DI CHIRURGIA, vol.88, no.5, pp.449-453, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 88 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Title of Journal : ANNALI ITALIANI DI CHIRURGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.449-453

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Umbilical hernia, unlike other abdominal wall hernias, occurs when the umbilical ring opens and expands. Its' symptoms and complications show similarities with other hernias. Although there are various repair techniques, there is not a standard technique yet. This paper investigated the outcomes of double layer circular suture technique as a new approach in the repair of umbilical hernia.