Monday, March 28, 2011

Think Before Hernia Surgery

Different types of inguinal hernias.Image via WikipediaHernias in abdominal wall;
may occur  due to increased intra-abdominal pressure, secondary to another condition. Clinicians often jump to hernia surgery without thinking; if there is a condition giving rise to hernia. The problem is that if the primary condition is not adequately treated hernia surgery may fail to provide lasting relief and that may recur.
Such conditions giving rise to increased intra-abdominal pressure can be;
There can be several other causes of academic interest.
Another important cause of hernia mostly direct ones are due to weakness in musculature of abdominal wall in the later age.
So, before jumping to hernia surgery the patient should disclose and the doctor should inquire about such predisposing causes and take steps to adequately control the primary condition.
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