Abdominal Wall Hernias

Abdominal wall hernias are common in patients with ascites and may cause serious complications (Belghiti and Durand, 1997). The hernias are usually umbilical or inci-sional, but occasionally are inguinal. Approximately 20% of cirrhotic patients with ascites were found to have umbilical hernias on admission. Among the affected patients, 14% developed incarcerations of hernias, 35% developed skin ulcerations, and 7% experienced hernia ruptures. Manual reduction of incarcerated hernias should be attempted. Emergent surgery should be considered for incarceration or rupture if conservative therapy fails. If the hernia of a OLT candidate is not thin-walled or incarcerated, the repair could be postponed until transplant surgery

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

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