Incidence

The incidence of incisional hernia after abdominal wall surgery is at least 10% (Mudge and Hughes, 1985). In some studies of high risk patients, the occurrence rate is as high as 20%. Repair is commonly unsuccessful, with recurrence rates ranging from 20% to greater than 50% (Flum et al, 2003; Van'T Riet et al, 2004). This obviously represents a substantial management problem for the gastroenterologist and surgeon and their associated patients. Regrettably, a large retrospective population cohort study examining over 10,000 patients demonstrated that there had been no improvement in important measures of adverse outcome in the last several decades in these patients (Flum et al, 2003).

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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