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Why is the Hernia operation done and what is the cause of it ?

Hi may i know why Heranya Operation is done? Whats the main cause of it? What they ll do?
Asked On : Sun, 3 Apr 2011
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I suppose you wanted to ask about hernia operation. Hernia operations are done to repair the defect in the frontal wall of the abdomen as the hernia forms due to the weakness in the muscle layer wall of the abdomen. This weakness can be caused due to persistent inguinal duct in the inguinal canal, any previous surgeries, other underlying pathology within the abdomen which increases the intra abdominal pressure, defect in the correct formation of the muscle layers or due to underlying defect in collagen production due to genetic defect. This procedure involves placing a mesh which will form and strengthen the abdominal wall. Hope this will clarify. Regards.
Answered: Sat, 9 Jul 2011
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