A Comparative Study of Incision Hernia: Open Repair and Laparoscopic Repair
Keywords:Hernia, Laparoscopic repair, wound infection
Aim: A comparative non-randomized and prospective study of open repair and laparoscopic repair of incisional hernia. Materials and methods: In our study of 38 patients with incisional hernia, operated in open repair group and laparoscopic repair group are compared with regard to the different variables like Operative time, Postoperative pain, Wound infection, Duration of hospital stay and Recurrence. Results: A significant reduction in post-operative wound infections, duration of hospital stay , decrease in the post-operative pain as well as recurrence rates of hernia are noted in Laparoscopic repair group compared to open repair group. Conclusion: Laparoscopic approach has shown promising results and is being widely accepted.
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