Open umbilical hernia repair

Rebecca Gunter, Jacob A. Greenberg

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Umbilical hernias are common primary ventral hernias and many become symptomatic over time. In the following chapter, we will review the open repair of umbilical hernias with and without mesh reinforcement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIllustrative Handbook of General Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9783319245577
ISBN (Print)9783319245553
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Mesh
  • Mesh herniorraphy
  • Open umbilical henria repair
  • Umbilical hernia
  • Ventral hernia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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