Umbilicial hernia: What you need to knowUploader: Zuran 2 month ago Subscribe 4
The intestine can quickly become necrotic if not repaired, which requires surgical removal of the affected intestine. The European Hernia Society classification 8 for primary abdominal wall hernias defines the midline hernias from 3 cm above to 3 cm below the umbilicus as umbilical hernia Figure 1. The provider may order blood tests to look for signs of infection resulting from the strangulated intestine. It is important that only the doctor attempts this. They have two sides, one is polypropylene and the other side is a non-adherent material to face viscera.