Umbilical hernia repair in pregnant patients: review of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.

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Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery, ISSN: 1248-9204, Vol: 21, Issue: 5, Page: 767-770

Publication Year:
2017
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Repository URL:
https://hsrc.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/smhs_surgery_facpubs/533
PMID:
28735364
DOI:
10.1007/s10029-017-1633-8
Author(s):
I. N. Haskins; M. J. Rosen; A. S. Prabhu; R. L. Amdur; S. Rosenblatt; F. Brody; D. M. Krpata
Publisher(s):
Springer Nature
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Medicine; Surgery
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Umbilical hernias present commonly during pregnancy secondary to increased intra-abdominal pressure. As a result, umbilical hernia incarceration or strangulation may affect pregnant females. The purpose of this study is to detail the operative management and 30-day outcomes of umbilical hernias in pregnant patients using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP).