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Ventral Hernia
Siva P. Raman, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Pathology

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Definitions

            • Ventral hernias (VH) encompass a variety of different hernias through anterior and lateral aspects of abdominal wall
            • Incisional hernia (IH): Hernia through the site of prior abdominal wall incision

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Radiographic Findings

              • CT Findings

                • Ultrasonographic Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                        • Presentation

                          • Demographics

                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                              • Treatment

                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                • Consider

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Jin J et al: Laparoscopic versus open ventral hernia repair. Surg Clin North Am. 88(5):1083-100, viii, 2008
                                  2. Jamadar DA et al: Characteristic locations of inguinal region and anterior abdominal wall hernias: sonographic appearances and identification of clinical pitfalls. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 188(5):1356-64, 2007
                                  3. Zafar HM et al: Anterior abdominal wall hernias: findings in barium studies. Radiographics. 26(3):691-9, 2006
                                  4. Aguirre DA et al: Abdominal wall hernias: imaging features, complications, and diagnostic pitfalls at multi-detector row CT. Radiographics. 25(6):1501-20, 2005
                                  5. Aguirre DA et al: Abdominal wall hernias: MDCT findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 183(3):681-90, 2004
                                  6. Millikan KW: Incisional hernia repair. Surg Clin North Am. 83(5):1223-34, 2003
                                  7. Thoman DS et al: Current status of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Surg Endosc. 16(6):939-42, 2002
                                  8. Yahchouchy-Chouillard E et al: Incisional hernias. I. Related risk factors. Dig Surg. 20(1):3-9, 2003;20(1):3-9.
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Pathology

                                        • Clinical Issues

                                          TERMINOLOGY

                                          • Definitions

                                            • Ventral hernias (VH) encompass a variety of different hernias through anterior and lateral aspects of abdominal wall
                                            • Incisional hernia (IH): Hernia through the site of prior abdominal wall incision

                                          IMAGING

                                          • General Features

                                            • Radiographic Findings

                                              • CT Findings

                                                • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                  • Imaging Recommendations

                                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                      PATHOLOGY

                                                      • General Features

                                                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                        • Presentation

                                                          • Demographics

                                                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                              • Treatment

                                                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                • Consider

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Jin J et al: Laparoscopic versus open ventral hernia repair. Surg Clin North Am. 88(5):1083-100, viii, 2008
                                                                  2. Jamadar DA et al: Characteristic locations of inguinal region and anterior abdominal wall hernias: sonographic appearances and identification of clinical pitfalls. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 188(5):1356-64, 2007
                                                                  3. Zafar HM et al: Anterior abdominal wall hernias: findings in barium studies. Radiographics. 26(3):691-9, 2006
                                                                  4. Aguirre DA et al: Abdominal wall hernias: imaging features, complications, and diagnostic pitfalls at multi-detector row CT. Radiographics. 25(6):1501-20, 2005
                                                                  5. Aguirre DA et al: Abdominal wall hernias: MDCT findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 183(3):681-90, 2004
                                                                  6. Millikan KW: Incisional hernia repair. Surg Clin North Am. 83(5):1223-34, 2003
                                                                  7. Thoman DS et al: Current status of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Surg Endosc. 16(6):939-42, 2002
                                                                  8. Yahchouchy-Chouillard E et al: Incisional hernias. I. Related risk factors. Dig Surg. 20(1):3-9, 2003;20(1):3-9.