Surgical mesh plays an important role in most abdominal wall hernia surgeries.
Category: Hernia Surgery
Are Hernia Belts Effective?
A hernia belt can provide temporary relief, but surgery is the only way to fix a hernia.
The Perfect Repair: Vojin’s Hernia Story
Dr. Blatnik fixed the complex hernias that caused Vojin pain for years.
A Durable Treatment for Recurrent Hernias
Research by Washington University hernia surgeons finds a durable solution for treating complex recurrent ventral hernias. The findings are published in the journal Surgery.
Ask the Doctors: Hernias and Hernia Repair Surgery
Hernia repair surgeon Sara Holden, MD, answers frequently asked questions about hernias. Holden specializes in abdominal wall hernia repair and is an expert in minimally invasive techniques.
What to Know about Hernias
Washington University hernia surgeons explain the causes and types of hernia, as well as symptoms to look out for and treatment options for hernias.