Here Is a Quick Review of Hernia Mesh Devices and Their Associated Risks

Hernia is one of the common conditions affecting a large percentage of population worldwide. Hernias is a medical condition that occur when a weakness in the muscular wall of the abdomen allows organs and tissues to push through. Hernia mesh devices are surgical meshes that are used to provide additional support to weak/damaged tissue. Most of the hernia mesh devices are made up of animal tissue or synthetic materials and can be found in knitted mesh of non-knitted sheet forms.

Open tension-free repair surgery and laparoscopic hernia repair surgery are the two most commonly used methods for mesh repair surgery. These surgical devices are available in various sizes and can often be cut to size depending on the repair technique or the size of the hernia. Hernia mesh devices are either placed over the defective area in the abdominal wall or bellow it, which can hold in place with a few sutures.

Read More: