Dr Manohar C S, Dr K Ramadev.
Department of General Surgery, Kempegowda institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore-560004
Incisional hernia is a common complication of abdominal surgery and an important source of morbidity. A wide spectrum of surgical techniques has been developed ranging from suturing techniques to the use of various types of prosthetic mesh repair. Use of preperitoneal mesh repair technique showed reduced number of postoperative complications and recurrence compared to other techniques.