Management of Strangulated Abdominal Hernia

Management of Strangulated Abdominal Hernia


  • Aruj Alam
  • Abrar Ahraf Ali
  • Muhamad Shoaib
  • Abdul Majeed Chaudhry



Hernia, Abdominal. Hernia, Femoral. Hernia, Inguinal. Hernia, Ventral. Hernia. Time. Intestinal Obstruction. Social Environment. Mental Disorders.


This was a descriptive type of study analyzing emergency management of strangulated abdominal herniae stressing upon time duration of presentation The objective of the study was to analyze the presentation and to assess the relationship of duration of strangulation with the viability of the contents of the sac. Methodology: The study included 60 consecutive patient underwent emergency surgery. All herniae presented with swelling, Abdominal pain and irreducibility. Results: An incidence of 4% was noticed for strangulated abdominal hernia. The median age of presentation was 50 years. Most frequent contents were omentum and fat. Viability of contents is invariably effected by the duration of strangulation. Conclusion: Many of the strangulated hernia present late after the 24 hour and the viability of the contents of the sac is affected by duration of strangulation.




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Alam, A., Ali, A. A., Shoaib, M., & Chaudhry, A. M. (2016). Management of Strangulated Abdominal Hernia. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 9(1).



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