Parastomal Hernia Is a Problem Yet to Be Solved

Hagar Mizrahi, Nissim Geron, Michael C. Parker


Parastomal hernia is a common surgical problem which is associated with discomfort and irritation in addition to acute complications. This review presents the history, different classifications and terms which are used to describe parastomal herniation. It also details the different techniques for parastomal hernia diagnosis and presents evidence-based risk factors associated with its occurrence. It gives a detailed overview of modern treatment options and discusses different strategies for repair of parastomal hernia as well as advantages and disadvantages for each technique.

J Curr Surg. 2015;5(2-3):151-156


Colostomy; Ileostomy; Parastomal; Hernia

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