Abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR) is a complicated surgery that helps repair reoccurring hernias, ventral hernias, large hernias, and parastomal hernias. It is also used to repair surgical trauma and rebuild the broken abdominal wall.
For abdominal wall reconstruction, consulting a well-qualified and seasoned AWR surgeon is a wise and essential decision. Dr. Harsh Sheth has performed many abdominal wall reconstruction surgeries for the past 10+years of his medical experience. Moreover, he is a proficient laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon in Mumbai skilled in GI and associated surgeries.
First, let’s know,
The primary function of the abdominal wall is to protect and support the internal organs. The core is the front and outer portion of the abdomen. It is made up of muscles and tendons that overlap.
The core supports the body, allowing it to execute various functions such as side-to-side movement, leaning backward, and moving around the body’s axis. The core also aids breathing by acting as an auxiliary to the respiratory muscles.
An abdominal wall reconstruction is a good option for patients who have:
Experts recommend abdominal wall reconstruction in case of:
How is abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR) surgery performed?
Post-operative care and recovery time for AWR surgery
What are the side effects of AWR surgery?
Any surgery has complications, and AWR surgeries are no different. A few complications associated with abdominal wall reconstruction are:
It is best to make an appointment with an AWR surgeon and discuss potential complications before consenting to surgery.