Hernia Types and Risk Factors: Current Trends and Future Approaches to Hernia Repair

Author's: Muhammad Naeem Iqbal1, Iqra Iqbal2*, Asfa Ashraf1,3
Authors' Affiliations
1Pakistan Science Mission (PSM), Narowal (Noor Kot 51770), Pakistan.2Department of Zoology, Government College Women University Sialkot, Pakistan.3The School of Life Sciences, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou 350117, China.*CorrespondenceIqra IqbalEmail:imiqraiqbal@gmail.com
Article Type: Review Article     Published: Nov. 30, 2021 Pages: 35-42
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Abstract

Hernia is a common problem of the modern world with higher incidence in developing countries. Hernias can develop in many regions of the body demonstrating various types. Many risk factors seem to be associated with its development, and various treatment modalities from conservative management to operative repair have also evolved with advancement in technology. Early detection is a key for complete and effective treatment of hernias. This review will attempt to demonstrate hernia types and risk factors and also provide an overview of the current management and surgical techniques and future approaches for both preventing and treating hernias.

Keywords

Hernia,

Risk factors,

Hernia repair,

Surgical techniques.

Authors’ Contribution

MNI designed; MNI and II wrote and revised the paper; AA proofread and approved for publication.

How to cite

Iqbal, M.N., Iqbal, I., Ashraf, A., 2021. Hernia Types and Risk Factors: Current Trends and Future Approaches to Hernia Repair. The PSM., 2(4): 35-42.