Abdominal wall defects and complex hernias are serious issues that can cause discomfort and additional health complications. Treatment is usually abdominal wall reconstruction surgery to repair the opening in the muscle wall.
Research that leads to faster recovery
The treatment capabilities at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center range from simple to complex hernias and abdominal wall reconstruction. Our internationally renowned doctors are the ones who write the papers and conduct the leading research. Current research includes trials to determine which are the best abdominal meshes and how they should be applied. The goal of these and other studies is to identify methods that will enhance patient recovery.
A patient-centered approach
Patients get personalized care at OSU Wexner Medical Center through our multidisciplinary, comprehensive hernia clinic. This includes the added benefit of having multiple medical departments bring their various expertise and experience right to your bedside for optimized care and better outcomes. Plastic surgeons work with general surgeons to provide consolidated care in one place. This approach enables us to solve complex problems that often can’t be solved at other institutions. It also allows:
- Immediate access to your records
- Convenient access to various doctors in one visit
- Continual follow-up
- Exceptional care
Contact us today for more information or to schedule a consultation with a specialist.