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Hiatal hernia repair - series—Incision

Incision

Overview

While the patient is deep asleep and pain-free (general anesthesia), an incision is made in the abdomen.

Update Date 2/27/2016

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, general surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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