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Umbilical hernia repair - series—Incision

Incision

Overview

General anesthesia is used. A curved incision is made under the umbilicus.

Review Date 1/11/2021

Updated by: Robert A. Cowles, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery (Pediatrics), Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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