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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 1/10/2017

Updated by: David A. Lickstein, MD, FACS, specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. 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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