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Abdominal (Ventral) Hernias

Care Instructions for Laparoscopic and Open Ventral Hernia Repair

To help prepare patients for a ventral (abdominal) hernia repair, the Comprehensive Hernia Center at University Hospitals offers patient education and care instructions for both minimally invasive (laparoscopic) and open hernia procedures. These materials give information on the procedure itself, as well as pre-and post-operative care instructions for both patient and caregiver. To learn more, please refer to the following links: