What is the best treatment for an adult with an umbilical hernia?
What is the best treatment for an adult with an umbilical hernia? Evidence-Based Answer: Mesh repair of adult umbilical hernia results in lower recurrence rates than tissue suture repair with no difference in complications (SOR: B, meta-analysis and systematic review). Patients with cirrhosis need preoperative control of ascites before repair.
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