What is Hernia?
It is a weakened spot through which contents of the abdomen come out to lay just below the skin. Usually, there are layers of muscle and sheath covering the intestine. But when weakness occurs for one or the other reason discussed later in the article, then people develop hernia.
Types of Hernia
This happens at the site of a previous surgery. This type of hernia is because of incomplete healing at the time of a previous surgery or as a result of some complication, such as infection, of the previous surgery. It has to be noted that 5–10 percent of all patients who had undergone surgery develop this. This is very rare after laparoscopic or keyhole surgery.