RECURRENCE:

THE RATE OF A HERNIA COMING BACK, OR RECURRENCE RATE CAN BE UP TO 40%, DEPENDING UPON TECHNIQUE, LOCATION ON THE BODY AND THE GENERAL SURGEON PERFORMING THE PROCEDURE. AT "THE HERNIA CENTER", A HERNIA SPECIALTY CENTER, OUR  RECURRENCE RATE IS LESS THAN 1%, FOR INGUINAL (GROIN) AND UMBILICAL HERNIAS, THE MOST COMMON ABDOMINAL HERNIAS REPAIRED.

NATIONAL
AVERAGE
BODY
LOCATION
"THE HERNIA
CENTER"
5%

5 - 10%

20 - 50%
INGUINAL (GROIN)

UMBILICAL (BELLY
BUTTON)

INCISION (OLD
SCAR)
1%

1%

<5%  

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