Pediatric Surgery

Umbilical Hernia Repair in Children Anatomical Repair Hidden incision Dr. Tamer Ashraf Wafa

July 30, 2021
In this video, the surgical treatment of umbilical hernia in a 4 year old girl is demonstrated. The focus of this video is to illustrate how to make the incision hidden in the umbilicus in order to give an invisible scar. The treatment of umbilical hernia in babies is mainly conservative, while in children over the age of two is via surgical anatomical repair. The operative steps and tissue planes are clearly demonstrated. The video shows the surgeon's point of view (POV).
In this procedure, the operative steps are played in normal speed while some of the steps is played in faster speed for illustration purpose.The original video is 34 minutes.
Surgical steps a discribed in the subtitles during the video. This is an educational video designed for junior pediatric surgeons in training.

Tamer Ashraf Wafa PhD, MRCS
Assists Professor, Pediatric Surgery Department
Mansoura University

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