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Umbilical hernia

Umbilical hernia surgery Hamburg

General Surgery and Surgical Practice Alster Hamburg Poppenbuettel – Tel: +49 40 602 30 06


Weakness in the abdominal wall at the navel. Abdominal content prolapses through the gap in the abdominal wall beneath the skin. Pain and risk of strangulation.


Remedy possible only through surgery.

operative procedure

Closure of the gap in the abdominal wall by sutures. Umbilicus is preserved.

what’s next

Some days local pain. Heavy lifting and carrying must be avoided for about 6 weeks.


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  • Dr. med. Stefan Peters
    Trauma Surgery
    General Surgeon

    Dr. med. Stephan Berg
    General Surgeon
    Trauma Surgery

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