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S D J Med. 1990 Oct;43(10):5-8.

Diastasis recti and umbilical hernia causes, recognition and repair.

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USD School of Medicine, Yankton.

Abstract

Among 1738 parous women who needed abdominal hysterectomies, 553 were found to have mild, 108 had moderate, and 12 had severe diastasis recti. Also, 97 had umbilical hernias. Methods of recognition and repair are diagramed and discussed. Postoperative improvement in firmness and function of the lower abdominal wall is greatly appreciated by respective patients.

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Methods of recognition and repair of mild, moderate, or severe diastasis recti are diagramed and discussed.

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2149203
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