Key clinical point: The prevalence of primary ventral hernias is low during pregnancy.
Major finding: Only 0.08% of the pregnant women studied had umbilical hernias and none required repair before delivery.
Study details: Systematic review of cohort, case reports, and case-series studies.
Disclosures: The investigators reported no conflicts.
Oma E et al. Am J Surg. 2019 Jan;217:163-8.
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