Incisional are often the largest and most challenging hernia for the hernia surgeon. Incisional hernias are hernias that result from weakness in the abdominal wall created by previous surgery. These tend to be large complicated hernias. Many of these cannot be fixed as an outpatient but require hospitalization.
"Milan—Chronic groin pain after hernia surgery is now considered the most important issue facing inguinal hernia surgeons and their patients. Yet, there is still much uncertainty surrounding what causes the pain and how to prevent it." - Victoria Stern, General Surgery News