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    South Dakota journal of…
    1990

Diastasis recti and umbilical hernia causes, recognition and repair.

@article{Ranney1990DiastasisRA,
  title={Diastasis recti and umbilical hernia causes, recognition and repair.},
  author={Brooks Ranney},
  journal={South Dakota journal of medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={43 10},
  pages={
          5-8
        }
}
UNLABELLED 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. PRECIS Methods of recognition and repair of mild, moderate, or severe diastasis recti are diagramed and discussed. 

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