Abdominal strangulated hernia: Abdominal blood supply damaged hernia
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Within 3 hours of being administered infliximab I was vomiting and evacuating black substance and within 6 hours I was undergoing emergency surgery for two incarcerated hernias. I was due to have elective surgery for the hernias five weeks after this event. On the day in question my hernias had been examined and were fine. Unfortunately the surgery was not successful, the hernias recurred within two days and I am left with a dehiscence of the abdominal wound three and a half months later which occurred within days of the surgery. Although grateful to be alive I am now seriously questioning my treatment, my life is effectively on hold and I do not know what the future holds.
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