Am I a candidate for Endoscopic Diastasis Recti repair? (Photo)
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Yes. You can see benefits from a laparoscopic, not endoscopic, Diastasis closure. That would involve 3 laparoscopic scars on your left side. And repair from the inside. The upper abdomen is clearly involved in a bulging.
Diastasic recti in males with possible umbilical hernia
You may, however, have a small umbilical hernia and should have an examination by a competent surgeon to ask about repair.
Umbilical hernia repairs have a very high recurrence rate in bodybuilders. Sometimes an endoscopic repair (by a general surgeon from inside the abdomen) is very effective at solving that problem but does necessitate several portal entry sites (scars at various places on the abdominal wall).
Plastic surgeons tend to repair umbilical hernias through an around the belly button approach but the recurrence rate is higher.
Am I a candidate for Endoscopic Diastasis Recti repair?
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