You assess a 60-year-old male obese male who tells you during coughing he heard a 'pop' at his abdominal incision site.
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You assess a 60-year-old male obese male who tells you during coughing he heard

a "pop" at his abdominal incision site. Upon inspection, you note that the sutures are intact, you also notice an increase in the amount of serosanguineous drainage. What do you suspect and what would you recommend?

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