Hernia repair is a common surgery conducted through either a conventional open method or using a small telescope known as a laparoscope. The method of conducting a hernia repair with a laparoscope is similar to other laparoscopic surgery. Let’s get an overview of hernia and how a laparoscopic hernia surgery is conducted.
Overview About Hernia
A hernia is a bulge or a tear in a patient’s body that is caused as a result of the weakening of inside layers of abdominal muscle. Commonly, hernias occur in regions like the groin (inguinal) or belly button (umbilical). Hernias can cause a lot of discomforts and a pain that is sharp and sudden that can get worse at the end of the day. The patient must contact the surgeon immediately if he/she suffers from severe and continuous pain, redness, tenderness and if the bulge used to come and go earlier, but now is stuck out.
How is Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery Conducted?
How should a patient prepare for a laparoscopic hernia repair?
What should one expect after surgery?
Why Should One Get a Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery?
Laparoscopic surgery is conducted by extensively skilled and trained hernia specialists. Advantages of laparoscopic hernia surgery are:
Laparoscopic hernia surgery can be inappropriate for patients who:
Dr. Rengan and his team are highly experienced in the field of laparoscopic surgery for hernia. Choosing the right hernia surgeon for your hernia surgery is important.