Surgical Options for Hernia?

What are Surgical Options for Hernia?

There are two main options for hernia repair:

1. Standard Open Repair:

Performed routinely with local anaesthesia and intravenous sedation. It involves a 10cm cut in the groin, finding the hernia, reduction of contents back to the abdomen and patching the defect with polypropylene mesh to strengthen the area of weakness to prevent the hernia from coming back.
2. Minimally Invasive (Laparoscopic or key hole) Repair:

Longer time of rest (average 6 weeks) after surgery and the chance of the hernia coming back (recurrent hernia) are some of the limitation of open Hernia surgery which led to rapid popularity of Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery all over the world and in India. Laparoscopic Hernia Repair using small incisions offers rapid recovery, less pain and quick return to work. Read More
Tension Free Hernia Repair:

Tension Free Mesh technique is preferred method of hernia repair and ideal for Inguinal Hernia. An incision is made directly over the site of hernia. Hernia content are pushed back inside and Specially designed mesh is placed is placed on the inside of weakness in the abdominal wall. Mesh acts as platform for new tissue growth and it incorporates safely into abdominal wall. Read More

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