Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair


    Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair – An Ingenious Remedy to Hernia Problem

    Around 600,000 hernia operations are conducted yearly in the United States. Some operations are done by the open method while the other the others are generally performed by the Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair Methods.

    Symptoms Of Inguinal Hernia

    These are some of the symptoms of the problem: • The common areas where this hernia takes its place are the groin, umbilical and the past operation section. • A hernia is generally noticed as a protrusion in the skin. Generally, pain and discomfort are experienced while lifting heavy objects, coughing, strain in urination and bowel movements and at times of long sitting and standing. • Severe and continuous pain, redness as well as tenderness are symptoms of the hernia being strangulated. Advantages Of Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair? If you are going for Laparoscopic Surgery, here are some of the advantages: • It has very little post operative pain • It diminishes the requirements for narcotics • Recovery is speedy and less complicated The Various Methods Of Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: Some of the methods used are: • The totally extra peritoneal repair method • The Tran abdominal Preperitoneal Repair Method • The Intraperitoneal Onlay Mesh Repair Method How Does The Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair Method Work? This is how the repair works: • The Hernia surgeon makes 3-4 incisions in the abdomen section. One in the naval section and the other towards the bottom. • A laparoscope, fiber optic tube with a small video camera is pushed through the opening and visualized on the TV monitor. • The operation is performed utilizing surgical instruments from the other openings while seeing on the tv monitor. The mesh is put in its place with sutures and staples. • Then the surgical instruments are removed and the holes are closed with stitches or with a surgical tape. What Happens On Recovery?

    At first, the patient experiences nausea, pain, and dizziness along with fatigue. The patient would get over these problems quickly. In cases of general anesthesia, the throat will be sore for 3-4 days. This happens in the breathing tube that could be managed with intake of tea or lozenges. After two hours of the Hernia surgery, the patient can stand and walk slowly. The patients are generally discharged after 3-6 hours of the operation. The surgeon will suggest some intake for pain medication. Further recovery could be associated with mild incisional pain and groin discomfort. This problem could last until the 4th week of surgery. Exercising is advised for post recovery.

    Laparoscopic surgery is done for patients with incarcerated hernia, who cannot tolerate general anesthesia, have bleeding disorders like hemophilia, for patients taking medicines for blood clotting, patients who have undertaken abdominal surgeries and gone through severe lung diseases. At the same time, Dr. Venu Gopal Pareek’s surgery clinic is considered the best for all hernia treatment procedures.

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