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Hernia Repair

Hernia repair involves the surgical repair of a tear in the abdominal wall that results in tissues or organs bulging through the tear, often causing pain or discomfort.

  • general anesthesia is typically used
  • surgeon will make three to five small incisions to the abdomen
  • a laparoscope (with a tiny camera) is inserted into the abdomen
  • the abdomen is inflated with carbon dioxide gas to create working space for the surgeon
  • thin surgical instruments are inserted and utilized to push the bulging tissue back into place