Inguinal Hernia

There is a weakness on either side of the groin area called the inguinal canal. In this area can develop a hernia, which describes an opening in the abdominal wall which abdominal contents, such as the intestine, can herniate through. Inguinal hernias are currently fixed with either open, or more recently, laparoscopic technique. A mesh is usually involved, and the surgery is usually ambulatory.

WHAT IS AN INGUINAL HERNIA AND HOW SHOULD IT BE REPAIRED

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Laparoscopic Surgery For Groin Pain

Laparoscopic Surgery For Groin Pain

People visiting the doctor for groin pain typically find that the pain is from a hernia and that the problem will probably require surgery to fix. Hernias do not usually heal by themselves, and your medical care provider may have no other option than to recommend surgery to stop the pain.If a doctor recommends surgery, there…

What Is Laparoscopic Hernia Repair?

What Is Laparoscopic Hernia Repair?

You likely will need hernia repair when the muscles of the groin become weak and allow for a part of the intestine to bulge and push through. Although there are different types of hernias, one that is in the area of the groin and is above the inguinal ligament is considered an inguinal hernia. One…