Hernia: Laparoscopic Surgery

Most Hernias Are Repaired Laparoscopically with The Most Advanced Laparoscopic Hitech Equipments.

Laparoscopic hernia repair is similar to other laparoscopic procedures. … A thin, lighted scope called a laparoscope is inserted through a small hole into the abdomen to visualise the hernia defect on a monitor.. The instruments to repair a hernia are inserted through other small incisions in the lower abdomen. Mesh is then placed over the defect to reinforce the belly wall.

Laparoscopic hernia repair is performed with general anesthesia and requires the use of a breathing tube.

 

Recovery

Most people who have laparoscopic hernia repair surgery are able to go home the same day. Recovery time is about 1 to 2 weeks. You most likely can return to light activity after 1 to 2 weeks. Strenuous exercise should wait until after 4 weeks of recovery.

It can take up to 4 weeks after open hernia surgery before you can begin normal strenuous activities. If you have laparoscopic surgeryyou may recover sooner. A synthetic patch or mesh may be used to repair your hernia. Patch use is becoming widespread in repairing hernias in adults.

The following steps may reduce your risk of an incisional hernia after surgery:
  1. Don’t overexert yourself.
  2. Take steps to prevent and treat constipation to avoid straining.
  3. Seek treatment for any a persistent cough.
  4. Try to limit the strain of sneezing, and get treated for any allergies.

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