Advanced Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery

Treatment is the only effective way to repair hernias. At Pristyn Care, we employ both open and laparoscopic techniques that are safe and provide immediate relief from the symptoms. Get in touch with us and get advanced Hernia Surgery cost-effectively.

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Advanced laparoscopic hernia surgery, also known as minimally invasive or keyhole hernia surgery, is a modern surgical technique used to repair various types of hernias. Hernias occur when an organ, such as the intestine, protrudes through a weak spot or opening in the abdominal wall. Laparoscopic hernia surgery offers several advantages over traditional open surgery, including smaller incisions, reduced pain, faster recovery, and less scarring.

The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia, and the surgeon makes a few small incisions in the abdominal area. A laparoscope, which is a thin, flexible tube with a camera and light source attached, is inserted through one of the incisions to provide a magnified view of the hernia and surrounding tissues on a monitor.

The surgeon then uses specialized surgical instruments inserted through the other incisions to repair the hernia. The steps involved in advanced laparoscopic hernia surgery may include:

  1. Reduction: If any part of an organ is protruding through the hernia, the surgeon gently pushes it back into its proper place.
  2. Hernia repair: The surgeon uses mesh or sutures to reinforce the weakened area of the abdominal wall, preventing the hernia from recurring.
  3. Closure: After the hernia is repaired, the surgeon closes the small incisions using sutures or surgical glue.

Advantages of advanced laparoscopic hernia surgery include:

  1. Reduced postoperative pain: Smaller incisions lead to less tissue trauma, resulting in decreased pain and discomfort after the surgery.
  2. Faster recovery: Patients usually experience a shorter hospital stay and a quicker return to normal activities compared to traditional open surgery.
  3. Less scarring: The small incisions result in minimal scarring, which is cosmetically more appealing.
  4. Lower risk of complications: Laparoscopic surgery is associated with a lower risk of wound infections and other surgical complications.
  5. Lower hernia recurrence rate: The use of mesh or sutures to reinforce the abdominal wall helps reduce the risk of hernia recurrence.

However, not all hernias are suitable for laparoscopic repair. The surgeon will consider various factors, including the size and location of the hernia, the patient’s overall health, and any previous abdominal surgeries, to determine the most appropriate approach.

As with any surgical procedure, there are potential risks and complications associated with advanced laparoscopic hernia surgery, including infection, bleeding, injury to surrounding organs, and adverse reactions to anesthesia. Patients should discuss the benefits and risks with their surgeon to make an informed decision about their treatment.

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