Inguinal Hernia Surgery

Inguinal hernia surgery

Inguinal hernia is a condition where a part of the intestine obtrudes out of lower abdomen, more commonly found in males. The protruding lump can be felt while coughing, lifting weight or even just while moving. It can become dangerous if the intestine gets stuck into it leading to obstruction or gangrene, hence it should be treated as early as possible.

Symptoms

  • Protruding lump can be felt on one or both sides of the pubic bone
  • Discomfort while working, bending, moving or coughing
  • Pain and swelling in the scrotum and testis, in case of male patients

LifeCare ABS offers laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernia

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  • Conducted under general anesthesia to minimize anxiety and pain
  • Laparoscopic procedure, requires only 3-4 small incisions for the laparoscope and supporting cannula to enter
  • Hernia removed from behind the abdominal wall with the help of cannula and the video image formed by the laparoscope, a small surgical mesh is then placed over the affected area and held in place with  surgical staples
  • A short painless procedure conducted within 60-90 minutes, with minimal pain and post surgery scars
  • Followed by low post operative pain and quicker recovery compared to open surgery
  • Faster return to normal diet and daily life activities
  • Lower risk of wound infection

    Contact us today to know more about laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernia.