treatment of abdominal hernia

Treatment of Abdominal hernia| Laparoscopic procedure

What is treatment of abdominal hernia surgically?

The treatment of abdominal hernia is done surgically when an organ or any other piece of tissue comes out of the abdominal wall that is responsible for enclosing the abdominal cavity.  If a hernia occurs through the diaphragm, then muscles that are involved in separating the chest from the abdomen, are responsible for that.

The most common type of hernias are:

  • Inguinal hernia
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Umbilical hernia

Different types of Hernias

Following are the different types of hernia:

  • Inguinal hernia
  • Femoral hernia
  • Obturator hernia
  • Epigastric hernia
  • Umbilical hernia
  • Spigelian hernia
  • Incisional hernia
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Sliding hiatal hernia
  • Paraesophageal hernia
  • Traumatic diaphragmatic hernia
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Treatment of abdominal hernia repair surgery procedure

Laparoscopic abdominal hernia repair surgery is carried out by pitting gas in the midsection, which is done to make space to allow the surgeon to see inside your surgeon. The peritoneum is a covering membrane that divides the stomach. Some working is done s=to to fix the deformities in the stomach and reinforce the tissue.

After the procedure is carried out, the little incisions made are sewed back carefully. In this surgical treatment the cuts are hardly noticeable and recover in a span of a few months only. Many other surgeries like, appendectomyadrenalecotomycholecystectomy, and for weight loss are also carried out laparoscopically.

Advantages of laparoscopic abdominal hernia repair

  • This procedure is the least painful
  • Patient has to stay at the hospital for a very short time
  • After this laparoscopic treatment, the patient can get back to the normal life quickly.
  • The bowel function gets normalized fast in treatment abdominal hernia laparoscopically as compared to the other ones, that don’t use a laparoscope.
  • This procedure causes less scarring as few incisions are made, and the procedure is done by putting equipment inside through them and visualizing the surgery through the monitor screen, which is attached to the laparoscope.
  • Few wound infections and chances of sepsis.
  • Patient can go back to the regular diet and drink faster after laparoscopic treatment of abdominal hernia repair.

Recovery from Laparoscopic treatment of abdominal hernia repair

After going through the surgery, it is normal to feel pain for a few days. Some people may also feel lethargic, get low-grade fever, flu and get nauseous.

A person going through this laparoscopic treatment will feel better after a few days and will start feeling much better after seven days. For some weeks, a person might feel some twinging or pulling in the treatment of abdominal hernia repair while moving and doing chores which is totally normal. A person needs to keep in mind that every person recovers on his/ her own pace.