Laparoscopic Groin or Inguinal Hernia Repair
What is Laparoscopic Groin or Inguinal hernia repair
Laparoscopic groin or inguinal hernia repair in Pakistan is like other laparoscopic methods. General sedation is given, and a little cut (entry point) is made in or just beneath the navel. The mid-region is swelled with air so the specialist can see the stomach (gut) organs.
Laparoscopic Groin or Inguinal hernia Procedure
A slight, little scope called a laparoscope is embedded through the cut. The instruments to fix the hernia are embedded through other little entry points in the lower midsection. Mesh is then placed over the imperfection to strengthen the belly wall for the laparoscopic groin or inguinal hernia repair.
There are so many things to keep in mind opting if you ought to have an inguinal hernia fix medical procedure, for example, regardless of whether your hernia is imprisoned or strangulated and whether you have different conditions that should be tended to before hernia fix medical procedure is proper.
Laparoscopic groin or inguinal hernia repair is not the
same as open medical surgery in the accompanying manners:
- 1A laparoscopic groin or inguinal hernia repair requires a few little cuts rather than a single bigger cut.
- 2If hernias are on the two sides, the two hernias can be repaired simultaneously without the requirement for a second enormous entry point. The laparoscopic medical procedure permits the specialist to look at both groin regions and all destinations of hernias for absconds. Additionally, the fix or work can be set over every single imaginable part of shortcoming, keeping a hernia from repeating in a similar spot or creating in the other place.
- 3General sedation is required for the laparoscopic fix. Open hernia repair should be possible under general, spinal, or local anesthesia.
Advantages of Laparoscopic
Groin or Inguinal Hernia repair
Laparoscopic Groin or Inguinal Hernia is recommended for the following people.
Inguinal hernia in infants and children
An inguinal hernia is a bulge that develops near the groin region, between the belly and the thigh. It happens when a portion of the intestine bulges out through a weak point in the abdominal muscles. It is very common in newborn babies; around 3-5% of healthy and full-term babies are born with one, the incidence of inguinal hernia raises up to 30% in preterm babies. If an inguinal hernia is left untreated, it can cause serious problems; let’s look into the signs and symptoms of inguinal hernia.
How to know if your child has an inguinal hernia
Hernias can occur at any age but are most common in newborns. They can be tricky to notice and may not be prominent for a few weeks or even months after birth.
Complications of inguinal hernia
Treating inguinal hernia
Surgery is required to repair an inguinal hernia. You will have to visit a pediatric surgeon for inguinal hernia repair. At ALSA Pakistan, our pediatric surgeon Dr. Muhammad Mohsin uses advanced laparoscopic techniques to treat inguinal hernia with minimum discomfort and a quick recovery period. The procedure takes about 30-60 minutes, and you can go home the same day.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Laparoscopic surgery?
Laparoscopic surgery involves performing surgery using small holes in the abdomen and inserting a camera with different tools to complete the surgery without making a large cut. This offers a lesser chance of developing infections, much fewer scars, and post-surgical pain, Early return to work and normal activities.
Is laparoscopic hernia surgery painful?
Laparoscopic hernia surgery is much less painful than open hernia surgery and can be well-controlled with over-the-counter pain medications.
How much time will it take to recover from a laparoscopic hernia surgery?
Laparoscopic hernia surgery offers early recovery from surgery with reducing pain and early return to work and activities.
Is Laparoscopic groin or Inguinal surgery is safe?
Laparoscopic groin or Inguinal surgery is very safe as compared to the open surgical procedure for removing hernias as it involves very less incisions.