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Inguinal Hernia Repair
Adults need to have inguinal hernia repair surgery in the following situations. Hernias that contain a loop of intestine without blood supply (strangulated hernias) require emergency surgery. Hernias that contain a trapped loop of intestine...
Guides you through decision to have inguinal hernia surgery. Looks at the two types of surgery for treatment. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
Discusses laparoscopic surgery to repair hernias in the groin. Covers why it's done and how well it works. Covers risks. Includes conditions that may not work with laparoscopic surgery. Covers things to think about when choosing laparoscopic hernia repair.
Discusses surgery that involves an incision to repair hernias in the groin. Covers why surgery is done and how well it works. Covers risks. Covers things to think about when having hernia repair surgery (herniorrhaphy).