Recommended For Laparoscopic Bilateral Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair is the perfect choice for those who do not want a long recovery period and do not have problem paying more for the operation. Even though Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair lasts a little longer than an open inguinal hernia procedure, it is known to have less inguinal hernia repair complications.
Laparoscopic bilateral inguinal hernia repair is a type of inguinal hernia surgery. Bilateral inguinal hernia is the condition of having hernia in both groin regions. Laparoscopic bilateral inguinal hernia operation involves the medical device, laparoscope, which is a tube with light and camera. In laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair, doctors create three or more small incisions instead of one big cut (open hernia surgery). This method leaves smaller scars and a shorter recovery time in comparison to a regular surgery. Also, it bears less inguinal hernia repair complications.
How It Is Performed
Laparoscopic bilateral inguinal hernia procedure takes a little longer time than an open surgery. Surgeons make several small cuts and use laparoscope with other instruments to repair the hernia. Doctorslocalize the hernia with laparoscope and push it back to the abdomen to secure the weak muscles in order to prevent future appearance of an inguinal hernia.
When will I be released from the hospital?
If there are no complications occurred, then most probably you can go home the same day as the surgery.
This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in August, 2019.