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Grace Diamond, United Kingdom
star star Jul 2021

Affordable and professional treatment

Fantastic!! Definitely recommend booking via flymedi, prices are affordable which isn’t the case where I live. So far everything’s running smoothly and any questions I’ve had have been answered honestly and promptly. very caring and professional towards your needs and no judgments

El, Canada
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Angela went above and beyond my expectations. She is very friendly and you can always feel at ease contacting her. She made sure I was comfortable with our choice of surgeon Dr. Can Karaca and set up a video call for me. Always ready to help and answer any questions (she would always be available despite the 7 hour time difference)! I wasn’t really sure about traveling to Istanbul, Turkey for my procedure until I met Angela and she explained everything from start to finish and stood behind her words to always be of assistance. Mind you I have been researching for months now for a good doctor and went back and forth between waiting 2 years to get my surgery done in Canada or even traveling to Mexico for it! I was thinking Turkey would be a difficult route due to time difference and the distance but I’m very happy I chose to go to Turkey with Flymedi and I’m glad my agent was Angela Sabou! Do not hesitate to work with Flymedi and especially request Angela if you can!!! - a very satisfied client

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Excellent service. I was really hesitant at first, because I’ve never done anything like this before, but Kirstie did a great job of answering all my questions & concerns, in a timely manner. I would highly recommend using this service.

Omar Hansen, United States
star star Jun 2021

At the beginning, I was very hesitant about having my surgeries, especially the idea of having them in Turkey, which is a country located across the ocean of where I come from, the United States of America. When I initially started my research, I came across Flymedi, and I strongly believe that connecting with them was the best decision I have made in regards of having my desired surgeries. After entering my contact information, I was contacted from Flymedi by an agent named Abud. On one hand, Abud has been a great assist and support to my journey, as he was involved in every step throughout the process. He was very responsive to all my concerns and inquiries before and after the operations. On the other hand, everyone at the clinic that I was referred to (EstEthica) was very nice and welcoming. The in-person consultant on site (Lamia) was extremely helpful and kind. She, along with the whole clinic staff, made me feel so comfortable and made the whole trip seem as smooth as possible, despite the discomfort after the surgeries. In terms of the results, I can not speak of this just yet as it has only been a week since I have had my operations. However, I will definitely come back within a couple of months to update my review and speak about the results and any other additional notes along the way. In a nutshell, all I can say that I am grateful for everything so far, and I truly appreciate everyone that was involved in this process! P.S. as a word of advice, if you are having a hair transplant operation, I highly recommend having it at least 3 - 4 days before your departure flight back home, as the post operation instructions are a bit intense and not being in a rush would significantly help with the recovery process.

Recommended For Incisional Hernia Repair

The most apparent symptom of incisional hernia is when it is discolored and occasionally aching bulge which results from part of an organ generally intestine, to stick out of the gap in abdominal muscles. If the incisional hernia becomes strangulated hernia, where the bulging tissue is out of its bloodstock and looks deep red or purple, then it is an emergency. In addition, hernia symptoms may come up with digestive system problems such as nausea, vomiting, and some other problems. Therefore, we should consult on a professional to get an appropriate diagnosis.

Not Recommended For Incisional Hernia Repair

Having the symptoms of incisional hernia and your professional's diagnosis can determine your suitability for incisional hernia repair.

Number Of Trips Abroad

1

Discharge From Hospital

2-5 days

Duration Of Operation

1-6 hours

Minimum Stay

2-4 days

Overview

You can see Incisional hernia in where your former incision is. Patients that had incisions has about 20% rate of developing incisional hernia although the incidence may look uncommon. Numerous web pages propose a myth for treating the hernia without surgery; in fact, there is no scientific evidence behind it. Therefore, incisional hernia repair carried out in the traditional way or with a laparoscope, are the most favored ways.

Preparation

Preparation starts with, speaking to your professional about your medical histories like the conditions you have and your medications. Then, leaving blood-thinners like aspirins days beforehand about your treatment. For the other preparations, you should speak out with your professional.

How It Is Performed

Incisional hernia repair surgery is performed by two methods: Traditional and Laparoscopy. Creating a new incision to move the organ back to abdomen and closing it with mesh is the traditional method but since it is an open surgery, it has a higher risk of infection than laparoscopy (a thin tube with a camera) has. On the other hand, laparoscopic hernia repair needed an accomplished professional. Therefore – choose wisely.

Recovery

The recovery period of hernia surgery is somewhat long. 2 to 5 days of hospital stay is awaited after your surgery. In addition to that, approximately 4 weeks of rest as being apart from work and sport is a must need for you to heal appropriately. Also to prevent the hernia from developing again, a special compression belt needed to be wear in this recovery period.

Risks

Repeated emergence of hernia is the most frequently seen complication of the repair. It makes the new surgery a requirement. Also, the infection may be another complication but is uncommon, especially if laparoscopy was the method of repair. Nerve damage or intestine damage are some uncommon cases that can result from the repair as well

Side Effects

No other side effect is seen beside the requirement of compression belt and avoidance of exhausting work.

Success Rates

As the techniques developing, the success rate of this repair seems moderate for now. Symptoms of hernia reappearance and requirement of surgery are 40% of former patients. However, it does not mean that you can resign from having your hernia operated. Still, leaving your hernia untreated, will eventually make your hernia strangulated and endanger your health and life.

Before And After

After incisional hernia repair, you should feel much better – after all, your appearance is improved, and you do not need to worry about possible complications related to this medical condition.

Faq

What is the Difference between Incisional Hernia and Other Hernias? 
Other types of hernias are resulting from damage to your abdominal wall, whereas an incisional hernia is resulting from your former medical treatments and the incisions that healed incorrectly.

What is Better: Laparoscopic Hernia Repair or Classic Hernia Repair? There is no ultimate "better" and "worse" in this case. For some patients, laparoscopic hernia repair is better while in another classical method will bring better results. Moreover, extra expertise inability and care from your professional is required for laparoscopic hernia repair.

Can I Leave My Hernia Untreated? You can, but it is not a reasonable choice. The untreated incisional hernia will sooner or later turn into a strangulated hernia, which is a serious medical condition, leading to health problems and in extreme cases – to death.

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This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in August, 2019.