Inguinal/Groin Hernia  
  Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair
  “More than 600,000 hernias are diagnosed annually in the United States. It is estimated that 5% of the population will develop an abdominal wall hernia. About 75% of all hernias occur in the inguinal region”

Surgical Procedures  >  Hernias  >   Inguinal/Groin Hernia  >   Surgical technique    

Surgical Technique (Simplified Explanation)

Under general anesthesia, a 10 mm incision is made at the navel (umbilicus), CO2 is introduced to the cavity, then 2 more incisions are made in the abdomen (both of 5mm) to introduce the rest of the instruments, the hernia defect is detected, the hernia sac and its contents are brought back to the abdominal cavity, the whole area is disected and the mesh is introduced thorugh one of the incisions and placed in the groin region, then it is fixed with staples, incisions are closed with suture and the procedure is completed.

**The materials Dr. Rosales use depend on what is best for your case and his personal preference.

Incisions for Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair

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