Laparoscopic ventral incisional hernia repair escoliosis toracolumbar

A. The Condition. A hernia is a weakness or defect in the muscles and tissues of your abdominal wall. The contents of your abdomen (such as intestines) can push through a hernia, causing a bulge and discomfort. Ventral hernias involve the front of your abdomen, and commonly occur at the site of a previous surgical dolor lumbar cronico incision. Groin hernias are covered in another brochure. A ventral hernia can be repaired by covering the defect with a piece of soft plastic mesh.

C. Minimally Invasive Ventral Hernia dolor lumbar lado izquierdo Repair. The surgeon will make about 3-4 small incisions in your abdomen. A port (nozzle) is inserted into one of the slits, and carbon dioxide gas inflates the abdomen.


This process allows the surgeon to see inside of your abdomen more easily. A laparoscope is inserted through another port. The laparoscope looks like a telescope with a light and camera on the end so the surgeon can see inside the abdomen estenosis lumbar tratamiento. Surgical instruments are placed in the other small openings and used to repair the ventral hernia. Your surgeon first will have to remove all the intestines which may have become entrapped into the hernia. This process by itself can be very difficult and time-consuming. After the intestines have been removed from the hernia, the repair usually is done by placing a soft plastic mesh over contractura lumbar duracion the hole (the hernia), and stapling this mesh to the surrounding edge of the abdominal wall. If you have a large hernia, then you may require a very large sheet of mesh, more than 12 inches across. After this has been accomplished, the carbon radiografia columna lumbar dioxide is released out of the abdomen through the slits, and then these sites are closed with sutures or staples, or covered with glue-like bandage and steri-strips.

1. Before Your Operation. Minimally invasive ventral hernia repair usually is an elective procedure. The preoperative evaluation might include blood work, urinalysis, and possibly a CT scan. If you dolor lumbar agudo smoke, then you should stop immediately. If you are taking blood thinners (for example, aspirin, coumadin, Lovenox, or Plavix), then you will need to stop these one week prior to your procedure. Your surgeon and dolor lumbar derecho causas anesthesia provider will review your health history, medications (including blood thinners), and options for pain control.

2. Your Recovery. You usually can go home in 1 or 2 days after a minimally invasive ventral hernia repair. You will be given medication for pain. You should limit your activity to light lifting (no more than 15 lb) for at least one month. Your surgeon may want to limit hernia discal lumbar tratamiento your activity for a longer period, depending on how complex your repair was.

A. The Condition. A hernia is a weakness or defect in the muscles and tissues of your abdominal wall. The contents of your abdomen (such as intestines) can push through a hernia, causing a bulge and discomfort. Ventral hernias involve the front of your abdomen, and commonly occur at the site dolor lumbar izquierdo causas of a previous surgical incision. Groin hernias are covered in another brochure. A ventral hernia can be repaired by covering the defect with a piece of soft plastic mesh.

C. Minimally Invasive Ventral Hernia Repair. The surgeon will make about 3-4 small incisions in your abdomen. A port (nozzle) is inserted into one of the slits, and carbon dioxide gas inflates the abdomen dolor lumbar izquierdo tratamiento. This process allows the surgeon to see inside of your abdomen more easily. A laparoscope is inserted through another port. The laparoscope looks like a telescope with a light and camera on the end so the surgeon can see inside the abdomen. Surgical instruments are placed in the other small openings and used to repair the ventral hernia. Your surgeon first will have to remove all the cirugia de columna lumbar recuperacion intestines which may have become entrapped into the hernia. This process by itself can be very difficult and time-consuming. After the intestines have been removed from the hernia, the repair usually is done by placing a soft plastic mesh over the hole escoliosis de convexidad izquierda (the hernia), and stapling this mesh to the surrounding edge of the abdominal wall. If you have a large hernia, then you may require a very large sheet of mesh, more than 12 inches across. After this has been accomplished, the carbon dioxide is released out of the abdomen through the slits, and then these sites are closed with sutures or staples estenosis espinal lumbar, or covered with glue-like bandage and steri-strips.

1. Before Your Operation. Minimally invasive ventral hernia repair usually is an elective procedure. The preoperative evaluation might include blood work, urinalysis, and possibly a CT scan. If you smoke, then you should stop immediately. If you are taking blood thinners (for example, aspirin, coumadin, Lovenox, or Plavix), then you will need to stop these one week prior dolor cadera izquierda y zona lumbar to your procedure. Your surgeon and anesthesia provider will review your health history, medications (including blood thinners), and options for pain control.

2. Your Recovery. You usually can go home in 1 or 2 days after a minimally invasive ventral hernia repair. You will be given medication for pain. You should limit your activity to light lifting (no more than 15 lb) for at least one month rotoescoliosis lumbar. Your surgeon may want to limit your activity for a longer period, depending on how complex your repair was.