Mansfield Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates

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Inguinal Hernia Repair

  

Surgeons at Methodist Mansfield Minimally Invasive Surgical Associates perform this procedure using a laparoscope, or tiny telescope connected to a special camera. The laparoscope is inserted through a cannula, a small hollow tube, allowing the surgeon to view the hernia and surrounding tissue on a video screen. Other cannulae are inserted that allow the surgeon to work inside the abdomen. A small piece of surgical mesh is placed over the hernia defect and held in place with small surgical staples. This operation is usually performed with anesthesia.

 

 

 

 

Healing through surgery. Helping with recovery.