Hiatal Hernia

Paraesophaeal hernia (when part of the stomach squeezes through the hiatus) can sometimes cause the stomach to be strangled, so surgery is sometimes recommended.

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Inguinal Hernia

Occurs when soft tissue — usually part of the membrane lining the abdominal cavity (omentum) or part of the intestine — protrudes through a weak point in the abdominal muscles.

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Ventral Hernia

May develop as a defect at birth, resulting from incomplete closure of part of the abdominal wall, or develop where an incision was made during an abdominal surgery.

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Sports Hernia

A sports hernia is a painful, soft tissue injury that occurs in the groin area. It most often occurs during sports that require sudden changes of direction or intense twisting movements.

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Why Laparoscopic/Robotic Hernia Repair?

  • Minimal scaring and small incision (only one using robotic surgery).
  • Same Day Outpatient Procedure – Patients GO HOME within a few hours after surgery.
  • Most patients return to their normal activity within 4 days!

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