Why is inguinal hernioplasty done?
It is a surgical procedure done to repair protrusion of soft intestinal tissue through a weakness or tear in the lower abdominal wall, occurring
- Congenitally or with age
- Due to strain and/or other medical conditions
How is inguinal hernioplasty done?
- A single long incision is made over the hernia and the intestinal contents are pushed back into the abdomen.
- The abdominal wall is reinforced with stitches or a mesh the cover the entire inguinal area and potential hernia openings.
- The patch is secured with sutures, clips or staples