Hernia Repair

  • directions_boat Local

Introduction to Hernia Repair

Hernia repair is the most common operation performed worldwide, with over 1 million repairs performed yearly in the United States alone. There are many types of hernias and they can occur at numerous anatomical sites including several different areas of the abdominal wall (umbilical, inguinal, and ventral just to name a few), to areas of the diaphragm, to hernias related to internal anatomy (e.g. internal hernia after gastric bypass surgery).

In addition to anatomic site variation, hernias range from simple first-time occurrences to those that have re-occurred once or several times and thus require a more extensive analysis of why this may have happened and subsequent planning for risk-factor reduction through an individualized plan for subsequent repair.

A hernia is the defect, or hole, through which another structure starts to push through. The hernia is NOT the bulge itself, but rather the gap through which something else is bulging outward or into a space where it does not belong. Hernia meshes are generally similar to mosquito net, but are sterile and more highly engineered to help provide mechanical reinforcement of tissue. Since a hernia is a defect, not an actual structure itself, repairing the hole often requires a patch, or piece of mesh, in order to close the gap and restore the natural integrity of the tissue layers. Sometimes small hernias can be repaired by simply sewing the edges of the hole together, but this only applies to very small hernia defects. For most hernias, a patch is required; experience has shown that repairing a large hernia defect without mesh leads to excessive tension on the tissues, which in turn leads to a guaranteed recurrence of the hernia over time.


Payment: cash, check, credit cards.

Working Hours :
Monday: 9AM–5PM
Tuesday: 10AM–5PM
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 9AM–6PM
Friday: 9AM–4PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics
81 Veronica Avenue, Suite 205
Somerset, NJ 08873
Tel: (732) 640-5316
Fax: 800-689-2361
Web-address:https://www.bariatricsurgerynewjersey.com
E-mail: info@advancedsab.com
Our location on the map: https://goo.gl/maps/Z4oK7ZV4xGXSm6VHA


Keywords: bariatric surgeon, bariatric surgeons, board-certified bariatric surgeons, bariatric doctor, bariatric doctors, bariatric surgery doctors, bariatric surgery doctor, bariatric medicine doctors, bariatric medicine doctor, weight loss surgeon, bariatric center, bariatric clinic, New Jersey bariatric clinic, NJ bariatric clinic, bariatric clinic in NJ, bariatric clinic New Jersey, weight loss center, bariatric surgery, weight loss surgery, bariatric surgical procedure, weight loss surgical procedure, bariatric weight loss surgery, type of bariatric surgery, bariatric weight loss procedure, weight loss procedure, weight loss surgery options, gastric sleeve, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric sleeve surgery, gastric sleeve revision surgery, weight loss gastric sleeve surgery, gastric sleeve weight loss surgery, vertical gastric sleeve surgery, gastric bypass, gastric bypass surgery, gastric bypass revision, mini gastric bypass, gastric band, gastric band surgery, gastric banding surgery, hernia surgery, laparoscopic hernia surgery

Products from company Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics