Hernia repair refers to a surgical operation for the correction of a hernia—a bulging of internal organs or tissues through the wall that contains it.
occur in different places: femoral hernia (upper thigh);
(upper part of stomach); incisional hernia (can occur through a scar if you have had abdominal surgery); inguinal hernia (groin); umbilical hernia (around the navel). Surgery under general anaesthetic is used to permanently fix a hernia. The weakened abdominal wall tissue (fascia) is secured and any holes are closed. An umbilical hernia that fails to heal on its own by the time a child is five years old may be repaired. Emergency surgery for hernias is sometimes needed. In addition to open surgery, some hernias can be repaired using a laparoscope (flexible lighted tube tipped with a camera), which is less invasive.
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Upper gastrointestinal and hepatopancreaticobiliary neoplasia, including benign, pre-malignant, and malignant tumours of the oesophagus, stomach, pancreas, small intestine, biliary system . . . .
Dr Sebastianus Kwon is a General and Oesophago-gastric surgeon who graduated from University of New South Wales in 2000 . . . .
Gastro-Oesophageal Cancer, Bariatric (Obesity) Surgery, Benign Tumours of the Upper Gastro Tract, Cholecystectomy, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery . . . .
Management of colon & rectal (Large bowel) cancer, Anal cancer & anal dysplasia, Colonoscopy & polypectomy, Both elective & emergency surgery for common intra abdominal pathologies . . . .
Colorectal and Robotic Surgery and is happy to consult on patients with General Surgery conditions and complex and advanced Colorectal Surgery . . . .
Upper Gastrointestinal, Gallbladder disease (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy), Hernia (Inguinal and Incisional), Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass and Revision Bariatric Surgery, Complex Hepatobiliary/Liver Surgery . . . .
Weight Loss/Metabolic Surgery, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy/Gastric bypass/gastric banding as part of Multidisciplinary co-ordinated approach and program. . . .