Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

Surgical repair of a hernia is also called a herniorrhaphy. A


is a protrusion of tissue through the wall of the cavity in which it is normally contained, often through an opening or weakness in the muscles of the abdomen wall. Laparoscopic hernia repair is a minimally invasive

keyhole surgery

carried out with the aid of a camera. A small incision is made in the abdominal wall, through which a laparoscope, a flexible lighted tube with a camera attached, is inserted to view the hernia site. The surgery is carried out by a

General Surgeon

. Laparoscopic hernia repair permits a shorter hospital stay and shorter recovery time with less pain. It may be done under local or general anaesthesia.

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Weight Loss/Metabolic Surgery, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy/Gastric bypass/gastric banding as part of Multidisciplinary co-ordinated approach and program. . . .


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Dr McKay is committed to providing you with the latest safe, minimally-invasive surgical techniques, including endoscopic surgery, and transanal endoscopic . . .


Dr Philip Middleton specialises in General (including Laparoscopic) Surgery, Breast Oncology, Vascular, Gastro-Intestinal Surgery, Complex Hernia Repair, Surgical Oncology



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