What is a hernia?
Hernia Signs and Symptoms
What causes a hernia?
Do women get hernias?
Yes. Women experience hernias as well, although due to anatomical differences a woman's hernia may present differently than a man's.
How long does the surgery take?
Hernia repairs are generally performed on an outpatient basis and take between one to two hours, depending upon the hernia location, complexity and the health status of the patient.
Why Hernia Repair Surgery?
What is Tension-Free Hernia Repair?
Why a Plastic Surgeon?
In cases that require it, hernia surgery or abdominal wall reconstruction is performed in conjunction with plastic surgery to re-align muscle and tissue to help eliminate hernias or to remove the excess amounts of skin.
When can I return to normal activities?
Recovery after a hernia surgery depends upon the location and type of hernia, the repair technique used, and the overall health status of the patient. The Tulane Hernia Center utilizes the most advanced surgical techniques and materials available, allowing for a quick return to everyday activities.
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