Are you facing pain in your abdomen and groin area? This might be an indication that you are suffering from Inguinal Hernia. Men are commonly affected by the condition. In the disease, the tissue and muscles of the abdomen and scrotum press out because of weak spots. The problem is common among millions of people but the issue can be treated with different methods. Also, the procedures that are available are all minimally invasive. The problem is of two types.
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What is Inguinal Hernia?
An inguinal hernia is a condition in which a bulge or a protrusion is formed in the abdominal region or small intestine. When the fatty tissues of the small intestine or the lower abdominal area push out it causes bulge formation. The condition can be worse when the individual is indulge in the hard activity of lifting heavy objects.
The problem is treatable by different techniques however, can not be solved on its own. In males, the weak spot for the inguinal canal is the scrotum area.
Types of Inguinal Hernia:
There are two types of inguinal hernia:
Indirect inguinal hernia:
This is a condition in which the inguinal canal stays open and failed to get close even before childbirth. When the growth of organs occurs in the womb, the inguinal canal also gets developed. But in this issue, it does not get wide as it needs to be thus limiting the testicle movement from the abdomen into the scrotum. The fats press down from the inguinal canal and thus result in protrusions from the weak points.
Direct inguinal hernia:
This condition develops when the walls of the abdomen get weaker with time. Coughing, sneezing, and doing heavy exercise cause bulge formation and induce pain. Surgery can also develop the condition in individuals.
What is Hernia Surgery?
Hernia repair is done in different ways. Dr. Kadir Koray is an expert in this and carries out the process with laparoscopic and robotic repair techniques. The techniques are discussed below:
Laparoscopic surgical hernia repair:
In the treatment, the doctor inserts a device called a trocar into the abdomen. The device separates the abdominal wall from the peritoneum with the help of a balloon. Then the laparoscope is inserted through the umbilical cord with a camera on it. The images taken by the device will be transferred in a video that is observed in the operating area. After this, the doctor will insert additional equipment from the laparoscopy to pull the hernia bulge back into the abdomen. After this, the laparoscope will be removed and the incision will be closed by sutures.
Robotic hernia repairs:
A procedure in which the robots are used to control the equipment. The process carried out by robots offers greater precision. The surgery results in less pain and low risk. Doctors control the equipment.
Benefits of the Surgery:
There are many advantages of the treatment. These are the ones present below:
- The procedure is pain-free
- There is less risk of complications after the surgery
- Confidence level increases
- Less recovery time
- Improved Health
Who is the Ideal Candidate for the Treatment?
The ideal candidate for inguinal Hernia ( hernia surgery in Abu Dhabi) are the ones present below:
- A person who is facing pain and discomfort in their groin area
- Younger and healthy patients can get the treatment
- Patients who want to gain confidence
- If individuals have a realistic approach to the treatment
Before going for the treatment, the patient needs to follow some preparatory steps. These are advised by your doctor. These are the ones present below:
- Do not smoke before the treatment
- Avoid food
- Do not take any medicines without a doctor’s prescription
- Some blood tests or other analyses may be done
- Discuss your medical history with your doctor
- Tell your doctor about your allergies if any such as anesthetic allergies
How the Process is Carried Out?
To carry out the procedure, the doctor will give anesthesia first to make the body numb and then inserts instruments to pull back the lumps of hernia into the abdomen region. After pulling them back, a web covering is placed on the weakened area. This makes the wall of the abdomen strong and close.
The overall procedure time is around half an hour to 40 minutes. The recovery is fast.
There are some steps that a person needs to follow to speed up the healing process
- If you feel pain take the painkillers with your doctor’s prescription
- Do not apply pressure to your wounds
- Drink plenty of water to avoid constipation as it can put strain otherwise
- You can continue sex after 2 to 3 days
By following these aftercare steps you can ease your pain and speed up recovery.
Why Choose us?
Enfield Royal Clinic is one of the best clinics for treating your intestinal issues. Dr. Kadir Koray holds experience in tackling these innovative instruments to treat complications in your abdomen and intestines. To get friendly advice and your treatment in our clinic complete the form that is present below!