How long do the results last?
This procedure is meant to be a permanent solution. However, patient compliance is key to your success! It is impossible to guarantee the outcome of any procedure, as it depends on numerous factors.
What are the benefits of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair?
A major benefit of using this technique is that you will be able to return to your daily activities much faster!
What are the alternatives to this procedure?
Open repair of a hernia requires a larger incision, is less expensive, may involve more pain and longer recovery.
Robotic repair of a hernia also uses small incisions, and a robotic tool helps to simplify the technique, which is an advantage in cases of complex hernias. It is more expensive, may involve less pain and shorter recovery.
What are the risks associated with this procedure?
This procedure is considered to be generally safe. Complications are uncommon.
Is the procedure painful?
During the procedure, you will not feel any pain as you will be under general anesthesia. However, after the surgery, you can expect some soreness, mostly during the first 24 to 48 hours. After two weeks, most of the uncomfortable sensations should have subsided.
How much does this procedure cost?
The cost of the procedure will vary due to multiple factors such as the use of mesh, the size of the hernia, previous hernia repair, body weight, and other issues. Visit our pricing page. Call us and find out today!
If you are interested in Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair, call our office today and speak with one of our coordinators.