Open Inguinal Hernia Repair (Herniorrhaphy, Hernioplasty)
Why It Is Done
Surgical repair is recommended for Reference inguinal hernias Opens New Window that are causing pain or other symptoms and for hernias that are Reference incarcerated Opens New Window or Reference strangulated Opens New Window. Surgery is always recommended for inguinal hernias in children. Infants and children usually have open surgery to repair an inguinal hernia.
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|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: November 15, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Kenneth Bark, MD - Surgery, Colon and Rectal