Incisional / Ventral Hernia
What are the Incisional Hernia Symptoms?
Swelling over the site of previous abdominal surgery with positive cough impulse
What are the causes of Incisional Hernia?
Post operative infection at local sight of operation. Excessive cough in post operative period. After abdominal surgery in an anaemic and malnourished patient
What is the treatment / repair of Incisional Hernia & period of recovery?
Repair option for Ventral / Incisional hernia include: Surgery - Open or Laparoscopic Meshplasty. Recovery time is 3-4 days after laparoscopic surgery and about 2 weeks after open surgery
How is Laparoscopic Surgery performed ( Surgical Procedure )?
It is performed under general anaesthesia making small key holes in the abdomen through which the telescope and thin, long instruments are introduced and surgery is performed by seeing inside of the abdomen on a TV monitor
What is the cost of surgery?
The surgical package costs between Rs 45,000 and 75,000 for open surgery & Rs 1,00,000 to 1,25,000 for laproscopic surgery in a private hospital in Delhi ( India ) depending upon the type of room