Surgical repair is usually required if the hernia is symptomatic. Repair can be either open or laparoscopic using minimally invasive techniques which are associated with a more rapid recovery. Below there is a diagram of Laparoscopic repair.
Make sure that you are ready for your first visit with the doctor and bring any medical records you have.
Please follow the instructions that must be kept before any surgery. Inform your vascular doctor if you have any problems.
Insure that you arranged everything before you leave the hospital. Please read our helpful tips and advices.
If you are going to have a colonoscopy in the near future, these are the most important things you have to know.