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Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair

Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair

Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair: Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair involves making several small "keyhole" incisions around the belly button, through which a tiny video camera (laparoscope) is inserted. Other instruments are inserted into the other holes to collect the hernia sac and repair it or push it back into the abdominal cavity.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair:

  • Umbilical hernia (type of Hernia)
  • Protruding belly button

Non-Surgical Options: Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair:

  • Umbilical hernias present at birth or in young children often disappear by age 3 or 4

Other Surgical Options: Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair may include:

  • General or local anesthesia

Procedure Complications: Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair

Possible surgical complications of Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: Excellent prognosis. Recurrence of small hernias is very rare.

Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair) include:

  • Laparoscopic umbilical herniorrhaphy
  • Hernia surgery

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