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Medical Intel

Jul 18, 2017

treatment-for-herniaHernias occur when a weak abdominal wall allows a piece of the intestine or other tissue to slip through, often creating a noticeable lump. They either develop slowly over months or years or develop very suddenly.

Hernia surgery is critical for repairing the opening or weakness in the abdominal wall. If the opening is not repaired, tissues can become entrapped, weakening blood supply to those areas.

In this segment, Dr. Ivanesa Pardo, discusses treatment for hernias to help determine the most effective repair surgery for you.