Month: June 2017

Hernia Surgical Repair: The Primary Non-Mesh Alternatives

NON-MESH HERNIA REPAIR TECHNIQUES Suturing repair “Non-mesh hernia repair is also known as tissue or suturing repair. Examples include primary closure of a small umbilical hernia or inguinal hernia repair using the Shouldice, Bassini, McVay and Desarda techniques.” (Source: HERNIA REPAIR TECHNIQUES: Non-Mesh) 1) Shouldice Technique 2) Bassini Technique 3) McVay Technique 4) Desarda Technique (Tension-free repair)   Other surgical repair techniques… Read more →

Hernia Surgery Can Have Complications

HERNIA SURGERY COMPLICATIONS Beverly Hills Hernia Center Any operation, including for hernias, has inherent risks and complications. Surgery should not be taken lightly. This is not “minor” surgery.  That said, most outpatient hernia repairs are considered low-risk.  We see a lot of complicated, high-risk patients and so their hernia or hernia-related operations are usually not low-risk. Each patient has their own… Read more →