Category: Surgical Repair

Meet Hernia Surgeon: Dr. Jonathan Yunis, MD FACS

Methods of Hernia Repair centerforherniarepair.com Options for repair are numerous. Several different hernia repair methods exist for any given hernia. All of these techniques may have excellent outcomes when performed by surgeons with extensive experience in that particular method. At the Center for Hernia Repair, all possible approaches for repair are explored for each and every one of our hernia patients.… Read more →

These Are The Different Types Of Non-Mesh Hernia Repair

The Types of Non-Mesh Hernia Repairs There are many methods for Pure Tissue Repair. The following describes the most common and proven techniques. Bassini There are numerous ways to repair an inguinal hernia with the local tissue. The Bassini technique repairs the inguinal floor by sewing together the transversalis fascia and the inguinal ligament. Then the external oblique is repaired… Read more →

Here is a Short Description of the Desarda Hernia Surgical Technique

Desarda. A strip will be separated from the upper leaf of the external oblique aponeurosis keeping its insertion and continuity with the muscle intact. This strip will be sutured with the inguinal ligament below and the newly formed upper leaf of EOA above behind the spermatic cord to form the new inguinal floor. Excerpt from Comparison Between Desarda and Lichtenstein’s Technique for Inguinal Hernia… Read more →

Physician Recommendation for Hernia Mesh Removal

Corrective Laparoscopic Surgery and Hernia Mesh Removal by Dr. John Morrison, MD FRCSC FICS FACS   John Morrison MD FRCSC FICS FACS in Chatham, Ontario, provides complete hernia repair. His services include laparoscopic surgery, hernia mesh removal, abdominal wall reconstruction, and endoscopic surgery. Please be reminded that patients are seen by referral only. Patient Profile Patients who have encountered complications… Read more →

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 for… 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… Read more →

SURGICAL REPAIR for Inguinal Hernia: A Physician Recommendation

Note from the Coach: Some folks out there with inguinal hernias have asked the Coach for a physician referral for surgical repair. Although we have never received feedback about the following surgeon from Las Vegas, Nevada, Dr. Kevin Petersen, the founder of No Insurance Surgery, Inc., appears to be a uniquely qualified specialist in the area of surgical repair for… Read more →