Herniation is the condition that develops when an organ comes out of its cavity or the muscles which holds it. Herniation happens once an organ or adipose tissue squeezes through a soft spot in a very encompassing muscle tissue known as fascia. The four most common herniation are (inner groin), incisional (resulting from an incision), limb (outer groin), point (belly button), and hiatal (upper stomach).
An Inguinal hernia, is when the gut or the bladder protrudes through the duct within the groin. These occur mostly in men due to a natural weakness in this space.
In an Incisional herniation, the gut pushes through a previous surgery. This type is most typical in older or overweight patients that are inactive after surgery.
A Femoral herniation happens once the gut enters the canal carrying the arterial blood vessel into the higher thigh. Limb hernias are most typical in ladies, particularly patients whom are pregnant or over weight.
In an Umbilical hernia, a part of the tiny gut passes through the tissue close to the navel. Common in newborns, it conjointly & normally afflicts overweight women or people who have had several children.
A Hiatal hernia happens once the higher abdomen squeezes through the hiatus, a gap within the diaphragm.
What are the causes of a hernia?
Inguinal hernias are the result of weakened muscles which we can have from birth, or can be related to aging and perennial strains on the abdominal and groin areas. Such strain might come from work, obesity, pregnancy, frequent coughing, or straining on the toilet due to constipation.
Umbilical hernias are the result of straining the abdominal area, being overweight, having a lasting significant cough, or straining.
Although abdominal hernias can begin at birth, others develop later in life. Some involve pathways shaped throughout craniate development, existing openings within the cavity, or areas of weakness.
Any condition that will increase the pressure of the cavity might contribute to the formation or worsening of a rupture. Examples of such conditions are:
• Heavy lifting
• Straining on the toilet
• Chronic respiratory organ illness
• Fluid within the cavity.
• A case history of ruptures can lead to more hernias.
Signs & Symptoms
If you recognize the signs and symptoms of a rupture, you should act to treat it. There are several types of hernias, and not everybody experiences equivalent symptoms. The symptoms of a rupture will seem gradual or suddenly and may cause variable degrees of discomfort or pain.
Possible symptoms include:
• Weakness, pressure, burning, or pain within the abdomen, groin, or scrotum
• A bulge or lump within the abdomen & groin
• Pouch that’s easier to see when you cough and disappears once you lie down
• Pain once straining, lifting, or coughing
• The feeling that something has torn
These symptoms could be gentle initially, however they may worsen and cause increasing discomfort. Pain may radiate to the hip, back, leg, or even the genitals. The pain and discomfort typically worsens with certain activities and may alleviate with rest.
If you experience any of those symptoms, see your doctor immediately. Your doctor will make an identification as to what type of hernia and course of treatment. Early identification and treatment is the best method to avoid serious complications.
Options of treatment:
The only effective way to treat a rupture and supply lasting relief is to surgically repair the hernia.
A rupture can be repaired by a general surgeon via various surgical methods: Open surgery or Laparoscopic / Robotic Surgery.
Open surgery is when an incision is formed within the skin close to the bulge and is repaired through that incision.
Laparoscopic surgery is additionally cited as “minimally invasive surgery.” Throughout this sort of surgery, 2 to 4 small incisions are created within the abdomen for instruments and a camera to be inserted. The abdomen is then inflated with gas to allow visualization of the area. The camera includes a light-weight that offers the surgeon a view from the within.
The surgeon uses specialized instruments and views the surgical site on a screen that’s connected to the camera. Once the rupture is repaired, the gas is released and the abdomen returns to normal. Laparoscopic surgery is the more contemporary surgery to open surgery. The weak tissue is then strengthened, most frequently with an artificial mesh, to forestall the rupture from pushing through the weak part once more. The mesh acts sort of a patch on a hole in a flat tire.
The use of mesh offers patients a “tension-free” repair, providing a bridge to attach the gap within the tissue with few sutures rather than multiple sutures. This methodology additionally helps alleviate pain. The mesh is well accepted by the body and acts like a system to encourage the expansion of healthy tissue.
Surgeons these days perform a range of tested techniques to repair hernias that provide minimal post-operative discomfort and speedy recoveries. Each patient is completely different, your MD will advise you on activity levels throughout your recovery.
Robotic surgery, or robot-assisted surgery, permits doctors to perform many sorts of complicated procedures with additional exactness, flexibility and management than is feasible with standard techniques. Robotic surgery is sometimes related to minimally invasive surgery — procedures performed through small incisions.
Advantages of Robotic Surgery
Surgeons of the World Health Organization use the robotic system realize that for several procedures it enhances preciseness, flexibility and management throughout the operation and permits them to higher see the positioning, compared with other techniques.
Often, robotic surgery makes minimally invasive surgery potential. The advantages of minimally invasive surgery include:
• Fewer complications, like surgical infection
• Less pain and blood loss
• Quicker recovery
• Smaller, less noticeable scars
Robotic surgery is the latest evolution of minimally invasive surgical procedures. Throughout surgery, 3 or four robotic arms are inserted into the patient from tiny incisions within the abdomen. One arm may be a camera, 2 act as the surgeon’s hands and a fourth arm is able to move obstructions out of the way. The operating surgeon uses an optical device that provides a 3 dimensional image of the surgical field, and therefore the surgeon’s hands are placed in special devices that direct the instruments. The robotic arms filter any tremors within the physician’s hands and will increase the physicians vary of motion. This increased preciseness particularly is very useful to the operating surgeon throughout delicate procedures.
Why choose us?
We are not the ordinary health care provider. Our concierge services make us distinguishable from the rest. We treat the patient as we would treat our own family. Whenever the patient feels discomfort or any fear, our staff stand by their side and encourage them. We properly guide our patients about which treatment they should undertake. We make our patients able to fight with their pathology bravely and give them passion to recover.
Yes! We also provide the best services in robotic surgeries. This feature make us superior and better than others. Our staff is highly trained and compassionate to care for any medical condition in the best way possible.
We excel in the conditions related to obesity and the surgical diseases that includes hernia, gall stones and acid reflex.
The broad range of surgical procedures that we offer at Surgical Associates of South Florida are:
• Orbera® Gastric Balloon for a Comprehensive Weight Loss system
• EASY STEP SLEEVE program —our expedited sleeve gastrectomy
• Robotic Gallbladder Surgery – which leaves minimal scarring
• Robotic Hernia Surgery for a faster recovery and
• Anti-Reflux Procedures for long lasting permanent results
Our surgeon, Reza Keshavarzi:
Our surgeon is a broad certified general surgeon. He completed his graduation from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and completed his residency at Jackson Memorial hospital in Miami.
He also specializes in the treatment of surgical diseases and the other issues related to the obesity like hernia, gallstone, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Most importantly he performs:
• Laparoscopic/Robotic Sleeve Gastrostomy
• Gastric Balloon for Weight Loss
• Robotic Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal)
• Robotic Inguinal, Ventral, and Umbilical hernias
• Reflux Surgeries (Fundoplication, Hiatal Hernia)
These operations are his routine work. He makes himself available to all patient issues. His work is the proven, certified and with compassionate care for the best results.