Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery- Bariatric Surgery
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A hernia occurs when the inside layers of the abdominal wall weaken then bulge or tear. The inner lining of the abdomen pushes through the weakened area to form a balloon-like sac. This, in turn, can cause a loop of intestine or abdominal tissue to slip into the sac, causing severe pain and other potentially serious health problems.
Laparoscopic surgery uses a laparoscope, a thin, telescope-like instrument that is inserted through a small incision at the belly button. This procedure is usually performed under general anesthesia.