Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair in Female
A groin hernia is relatively uncommon in females. The laparoscopic surgery is an attractive approach in female groin hernia repair as it offers reduced surgical trauma, faster recovery and it has the added advantage of intra-operative diagnosis and treatment of incidental synchronous hernia which are mostly femoral hernia. TAPP approach can be identified as the preferred surgical modality for groin hernia repair in females due to low complication rate and recurrence and concurrently help in diagnoses of missed hernia.
Inguinal hernia signs and symptoms include:
- A bulge in the area on either side of your pubic bone, which becomes more obvious when you're upright, especially if you cough or strain.
- A burning or aching sensation at the bulge.
- Pain or discomfort in your groin, especially when bending over, coughing or lifting.
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