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robotic splenectomy

Robotic Splenectomy

Robotic Splenectomy by Dr. Iraniha This is a 22 years old male with history of ITP which was not responsive to conservative medical therapy and required robotic splenectomy surgery. This patient was placed in a right lateral position and 5 trochars were inserted for four robotic arms and one as an assist trochar. The robotic…

Robotic Assisted Mini Tummy Tuck

Robotic Assisted Mini Tummy Tuck by Dr. Iraniha For the first time in Southern California and perhaps in the United States, I am presenting a Mini Tummy Tuck or mini abdominoplasty with floating umbilicus technique with Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Systems. This is a 45 years old female who after two pregnancies developed abdominal wall…

Robotic assisted repair of recurrent right inguinal hernia with mesh by Dr Iraniha

Robotic assisted repair of recurrent right inguinal hernia with mesh

This is a 52 year old male with history of right inguinal hernia repair 10 years ago who presented with a painful bulge in the right groin. Patient underwent a robotic assisted repair of recurrent right inguinal hernia with mesh. There was an evidence of recurrent right inguinal hernia on the most medial aspect of the pervious hernia repair with incarcerated pre-peritoneal fat in the hernia defect.

Hernia repair without using mesh

Hernia repair without using mesh

Hernia repair without using mesh by Dr. Iraniha Hernias are one of the most common anatomical problems in human species that have been reported in the human history for thousands of years. In the past, different surgical and non-surgical treatments were offered to the patients with hernias for hundreds of years but like most surgical…

Hernia and pregnancy

Hernia and pregnancy

Hernia and pregnancy by Dr. Iraniha Hernia is a weakness or defect in the abdominal wall musculature which could be congenital or acquired. Any condition, such as pregnancy that increases the intraabdominal pressure repeatedly or constantly could cause or aggravate an abdominal wall hernia.  The development of a hernia during pregnancy is not uncommon. Hernia…

Hernias in women by Dr Iraniha

Hernias in women

Hernias in women by Dr Iraniha When it comes to hernia discussion, most of our attention and conversations turn towards hernias in men. Of course hernias are more common in men than women but women may suffer hernia and its related complications as well. In fact, hernias in women are subject to be underdiagnosed, misdiagnosed…