Dr Iraniha tummy tuck surgical technique to repair the abdominal wall hernia
Is there any advantage to perform tummy tuck or mini tummy tuck surgery for repairing the abdominal wall hernia?
Abdominal wall hernia is a defect in the abdominal wall muscles. It sually presents with abdominal wall bulge with on and off pain and discomfort, especially during heavy activity, exercise or straining. When it comes to abdominal wall hernia repair in Orange County, most hernia surgeons only focus on repairing the anatomical abdominal wall hernia defected. In the majority of cases they offer minimally invasive vs conventional open technique to repair the hernia defected. In the conventional open hernia surgery, an expert hernia surgeon makes an incision over the hernia defected to close the hernia. Primarily with suture or reinforce the repair with placement of a mesh over the muscle, in between the layers of the muscle or under the muscle to prevent the hernia recurrence. In minimally invasive surgery technique, the surgeon makes few small incisions away from the hernia defected to insert the scope and special instruments to close the hernia defected. Primarily to reinforce the repair with placement of a mesh under the muscle or between the layers of the muscle to prevent hernia to recur.
At Surgical Oasis Institute, an Orange County Hernia Repair Center, Dr. Iraniha offers the the patients the third option. This option is abdominoplasty or tummy tuck technique to repair the hernia defect without using surgical mesh. In the tummy tuck or mini tummy tuck surgery, an incision is made in the bikini line. The skin is completely separated from the muscle all the way towards the rib cage. This allows the hernia expert surgeon to easily close the abdominal wall defected in multiple layers. And not only tighten the abdominal wall but also eliminate the need for placement of a mesh. At the end of the surgery, the excess skin is removed and the umbilicus is reconstructed. Therefore, this procedure not only offers a hernia repair without using any mesh, but also gives the patient a much better aesthetic result. This surgery also can be combined with liposuction to give the patient more aesthetically pleasing abdominal wall contour. In this video, Dr. Iraniha presents the advantages of performing tummy tuck or mini tummy tuck surgery for repairing the abdominal wall hernia. At the end of the discussion, Dr. Iraniha also presented one of his patient with large abdominal wall hernia. The patient opted to have full tummy tuck to eliminate the usage of mesh and to remove the skin excess and improve the ultimate aesthetic results.
At Surgical Oasis Institute, an Orange County Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery center Dr. Iraniha has the expertise in all available surgical technique to repair the “tummy tuck for repairing the abdominal wall hernia”. A comprehensive examination and surgical discussion would be provided prior to the surgery to customize the best surgical option for each patient. Please contact us at 949-646-8444 for virtual or in person surgical consultation.