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Hernia solution/ What we treat?

Description of the ilness

Hernia operation are the most frequent of all operations in general surgery.
Types of hernia
  • Inguinal (groin hernias)
  • Incisional
  • Umbilical 
  • Femoral
The inguinal hernia is the most frequent form of hernia, making approximately 75% of all cases, followed by the incisional hernia and the umbilical hernia, both accounting for around 10%. 

The most typical sign of a hernia is a bulge under your skin in the groin or abdomen. You may also feel pain when you lift, cough or strain. This common condition affects men, women and children of all ages.

Hernias are highly treatable with surgery and innovative hernia repair products from VUP medical. Our products are designed to work in harmony with your body's own tissues, helping to reduce complications following surgery. Additionally, many VUP Medical products are ideal for use in laparoscopic procedures, which offer the benefits of less pain, reduced hernia recurrence, and quicker recovery time. Best of all, after successful treatment, you're free to get back to your regular activities and lifestyle.

A hernia is the protrusion of an organ or part of an organ through the wall of the cavity that normally contains it. A hernia occurs when there is a weakness or tear in your abdominal wall as a result of aging, injury, a previous surgical incision, or a condition present at birth.

Hernias generally grow larger due to pressure on them, such as a loop of your intestine or fatty tissue pushing into the weak abdominal tissue or tear. The result is a sac that forms in the abdominal wall. You may or may not see a bulge at this point.

As more abdominal contents push into the sac, a bulge will appear. Sometimes the bulge can be flattened out by lying down or pushing against it. Though a hernia at this stage - known as a reducible hernia - is not an emergency situation, you will likely still need surgery to repair it.

If the intestine gets trapped, or is non-reducible, it is called an incarcerated hernia, and can be quite painful. The bulge cannot ordinarily be flattened out and immediate surgery may be needed. A hernia that becomes tightly trapped, or strangulated, loses blood supply, blocks intestinal flow, and requires emergency surgery.

Unfortunately, a hernia won't go away on its own. In fact, hernias typically get worse over time, making hernia repair surgery the standard of care.

Recomendation and prevention

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Who and why we get hernia?

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Treatment and returning to work

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