Hernia Repair

hernia repairA hernia occurs when an abdominal organ, typically your bowel, pushes through a tear in the muscle wall. This usually creates a visible lump on the skin.

There are different types of hernia depending on where in the body they are. And they can happen for various reasons. Sometimes a hernia becomes noticeable after the strain of lifting a heavy object.

How we can help if you have a hernia?

The treatment for a hernia is a surgical operation to repair the weakened muscle. A mesh is inserted over the problem area to reinforce the abdominal wall. This can be by keyhole or open surgery, usually as a day case underĀ generalĀ or local anaesthetic.

Contact Information:

Bristol Hospital Address:

The Chesterfield 3 Clifton Hill Clifton, Bristol BS8 1BN

Call Dan Titcomb consultant 0117 911 9466