Laparoscopic Lumbar Hernia Repair Surgery in NYC
What is laparoscopic lumbar hernia repair?
Lumbar hernia repair is sometimes needed when a flank / lumbar hernia is detected. In order to fix the herniation, your surgeon must repair your abdominal wall in a way that allows for flexible movement during regular function, but which is also strong enough to withstand another herniation. This type of surgery requires a surgeon with years of experience in hernia surgery and who has had success performing this type of surgery to correct a lumbar hernia.
If you require lumbar hernia repair surgery, schedule a consultation with Dr. Mark Reiner in NYC. Dr. Reiner is an expert hernia doctor who has performed over 2,500 successful hernia repair surgeries. Dr. Reiner performs lumbar hernia repair using minimally invasive techniques so you can return to your pain-free life faster than ever. Learn more about lumbar hernia repairs below.
Why is lumbar hernia repair performed?
Lumbar hernia repair is performed by Dr. Reiner after a thorough evaluation and diagnosis of a lumbar hernia. The following symptoms may indicate that you are suffering from a lumbar hernia, and surgical intervention may be a good treatment option:
- Large bulge in the flank area
- Pain around the bulge
- Increase in bulge size over time
What does lumbar hernia repair involve?
There are a variety of techniques that can be used to repair a flank hernia, which include the following:
- Overlapping the aponeuroses
- Musculofascial flap use
- Prosthetic mesh use
- Anatomic closure
The specific technique used for your surgery will vary depending on your condition and the complexity of the hernia. When mesh is used, it is placed in the area that extends from your belly button, patching the abdominal wall tear. Dr. Mark Reiner can perform lumbar repair using minimally invasive techniques, which result in a lowered chance of infection, quick recovery time, and lowered discomfort.
After the procedure, Dr. Reiner will give you information about your recovery process, and follow up appointments are scheduled as needed.
What are the advantages of undergoing lumbar hernia repair with Dr. Reiner?
Undergoing lumbar hernia repair with Dr. Reiner can offer you the following advantages:
- May reduce pain due to lumbar hernia
- High success rates
- Improved cosmetic results
- Lower recurrence rates
If you are suffering from a lumbar hernia, you may be a good candidate for lumbar hernia repair surgery. Dr. Mark Reiner is a top surgeon in the field of complex hernia repair, and has performed thousands of successful hernia operations. Contact Dr. Reiner today by calling 212.879.6677 or filling out the form on this page.