How soon can I walk after hernia surgery?

When preparing for hernia surgery, patients often have several questions about the recovery and healing process. One of these questions is how soon can you walk after hernia surgery. In this article, Dr. Iskandar will provide expert insights into post-surgery recovery expectations regarding walking. For tailored advice and a detailed consultation, schedule an appointment with […]

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How to Avoid Constipation After Hernia Repair

Undergoing hernia repair surgery is an important step towards regaining your health and improving your quality of life. Dr. Iskandar and the team at The Iskandar Complex Hernia Center understand that post-operative recovery is just as crucial as the surgery itself. One common concern many patients face after hernia repair is constipation, a condition that […]

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The Bassini Hernia Repair Technique

The Bassini hernia repair, developed by Italian surgeon Edoardo Bassini in the late 19th century, represents a significant historical advancement in the surgical treatment of inguinal hernias. Although this hernia repair technique has largely been replaced by modern methods, particularly tension-free mesh repairs, it remains a critical part of surgical history and education. The Bassini […]

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Lichtenstein Tension-Free Mesh Hernia Repair

The Lichtenstein tension-free mesh repair is a pioneering surgical technique developed in the 1980s by Dr. Irving L. Lichtenstein. This method has transformed the landscape of inguinal hernia surgery, offering patients a highly effective treatment option with a focus on reducing recurrence rates and facilitating a quicker return to daily activities. This article delves into […]

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McVay Hernia Repair Technique

The McVay hernia repair, historically known as the Cooper’s ligament repair, is a surgical approach developed for the treatment of inguinal (relating to the groin) and femoral (relating to the upper thigh) hernias. Pioneered by Dr. Chester McVay, this technique is distinguished by its utilization of Cooper’s ligament, offering an alternative to other hernia repair […]

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Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) Hernia Repair

The Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) technique is a minimally invasive method that offers a quicker recovery and less pain than traditional hernia surgeries. This guide breaks down the TAPP procedure into understandable parts. What is TAPP? The TAPP technique repairs inguinal hernias using small incisions, cameras, and a mesh. It’s done by accessing the hernia from […]

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Robotic Umbilical Hernia Repair VIDEO: Dr. Mazen Iskandar Narrates the Procedure

In this video, Dr. Mazen Iskandar narrates a robotic pre-peritoneal umbilical hernia repair. This is a frequently performed procedure because umbilical hernias are one of the most common types of hernias. More About Pre-Peritoneal Umbilical Hernia Repair A robotic pre-peritoneal hernia repair is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to treat hernias. This technique involves […]

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Pain Management After Hernia Surgery

At The Iskandar Complex Hernia Center, our commitment is to provide renowned expertise with unparalleled compassion. This isn’t just a brand statement; it’s a guiding principle that shapes every aspect of our care, especially in the journey of recovery and pain management post-hernia surgery. We understand that undergoing hernia surgery can be a significant decision […]

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