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 Although this hernia repair technique has largely been replaced by modern methods, particularly tension-free mesh repairs, it remains a critical part of surgical history and education.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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The Iskandar Complex Hernia Center Baylor Scott & White-Waxahachie Earns Hernia Center Of Excellence by SRC

One of Only Two Designated Hernia Centers of Excellence in North Texas The Iskandar Complex Hernia Center of the Baylor Scott & White Center for Hernia Surgery has been designated as one of only two Hernia Centers of Excellence in North Texas by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). SRC is a nonprofit patient safety organization […]

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Dr. Iskandar Earns Surgeon of Excellence in Hernia Surgery Accreditation from SRC

Surgeon of Excellence Accreditation The recent accreditation bestowed upon Dr. Mazen Iskandar by the esteemed Surgical Review Corporation (SRC)¬†as a Surgeon of Excellence in Hernia Surgery represents a pinnacle in his career, shining a light on his exceptional skill set, extensive training, and commitment to innovative surgical practices. SRC is a nonprofit patient safety organization […]

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