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Hernia can cause serious enough pain to make you enjoy less the activities you once loved or worse – stop from doing them completely. You need to know that a surgical treatment is the only way to fix your problem. So why not receive the help of respected and highly regarded surgeons in Los Angeles?
Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital will provide you with the best medical staff and the best treatment solution in order to make your symptoms disappear and for you to get back to the life you love.
A hernia is a medical condition in which part of an organ is displaced and protrudes through the wall of the cavity containing it. It often involves the intestine at a weak point in the abdominal wall.
Hernias can occur in many places, but the most common types of hernias are:
The phrase “hernia repair” refers to a surgical operation for correction of a hernia.
Some people with hernias do not experience symptoms. However, hernias can cause severe pain and potentially serious, complications such as infection and bowel obstruction. Surgery remains the only way to repair a hernia; they will not resolve on their own.
With minimally invasive surgery, the biggest difference that the patient will notice is in recovery. The laparoscopic approach lowers the risk of complications, improves recovery, and makes for much less discomfort to the patient.
With robotic surgery the da Vinci Si surgical robot enhances the surgeon's natural steadiness and precision, resulting in incisions that are more precise than is possible with the human hand alone.
Other advantages of minimally invasive surgical treatment are:
The da Vinci® Surgical System is a new sophisticated robotic platform specially designed to expand the surgeon’s capabilities and offer state-of-the-art minimally invasive facilities for major surgery. This is a sophisticated machine that helps doctors perform surgery more precisely, with less risk of complication or side-effects.
Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital surgeons have extended experience in operating with the Da Vinci® Surgical System. The key components of this system include:
Are you experiencing symptoms of a hernia? Find out more about hernia repair and about Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital by calling us today at 310.823.8911. We are looking forward to scheduling a consultation and to helping you find a solution that fits your needs.
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