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hernia surgery for patients who cannot tolerate any intubation

A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Many hernia repairs are an our patient surgery, such as inguinal (groin) or umbilical hernias. Large ventral hernias may need short inpatient care. Mo ... Read More
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Dr. Marc Neff
Dr. Marc Neff answered
Specializes in General Surgery
Hernia surgery : Hernia surgeries are commonly performed as outpatient procedures. They may be performed in an open or laparoscopic fashion. Some details could deter ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If : Medically unstable.
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
21 years experience General Surgery
Severity of cirrhosi: If the cirrhosis isn't causing many symptoms you should be fine. However if you have large ascites, bleeding problems, infection or other complication ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naresh Ahuja
25 years experience Bariatrics
No: Most of the hiatal hernia repairs are performed in association to some other procedures and given the complexity of procedures, most of the times, pa ... Read More
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
28 years experience General Surgery
No: Usually the pt is kept at least 24 hours.
Dr. George T Tsai
27 years experience General Surgery
Sometimes: It depends on the extent of your surgery. Many of my patients who had simple small hiatal hernias repaired with concurrent antireflux procedure do go ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Training: Surgeons need training and if surgery is done under close supervision it will ensure good outcome, but participation of interns should be disclosed.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prashant Sinha
19 years experience General Surgery
Overnight lap: Depending on the size of the hernia you usually stay overnight or two days. While a few places may offer it as a same day procedure it requires being ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Brand?: I am sorry but HealthTap doctors have been asked not to support specific brands or brand lines. Take care & hope you heal quickly.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Hospital gown: Hospital gowns are used, and depending on he technique of repair and surgeon preference, the genitals are covered by drapes, or prepped in the surgica ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Henning
50 years experience Anesthesiology
Research Yourself!: Speak with your primary care providers, seek out others who have had positive experiences with their surgeries, if you have family or close personal f ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Hernia surgery: No. You need to look for other causes.
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Constipation: Use some laxative.Hydrate yourself.
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