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What is the best treatment for an inguinal hernia?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Hernia Surgery

Repair with permanent mesh has become the gold standard for inguinal hernia repair in adult males.
Debate continues whether the traditional or laparoscopic approach is best: the bottom line is which technique your surgeon performs with the lowest complication & recurrence rates. I favor the laparoscopic approach because, in my hands, the recovery is shorter; this is most evident for double hernias.

In brief: Hernia Surgery

Repair with permanent mesh has become the gold standard for inguinal hernia repair in adult males.
Debate continues whether the traditional or laparoscopic approach is best: the bottom line is which technique your surgeon performs with the lowest complication & recurrence rates. I favor the laparoscopic approach because, in my hands, the recovery is shorter; this is most evident for double hernias.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Debashish Bose
I agree with Dr Rosen that you should seek someone with experience doing this laparoscopically.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Repair

Surgical repair with a mesh. www.drlugo.com.

In brief: Repair

Surgical repair with a mesh. www.drlugo.com.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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