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How long does hernia surgery usually last?
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
It depends on the hernia and experience of the surgeon.
Most hernias are repaired in 30 minutes or less. Most hernias mean uncomplicated and not recurrent or extremely large.

In brief: Depends
It depends on the hernia and experience of the surgeon.
Most hernias are repaired in 30 minutes or less. Most hernias mean uncomplicated and not recurrent or extremely large.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not long
Most simple inguinal hernia operations should take well under an hour. In contrast , surgeons should not hurry through the operation.
There is at least one recent report showing higher recurrence rates when the operation is completed in under about 35 minutes.

In brief: Not long
Most simple inguinal hernia operations should take well under an hour. In contrast , surgeons should not hurry through the operation.
There is at least one recent report showing higher recurrence rates when the operation is completed in under about 35 minutes.
Dr. Michael Sawyer
Dr. Michael Sawyer
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
In brief: One hour
Most hernia operations can be performed in approximately 1 hour. Complex hernia repairs such as incisional hernias and some recurrent hernias may take a little longer.

In brief: One hour
Most hernia operations can be performed in approximately 1 hour. Complex hernia repairs such as incisional hernias and some recurrent hernias may take a little longer.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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