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How long would it take me to recover if I have a ventral hernia surgery?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: Days-to-weeks.

Recovery following ventral hernia surgery is dependent on the operative approach (laparoscopic vs.
Open), the size of the hernia, the health of the patient, the size and type of the mesh used, and the level of recovery needed to return to baseline activity.

In brief: Days-to-weeks.

Recovery following ventral hernia surgery is dependent on the operative approach (laparoscopic vs.
Open), the size of the hernia, the health of the patient, the size and type of the mesh used, and the level of recovery needed to return to baseline activity.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: Varies

Usually back to light work in a week and 4-6 weeks before doing heavy physical activities or heavy exersise.

In brief: Varies

Usually back to light work in a week and 4-6 weeks before doing heavy physical activities or heavy exersise.
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