Is diaphragmatic hernia surgery/diaphragm hole repair an outpatient surgery?

Maybe. If you have a simple sliding hiatal hernia repaired laparoscopically you can frequently be discharged the same day. If you have a more complex paraesophageal or foramen of bochdalek hernia expect to be admitted to the hospital.
Generally not . In some case small hernia in the diaphragm can be reapired on an out patient basis most patients stay overnight or even abit longer.
No. It is a major operation that requires a hospital stay regardless of whether it is performed as an open operation or with the scope.
Diaphragmatic hernia. Perhaps you have your terminology off a bit. Diaphragmatic hernia generally occurs before or at birth when the abdominal contents herniate into the chest cavity through a malformed diaphram.It is life threatening and requires emergency inpatient surgery in a center capable of providing neonatal intensive care.
HH. This is called hiatal hernia, & depending on the size & extent of herniation, laparoscopic surgery is performed on op basis. Recovery is fast if no complications.

Related Questions

Should a diaphragmatic hernia be operated on my doctor said it is causing my acid relux but doe s not need surgery because it was very small.?

Should. If you have diaphragmatic hernia, it should be repair to prevent to prevent abdominal content to get stuck over the disphragm. On the other hand, if you have a small hiatal hernia then it is not urgent unless ur acid reflux is worsen. Two different problem. Read more...
Depends. How bad is your reflux? If it is bad and affects your life style or fails to respond to medical management then you may consider addressing it. Read more...

What to do with 840 mililiters blood in abdomen after hernia surgery had hernia repair surgery on testicle was in bad pain 2 weeks later dr said blood floating around in abdomen

Many . Many times the blood you are talking about is bodily fluids tinged with blood. Sometimes you don't even have to drain that fluid. I'm assuming they did because you have an exact measure of 840 milliliters... Either way many times a collection of bodily fluids or even frank blood as long as the bleeding stopped is left alone for your body to deal with. Read more...
I . I am not really sure how he made the diagnosis? Postop blood collection will go away (your body will absorb it) unless it get infected then we do have a problem. Read more...

When does a diaphragmatic hernia have to be repaired?

Early. Shortly after birth depending on the infants respiratory and cardiac function. Read more...
Depends . Some are repaired in utero, some are repaired after the age of 80. In general, for adults, it is based on size and symptoms. More symptoms and larger size, consider a consultation with a general or thoracic surgeon with experience in performing laparoscopic diaphragmatic hernia repairs. Read more...

Is it possible that on and off swelling of my abdomen be due to weightlifting to soon after hernia surgery?

Yes. I'm sure your surgeon doesn't want you to lift weights soon after repair. Read more...
It depends. It takes at least 6 weeks to fully heal from surgery. One of the most disappointing aspects of hernia repair is its failure rate. Inguinal hernia repair failures are very very uncommon. But ventral hernia repairs can be more than anyone would like. The best thing that you can do is reduce your risk of hernia repair failure by not engaging in vigorous activity for 6 weeks. Read more...

I was told today by my surgeon that I have a weakend spot in my abdomen wall where he was unable to bridge the mesh during my hernia surgery in july. Will a hernia form at the weakend spot?

Sounds like. The surgeon was worried enough about that possibility to inform you that mesh could not correct the entire defect at the time of your repair. Read more...
Most likely. There are new techniques to bridge the defect, depends on individual cases. Get a second opinion . Read more...
Its possible. Recurrence risk or a new separate hernia developing depends on the size of your hernia before the repair in july, and the results you have achieved. Your surgeon knows best these details. Okay to ask your surgeon these questions, take a friend with you. Okay to request a ct scan, and to get a second opinion. Read more...
Depends. A hernia is a defect in the facial layer of the abdominal wall. If the defect is there, then you have a hernia. If the fascia is weak, of course it is more prone to pulling apart than normal fascia. One of the concepts of hernia repair with mesh is that the mesh can bridge any gap in the fascia by selecting the right size mesh. Read more...

Can I carry on with activities like sailing, jogging and joga one or two weeks after a hernia surgery in my abdomen?

Depends. Depends on the type of hernia and the type of repair. I usually tell patients with a laparoscopic hernia repair to return to normal activities as tolerated by pain. After some types of abdominal wall reconstruction, i tell patients to limit heavy abdonal straining for 6 weeks. Check with your surgeon to be sure for your case. Good luck! Read more...