When Is Hiatal Hernia Repair Necessary?

Q:
When is hiatal hernia repair necessary?

A:
If the hiatal hernia is in danger of becoming strangulated or constricted, it may need surgery to reduce the hernia.

Hiatal hernia repair can often be performed as a minimally invasive procedure, the advantages of which include smaller incisions, less risk of infection, less pain and scarring, and a more rapid recovery.

However there is no guarantee that the hernia will not return even with hiatal hernia repair.

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

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