Robot-Assisted Hernia Repair Speeds Recovery and Eases Pain

An estimated 1 million hernia repairs are performed each year in the United States, making it one of the most common surgical procedures. Surgeons at Williamson Medical Center are using advanced, robot-assisted surgical techniques to help many of those hernia repair patients avoid a large incision and have less recovery time. Enhanced-view, totally extraperitoneal (eTEP) […]

Hernia repair, safer, simpler than ever, says local surgeon

If you’ve experienced the pain of a hernia, you know it’s no laughing matter. A hernia occurs when tissue, such as part of the intestine, protrudes through a weak spot in the muscles. The resulting bulge can be painful, especially when you cough, bend over or lift a heavy object. As a surgeon specializing in […]

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