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Who is a candidate for laparoscopic hernia surgery?

Canidacy for laproscopic hernia surgery depends on a variety of factors including the size of the hernia, previous surgeries in the area, other medical conditions present as well as surgeon comfort and training. Generally for elective (non-emergent) hernia repair a pre-operative appointment and evaluation should be made with a surgeon to discuss the different types of repair and whether laparoscopic repair is possible or indicated.

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