Ormiston Hospital Paediatric Surgery / Endoscopy
Private Surgical Service General Surgery
An incision (cut) is made underneath the navel (tummy button) and the hernia (part of the intestine that is bulging through the abdominal wall) is pushed back into the abdominal cavity. The weakness in the abdominal wall is repaired.
An abdominal incision is made and the hernia is pushed back into position. The weakness in the abdominal wall is repaired.
Herniotomy: an incision is made in a skin fold in the groin and the hernia sac is cut out.