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Southern Cross Rotorua Hospital - Paediatric Surgery

Private Surgical Service, Paediatrics

This is where you will come to have your surgery performed. The visits to your surgeon before and after surgery will be at their consulting rooms.


Umbilical Hernia
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.
Inguinal Hernia
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.

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