herniorrhaphy

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herniorrhaphy

 [her″ne-or´ah-fe]
surgical repair of hernia, with suture of the abdominal wall. When the weakened area is very large, some type of strong synthetic material is sewn over the defect to reinforce the area; this type of repair is sometimes specifically called hernioplasty, although the two terms are often used interchangeably. Postoperative care is similar to that for any type of abdominal surgery. The patient is protected from respiratory infections, which may cause coughing and undue strain on the suture line. Ambulation is usually not restricted, and the physician instructs the patient in activities that can be resumed after discharge from the hospital.

her·ni·or·rha·phy

(her'nē-ōr'ă-fē),
Surgical repair of a hernia.
[hernio- + G. rhaphē, a seam]

herniorrhaphy

(hûr′nē-ôr′ə-fē)
n.
Surgical correction of a hernia by suturing.

her·ni·or·rha·phy

(hĕr'nē-ōr'ă-fē)
Surgical repair of a hernia.
Synonym(s): hernioplasty.
[hernio- + G. rhaphē, a seam]

herniorrhaphy

An operation for repair of a HERNIA and the closure and strengthening of the orifice through which it has passed by means of natural tissue, such as strips of FASCIA, or artificial material.

Herniorrhaphy

Surgical repair of a hernia.
Mentioned in: Hernia
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Pancreatectomy, colectomy, proctectomy, hepatectomy, and esophagectomy were associated with decreased daily rates of discharge from the initial hospitalization, while ventral herniorraphy and thyroidectomy were associated with increased daily rates of discharge home.
Despite the intense study and work devoted to laparoscopic herniorraphy, the rise of this procedure into the practice of surgeons around the world remains much less than originally thought by laparoscopic enthusiasts.
Early recognition of appendiceal hernias can be managed with appendectomy alone and suture herniorraphy omitting prosthetic material in a contaminated wound to prevent infection and chronic sepsis.
The figures for herniorraphy and myringotomy are also generally much lower than average but are based on less than 20 cases in Michigan as well as in Georgia.
Herniorraphy was performed by applying overlapping sutures with the help of vicryl no.
Local anaesthesia is highly effective in alleviating post- operative pain when using both peripheral nerve blocking technique,20 and local wound infiltration at fascial level.21 In Young's study,14 patients operated (inguinal herniorraphy) under L/A had lesser need for post-operative analgesia because most patients felt that the subsequent pain was more tolerable as it comes gradually, compared with those who had their surgery performed under general or spinal anaesthesia.
Inguinal herniorraphy with Vicryl darn: experience with 1150 cases.J Postgrad Med Inst.
Pulsed radiofrequency of lumbar nerve roots for treatment of chronic inguinal herniorraphy pain.
Medical history was significant for a left herniorraphy. Results of laboratory studies were within normal limits.
This article reports the discovery during an inguinal herniorraphy in a four years old patient of a Meckel's diverticulum (this entity depends on the vitelin duct persistence, also known as the omphalomesenteric duct).
Following herniorraphy, subcutaneous suture were taken by chromic catgut number 2 absorbable sutures.
Recovery profiles and cost of anaesthesia for outpatient unilateral inguinal herniorraphy. Anaesth Anaig 2000;91(4):876-81.