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Hernia surgery Hamburg

General Surgery and Surgical Practice Alster Hamburg Poppenbuettel – Tel: 040 602 30 06


Weakness in the abdominal wall. Parts of the abdominal content prolaps through the abdominal wall under the skin. In addition to pain and danger strangulation of the impinged bowel is possible and potentially fatal.


Remedy possible only through surgery.

Operative procedure

Gap closure in the abdominal wall. Reinforcement with plastic mesh. Done in  general anesthesia We use the Lichtenstein technique. This is generally accepted as the most successful method for hernia repair.

What’s next

Some days local local pain. Heavy lifting and carrying must be avoided for about 6 weeks.


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    Trauma Surgery
    General Surgeon

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    General Surgeon
    Trauma Surgery

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