Hernia is the protrusion of an (often abdominal) organ or tissue through the wall of the cavity. It bulges through the weakened part of the wall and mostly appears as a soft and visible bump. It can most often be seen when standing and less when lying down. As an addition to visible symptoms hernia also causes pain, especially during physical exertion, coughing or sneezing.

Hernia may be congenital, or it may appear during time.

The main causes of hernia are:

  • hard physical work
  • overweight
  • chronic constipation
  • chronic caugh

Surgery at Christinas Clinic

The incision is made in the area where the hernia is located. The intestine or tissue inside the hernia is pushed back into the cavity. The weakened part of the wall is also strengthened with meshes which stay in the body.

Christinas Clinic uses Ceremesh meshes, produced by Cereplas. The meshes are used to treat soft tissue hernias regardless of the location. The range includes various sizes and shapes of woven and non-woven as well as silicone coated meshes, which are well received by the body.