Surgical repair of abdominal wall muscles (usually groin area) often using a mesh or screen.
surgery to fix a defect (a hole or weakness) in the abdominal wall. Often this surgery involves use of a prosthetic mesh to strengthen the repair.
a simple procedure requiring small incision and a few stitches
a surgical procedure used to correct a hernia
Also called a herniorrhaphy, a surgical repair of a hernia . Hernia repair may be done under local or general anesthesia using a conventional incision or a laparoscope . See the entire definition of Hernia repair