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August 22, 2019: Your Health Matters: Shorter recovery time after hernia surgery

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August 22, 2019: Your Health Matters: Shorter recovery time after hernia surgery
Shorter recovery time after hernia surgery

LENGTHY RECOVERY TIME.BUT TIMES HAVECHANGED FOR PATIENTSAND DOCTORS.IN TODAY'S YOUR HEALTHMATTERS REPORT --THERE'S NEWTECHNOLOGY THAT CUTSRECOVERY-TIMEIN-HALF.NATS"SO THIS IS AN EXAMPLE OFLAPROSCOPIC EQUIPMENT."THESE ARE THE TOOLS OFTHE TRADE FOR DOCTORVINCENT NARCISO.

WHENHE USES THEM FORHERNIA REPAIR SURGERY,THE PATIENT'S RECOVERYTIME IS MUCH SHORTERTHAN THE OLD OPENINCISION METHOD.DR VINCENT NARCISOSURGEON"AS HERNIA SURGERY HASEVOLVED AND TECHNOLOGYHAS EVOLVED NOW WE'RE ABLETO DO HERNIA OPERATIONSMINIMALLY INVASIVELY AND THATCAN INCLUDE LAPROSCOPICSURGERY WHICH IS WHERE WEMAKE SMALL INCISIONS IN THEABDOMEN PUT AIR INTO THEABDOMINAL CAVITY WHICHGIVES US SPACE TO WORK ANDTHEN WE WATCH EVERYTHINGON A VIDEO MONITOR ANDREPAIR THINGS THAT WAY."BUT HE HAS MORE TOOLSIN HIS TOOLBOX.

ROBOTSFOR EXAMPLE.

ROBOTICSURGERY IS EASIER FORTHE SURGEON AND THEPATIENT.DR VINCENT NARCISOSURGEON"THE INSTRUMENTS AREWRISTED RATHER THAN USINGLAPROSCOPIC INSTRUMENTSWHICH ARE STRAIGHTINSTRUMENTS IT'S ALMOST LIKEWORKING WITHCHOPSTICKS...THE ROBOTICINSTRUMENTS ARE WRISTED SOTHE MOVEMENT OF OUR WRISTCAN BE DUPLICATED ON THEINSIDE."SO THE OLD DOWN TIMEOF SIX TO EIGHT WEEKSCAN BE REDUCED TO ONEOR TWO, WITH TPATIENT ABLE TO RETURNTO NORMAL ACTIVITIESMORE QUICKLY.REDUCED RECOVERY TIMEAND LESS PAIN ALSOMEANS LESS USE OFNARCOTIC PAINMEDICATIONS.SO THOSE WHO NEEDHERNIA SURGERY HAVE NOEXCUSE TO PUT IT OFF.HERNIA SYMPTOMS ---INCLUDE A BULGE IN THEABDOMEN, ESPECIALLY IFIT'S ACCOMPANIED WITHPAIN, AND A CHANGE IBOWEL HABITS.-- FAMILY HISTORY OFHERNIAS AND ABDOMINALTRAUMA, O R MAJORABDOMINAL SURGERIESCOULD INCREASE YOURRISK.




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