Hernia Repair, Inguinal

Surgery CategoryGeneral
Body AreaAbdomen
Procedure DescriptionInguinal Hernia Repair
Procedure Code49505, 49507, 49521
More InfoSurgical repair of inguinal hernia. An inguinal hernia occurs generally when tissue protrudes through a tear or weak spot in the abdominal muscle wall. Repair involves pushing the tissue back to its normal position and reinforcing the muscle wall with sutures to prevent re-occurence.

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