Can A Hernia Cause Back Pain?

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Definition

Hernia repair is surgery to correct a hernia. A hernia is an abnormal bulging of internal organs, often the intestine, through a weakness in a muscular wall.


Alternative Names

Herniorrhaphy


Description

This article focuses on surgery to repair a hernia. For information on a specific type of hernia see:

  • Inguinal hernia
  • Femoral hernia
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Umbilical hernia

Before surgery, you will be given a sedative to...

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