Hernia surgery is typically needed because it is possible for the blood supply to the hernia to get cut off, according to WebMD. This "strangulated hernia" sometimes becomes infected, and organ tissue dies. Complications... More »

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Hernia surgery is the process of removing bulges that occur when organs protrude through holes or soft spots of the body, according to registered nurse Jennifer Heisler for About.com. The most common surgical spots for h... More »

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While some minor hernias resolve over the course of time, other nonsurgical treatments include the use of a girdle or corset to support the abdominal wall, reports MedicineNet. A study published by the American Journal o... More »

Surgery is necessary for a hernia that contains a trapped loop of intestine, called an incarcerated hernia, or that contains an intestinal loop cut off from its blood supply, which is a strangulated hernia and requires i... More »

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Hernia surgery is the process of removing bulges that occur when organs protrude through holes or soft spots of the body, according to registered nurse Jennifer Heisler for About.com. The most common surgical spots for h... More »

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Hernia surgery is done by cutting the inner lining of the abdomen to expose the weakness in the abdominal wall, which is patched with a surgical mesh to reinforce it, according to Cleveland Clinic. This procedure is done... More »

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Hiatal hernia surgery becomes necessary if the condition cuts off the blood supply to the hernia, according to WebMD. This surgery involves moving the hernia back to the normal location. More »

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