A hernia is a common abdominal problem that
can affect men and women. It is caused by
organs that bulge past surrounding tissue or
muscle. Whether hernias grow slowly or come
on all at once, they can be risky and require
surgery to avoid dangerous complications.
Beaufort Memorial’s team of board-certified
surgeons has extensive experience in many
types of minimally invasive hernia repair,
including da Vinci robotic surgery.
Common Problems and Conditions
Symptoms, which vary by hernia type and location, range from a small, pain-free lump to a painful swollen bulge in an affected area. Common hernia types include:
- Hernia Repair — da Vinci, laparoscopic or open
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