What are hernia and its types?
Hernia is a condition where an organ or fatty tissue pushes through the muscle or tissue holding it. Umbilical hernia and inguinal hernia are the most common types of hernia.
In inguinal hernia, the intestines push through the weak spot or tear out of lower abdominal wall (inguinal canal). Whereas in umbilical hernia, which is mostly seen in children and babies less than 6 months to 1 year old, the part of small intestine push through the abdominal wall near the navel.
What is hernioplasty or hernia repair surgery?
In hernioplasty, the surgeon will remove the hernia by an open surgery or laparoscopic surgery. The surgeon makes a cut to open the skin and gently pushes the hernia back into place and close the weak area of the muscle with stiches with or without a flexible mesh for support. When compared to open surgery, the incision made in the laparoscopic surgery is smaller and offers faster healing and minimal scarring.
What is the cost of hernia surgery?
Hernia surgery cost range from 76,000 to as high as 5 lakh. The hernia operation cost for open surgery begins at INR 75,000 and hernia surgery price for laparoscopic hernia repair surgery starts at INR 1.4 Lakh. Hernia surgery cost in Hyderabad ranges from INR 75,000 to INR 2 lakh.
What is the cost of umbilical hernia surgery and inguinal hernia surgery?
Across several hospitals in India, the cost may vary from INR 1 lakh to INR 4 lakh depending on the type of surgery – open or laparoscopic surgery. The approximate umbilical hernia surgery cost is INR 132,854 in India. The Inguinal hernia surgery cost in Hyderabad ranges from 75,000 to 1.6 lakh.
What is the cost of hernia surgery in Hyderabad?
At Yashoda hospitals in Hyderabad, the umbilical or inguinal hernia treatment cost is as below:
|Surgery||General ward||Private room|
|Hernia operation cost – open surgery||75,000||1,00,000|
|Laparoscopic hernia surgery cost||1,35,000||1,65,000|
What are the factors that cause the hernia operation price to vary?
The hernia operation price is governed by several factors, such as
- Availability of skilled general surgeon or gastrosurgeon, hernia specialist and facilities
- Type of surgery – open or laparoscopic
- Mesh repair
- Health condition of the patient
- Usage of medications and additional investigations