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Hiatal Treatment in Mumbai, India

What is the meaning of HIATAL Surgery?

When a portion of the stomach pushes up into the chest, it develops a hiatal hernia. If a hiatal hernia causes significant symptoms or is likely to result in problems, surgery may be necessary.

Surgery is not always necessary for hiatal hernia patients. With the right medicine or lifestyle modifications, the illness may be manageable for many people. For individuals who require surgery, a variety of treatments are available; the Nissen fundoplication is the most popular.

When is surgery necessary?

Since most Hiatal hernias are symptomless, therapy is frequently not required. People with milder symptoms of gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD), such as heartburn, acid reflux, or acid reflux, may be able to manage their illness with medication or a change in lifestyle.

However, a physician might advise surgery if:-

  • Serious symptoms affect one's quality of life.
  • Symptoms are unresponsive to alternative therapies
  • Hernias are susceptible to strangulation, which occurs when the blood supply to the herniated tissue is cut off. This scenario can be fatal.
  • Symptoms include bleeding, ulcers, or esophageal strictures, which are narrowings of the food pipe or esophagus.

Recovery Period:-

Most patients rarely experience severe pain after laparoscopic surgery, but they could feel uneasy in their chest and abdomen and have temporary trouble swallowing.

If the anesthesia wears off quickly after a laparoscopy, the patient may return home that day. If not, patients could stay in the hospital overnight and usually be discharged the day after the operation.

Doctors typically advise patients to follow the following guidelines in the days following surgery.

Dr. Shirish Bhagvat is a very experienced Surgeon in Mumbai for HIATAL Surgery. Lots of patients got benefited and were cured successfully.
  • Use regular soap and water to wash the incision site every day.
  • Avoid using hot tubs and pools, and take a shower instead of a bath.
  • When you can move about to avoid blood clots developing in the leg.
  • Avoid using a straw when drinking.
  • To strengthen the diaphragm, practice specialized breathing and coughing exercises.