The Lichtenstein Hernia Institute is the only facility in the United States devoted exclusively to research, teaching and surgery of abdominal wall hernias (inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, umbilical hernia, ventral hernia or incisional hernia).
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Chronic pain is a serious problem after hernia repair. Our UCLA Interventional Pain doctors have expertise in non-operative management of this challenging condition.
In this procedure, repair is accomplished by covering the opening of the hernia with a patch of mesh, instead of sewing the edge of the hole together.
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