Umbilical hernia: The hernia is patched with non absorbable mesh secured from the inside
Incisional hernia: This type of hernia occurs after a previous surgical incision into the abdomen. It is repaired with non absorbable mesh secured from the inside.
Inguinal: The indications for laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair are the same for open inguinal hernia repair. They may be ideal for bilateral inguinal hernias and recurrences from anterior approaches, but is also appropriate with unilateral primary hernias. The technique offers decreased pain and an earlier return to activity