Do you suspect a hernia, have you already been diagnosed with a hernia by your GP or are you suffering from a recurrent hernia?
Our specialists at the Hernia Centre Switzerland can help you competently in each of these cases. We are also happy to support you with our experience and expertise for second opinions.
During the diagnosis, the doctor will first go through your medical history with you and then examine you by physical palpation to see if it could be a hernia. With the help of an ultrasound, the doctor can often verify the diagnosis very quickly. The procedure also makes small hernias visible inside the body. In most cases, such as an umbilical hernia or an inguinal hernia, these examinations can already narrow down what the problem is.
If further investigations are necessary, the following techniques can be used:
In addition to the individual diagnosis, we at the Hernia Centre Switzerland also draw up a detailed treatment plan tailored to the patient, if this is desired. With regard to your age, state of health, the size and origin of your hernia, we show you the options for treatment and provide you with the necessary specialists. Of course, we take into account your secondary diseases, medication, social aspects and your wishes.
Our specialists will be happy to take the time to show you the differentiated options for treating your hernia and offer you the entire spectrum of open and minimally invasive surgical methods.
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The team at the Hernia Centre Switzerland specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of hernias.
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