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Epigastric Hernia Surgery Costs in Mexico, India & Costa Rica

Epigastric Hernia Surgery Cost Package: 2,000 – 7,000 US Dollars
{The hernia repair package cost covers all the medical & logistics costs at the destination}
Costa Rica [USA Joint Commission International Accredited Hospital]
India [Harvard Medical Affiliated & USA Joint Commission Accredited Hospital]
Mexico [World Class Hospitals]

Epigastric Hernia repair costs in the United States varies from 2,000 to 7,000 US Dollars. Medical Tourism Corporation’s network of hospitals offers you a significantly lower cost of having an Epigastric hernia repair and treatment. You can request for a detailed estimate using the estimate request form on this page.

In Epigastric hernia, a part of the intestines protrudes through the abdominal muscles located between the belly button and the chest. This type of hernia is found most commonly in males. People who develop an epigastric hernia, may notice a lump in the abdomen. Surgical intervention becomes necessary to manage an epigastric hernia.

Epigastric Hernica Treatment

Epigastric Hernia repair surgery

The Epigastric Hernia repair surgery involves, the repair of the area of weakness, and the return of the abdominal contents back into their normal position. The epigastric hernia surgery, usually called the Tension Free Repair Technique, since, the muscle is neither cut nor sewn together under tension.

Surgeons utilize a plastic screen or mesh to safely reinforce and strengthen the weak area, in both primary and recurrent hernias. The type, size and specific manufacturer of mesh used, will be decided by the Epigastric hernia surgeon at the time of surgery.

Most often, in adults, the surgery for small to moderate sized Epigastric Hernia, is performed under local anesthesia. The area will be numbed with the use of several injections to keep the patient relaxed, comfortable and pain-free during the short procedure.

If the patient needs a small or moderate size, non-complex Epigastric Hernia repair then he will be discharged on the day of surgery. Usually a prescription for pain medication will be provided, or the patient will be instructed to take over-the counter analgesics.

Low Cost Epigastric Hernia Repair

Many Epigastric hernia patients find the cost of treatment in U.S. and U.K. beyond their budget. In such cases, one can opt for low cost epigastric hernia repair in countries like India, Mexico and Costa Rica. In these countries the epigastric hernia surgery is available at a fraction of the cost that is charged in the United States and U.K.
Even though the cost of managing an Epigastric hernia in these countries is much lower, the operating standards are on par with the best hospitals in the United States and U.K.

Epigastric Hernia Repair Abroad – Hospital Stay

Almost all Epigastric hernia repairs are performed as an outpatient with a short overnight hospital stay. You will probably be discharged from the hospital the next day. Patients are regularly visited by the doctors and nursing care staff.
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Hiatal hernia (hiatus hernia) removal
Hiatal hernia develops in a small opening in the diaphragm that allows the upper part of the stomach to move up into the chest. Click here to read more about affordable hiatal hernia removal in Mexico, India & Costa Rica

Umbilical hernia removal
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Femoral hernia Surgery Abroad
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Incisional (Ventral) hernia repair
Incisional hernia occurs at the site of an incision from a previous surgery. Click here to read more about low cost Incisional (Ventral) hernia repair

Medical Tourism Corporation facilitates affordable Epigastric Hernia Repair surgery at many international locations including Mexico, India and Costa Rica. Fill out the free estimate request form for a free quote and more information.
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