Hernia Surgery Complications
Any operation, including for hernias, has inherent risks and complications. Surgery should not be taken lightly. This is not “minor” surgery. That said, most outpatient hernia repairs are considered low-risk. We see a lot of complicated, high-risk patients and so their hernia or hernia-related operations are usually not low-risk.
Each patient has their own specific risk profile for hernia or hernia-related surgical complications. We try to reduce your risk factors prior to surgery as much as possible.
Common hernia surgery complications include:
This risk is dependent on your own personal risk factors and varies based on patient and also surgical technique.