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Femoral Hernia Repair

Side Effects of Femoral Hernia Repair

Even though the surgery is considered safe, patients should understand the potential risks and side effects of femoral hernia repair before the procedure. Doctors at Florida Hospital take special precautions to ensure the safety of our patients, and our laparoscopic surgical option provides a less invasive procedure that reduces risks.

  • Before undergoing surgery, review these possible side effects of femoral hernia repair with your doctor:
  • Reaction to anesthesia medication
  • Breathing and heart problems due to anesthesia
  • Bleeding and infection at the site of the incision and in nearby tissue
  • Damage to blood vessels that bring blood to/from the leg
  • Nerve damage
  • Damage to nearby reproductive organs (women)
  • Long-term pain
  • Hernia recurrence

Locations for Femoral Hernia Repair