When can I have sex? No matter what type of hernia you have or what type of surgery is used to correct it, you can expect some soreness and swelling for at least a few days following the procedure. The anesthesia may also leave you easily fatigued for a week or two. It wouldn’t be...Read More
Surgery today differs significantly from the procedures used several decades ago when open surgery was the only option. Previously, following traditional surgery for a hernia, colon cancer, or gallbladder disease, patients knew they would have a large incision, an expensive hospital stay, and a lengthy recovery. Today, minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is a viable alternative...Read More
The abdominal wall protects the organs within the peritoneum. Several layers of tissue make up the wall: these layers include muscle, connective tissue and fat, peritoneal membrane, and skin. If a muscle or tissue becomes weak, an organ may protrude and create a lump beneath the skin: This is referred to as a hernia. What...Read More
Prof. Francesco Sammartino
Il Prof Francesco Sammartino è specialista in chirurgia Generale e Mininvasiva e si occupa della chirurgia delle malattie dell’apparato gastroenterico.