Preparing for surgery: hernia repair

1st edition, October 2018

A hernia is a lump that forms when fatty tissue or part of your intestine (gut) pushes through a weakness in the muscle wall of your abdomen or top of your thigh.

This leaflet provides information for patients who are preparing for surgery. A colour and black & white version is available to download via the above links.

Part of the Fitter Better Sooner Toolkit.