July 30, 2017

Types Of Hernia

  • INGUINAL HERNIA - commonest type. This happens when the intestines push through a weak spot in the lower abdominal wall or inguinal canal.

  • HIATAL HERNIA - this happens when a part of your stomach bulges through the diaghram into the chest area....

July 28, 2017

Among patients undergoing incisional hernia repair, the use of mesh to reinforce the repair was associated with a lower risk of hernia recurrence over 5 years compared with when mesh was not used, although with long-term follow-up, the benefits attributable to mesh wer...

July 26, 2017

Ventral hernias mostly occur on the abdomen when an area weakens and develops a tear or hole. In these cases, abdominal tissue or part of the intestines pushes through these weakened areas, causing pain and potentially deadly complications. Ventral hernias can develop...

July 25, 2017

Are you planning on having an inguinal hernia repaired? 


Jean Brown Research is conducting a clinical research study for an investigational pain relief implant.Participants that qualify for the study may receive surgery, study-related care and pain relief implant at no...

July 24, 2017

Experts have identified an apparent cause of inguinal hernia, or groin hernia, in older men: altered sex hormone levels that weaken and scar muscle tissue in the lower abdomen.

Results of their study using an animal model will be presented at ENDO 2017, the Endocrine So...

July 23, 2017

An inguinal hernia happens at the inguinal canal. This is a narrow passage in which blood vessels supplying the testicle pass through the abdominal wall.

Weak spots or tears can develop in the layer of muscle in the abdominal wall resulting in the contents of the abdome...

July 23, 2017

What is an abdominal hernia?

An abdominal hernia occurs when an organ or other piece of tissue protrudes through a weakening in one of the muscle walls that enclose the abdominal cavity. The sac that bulges through the weak area may contain a piece of intestine or fatty...

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