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Hernia Repair – Laproscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair by peterrex Posted Wed 12 Dec 2012 10:05am A hernia is forming of sac by the lining of abdominal cavity that may come through a hole or weakened abdominal walls. Hernias are usually caused by heavy lifting, strain caused by using toilet or any activity that may raise abdominal pressure. They may appear in infants and children having weak abdominal wall. Other causes may be chronic constip ... Read on »
Hernia Surgeon explains the procedures Diagnosing Hernias by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm Leading surgical expert, Mr Arjun Shankar in an article for in Capital Health explains the different types of hernias and the best methods for fixing them.  He describes how a hernia is quite simply a ‘hole‘ in the abdominal wall through which the internal organs may protrude. He says: “This results in a lump which is more obvious when the pati ... Read on »
New Study Reconfirms Long-Term Strength of Biodesign™ Hernia Graft – Cook Medical by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 24 Mar 2009 3:57pm A few weeks ago I had an interview with Mark Bleyer, President of Cook Biotech and Mike Hiles, Ph.D., VP of Research and Lead Research and this was exactly the topic we discussed, regenerational medicine,   and below is a short informational clip from our discussion. Regenerational medicine is something that is here today and there are many who ... Read on »
Inguinal hernia by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment Inguinal hernias occur when part of the intestine protrudes through a weak spot in the abdomen — often along the inguinal canal, which carries the spermatic cord in men. Introduction Inguinal hernias occur when soft tissue — usually part of the intestine — protrudes through a weak point or tear in your lower abdominal wall. The re ... Read on »
Hiatal hernia by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of your stomach bulges through your diaphragm into your chest cavity. Introduction A hernia occurs when one part of the body protrudes through a gap or opening into another part. A hiatal hernia forms at the opening in your diaphragm where your food pipe (esophagus) joins your stomach. Part ... Read on »
Hiatus Hernia by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Hiatus hernia can be defined as displacement of a portion of the stomach through the opening in the diaphragm through which the oesophagus passes form the chest to the abdominal cavity. In this disease, a part of the upper wall of the stomach protrudes through the diaphragm at the point where the gullet passes from the chest area to the ab ... Read on »
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Hiatal Hernia and Heartburn) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) the muscle connecting the esophagus with the stomach. Many people, including pregnant women, suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion caused by GERD. Doctors believe that some people suffer from GERD due to a condition called hi ... Read on »
Medica Devices - FDA Recalled Davol Company Hernia Patches - Many Patients Were Not Notified by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 13 Nov 2009 10:01pm Here’s a prime example of a story to where the hospital admitted they did not notify the patient, so again take a look at this link below and perhaps it may find some value.  One person died with the implanted devices according to this article.   We now have a class action suit with 100,000 patients over this device.   The price of tagging for f ... Read on »
J&J Unit Recalls Wound-Sealing Adhesive And Hernia Treatment Product-Ethicon by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 Feb 2011 10:34pm It seems like it’s never going to end with recalls and when J and J is finished with all their inspections, perhaps these will all but go away.  This company really need a coordinated recall system.  Even if the product doesn’t have any affect on consumers directly, the mounting items of items in the news certainly is not a very big help at al ... Read on »
What is a Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, and is it the Right Treatment for You? by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 11 Jul 2011 12:00pm So you’ve been diagnosed with a hernia , and your physician has recommended you undergo surgical repair before you start experiencing any potentially serious problems which may arise if your hernia is left untreated. Approximately 600,000 people undergo hernia repairs each year in the United States. Most of these are performed using an “open” a ... Read on »