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LAPAROSCOPIC HERNIA REPAIR by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm 2 Comments Herniorrhaphy (hernioplasty, hernia repair) is a surgical procedure for correcting hernia. A hernia is a bulging of internal organs or tissues, which protrude through an abnormal opening in the muscle wall. Hernias can occur in the abdomen, groin, and at the site of a previous surgery. Herniorraphy, or hernioplasty, is now often perf ... Read on »
Why Are Health Care Costs So High? What Should We Do? by Dr. J. Deane W. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 24 Mar 2009 3:44pm The government has a simple way to “cut costs” in health care: reduce reimbursements. They have been reducing costs this way for over forty years and yet the costs of health care have skyrocketed. Does this strike you as strange? Maybe reducing reimbursements does not cut costs! Think about a budget as though you were a hospital or doctor. ... Read on »
Preparing For Hernia Treatment by herniasurgery Posted Tue 10 Apr 2012 12:04pm Having hernia surgery will begin in the same manor that most other surgeries do. Before having hernia surgery Los Angeles patients say that your doctor will give you a complete medical examination in order to get a gauge of your overall health, as well as understand your medical history. In some cases, you may need to undergo additional tests an ... Read on »
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 »
Biologic Graft Technology Online Resources from Cook Medical – Regenerative Medicine by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:01pm Cook Medical now has online references available for both doctor and patients on their Biodesign and Advanced Tissue repair.  I have listed a couple links from the past, interviews with Cook that explains the processes and how parts of your body can be regenerated, in other words given the material to grow back and repair itself.  Hernias repair ... Read on »
TENSION FREE HERNIA REPAIR by herniasurgery Posted Tue 17 Jul 2012 7:14am A hernia or (“rupture”) is a lump that will occurs from a weakness in the stomach wall. For that reason, some of the contents contained in the abdomen can then bulge (push through) under the skin. When usual, the front of the abdomen has varied layers comprising skin, then fat, then muscles, which keep the intestines (guts) and internal ... Read on »
Hernia Repair Options by herniasurgery Posted Wed 26 Sep 2012 8:10am There are several strange things that our body produces such as pimples, cysts, warts and more, but one of the most painful things is a hernia. Visually, the hernia will look like a flesh colored bump that sticks out of the body most commonly from the abdomen. You can also have the herniated bulge appear in the thigh or the groin. This ... Read on »
Guide on how to prepare for your hernia repair by herniasurgery Posted Sat 12 May 2012 6:59am If you have recently discovered that you need to have hernia surgery, it is time to learn about how to prepare for the upcoming procedure. Before the day of surgery, your surgeon will perform a comprehensive medical exam to evaluate your health and review your medical history. In some situations, patients are required to undergo additional testi ... 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 »
What to Expect after Hernia Surgery by herniasurgery Posted Wed 30 May 2012 7:28am When patients have to undergo hernia surgery, in most cases they can go home just a few hours after surgery, or first thing in the morning. However, if it is the case that the hernia operated on was a more complex case, staying in the hospital for a few days after may be required. A few days after hernia surgery, patients are feeling back to thei ... Read on »