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Malpractice defense: Midgut Volvulus Following Gastric Bypass and Ventral Hernia Repairs by David W. Patient Expert . Judgment for the Defense Midgut Volvulus Following Gastric Bypass and Ventral Hernia Repairs The plaintiff underwent an uncomplicated gastric bypass procedure in 1999, followed by a successful ventral...
Oh good, now they're after hernias by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional has noticed a significant recent effort from ISRG to push robotic use in hernia as a way to target general surgeons. For him, the case for adoption is stronger in more complex ventral cases vs. inguinal hernias...
I'm not a surgeon but in my training as a family physician who assisted in hernia repairs, I never heard of a hernia repair on one side causing a hernia on the other.  However, folks who have a hernia...
Hernia Surgeon explains the procedures Diagnosing Hernias by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook the different types of hernias and the best methods for fixing them.  He describes how a hernia is quite simply... for this is that in these circumstances the pressure inside the abdomen goes up and pushes the hernia contents out through the defect...
a small hernia.  Without fever, persistent/progressing pain, dysuria, hematuria, or penile discharge, it's... might have caused the hernia to become more prominennt.  Heavy lifting might also have irritated the varicocele...
An acquired umbilical hernia can result from increased intra-abdominal pressure caused by obesity, heavy lifting, a long history of coughing, or multiple pregnancies.  
What type of hernia was repaired?  Can you provide a better description of the black lump you are now seeing?  Then, perhaps a better answer will be possible. Helpful Buckeye
That depends on the type and size of hernia you're describing.  Most hernias represent... that are imminent, you mainly need to watch your cat closely for any sign that the hernia has grown suddenly...
These sorts of things need diagnosis by healthcare practitioners and yoga teachers do not diagnose nor are we considered to be trained "healthcare" professionals, generally speaking. Once you have a diagnosis AND you've chose
There are many types of hernias seen in dogs and most of them probably would not be a good explanation for the blood in her stools.  You should have a thorough examination of her by your veterinarian

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Introduction Hernias are common and may affect people of all ages. A ... » Read on
Causes Hernias in adults may arise as a result of the strain caused by: ... » Read on