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A hernia is protrusion of an organ or the muscular wall of an organ through the cavity that normally contains it. A hiatal hernia occurs when the stomach protrudes upwards into the mediastinum through the esophageal opening in the diaphragm.
Study shows spillover effect of evidence-based opioid prescribing for major procedures

Study shows spillover effect of evidence-based opioid prescribing for major procedures

Doling out pain pills post-surgery: An ingrown toenail not the same as a bypass

Doling out pain pills post-surgery: An ingrown toenail not the same as a bypass

The other opioid crisis: Hospital shortages lead to patient pain, medical errors

The other opioid crisis: Hospital shortages lead to patient pain, medical errors

Study finds underuse of minimally invasive surgeries in elderly Medicare patients

Study finds underuse of minimally invasive surgeries in elderly Medicare patients

Comprehensive new guideline for management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in children

Comprehensive new guideline for management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in children

A push to get older adults in better shape for surgery

A push to get older adults in better shape for surgery

These annual checkups help seniors not only survive but thrive

These annual checkups help seniors not only survive but thrive

Guidelines to control opioid prescribing for post-surgery pain

Guidelines to control opioid prescribing for post-surgery pain

Guideline for surgeons could reduce opioids prescribed after operations by 40%

Guideline for surgeons could reduce opioids prescribed after operations by 40%

Orthocell earns CE Mark approval for CelGro collagen medical device

Orthocell earns CE Mark approval for CelGro collagen medical device

Reducing use of 'low value' surgical procedures vital to cut healthcare costs and enhance care

Reducing use of 'low value' surgical procedures vital to cut healthcare costs and enhance care

New online tool offers opioid prescribing recommendations after surgery

New online tool offers opioid prescribing recommendations after surgery

Frailty linked to greater odds of complications after common ambulatory surgery

Frailty linked to greater odds of complications after common ambulatory surgery

Study suggests optimal length of opioid pain prescriptions for common surgical procedures

Study suggests optimal length of opioid pain prescriptions for common surgical procedures

Delaying minor surgery for pediatric patients may not offer any neurodevelopmental benefit

Delaying minor surgery for pediatric patients may not offer any neurodevelopmental benefit

Postoperative patients use fewer opioid medications than prescribed after hernia surgery

Postoperative patients use fewer opioid medications than prescribed after hernia surgery

Parents of ill children worry about return of ‘lifetime limits’ in GOP health bill

Parents of ill children worry about return of ‘lifetime limits’ in GOP health bill

Study finds opioid dependence and overdose rates after urologic surgery

Study finds opioid dependence and overdose rates after urologic surgery

Researchers find link between hormones and inguinal hernias in older men

Researchers find link between hormones and inguinal hernias in older men

EHR systems improve outcomes for weekend surgery patients, study shows

EHR systems improve outcomes for weekend surgery patients, study shows