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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.
MIT engineers design pliable 3D-printed mesh materials for ankle and knee braces

MIT engineers design pliable 3D-printed mesh materials for ankle and knee braces

Anyone can get hernias, especially after abdominal surgery

Anyone can get hernias, especially after abdominal surgery

Novel technique that uses nanotechnology and photonics prevents bacterial infections on surgical implants

Novel technique that uses nanotechnology and photonics prevents bacterial infections on surgical implants

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Penis enlargement surgery ineffective and potentially dangerous

Penis enlargement surgery ineffective and potentially dangerous

New app can predict likelihood of developing incisional hernia after abdominal surgery

New app can predict likelihood of developing incisional hernia after abdominal surgery

Experts in coloproctology will unite to promote global collaboration at 14th Annual ESCP conference

Experts in coloproctology will unite to promote global collaboration at 14th Annual ESCP conference

New series offers global evidence detailing role of surgery in the opioids crisis

New series offers global evidence detailing role of surgery in the opioids crisis

Persistant opioid use in the family may be risk factor for young adults after surgery

Persistant opioid use in the family may be risk factor for young adults after surgery

Long-term opioid use by family member associated with higher chances of persistent opioid use by teens

Long-term opioid use by family member associated with higher chances of persistent opioid use by teens

Study: General anesthesia in early infancy unlikely to have lasting effects on developing brains

Study: General anesthesia in early infancy unlikely to have lasting effects on developing brains

Health officers with surgical training are a safe alternative for performing C-sections

Health officers with surgical training are a safe alternative for performing C-sections

World's first robot-assisted bilateral breast reconstruction performed by Penn surgeons

World's first robot-assisted bilateral breast reconstruction performed by Penn surgeons

Age-related estrogen increase may be the culprit behind inguinal hernias in men

Age-related estrogen increase may be the culprit behind inguinal hernias in men

International audit of colorectal surgeries provides highly realistic reflection of current practices

International audit of colorectal surgeries provides highly realistic reflection of current practices

Common painkiller not effective in controlling chronic pain after traumatic nerve injury

Common painkiller not effective in controlling chronic pain after traumatic nerve injury

Genome-wide association study reveals potential genes behind diverticular disease

Genome-wide association study reveals potential genes behind diverticular disease

NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn offers advanced robot-assisted surgery to treat complex hernias

NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn offers advanced robot-assisted surgery to treat complex hernias

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