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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 offers a new approach to control post-surgery pain

Study offers a new approach to control post-surgery pain

Newly designed Biomesh minimizes postsurgical complications of hernia repair

Newly designed Biomesh minimizes postsurgical complications of hernia repair

Trained medical personnel can perform safe, effective groin hernia operations

Trained medical personnel can perform safe, effective groin hernia operations

Researchers develop patient-informed questionnaire tool for ventral hernia repair surgery patients

Researchers develop patient-informed questionnaire tool for ventral hernia repair surgery patients

Polymer patch provides controlled release of drugs for post-operative pain management

Polymer patch provides controlled release of drugs for post-operative pain management

Hospital prices just got a lot more transparent. What does this mean for you?

Hospital prices just got a lot more transparent. What does this mean for you?

Henry Ford Health System is first in the U.S. to perform a procedure using CG-100 intraluminal device

Henry Ford Health System is first in the U.S. to perform a procedure using CG-100 intraluminal device

Cleveland Clinic team successfully used latest ablation technology to destroy large liver tumors

Cleveland Clinic team successfully used latest ablation technology to destroy large liver tumors

Surgery studies show progress, opportunity to decrease opioid prescribing

Surgery studies show progress, opportunity to decrease opioid prescribing

Switching antiseptics halves the risk of infection after surgery

Switching antiseptics halves the risk of infection after surgery

A new technology to print 3D tissues directly in the body

A new technology to print 3D tissues directly in the body

Exposure to flame retardant impacts paternal reproduction

Exposure to flame retardant impacts paternal reproduction

SARS-CoV-2 infected patients who undergo surgery experience worse postoperative outcomes

SARS-CoV-2 infected patients who undergo surgery experience worse postoperative outcomes

Some hospitals continue with elective surgeries despite COVID-19 crisis

Some hospitals continue with elective surgeries despite COVID-19 crisis

FETO therapy produces favorable outcomes when fetal and maternal care are highly coordinated

FETO therapy produces favorable outcomes when fetal and maternal care are highly coordinated

Geriatric-specific characteristics linked to hospital readmission risk of elderly surgical patients

Geriatric-specific characteristics linked to hospital readmission risk of elderly surgical patients

Michigan Medicine pediatric surgeon uses incision-less surgery to correct hernia defects in kids

Michigan Medicine pediatric surgeon uses incision-less surgery to correct hernia defects in kids

Researchers develop model to predict recovery outcomes after hernia surgery

Researchers develop model to predict recovery outcomes after hernia surgery

Pain management program uses new approach to reduce narcotic prescriptions after surgery

Pain management program uses new approach to reduce narcotic prescriptions after surgery

Gastric bypass more likely to require further treatment than gastric sleeve

Gastric bypass more likely to require further treatment than gastric sleeve