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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.
Laws shield hospitals from families who believe loved ones contracted covid as patients

Laws shield hospitals from families who believe loved ones contracted covid as patients

A Day in the Life of a Medical Devices Expert

A Day in the Life of a Medical Devices Expert

Colorado hospitals in ‘critical condition’ as state weathers another surge

Colorado hospitals in ‘critical condition’ as state weathers another surge

Henry Ford surgeons use unique approach to perform first precision prostatectomy

Henry Ford surgeons use unique approach to perform first precision prostatectomy

Functionality testing in the pharmaceutical and medical sectors

Functionality testing in the pharmaceutical and medical sectors

Study reveals the underlying mechanisms behind obesity and type 2 diabetes link

Study reveals the underlying mechanisms behind obesity and type 2 diabetes link

Effort to decipher hospital prices yields key finding: don’t try it at home

Effort to decipher hospital prices yields key finding: don’t try it at home

Surgeons can avoid postoperative opioid prescriptions, studies suggest

Surgeons can avoid postoperative opioid prescriptions, studies suggest

Preoperative testing is often unnecessary for low-risk surgeries, shows study

Preoperative testing is often unnecessary for low-risk surgeries, shows study

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