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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.
In Jackson, the water is back, but the crisis remains

In Jackson, the water is back, but the crisis remains

Study finds holocaust survivors may be at lower risk of developing post-operative delirium

Study finds holocaust survivors may be at lower risk of developing post-operative delirium

Scientists develop new technology to solve common surgical problem of nerve damage

Scientists develop new technology to solve common surgical problem of nerve damage

‘Watch and wait’ approach may improve outcomes for very frail patients than emergency surgery

‘Watch and wait’ approach may improve outcomes for very frail patients than emergency surgery

Johns Hopkins scientists receive $7.8 million funding from Break Through Cancer

Johns Hopkins scientists receive $7.8 million funding from Break Through Cancer

Risk of major complications for living kidney donors is minimal, study confirms

Risk of major complications for living kidney donors is minimal, study confirms

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center doctors save a newborn baby with congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center doctors save a newborn baby with congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Researchers reveal possible way to treat newborns with rare genetic lung condition

Researchers reveal possible way to treat newborns with rare genetic lung condition

New ML models show high accuracy in predicting complications after abdominal hernia repair

New ML models show high accuracy in predicting complications after abdominal hernia repair

New guidelines outline physical activities that are safe for dialysis patients

New guidelines outline physical activities that are safe for dialysis patients

Repeat surgery for recurrence is common among hernia patients

Repeat surgery for recurrence is common among hernia patients

Covid still threatens millions of Americans. Why are we so eager to move on?

Covid still threatens millions of Americans. Why are we so eager to move on?

Study identifies a link between mortality of newborns on ECMO and red blood cell transfusion volume

Study identifies a link between mortality of newborns on ECMO and red blood cell transfusion volume

Study points to vagus nerve dysfunction as a central pathophysiological feature of long COVID

Study points to vagus nerve dysfunction as a central pathophysiological feature of long COVID

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