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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.
NUH receives DSRB approval for new comparative study with TIGR Matrix Surgical Mesh

NUH receives DSRB approval for new comparative study with TIGR Matrix Surgical Mesh

Athersys signs agreement with RTI Biologics for MAPC technology access

Athersys signs agreement with RTI Biologics for MAPC technology access

RTI Biologics, Zimmer ink global distribution agreement for dental biologic implants

RTI Biologics, Zimmer ink global distribution agreement for dental biologic implants

3D MRI enhances visualization, displays fetal anatomy and diagnosing problems

3D MRI enhances visualization, displays fetal anatomy and diagnosing problems

RTI, Medtronic take several steps to continuously improve their relationship

RTI, Medtronic take several steps to continuously improve their relationship

Gore announces first implantation in IDE clinical study of ACUSEAL Vascular Graft in hemodialysis patients

Gore announces first implantation in IDE clinical study of ACUSEAL Vascular Graft in hemodialysis patients

Atrium awarded 3-year national contract from Premier for surgical mesh products

Atrium awarded 3-year national contract from Premier for surgical mesh products

Sleeve gastrectomy for weight loss surgery with no scars

Sleeve gastrectomy for weight loss surgery with no scars

RTI Biologics second-quarter worldwide revenues in sports medicine increase 14%

RTI Biologics second-quarter worldwide revenues in sports medicine increase 14%

First successful procedures in Australia with GORE DrySeal Sheath for aortic aneurysms

First successful procedures in Australia with GORE DrySeal Sheath for aortic aneurysms

Clinicians in rural hospitals demonstrate high standard of care to patients: Study

Clinicians in rural hospitals demonstrate high standard of care to patients: Study

Gore provides update on REDUCE Clinical Study of HELEX Septal Occluder for PFO closure

Gore provides update on REDUCE Clinical Study of HELEX Septal Occluder for PFO closure

Landmark study compares oral and transvaginal NOTES to traditional laparoscopy

Landmark study compares oral and transvaginal NOTES to traditional laparoscopy

Gore receives European CE Mark approval for 25 cm GORE VIABAHN Endoprosthesis

Gore receives European CE Mark approval for 25 cm GORE VIABAHN Endoprosthesis

Biomerix receives FDA 510(k) Clearance to market Ventral Hernia Repair Mesh

Biomerix receives FDA 510(k) Clearance to market Ventral Hernia Repair Mesh

Merck's DULERA Inhalation Aerosol for asthma receives FDA approval

Merck's DULERA Inhalation Aerosol for asthma receives FDA approval

Methodist surgeons study transvaginal removal of donor kidney

Methodist surgeons study transvaginal removal of donor kidney

PolyTouch Medical's PatchAssist device receives FDA clearance

PolyTouch Medical's PatchAssist device receives FDA clearance

joimax moves into larger premises in Germany, US

joimax moves into larger premises in Germany, US

HyperBranch Medical Technology granted CE Mark for Adherus Spinal Sealant

HyperBranch Medical Technology granted CE Mark for Adherus Spinal Sealant