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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.
First hospital in Mexico to use GORE HELEX Septal Occluder for transcatheter closure of ASD

First hospital in Mexico to use GORE HELEX Septal Occluder for transcatheter closure of ASD

Gore introduces new internet cloud-based 3-D modeling system and case planning aid

Gore introduces new internet cloud-based 3-D modeling system and case planning aid

Atrium Medical wins Supplier Performance Award

Atrium Medical wins Supplier Performance Award

FDA approves 45mm GORE TAG Thoracic Endoprosthesis device

FDA approves 45mm GORE TAG Thoracic Endoprosthesis device

Kensey Nash granted FDA 510(k) clearance for Meso BioMatrix ECM product

Kensey Nash granted FDA 510(k) clearance for Meso BioMatrix ECM product

Synovis Life Technologies' second-quarter 2010 net revenue up 19%

Synovis Life Technologies' second-quarter 2010 net revenue up 19%

New laparoscopic procedure for hernias

New laparoscopic procedure for hernias

FDA approves Abbott's CREON sNDA including dosing guidance for treating EPI due to CP, pancreatectomy

FDA approves Abbott's CREON sNDA including dosing guidance for treating EPI due to CP, pancreatectomy

TGRD presents positive results from Phase 3 studies of azilsartan medoxomil for lowering SBP at 25th ASH

TGRD presents positive results from Phase 3 studies of azilsartan medoxomil for lowering SBP at 25th ASH

SARcode presents positive results from Phase 2 study of SAR 1118 ophthalmic solution at Dry Eye Summit

SARcode presents positive results from Phase 2 study of SAR 1118 ophthalmic solution at Dry Eye Summit

PolyTouch Medical files Premarket 510(k) application for PatchAssist laparoscopic mesh deployment device

PolyTouch Medical files Premarket 510(k) application for PatchAssist laparoscopic mesh deployment device

Stimatix reports interim results from artificial sphincter trial for restoring bowel control in people with stoma

Stimatix reports interim results from artificial sphincter trial for restoring bowel control in people with stoma

EGS announces presentation of TIF2 procedure clinical results at SAGES meeting

EGS announces presentation of TIF2 procedure clinical results at SAGES meeting

RTI Biologics reports revenues of $37.8M for first-quarter 2010

RTI Biologics reports revenues of $37.8M for first-quarter 2010

TYRX receives FDA marketing clearance for AIGISRx ST antibacterial patch for soft tissue repair

TYRX receives FDA marketing clearance for AIGISRx ST antibacterial patch for soft tissue repair

GORE VIABIL Biliary Endoprosthesis receives European CE Mark approval for expanded indication

GORE VIABIL Biliary Endoprosthesis receives European CE Mark approval for expanded indication

Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers perform 67 outpatient surgeries as part of Free Surgery Day

Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers perform 67 outpatient surgeries as part of Free Surgery Day

City of Manchester, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield enhance Compass SmartShopper Program

City of Manchester, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield enhance Compass SmartShopper Program

MEDIHONEY dressings serve as low-cost method for treating wounds in indigent patients

MEDIHONEY dressings serve as low-cost method for treating wounds in indigent patients

SAGES 2010: Covidien to showcase technological advancements in bariatric, colorectal and hernia surgery

SAGES 2010: Covidien to showcase technological advancements in bariatric, colorectal and hernia surgery