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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.
Biostar Pharmaceuticals fiscal 2009 revenues up 57.2%

Biostar Pharmaceuticals fiscal 2009 revenues up 57.2%

Gore launches new consumer website to serve as patient resource on AAA

Gore launches new consumer website to serve as patient resource on AAA

Novus Scientific's TIGR Matrix Surgical Mesh: Initial results of First-in-Man study

Novus Scientific's TIGR Matrix Surgical Mesh: Initial results of First-in-Man study

One-third of patients hospitalized on weekends receive needed major procedures on day of admission

One-third of patients hospitalized on weekends receive needed major procedures on day of admission

New minimally invasive sports hernia repair gets athletes back in the field faster than traditional repair

New minimally invasive sports hernia repair gets athletes back in the field faster than traditional repair

RTI Biologics launches BTB Select and BioCAP Select implants for use in sports medicine surgeries at AAOS 2010

RTI Biologics launches BTB Select and BioCAP Select implants for use in sports medicine surgeries at AAOS 2010

HyperBranch Medical Technology's surgical sealants to be marketed under new name – Adherus Surgical Sealants

HyperBranch Medical Technology's surgical sealants to be marketed under new name – Adherus Surgical Sealants

Merck’s MF/F Phase III study data presented at AAAAI annual meeting

Merck’s MF/F Phase III study data presented at AAAAI annual meeting

Synovis Life Technologies reports net revenue of $15.2M for first-quarter fiscal 2010

Synovis Life Technologies reports net revenue of $15.2M for first-quarter fiscal 2010

Olympus launches new medical devices for LESS surgery

Olympus launches new medical devices for LESS surgery

EGS announces performance of 3,500th NOS procedure

EGS announces performance of 3,500th NOS procedure

Special issue reviews current state of science in fetal therapy

Special issue reviews current state of science in fetal therapy

Revisional bariatric surgery linked to higher risk of complications

Revisional bariatric surgery linked to higher risk of complications

RTI Biologics supports Haiti relief efforts with Matrix HD sterilized dermis allografts donation

RTI Biologics supports Haiti relief efforts with Matrix HD sterilized dermis allografts donation

SafeStitch Medical's AMID Stapler receives European CE Mark

SafeStitch Medical's AMID Stapler receives European CE Mark

Patients treated with Biodesign Inguinal Hernia Graft experience less postoperative pain

Patients treated with Biodesign Inguinal Hernia Graft experience less postoperative pain

Novus Scientific's TIGR Matrix Surgical Mesh receives FDA marketing approval

Novus Scientific's TIGR Matrix Surgical Mesh receives FDA marketing approval

RTI Biologics donates Matrix HD to treat eight-year-old with recessive dystrophic EB

RTI Biologics donates Matrix HD to treat eight-year-old with recessive dystrophic EB

Gore's next generation Conformable GORE TAG Thoracic Endoprosthesis enters clinical trial

Gore's next generation Conformable GORE TAG Thoracic Endoprosthesis enters clinical trial

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia SDU delivers babies prenatally diagnosed with complex birth defects

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia SDU delivers babies prenatally diagnosed with complex birth defects