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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.
SLIMR gastric band makes its debut in the US at Tooley Weight Wellness Clinic

SLIMR gastric band makes its debut in the US at Tooley Weight Wellness Clinic

RTI Biologics donates spinal allografts to AIC-CURE International Children’s Hospital, Kenya

RTI Biologics donates spinal allografts to AIC-CURE International Children’s Hospital, Kenya

Biostar Pharmaceuticals to acquire a Xi'an-based medical equipment and nutrients manufacturer for $1.1M

Biostar Pharmaceuticals to acquire a Xi'an-based medical equipment and nutrients manufacturer for $1.1M

Today's opinions and editorials

Today's opinions and editorials

Nicast to launch the NovaMesh intra-abdominal hernia mesh in Europe

Nicast to launch the NovaMesh intra-abdominal hernia mesh in Europe

FDA regulatory clearance for Kensey Nash's ECM product

FDA regulatory clearance for Kensey Nash's ECM product

RTI Biologics revenues increases to $42.8 million in third quarter 2009

RTI Biologics revenues increases to $42.8 million in third quarter 2009

Renowned surgeons to discuss latest advances in laparoscopic surgery at upcoming MISS meeting

Renowned surgeons to discuss latest advances in laparoscopic surgery at upcoming MISS meeting

Persistent postoperative pain related to surgical and patient specific factors

Persistent postoperative pain related to surgical and patient specific factors

HyperBranch Medical Technology's NuSeal 30 hernia mesh fixation sealant product receives CE Mark

HyperBranch Medical Technology's NuSeal 30 hernia mesh fixation sealant product receives CE Mark

International experts to present new diagnostic approaches and interventions for fetal conditions

International experts to present new diagnostic approaches and interventions for fetal conditions

GI tract conditions can occur in sleep apnea patients

GI tract conditions can occur in sleep apnea patients

Center for Hip Pain and Preservation focuses on improved understanding of hip abnormalities

Center for Hip Pain and Preservation focuses on improved understanding of hip abnormalities

Governor’s Business Expansion Award for RTI Biologics

Governor’s Business Expansion Award for RTI Biologics

Surgeons of BMI of Texas selected to host a preceptorship for using REALIZE Adjustable Gastric Band

Surgeons of BMI of Texas selected to host a preceptorship for using REALIZE Adjustable Gastric Band

Forty-six uninsured San Diego County patients to receive free surgeries, procedures

Forty-six uninsured San Diego County patients to receive free surgeries, procedures

Surgeon removes a diseased kidney through the belly button

Surgeon removes a diseased kidney through the belly button

Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery benefits colorectal patients

Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery benefits colorectal patients

Haemofiltration significantly reduces ECMO duration in newborns

Haemofiltration significantly reduces ECMO duration in newborns

How to predict post-operative enteral nutrition problems

How to predict post-operative enteral nutrition problems