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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.
Removal of gallbladder through vagina offers minimally invasive alternative

Removal of gallbladder through vagina offers minimally invasive alternative

Costs of digestive diseases grown to more than $141 billion a year

Costs of digestive diseases grown to more than $141 billion a year

Man dies from flesh-eating disease

Man dies from flesh-eating disease

Exparel (DepoBupivacaine) shows promise in hernia repair

Exparel (DepoBupivacaine) shows promise in hernia repair

Pregnancy and fertility following bariatric surgery

Pregnancy and fertility following bariatric surgery

Pregnancy and fertility following bariatric surgery

Pregnancy and fertility following bariatric surgery

Obese women who undergo bariatric surgery decrease pregnancy-related health complications

Obese women who undergo bariatric surgery decrease pregnancy-related health complications

Pros and cons of gastric bypass surgery

Pros and cons of gastric bypass surgery

Struggling with incontinence? seek help

Struggling with incontinence? seek help

General anesthesia for hernia surgery in children and risk of later developmental problems

General anesthesia for hernia surgery in children and risk of later developmental problems

Beta-blockers raise the risk of a heart attack after surgery

Beta-blockers raise the risk of a heart attack after surgery

Urologist is first in the world to use robot-assisted surgery to repair rare defect

Urologist is first in the world to use robot-assisted surgery to repair rare defect

Rheumatoid arthritis doubles a person's risk of heart attack

Rheumatoid arthritis doubles a person's risk of heart attack

Susceptibility to pain is affected by premature birth and also genetics

Susceptibility to pain is affected by premature birth and also genetics

CT useful and effective in diagnosis of patients with large bowel obstruction

CT useful and effective in diagnosis of patients with large bowel obstruction

Appendix removed through a patient's vagina

Appendix removed through a patient's vagina

Best way to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms

Best way to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms

New biomaterial from Rutgers

New biomaterial from Rutgers

Chili peppers and pain relief

Chili peppers and pain relief

Hospital comparison web sites can be misleading

Hospital comparison web sites can be misleading