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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.
Gallbladder removed through vagina

Gallbladder removed through vagina

Maternal obesity and birth defects

Maternal obesity and birth defects

Gynecologist removes ovaries through patient's belly button

Gynecologist removes ovaries through patient's belly button

Sports hernia repair technique coupled with innovative rehabilitation program speeds return to play

Sports hernia repair technique coupled with innovative rehabilitation program speeds return to play

Sports hernia repair surgery plus innovative rehab program helps athletes return to play

Sports hernia repair surgery plus innovative rehab program helps athletes return to play

Groin injuries averted by preseason injury prevention

Groin injuries averted by preseason injury prevention

Study shows pre-op red blood cell levels affect post-op outcomes

Study shows pre-op red blood cell levels affect post-op outcomes

Researchers shed light on congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Researchers shed light on congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Atrium Medical receives FDA approval for Omega 3 surgical mesh product

Atrium Medical receives FDA approval for Omega 3 surgical mesh product

Gastric surgery the latest idea in the U.S. to resolve obesity in children

Gastric surgery the latest idea in the U.S. to resolve obesity in children

Lap band surgery effective in combating obesity in adolescents

Lap band surgery effective in combating obesity in adolescents

In vitro fertilisation could be causing genetic errors in embryo

In vitro fertilisation could be causing genetic errors in embryo

What is the best laparoscopic approach for laparoscopic radical nephrectomy?

What is the best laparoscopic approach for laparoscopic radical nephrectomy?

Watchful waiting may be appropriate for some inguinal hernia patients

Watchful waiting may be appropriate for some inguinal hernia patients

Surgery can sometimes be avoided for men with hernias

Surgery can sometimes be avoided for men with hernias

Expert slashes hospital waiting times

Expert slashes hospital waiting times

Study suggests that sinusitis is more common than previously thought in people with chronic cough

Study suggests that sinusitis is more common than previously thought in people with chronic cough

Tissue engineering used to reconstruct defective tracheas (windpipes) in fetal lambs

Tissue engineering used to reconstruct defective tracheas (windpipes) in fetal lambs

Australian stem cell discovery hailed as a major medical and scientific development

Australian stem cell discovery hailed as a major medical and scientific development

Australian discovery of adult stem cells in the uterus

Australian discovery of adult stem cells in the uterus