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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.
Australian discovery of adult stem cells in the uterus

Australian discovery of adult stem cells in the uterus

Researchers explore the genetic roots of congenital diaphragmatic hernias

Researchers explore the genetic roots of congenital diaphragmatic hernias

Boostrix receives FDA approval as treatment for pertussis

Boostrix receives FDA approval as treatment for pertussis

Nasogastric tube after abdominal surgery slows recovery

Nasogastric tube after abdominal surgery slows recovery

Is NICE delivering the goods?

Is NICE delivering the goods?

Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction

Surgery for extremely obese patients may be more effective for weight reduction

Methods using preventive analgesia to treat pain after surgery before it develops

Methods using preventive analgesia to treat pain after surgery before it develops

Best approach to removing a diseased thyroid may be from under the arm

Best approach to removing a diseased thyroid may be from under the arm

Pain after surgery worse with age

Pain after surgery worse with age

Less complications with open surgery when dealing with hernia repair

Less complications with open surgery when dealing with hernia repair

A study of nearly 1,700 hernia repair operations found fewer recurrences and complications overall with open surgery than with laparoscopic surgery

A study of nearly 1,700 hernia repair operations found fewer recurrences and complications overall with open surgery than with laparoscopic surgery

Fewer recurrences and complications overall with open surgery than with laparoscopic surgery

Fewer recurrences and complications overall with open surgery than with laparoscopic surgery

VCU Medical Center goes high definition

VCU Medical Center goes high definition

ULTRACET® Effective And Well Tolerated For Post-Surgical Pain

ULTRACET® Effective And Well Tolerated For Post-Surgical Pain