Tag Archive: hernias

Apr 15

How much do you know about hernias?

Here is a pop quiz: True or False. Both men and women can get a hernia. True or False. Hernia surgery is the only permanent remedy for this condition. A hernia does not get better over time, and it will not go away by itself. True or False. It is usually easy to recognize a …

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Dec 03

What do you know about hernias?

Hernia repair is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the United States. Each year, 600,000 to 700,000 inguinal hernia surgeries are done in the United States, making it one of the most common surgical procedures. Today, most hernia surgeries are laparoscopic, one-day procedures (patients visit a surgery center, have the procedure and …

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Mar 27

The different types of hernias

Hernias may occur in the groin, the belly button or at the site of past surgery. Learn about one of these types, the groin or inguinal hernia. Click HERE.

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