Covidien Launches Symbotexa Composite Mesh for Surgical Laparoscopic and Open Ventral Hernia Repair
A ventral hernia can develop when the outer layers of the abdominal wall weaken, bulge or tear, with most hernias resulting from strain on the abdominal muscles.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Hernias in Newborns: Lincoln's Story
ST. LOUIS, Mo. It's a condition that's as common as spina bifida or cystic fibrosis but you've probably never heard of it.
Genetics may explain high-functioning senior athletes with hip abnormalities
Genetics may explain why some senior athletes are high functioning despite having one or both hip abnormalities typically associated with early onset osteoarthritis : developmental dislocation of the hip , a loose hip joint; or femoroacetabular impingement , a condition in which the hip bones are abnormally shaped, according to new research ... (more)
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Better put the pen down, governor: Nancy Eshelman
Happy healing to Gov. Tom Corbett, who was in and out of a Pittsburgh hospital Thursday for a hernia repair.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Corbett Recuperating After Surgery
Feb. 27, 2014 Pittsburgh - Governor Tom Corbett underwent a successful surgical procedure to repair an abdominal hernia this morning at Allegheny General Outpatient Surgical Center in Pittsburgh.
Gov. Corbett to undergo hernia repair surgery
Gov. Tom Corbett will undergo outpatient surgery Thursday to repair an abdominal hernia at Allegheny General Hospital before resuming regular duties at his home in Shaler Township.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Hernia Symptoms in Women and Men Can Differ Considerably
As the only doctor in the , M.D., F.A.C.S., of Beverly Hills Hernia Center knows that detecting hernia symptoms in women - and sometimes in men as well - requires a great deal of understanding and savvy.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Verde Valley Medical Clinic welcomes new surgeon Leon Pontikes, M.D.
General Surgery is pleased to announce Leon Pontikes, M.D., joined its medical staff and will be seeing patients in Cottonwood.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Fish-Skin Medical Company Completes Funding Round
Kerecis Limited , the emerging tissue-regeneration company, today announced that it has secured US$2 million in series A3 funding.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Mesh for Hernia Repair Reduces Recurrence, Study Suggests
Using surgical mesh instead of stitches alone when repairing abdominal hernias appears to reduce the chances the problem will return, a new study suggests.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
United States hernia repair market: Latest market analysis presented
Included within is an analysis of the drivers, opportunities and barriers impacting growth in the mesh market worldwide, with in-depth breakdown by surgical technique to highlight the fast adoption of laparoscopic methods.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
I never had the chance to grieve for my mother
There is a period in my life which I don't talk about because when I begin to describe events of that time I invariably seem to end up in tears.