Tag Archives: hernia
From the Surgeonsblog archive, original post date 11/19/06 Hernia repair is surgical bread and butter. It’s so much so that “hernia equivalent” has been used to measure surgical work: how does the difficulty of an operation compare to that of a hernia; … Continue reading
From the Surgeonsblog archive, original post date 11/16/06 I’d have to say he was a typical grandfather: grey, bald, with the usual crescent of remaining hair. His skin was, perhaps, a little more vibrant than you’d expect, and he had a pleasant … Continue reading
This page features hernia-related web resources requiring no subscription or log-in European Hernia Society guidelines on the treatment of inguinal hernia in adult patients Comprehensive article with evidence-based recommendations. Some interesting points: Watchful waiting is reasonable in any asymptomatic … Continue reading
An article in the November General Surgery News on the sportsman hernia reports on discussion at a recent meeting of the American Hernia Society. While consensus favors abandoning the misleading name sportsman hernia, groin pain in athletes (without obvious inguinal hernias) has various … Continue reading
Randomized clinical trial published in British Journal of Surgery notes frequent progression to pain. Article in General Surgery News.
Surgeons respond to a company-sponsored study of StratticeTM in 80 patients, assessed one year after single-stage hernia repair. Read in General Surgery News