Citations with the tag: HERNIA

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  • Blowout.
    Santow, Dan // Men's Health (10544836); Nov93, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p42 

    Discusses one of the more common male afflictions, the hernia. What it is; How it occurs; What to do after you've been diagnosed; Advice from hernia specialist Hugh Hallam, M.D., chief surgeon at the Shouldice Hospital in Toronto; Surgical options for treatment; Standard repair; Shouldice...

  • Gut-check time.
    Pesmen, Curtis // GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly; Jul98, Vol. 68 Issue 7, p105 

    Presents information on hernias. How to test for a hernia; How hernias are diagnosed; Detection of hernias; Who are at risk of having a hernia. INSET: The scope vs. scalpel debate.

  • Truss fund overstretch.
    Pesmen, Curtis // People Management; 3/19/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p11 

    Reports that hernias are costing Great Britain more than 455 million pound a year.

  • Whom do you truss?
    Pesmen, Curtis // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Oct93, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p20 

    Cites an article on the causes and treatment of hernia, from `The British Journal of Sports Medicine.' Characteristics of hernial pain; Weakness in the lower abdominal wall; Surgery as the best treatment; Percentage of recovery from surgery in a study which involved 14 men and one woman.

  • 'Steakhouse syndrome' in a man with a lower esophageal ring and a hiatal hernia.
    Belafsky, Peter C.; Postma, Gregory N.; Koufman, James A. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal; Feb2003, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p102 

    Presents a case of a man with a lower esophageal ring and a hiatal hernia. Symptoms; Treatment.

  • Typical and atypical presentations.
    Patel, Narendra // GP: General Practitioner; 9/23/2002, p52 

    Identifies different types of granuloma and hernia. Lesion associated with granuloma annulare; Rarity of complications in umbilical hernia; Symptoms observed in a patient with a large para-umbilical hernia.

  • Intrathoracic perforation of hiatus hernia.
    Stilwell, John H. // British Medical Journal; 8/26/1978, Vol. 2 Issue 6137, p605 

    Examines the intrathoracic perforation of hiatus hernia. Importance of increase in intraabdominal pressure; Presence of a non-tender irreducible right femoral hernia; Rarity of obstruction or torsion of the stomach in the hernial sac.

  • exomphalos.
    Stilwell, John H. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p827 

    An encyclopedia entry for "exomphalos" is presented.

  • paromphalocele.
    Stilwell, John H. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1715 

    A definition of the term "paromphalocele" which refers to a hernia or tumor near the umbilicus is presented.

  • Laparoscopically Assisted Approach for Postoperative Ventral Hernia Repair.
    Eitan, Arie; Bickel, Amitai // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques; Oct2002, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p309 

    Background: The laparoscopic approach to incisional hernia repair is already well established because of its advantages. We evaluated the possibility of using a laparoscopically assisted approach whenever conversion to open repair was considered. Patients and Methods: We operated...

  • The transabdominal pre-peritoneal (TAPP) inguinal hernia repair: a trip along the learning curve.
    Ridings, P.; Evans, D. S. // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Feb2000, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p29 

    Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair is a new but accepted method of treatment for this common condition. It has several distinct advantages over traditional open types of repair but also has the potential for complications not found with open repair. We have performed over 1700 laparoscopic...

  • Erratum to: Questioning the favorable influence of nerve identification during open inguinal herniorrhaphy is misleading and may increase the risk of surgeons' liability.
    Chen, D.; Amid, P. // Hernia; Oct2012, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p613 

    A correction to the article "Questioning the favorable influence of nerve identification during open inguinal herniorrhaphy is misleading and may increase the risk of surgeons' liability" that was published in the 2012 issue is presented.

  • The battle between biological and synthetic meshes in ventral hernia repair.
    Montgomery, A. // Hernia; Feb2013, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p3 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the different types of biological meshes, a pilot study on inguinal hernia repair and a randomized controlled trial on inguinal hernia surgery.

  • Routine pathological evaluation of tissue from inguinal hernias in children is unnecessary.
    Miller, Grant G.; McDonald, Susan E.; Milbrandt, Kris; Chibbar, Rajni // Canadian Journal of Surgery; Apr2003, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p117 

    Introduction: Because unexpected disease is rare in a child's inguinal hernia sac we decided to investigate the cost of routine pathological evaluation of inguinal hernial sacs in children and the incidence of clinically significant pathological findings. Methods: We searched the health records...

  • The Influence of Transabdominal Gastroplasty: Early Outcomes of Hiatal Hernia Repair.
    Houghton, Scott G.; Deschamps, Claude; Cassivi, Stephen D.; Nichols, Francis C.; Allen, Mark S.; Pairolero, Peter C. // Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery; Jan2007, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p101 

    Objective The aim of our study was to review our experience with transabdominal gastroplasty to determine the safety and short-term efficacy of the procedure. Methods Retrospective review of all patients that underwent transabdominal hiatal hernia repair with concurrent gastroplasty for...

  • Cost-effective laparoscopic TEP inguinal hernia repair: the Portsmouth technique.
    Basu, S.; Chandran, S.; Somers, S. S.; Toh, S. K. C. // Hernia; Dec2005, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p363 

    NICE (UK) has not recommended unilateral primary laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair because of its expense. A two-port technique without balloon inflator or routine tacking was developed, which helped reduce costs to just £35 more than day-case open hernia repair. Over a 6-month period, 40...

  • Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with the Goretex Dualmesh: long-term results and review of the literature.
    Topart, Ph.; Ferrand, L.; Vandenbroucke, F.; Lozac'h, P. // Hernia; Dec2005, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p348 

    Since 1993 laparoscopy has become a popular technique of repair of ventral hernias. The authors review the long-term results of a systematic laparoscopic repair of ventral hernias and discuss the current problems compared to open repair. Between 1997 and 2003, 146 patients had a laparoscopic...

  • Long-term follow-up of tension-free Lichtenstein hernioplasty: application of a qualitative-and-quantitative measurement instrument.
    Beltran, M. A.; Burgos, C.; Almonacid, J.; Larenas, R.; Tapia, T. F.; Vicencio, A.; Danilova, T.; Martinez, H.; Cruces, K. S.; Araya, G. // Hernia; Dec2005, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p368 

    Real outcomes for the inguinal tension-free Lichtenstein hernioplasty are not reflected by the usual parameters by which they are measured and habitually reported. It is possible to measure these outcomes from the point of view of the surgeon, as well as from the patient’s, using an...

  • Deaths following hernia surgery: room for improvement.
    McGugan, E.; Burton, H.; Nixon, S.J.; Thompson, A.M. // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Jun2000, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p183 

    Examines the deaths of patients with an inguinal, femoral or incisional hernia. Aspects of management which could be improved; Analysis of data collected by the Scottish Audit of Surgical Mortality 1994-1997; Co-morbid diseases in patients with a hernia; Adverse factors as a cause or...

  • Hernia surgery changes in the Amsterdam region 1994-2001: Decrease in operations for recurrent hernia.
    Aufenacker, T. J.; de Lange, D. H.; Kuiken, B. W.; Hensen, E. F.; Simons, M. P.; Burg, M. D.; Schoots, I. G.; Gouma, D. J. // Hernia; Mar2005, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p46 

    Inguinal hernia (IH) surgery has changed substantially in the past decade. Conventional (nonmesh) techniques have largely given way to prostheses. This study’s aim was to analyse whether changes in technique used for IH repair influenced the operation rate for recurrence. A retrospective...

  • Therapy for Spontaneous Umbilical Hernia Rupture.
    Maniatis, Antony G.; Hunt, Christine M. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Feb1995, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p310 

    Reports on the first use of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunting in conjunction with urgent herniorrhaphy for spontaneous umbilical hernia rupture. Discussion on the optimal management of this condition; Information on the patient in this case study; Benefit of surgical repair in...

  • New Editor-in-Chief.
    Fitzgibbons, Robert // Hernia; Oct2006, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p373 

    The article introduces Dr. Filipi as the new editor-in-chief of the journal. He is an expert in the field of hernia surgery and the author states his vast knowledge would befit his role as the editor. Dr. Filipi holds a directorship of the ILAC Dominican Republic Yearly Surgical Mission to that...

  • Femoral hernias.
    Whalen, Henry Robert; Kidd, Gillian A.; O'Dwyer, Patrick J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition; 12/17/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7836, p1271 

    The article offers information about femoral hernia, protrusion of a peritoneal sac through the femoral ring into the femoral canal, posterior and inferior to the inguinal ligament. The disease is often missed and present as emergencies because evidence is scarce. It suggests that magnetic...

  • Laparoscopic Repair of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias.
    Richardson, William S.; Bolton, John S. // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques; Aug2002, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p277 

    Most Morgagni and Bochdalek hernias are found and repaired in children, but 5% are found in adults. Symptoms of these hernias are attributable to the involved viscera. Both hernias require repair on presentation because of the risk of incarceration. We describe a laparoscopic method of repairing...

  • ask Buck.
    Tilton, Buck // Backpacker; Dec2002, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p95 

    Answers several questions on backpacking, such as the possibility that women can get hernias.

  • Difficult-to-diagnose recurrent inguinal hernia: Herniography is helpful.
    Tilton, Buck // Modern Medicine; May95, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p49 

    Presents an abstract of the article `Herniography in Symptomatic Patients Following Inguinal Hernia Repair,' by J.A. Hamlin and A.M. Kahn published in the periodical `Western Journal of Medicine,' dated January 1995.

  • Case of the Month #119.
    Rambaransingh, Brian; Docktor, Bobbie; Ahuja, Amit // Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal; Apr2007, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p121 

    The article reports on the man diagnosed with inguinal hernia. His medical history included a 10-year history of known left inguinal hernia with no record of surgery. His left inguinal hernia was reducible with mild discomfort, and a reducible right inguinal hernia was also found. He appeared to...

  • Ask the experts.
    Rambaransingh, Brian; Docktor, Bobbie; Ahuja, Amit // Tufts University Diet & Nutrition Letter; Aug94, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p8 

    Presents answers to a reader's question regarding hiatal hernia.

  • New techniques easing pain, recovery for hernia patients.
    Tramer, Harriet // Crain's Cleveland Business; 12/02/96, Vol. 17 Issue 49, p27 

    Reports on the techniques employed by Cleveland-based physicians in treating hernia patients and hastening their recovery. Use of the Shouldice method; Cost of the technique; Popularity of the method outside Cleveland.

  • Internal supravesical hernia: Report of a case.
    Koksoy, Ferda N.; Soybir, Gursel R. // American Surgeon; Nov95, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p1023 

    Presents information on a case of vesical hernia in a 78-year-old man as a possible cause of small bowel obstruction. Physical examination; Classification of supravesical hernias; Localization and type of operative treatment; Predisposing factors.

  • Inguinal hernia.
    Koksoy, Ferda N.; Soybir, Gursel R. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter; Oct1996, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p1 

    Describes the conditions associated with inguinal hernia. Occurrence of the disease more common in men; Symptoms and causes; Complications of hernia; Types of surgical procedures to correct the condition. INSET: Getting back on your feet after hernia surgery..

  • Adhesion formation after incisional hernia repair: A...
    Cristoforoni, Paolo M.; Kim, Young B. // American Surgeon; Nov1996, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p935 

    Evaluates the rate of peritoneal adhesion formation after incisional hernia repair. Type of material used to carry out this surgery; Results of the surgery; Details on hoe the surgery was carried out.

  • Hiatal hernia.
    Cristoforoni, Paolo M.; Kim, Young B. // Ebony; Nov1996, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p26 

    Answers a question on hiatal hernia. Characteristics of hiatal hernia; Reduction of symptoms.

  • Activity and recurrent hernia.
    Cristoforoni, Paolo M.; Kim, Young B. // British Medical Journal; 7/2/1977, Vol. 2 Issue 6078, p3 

    Focuses on the management of recurrent groin hernia in Great Britain. Incidence of recurrence after herniorrhaphy; Factors affecting the recurrence of hernia; Use of nonabsorbable suture to maintain tissue strength.

  • Acknowledgement to referees 2006.
    Cristoforoni, Paolo M.; Kim, Young B. // Hernia; Feb2007, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p89 

    The editors of Hernia acknowledge the referees of 2006 for reviewing the manuscripts submitted to the periodical.

  • Response to Losanoff JE and Amid PK.
    Coskun, Faruk; �zmen, M. Mahir // Hernia; Feb2007, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p87 

    A correction to the article on the techniques used in the treatment of hernia published in the issue 9 of Hernia is presented.

  • Spontaneous gastric rupture complicating acute asthma.
    McQueen, Margaret M.; Gollock, John M.; Fergusson, Ronald J. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 9/11/1982, Vol. 285 Issue 6343, p692 

    Examines an asthmatic attack complicated by a spontaneous gastric rupture. Dependability of rupture mechanism on a close-loop obstruction in the stomach; Occurrence of perforation in fundus; Contamination of peritoneal cavity with gastric contents.

  • Combined fascia and mesh closure of large incisional hernias.
    Whiteley, M.S.; Ray-Chaudhuri, S.B.; Galland, R.B. // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Feb98, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p29 

    Describes the use of combined fascial and mesh repair in closing large incisional hernias. Use of the tension-free polypropylene mesh for repairing facial defect; Effectiveness of the omentum and peritoneum in separating the bowel and the mesh; Mechanical factors in the abdominal wound closure.

  • Peritoneoscintigraphy in the diagnosis of traumatic...
    Hammond, Jeffrey S.; Yudd, Anthony // American Surgeon; Dec1996, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p1055 

    Presents a study which evaluated peritoneoscintigraphy in a rabbit model of traumatic diaphragmatic hernia (TDH) simulating human blunt injury. Who first described TDH; Diagnostic modalities of TDH; Results of study.

  • MATERIALS FOR HERNIA REPAIR.
    Pfeiffer, Ulrich // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition; 1/21/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7840, p32 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to article involving the materials for hernia repair.

  • The European hernia society groin hernia classication: simple and easy to remember.
    Miserez, M.; Alexandre, J.; Campanelli, G.; Corcione, F.; Cuccurullo, D.; Pascual, M.; Hoeferlin, A.; Kingsnorth, A.; Mandala, V.; Palot, J.; Schumpelick, V.; Simmermacher, R.; Stoppa, R.; Flament, J. // Hernia; Jun2008, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p335 

    A correction to the article "The European hernia society groin hernia classification: simple and easy to remember," which appeared in the March 19, 2008 issue is presented.

  • Hernias can be watched.
    Donohue, Paul G. // Adirondack Daily Enterprise; 8/11/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 189, p6 

    The article offers an advise on concerning the hernia at the right groin and the need for surgery.

  • Giant incisional hernia: Staged repair using ...
    Bebawi, Magdi A. // American Surgeon; May1997, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p375 

    Focuses on the repair of giant incisional hernias in four procedures by using pneumoperitoneum and expanded polytetrafluoroethylene to facilitate reduction of the hernia contents. Benefits of the procedure; Complications with the use of pneumoperitoneum; Management of a large incisional hernias...

  • enterocele.
    Bebawi, Magdi A. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p779 

    A definition for the medical term "enterocele" which refers to a hernia of the intestine through the vagina, is presented.

  • entocele.
    Bebawi, Magdi A. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p782 

    A definition of the term "entocele," which refers to internal hernia, is presented.

  • herniated.
    Bebawi, Magdi A. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1067 

    An encyclopedia entry for the term "herniated" which means protruding like a hernia is presented.

  • herniopuncture.
    Bebawi, Magdi A. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1069 

    An encyclopedia entry for the term "herniopuncture" which refers to the puncture of hernia is presented.

  • ischiocele.
    Bebawi, Magdi A. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1236 

    A definition of the term "ischiocele," which refers to a hernia through the sciatic notch, is presented.

  • keratocele.
    Bebawi, Magdi A. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1262 

    A definition of the term "keratocele," which refers to Descement's membrane herniation, is presented.

  • meningocele.
    Bebawi, Magdi A. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1441 

    A definition of the term "meningocele," which refers to congenital hernia wherein the meninges protrude through the spinal column or the skull, is presented.

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