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What You Should Know About Incisional Hernias
Hernia is a protrusion of the bowels or adjacent organs/tissue through a defect or weakness in the abdominal wall. Typically, a hernia occurs with a part of the intestine protruding or hanging out through an opening formed in the abdominal wall. Smoking, diabetes, age and obesity also contribute toward this condition. Incisional hernia is a...
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Is it urgent to treat hernia?
Hernia is a protrusion of the bowels or adjacent organs/tissue through a defect or weakness in the abdominal wall. It is a type of hernia that develops at the site of an incision from a previous surgery. Typically, a hernia occurs with a part of the intestine protruding or hanging out through an opening formed...
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Hernia is a protrusion of the bowels or adjacent organs/tissue through a defect or weakness in the abdominal wall. It is a type of hernia that develops at the site of an incision from a previous surgery. Typically, a hernia occurs with a part of the intestine protruding or hanging out through an opening formed...
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Hernia is a protrusion of the bowels or adjacent organs/tissue through a defect or weakness in the abdominal wall. It is a type of hernia that develops at the site of an incision from a previous surgery. Typically, a hernia occurs with a part of the intestine protruding or hanging out through an opening formed...
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The gallbladder is an accessory organ of the digestive tract, oval-shaped organ connected to your liver, storing and concentrating bile between meals. In response to feeding. The gallbladder concentrates bile from your liver and releases it into your small intestine to help break down food. Bile acids thus enter the intestinal lumen and facilitate the...
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Sex After Hernia Surgery: What to Expect
When can I have sex? No matter what type of hernia you have or what type of surgery is used to correct it, you can expect some soreness and swelling for at least a few days following the procedure. The anesthesia may also leave you easily fatigued for a week or two. It wouldn’t be...
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5 Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Surgery today differs significantly from the procedures used several decades ago when open surgery was the only option. Previously, following traditional surgery for a hernia, colon cancer, or gallbladder disease, patients knew they would have a large incision, an expensive hospital stay, and a lengthy recovery. Today, minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is a viable alternative...
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What is Abdominal Wall Reconstruction? Symptoms and Causes of Abdominal Wall Hernias. Methods of Repair
The abdominal wall protects the organs within the peritoneum. Several layers of tissue make up the wall: these layers include muscle, connective tissue and fat, peritoneal membrane, and skin. If a muscle or tissue becomes weak, an organ may protrude and create a lump beneath the skin: This is referred to as a hernia. What...
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4 Unexpected Causes of Hernias
Hernias take several different forms. The most common involve the groin or the abdomen. When we talk about “groin” hernias, we may be talking either about inguinal or femoral. The other most common types of hernias include incisional, hiatal, epigastric and umbilical. Most people with a hernia display or feel some symptoms, though it’s possible...
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What to Expect After Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Most patients experience a certain amount of pain after a hernia operation. This is usually accompanied by bruising and swelling around the incision. Some other manifestations that may be felt up to a year after the operation include pulling, burning, and tugging sensations in the groin area. These sensations can be expected after any operation....
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We are a surgical team based in Rome at Salvator Mundi International Hospital, specialized in laparoscopic surgery, oncologic surgery, colorectal surgery, gallbladder surgery, hernia surgery and proctology.