Tag: "hernia" at medical news
Gastrointestinal conditions affect sleep
...connection between peptic ulcer disease and hiatal hernia
and insomnia." In a second study, researchers from the Lynn Health Science Institute in Oklahoma City compared data from 20 GERD patients to records of healthy individuals. Study participants completed a sleep quality exam and underwent esophageal m...
Predictors Of Wound Infection In Ventral Hernia Repair
...000 repairs// performed annually. Although ventral hernia
repair (VHR) is a common operation, recurrences an...HR in a retrospective multicenter study of ventral hernia
outcomes. The study examines patient- and procedure-specific variables associated with wound infecti...
Delaying Hernia Surgery Is Considered A Safe Option
...ering encountered by men who underwent surgery for hernia
was found to be similar to that of those who under... or discomfort becomes acute before they go in for hernia
repair. Surgical repair which is usually safe, involves long-term possibilities like hernia
Surgeon Attempts to Create A Surgical Hernia Feat
A surgeon in Chennai performed 41 hernia
surgeries in 13 hours, 41 minutes and 19 seconds said a press release of a hospital here in Chennai. // The surgeon Dr J S Rajkumar, chairman, Lifeline hospitals was attempting to surpass the previous record of 41 surgeries in 24 hours. The patien...
Madonna Has "Minor Operation" For Hernia
...r was recovering, “She had a minor procedure for a hernia
and is absolutely fine now,” the spokeswoman said....gland last August. It is being speculated that the hernia
occurred due to the gyrating moves that the 47-year-old singer is famous for, but, Dr Dudley Rogg, t...
Journalist Petitions Court Pleading Mercy Killing
...and heart disorders. He has been operated upon for hernia
and prostate, and he had fractured his legs and hands once. He said he wanted to "die with dignity" rather than become a bedridden patient waiting for death. The journalist clarified that he was loved and taken care of by his family members, who w...
Children Most Affected By Second Hand Smoke
...om drainage of middle-ear fluid to circumcision to hernia
repair. All had general anesthesia and received oxygen through a face mask. Children who lived with smokers had a higher incidence of respiratory problems during surgery than those from nonsmoking households: excessive mucus secretion (38 percent v...
Weight Loss Surgeries Often Accompained by Several Complications
...ompanied by complications like abdominal cramping, hernia
or pneumonia in 40% of patients in the six months after the procedure according// to a recent study. Researchers have proposed that such complications often run into thousands of dollars to patients' medical bills. This study was conducted by gover...
Kerala to Venture into Medical Tourism
...nd was a relaxed holiday. However groin pains from hernia
sent him looking for a reliable surgeon. Finding one in Kerala, it cost him only a fifth of what it would have cost him back home, without having to sacrifice his holiday. Anderson says, “Tourism is already established in Kerala and people come for...
Long-time Gastric Acid Suppression Does Not Increase The Risk Of Cancer
...rugs are used, such as acid reflux disease, hiatal hernia
and Barrett's esophagusand which were associated with an increased risk of stomach and esophagus cancer. They found no evidence to show that the drugs themselves increased the risk. No cancer risk was seen with other conditions, including peptic ulce...
Delhi Medical Board to Probe Mistaken Surgery on Child
... who was mistakenly operated //upon for congenital hernia
instead of an extra finger in a government hospital here. Kapil Brijpal was taken to a wrong operation theatre Tuesday in the Baba Ambedkar Hopsital in Rohini, where he had been admitted for removing the sixth finger of his right hand. "We have re...
Medical Care Lacking In LA Jail
...y in treatment for medical conditions ranging from hernia
to heart disease. It has been found that inmates had to wait for weeks to be examined for conditions that require emergency treatment. At times inmates who wish to see a doctor, are released by jail authorities without any examination. Jody Kent,...
Abnormality in the Red Blood Count Cell Poses High Risks
...m total knee replacements to prostate surgeries to hernia
repairs, took place between 1997 and 2004 in 132 Veterans' Affairs Medical Centers across the United States. Researchers used patients' pre-operative hematocrit screening results, and a review of the scientific literature on hematocrit values, to p...
Understanding and Treating Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
...ing birth defect known as congenital diaphragmatic hernia
(CDH), results from failure of normal diaphragm formation which in turn allows abdominal organs to migrate into the chest cavity. Abnormal lung development, so-called pulmonary hypoplasia, frequently co-occurs with CDH, and in fact is the major predi...
Major Surgeries and Operations Could Prove Deadly for Anaemic Older Men
...uded total knee replacements, prostate surgery and hernia
repairs among a range of others, took place between 1997 and 2004 in 132 Veterans' Affairs Medical Centers across the US....
Harmison Ruled Out Off Test Series Due to Hernia
...out of the entire Test series against India with a hernia
injury.Harmison will have surgery Tuesday and will...oach Peter Moores said: "Unfortunately for him the hernia
has come back and now it's all about getting the operation done as quickly as possible." James Ande...
Surgical Repair of Athletic Hernia Speeds Return to Play
Surgical repair of athletic hernia
using tension-free mesh and a standardized rehabil...agues studied the results of more than 60 athletic hernia
repair surgeries to evaluate the experience of athletes undergoing tension-free mesh surgical repair...