abdominal hernia


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abdominal hernia

[ab′däm·ə·nəl ′hər·nē·ə]
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Raves, was considered to be routine for the treatment of an abdominal hernia.
ABDOMINAL hernias are usually caused by a congenital weakness in the abdominal wall.
In addition to these two studies conducted in segmental colectomy patients, the companies are conducting a phase 3 study of intravenous methylnaltrexone for the management of POI in patients who have undergone surgical repair of large abdominal hernias.
As the only specialist in abdominal hernia surgery in the Western US, Shirin Towfigh M.
Shrin Towfigh at the Beverly Hills Hernia Center represents the best chance at relief from abdominal hernia and other types of hernia.
Shirin Towfigh and her team at the Beverly Hills Hernia Center demystifies abdominal hernia and its symptoms.
She is ready to provide the highest caliber care to all types of patients suffering from abdominal hernia issues, answering the most basic questions (" What is a hernia?
Even if the rectus sheath can be apposed, the patient is at risk of having an abdominal hernia from weakness of the abdominal wall.
Additional types of hernias include abdominal hernias like the epigastric which occurs above the navel and the spigelian which are found on either side of the lower abdomen.
Abdominal hernias are frequently found in men who have heavy manual jobs.