Category Archives: Hernia Surgery

Considerations of Repairing a Hernia When Pregnant

January 20, 2020

We know that the risk of developing a hernia is greater when abnormal pressure is placed on the abdominal wall. And rarely is more pressure placed on the abdomen than during pregnancy. Indeed, during this time there is a risk … Continue reading

When Does Abdominal Pain Require Surgery?

January 6, 2020

We all get aches and pains in the abdomen for a multitude of reasons. Usually, this discomfort goes away rapidly or we can pinpoint the cause based on recent events. However, there is a fine line between benign abdominal pain … Continue reading

I’m Worried About Mesh for My Hernia Repair, Is It Really Necessary?

November 22, 2019

Ever since the introduction of hernia mesh, the long-term complication rates – mostly in the form of hernia recurrence – have dropped dramatically. One of the biggest causal factors of hernia recurrence is a non-mesh repair. And while there are … Continue reading

4 Reasons for Abdominal Pain You Don’t Want to Ignore.

August 6, 2019

What’s Going on In Your Gut? Abdominal pain is a common occurrence and can range from mild to severe and can have many causes, most of which are minor. Indigestion, gas, diarrhea and constipation are common symptoms, which could be … Continue reading

Why You Shouldn’t (Or Could) Wait To Have Hernia Surgery

March 22, 2018

In an effort to give you the most comprehensive answers to common questions and topics, we have updated this blog post which was originally published in 2012. In this update, we will explore the nuances of hernia surgery –  about … Continue reading

When Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery is Not the Answer

August 2, 2012

Laparoscopic or minimally invasive surgery has become the gold standard in the abdominal and general surgery field. New technologies have made incisions smaller and smaller and every year new techniques are released to help surgical patients feel better sooner after … Continue reading

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Treat a Hernia

June 24, 2012

There are many types of hernia – inguinal, incisional, umbilical, hiatal, esophageal and more – each with their own set of complexities. The one commonality between them is that many of these hernias can start as very minor, causing minimal … Continue reading

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