Dr. Jerrold Young

How is the hernia surgery procedure done? Dr. Jerrold Young, General Surgeon with Hernia Institute of Florida, talks about the different hernia procedures doctors can do, and how important it is to be skilled in their technique of choice. Is it true that you can always get hernias from lifting heavy objects? Dr. Jerrold Young, General Surgeon with Hernia Institute of Florida, answers this question and talks about the causes of hernia. There are six types of hernia. Do you know all of them? Dr. Jerrold Young, General Surgeon with Hernia Institute of Florida, helps us to differentiate between epigastric, umbilical, incisional, lateral, inguinal, and femoral hernia. Are hernias more prevalent in men than women? Dr. Jerrold Young, General Surgeon with Hernia Institute of Florida, explains why it is more common to see hernias in men and what type of hernia is more usual in them. Hernias occur when a weakness in the muscular wall of the abdomen allows different organs and tissues to come through. Dr. Jerrold Young, General Surgeon with Hernia Institute of Florida, talks about his experience as a general surgeon with all types of general vascular surgery. An inguinal hernia occurs in the groin area. Dr. Jerrold Young, General Surgeon with Hernia Institute of Florida, explains what happens in the body when an inguinal hernia occurs, and what happens with the intestine and the blood supply in the abdomen. To fix a hernia it is necessary to close the opening, return whatever is coming out back in, and securely close the opening. Dr. Jerrold Young, General Surgeon with Hernia Institute of Florida, talks about what has changed over the years in the surgery procedure and how most common repairs are done now.

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