Changes in Hernia Surgery

Changes in Hernia Surgery

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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Inguinal Hernia

Inguinal Hernia

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.

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Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery for Hernia

Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery for Hernia

Robotic surgery is nothing fancy. It’s just a tool and the robot itself does not do surgery. It’s a tool that the physician guides to perform surgery. Dr. Michael Gonzalez Ramos, General Surgeon with Baptist Health South Florida, also says minimally surgeries, through small incisions, mean a best recovery for the patient. Robotic surgery is […]

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Hernias: Causes and Prevalence

Hernias: Causes and Prevalence

Hernias are just holes or defects and they occur in many different places of the body most common areas. People can usually get them in the abdominal wall, the diaphragm and the groin, among others. Dr. Michael Gonzalez Ramos, General Surgeon with Baptist Health South Florida, also says the reason why they occur is because […]

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Hernia Surgery Procedure

Hernia Surgery Procedure

Dr. Anthony Gonzalez, Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at South Miami Hospital, explains you have to get surgery immediately when the hernia is strangulated. “If somebody is strangulated in the emergency room and cannot be reduced and pushed back in, you go straight to the operating room.” He says you also need surgery if the […]

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Sports Hernia in Baseball Players

Sports Hernia in Baseball Players

Dr. Derek Papp, Sports Medicine Physician with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, says sports hernia is something that physicians have started to look a little bit differently now. Whit a digital imaging, the specialist explains when it occurs and affirms the treatment is with rest, rehab and medication. In baseball players, Dr. Papp says […]

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Learning about Hernias

Learning about Hernias

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.

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