Hernia Surgery

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How to Answer Patients' Hernia Mesh Questions

Amongst fear and fabrication, be the voice of reason.

Posted 10/16/18 | Shirin Towfigh, MD, FACS | Post a comment

Getting a Grip on Hernia Mesh Fixation

Reliable options abound for keeping mesh in its proper place after hernia repair.

Posted 11/02/17 | Mark A. Reiner, MD | Post a comment

The Case for Robotic Hernia

They're a minimally invasive opportunity for the vast majority of surgeons who haven't had a chance to master laparoscopic hernia repair.

Posted 08/02/17 | Shirin Towfigh, MD, FACS | 3 comments

Torn Between Two Meshes

Hernia mesh options are no longer just biologics or conventional — you have new options for more complex cases.

Posted 11/30/16 | Bruce Ramshaw, MD, FACS | Post a comment

In Search of the Perfect Hernia Repair

The latest mesh options and fixation techniques are making surgery safer and more efficient.

Posted 05/06/16 | Kendal Gapinski, Contributing Editor | 3 comments

Customize Your Hernia Repairs

There's no one-size-fits-all best technique.

Posted 05/13/15 | Bruce Ramshaw, MD, FACS | Post a comment

Managing Post-Op Hernia Pain

Better mesh placement and preventative pain control contribute to faster discharges and happier patients.

Posted 02/21/14 | David Bernard, Senior Associate Editor | 1 comment

Can Ventral Hernia Surgery Be Profitable?

Facility leaders say it starts with communication and cost control.

Posted 02/10/14 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor | Post a comment

Prevent Post-Hernia Chronic Pain

Surgeons must recommit to limiting risks of the condition that affects hundreds of thousands of patients each year.

Posted 01/02/14 | Jeffrey B. Mazin, MD, FACS | 1 comment

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