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- 3D mesh repair- treatment for hernia
A hernia occurs when part of an internal organ or body part protrudes through an opening into another area where it ordinarily should not be located. There are many different types of hernias, but the most common is when a portion of the intestine protrudes through a weak area in the muscular wall of the abdomen. This causes an abnormal bulge under the skin of the abdomen, usually near the groin or the navel. Hernias occur in various locations. Some hernias are present at birth, while others develop during adulthood. Hernias may enlarge due to increased pressure inside the abdomen, such as during straining, persistent coughing, obesity, or pregnancy. Most hernias stay the same or slowly get larger over time. Umbilical hernias, however, are a special situation. Most small umbilical hernias that appear before a baby is 6 months old will disappear before the child's first birthday. Even larger umbilical hernias may disappear before age 3 or 4.
There are 2 types of Inguinal Hernia:
⦁ Indirect: a protrusion through the internal inguinal ring passes along the inguinal canal through the abdominal wall, running laterally to the inferior epigastric vessels. This is the more common form accounting for 80% of inguinal hernias, especially in children. It is associated with failure of the inguinal canal to close properly after passage of the ⦁ testis in utero or during the neonatal period.[⦁ 2]
⦁ Direct: the hernia protrudes directly through a weakness in the posterior wall of the inguinal canal, running medially to the inferior epigastric vessels. It is more common in the elderly and rare in children.
Most people discover their own hernias by noticing a bulge. Sometimes, however, your doctor will find a small hernia as part of a routine examination. Your doctor makes the diagnosis by physical examination. He or she may ask you to strain or cough (especially while standing), which may make the bulge easier to see or feel. Rarely, you may have symptoms that suggest a hernia, but the doctor will be unable to find one at the time of examination. In these circumstances, your doctor may recommend a computer tomography (CT) scan or an ultrasound of the abdomen. Losing weight is helpful if you are overweight. If you frequently need to strain when you move your bowels, speak to your doctor. Your doctor may prescribe stool-softening medication or suggest that you modify your diet to include more high-fiber foods.
Healing Hands Clinic, Pune is a well known established clinic for treatment of hernia. Here, a latest technology known as 3 dimensional (3D) mesh is used for treatment of hernia. Hernia surgeons will advise you to undergo a surgery for hernia to prevent future re-occurrence rate. Hernia is a common disease that can affect any body from his childhood to old age. We need to stitch the shirt if it is torn, like wise we have to do surgery to get relief from this disease. Many times a small piece of cloth is used to repair the torn shirt, like wise this mesh is used to cover the weak spot of hernia or the hernia hole to repair it.
Healing Hands Clinic (HHC) is awarded by Centre of Excellence for Hernia by Dr. John Murphy (Ex-President of American Hernia Society) during his visit to HHC. HHC is also service in proctology ailments along with Varicose Veins. HHC has an honor of being a member of ECTA & ESCP.
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Prevention is better than cure’ is a popular saying, which applies to all people, especially to travelers. There is no point in getting treated for a certain disease when you can prevent it before handed. This is why travelers must get travel vaccinations in NYC or any other city.
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If you are interested in better health and improved physical fitness you have surely heard that bodybuilders and other athletes are turning to a simple, natural supplement called whey protein.Added on Jun 12, 2008 | 1612 Views |
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4 Organics researches organic nutrition and botanical usages and in our blog we regularly post latest findings, studies, news, and anything useful for staying healthy and vital in the modern day.Added on Sep 2, 2014 | 2203 Views |
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- 5 Minutes - 5 Point Guide On Losing Weight After Pregnancy
Although, having a baby is a breathtaking journey for any woman, after continuing nine months of pregnancyâs varying symptoms, including enormous pregnancy weight gain, itâs natural that first thing that struck your mind is find means for losing weight after pregnancy as soon as possible.Added on Jun 17, 2008 | 1870 Views |
- 5 Tips to Follow When Living with Breast Cancer
Coping and living with breast cancer can be really challenging and stressful. Usually breast cancer affects a woman’s daily life in different ways based on the stage of the disease and treatment they are undergoing.Added on Jul 8, 2013 | 1360 Views |
- 6 things you should keep in mind before looking for a walk in clinic!
Firstly, the most important thing to be considered is location, as during emergency situations it would be easy to rush to a walk in clinic that is nearby one’s own house or office.
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