Hernia Repair and Gastric Bypass Together | Maryland Bariatrics

Can I have hernia repair and gastric bypass surgery together? The short answer is maybe. It depends on a few factors, but it is an option for some patients. Here’s what you should know about hernia repair and gastric bypass together. What is Hernia Repair? A hiatal hernia occurs when there is a gap, or … Read more

Umbilical Hernia Symptoms and Treatment | Maryland Bariatrics

Umbilical hernias are a bit different than other types of hernias. To understand them better, lets look at umbilical hernia symptoms and treatment. What is an Umbilical Hernia? An umbilical hernia occurs when part of your intestine bulges out through an opening in your abdominal muscles, near your belly button. These hernias are common and … Read more

Hiatal Hernia Symptoms and Treatment | Maryland Bariatrics

Understanding hiatal hernia symptoms and treatment options is important. If you suspect you have a hiatal hernia, you should speak to your doctor. Here’s what you need to know about hiatal hernia symptoms and treatment. Hiatal Hernia When the upper part of your stomach bulges through the diaphragm, a hiatal hernia occurs. The diaphragm is … Read more

Does the use of bioabsorbable mesh for hiatal hernia repair at the time of bariatric surgery reduce recurrence rates? A meta-analysis

Background Anywhere from 16-37% of patients undergoing bariatric and metabolic surgery are estimated to have a hiatal hernia. To address the lack of long-term data showing the efficacy of bioabsorbable mesh in reducing the recurrence of hiatal hernia in patients who undergo bariatric surgery, we evaluated the world literature and performed a meta-analysis. Objective To … Read more

Boy, 4, given accidental vasectomy during hernia surgery, Texas lawsuit says – National | Globalnews.ca

A Texas family is suing a local hospital, claiming their four-year-old son went into surgery for a routine hernia operation and came out with an accidental partial vasectomy. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the parents filed the lawsuit earlier this month against the Texas Children’s Hosptial and Dr. Susan L. Jarosz, claiming medical negligence. … Read more