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

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