Presentations at Americas Hernia Society in Las Vegas, NV 2019

This year we are happy to represent our institution and practice with multiple presentations at the Americas Hernia Society annual meeting in Las Vegas, NV. Together with our dedicated residents we are proud to showcase these important contributions to academia!   More information at www.americasherniasociety.org

Great job Josh and Alex on your podium presentations!

 

3 Types of Hernias That Men Are Most Likely to Develop in Their Lifetime

A hernia occurs when an internal organ or other part of the body extends through the wall of muscle or tissue that normally holds it.  It is most common in the abdominal cavity between the hips and chest. Hernias are not usually life threatening, but can require surgery to prevent dangerous complications.

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3 NFL Players Already Affected By Hernia Injuries This Season

Sports hernias are fairly common, especially among professional athletes. In the past few weeks of the NFL season there have already been 3 skilled players injured and taken off the field by a hernia, which may be enough to cost your favorite team their shot at the Super Bowl.

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Can a Hernia Have Side Effects to Your Sexual Health?

There is one particular type of hernia, called an inguinal or groin hernia, that often causes a significant amount of concern from men about whether or not it will affect their sexual function. Most of this concern is based on the location of the hernia, which is of course is the same location that will require surgery to repair the hernia.

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Common Symptoms Of A Hernia You Should Not Ignore

For most women, and even men, a bulge is not a welcome event. Sometimes it’s what is commonly known as a “muffin top”, or it could be a love handle gone wild. Most of us know the reasons for those kinds of bulges, but when you can push that bulge back into your body, pay attention. This could be a hernia.

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