The stomach is a muscular sac that is important for absoring food and preparing food for further digestion
How common is hiatal hernia?
The incidence of hiatal hernia increases with age and occurs in approximately 10% of
Is a hiatal hernia dangerous?
Type I hiatal hernias, the sliding type, are typically not thought of as dangerous an
Does eating seeds affect my condition of diverticulosis?
Diverticula are small sacs that occur on your large intestine (also called your colon
What diet changes do I have to make after Gallbladder surgery?
The gallbladder stores about 50ml of bile which is produced in the liver, emulsifies
Why would I have an open procedure?
The decision to perform minimally invasive or open surgery is usually made by your su
Is bariatric surgery right for me?
Talk with your surgeon about the different surgical treatments, as well as the benefi
How do I know if I qualify for bariatric surgery?
Patients should have:
What is Body Mass Index (BMI)?
BMI is a measure used to index a person