How common is hiatal hernia?

How common is hiatal hernia?

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Hernia Surgery

The incidence of hiatal hernia increases with age and occurs in approximately 10% of

Is a hiatal hernia dangerous?

Is a hiatal hernia dangerous?

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Hernia Surgery

Type I hiatal hernias, the sliding type, are typically not thought of as dangerous an

Does eating seeds affect my condition of diverticulosis?

Does eating seeds affect my condition of diverticulosis?

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Digestion and Nutrition

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?

What diet changes do I have to make after Gallbladder surgery?

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Digestion and Nutrition

The gallbladder stores about 50ml of bile which is produced in the liver, emulsifies

Why would I have an open procedure?

Why would I have an open procedure?

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Laparoscopic Surgery

The decision to perform minimally invasive or open surgery is usually made by your su

Is bariatric surgery right for me?

Is bariatric surgery right for me?

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Bariatric Surgery

Talk with your surgeon about the different surgical treatments, as well as the benefi

What is Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery?

What is Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery?

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Bariatric Surgery

Roux-en-Y (pronounced ROO-en-why)

How do I know if I qualify for bariatric surgery?

How do I know if I qualify for bariatric surgery?

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Bariatric Surgery

Patients should have:

What is Body Mass Index (BMI)?

What is Body Mass Index (BMI)?

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Bariatric Surgery

BMI is a measure used to index a person

How do I know if my hernia is incarcerated?

How do I know if my hernia is incarcerated?

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Hernia Surgery
An incarcerated hernia is painful and sometimes dangerous