Predicting Crohn's Relapse; Sex After Hernia Repair; Bacteria and Anti-TNF Response
(MedPage Today) -- Distinct blood protein profiles may help predict clinical relapse in Crohn's disease patients who stop tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors, and could help pave the way for non-invasive biomarkers to guide anti-TNF withdrawal... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 1, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Prosthetic Mesh May Stand in the Way of Further Abdominal Operations
(MedPage Today) -- Surgical candidates with prior incisional hernia repair with mesh were prone to more complications and healthcare utilization when undergoing a subsequent operation through their prosthetic-reinforced abdominal wall, a cohort... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - August 5, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Urinary Catheter Use During Laparoscopic Hernia Repair Does Not Prevent Urinary Retention Urinary Catheter Use During Laparoscopic Hernia Repair Does Not Prevent Urinary Retention
The common practice of placing a urinary catheter during laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair to protect against postoperative urinary retention may not be worthwhile, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 30, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Benefit of Intraoperative Urinary Catheter Questioned in Hernia Repair
MONDAY, June 20, 2022 -- Intraoperative urinary catheters do not reduce the risk for postoperative urinary retention (PUR) after laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair, according to a study published online June 15 in JAMA Surgery. Aldo Fafaj, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Intraoperative Catheter Disappoints for Urinary Retention After Hernia Repair
(MedPage Today) -- The use of an intraoperative catheter did not protect against the development of postoperative urinary retention (PUR) for patients who underwent laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair surgery, a randomized trial found. Among over... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 15, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

High-Deductible Health Plans Associated With Delayed Hernia Repair High-Deductible Health Plans Associated With Delayed Hernia Repair
People enrolled in individual high-deductible health plans may delay elective and simple repair of groin and abdominal wall hernias, resulting in more complex cases at presentation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 20, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

16% of hernia surgery patients experience recurrence within 10 years, study finds
About one in six people in the United States who undergo hernia repair surgery need to have the procedure again within 10 years due to recurrence, a study published Tuesday by JAMA found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Synthetic Mesh Outperforms Biological Mesh for Ventral Hernia Repair Synthetic Mesh Outperforms Biological Mesh for Ventral Hernia Repair
At a fraction of the cost, synthetic mesh appears to be as safe as biological mesh for ventral hernia repair and leads to significantly fewer recurrences, according to results of a clinical trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Choice of Mesh for Hernia Repair Tied to Risk of Reoperation Choice of Mesh for Hernia Repair Tied to Risk of Reoperation
The type of surgical mesh used for laparoscopic repair of primary or incisional ventral hernias is associated with the rate of reoperations, a new study from Denmark suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Medium-Weight Mesh Fails to Cut Pain of Ventral Hernia Repair Medium-Weight Mesh Fails to Cut Pain of Ventral Hernia Repair
Medium-weight mesh was introduced to cut chronic pain associated with heavy-weight mesh, but it hasn ' t been subject to a randomized trial until now.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Complex Ventral Hernia Repair With Component Separation Complex Ventral Hernia Repair With Component Separation
Can this procedure be safely performed in patients with significant comorbidities?ePlasty (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Mesh hernioplasty in emergency repair of traumatic abdominal wall hernia following bull horn injury - Bodda AK, Sasmal PK, Mishra S, Shettar A.
Traumatic abdominal wall hernia (TAWH) is uncommon, mostly following motor vehicle accidents, fall from height and bullfighting. Bullhorn injury, common in rural areas, presents as either penetrating injuries to the abdomen or blunt injuries leading to int... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

nanoMesh(TM) LLC (a subsidiary of Exogenesis Corporation) Announces Expansion of the nanoMesh(TM) Product Line Offering to the Clinical Community
nanoMesh™, An Innovative Soft Tissue Repair Implant Possesses A Unique Nanometer-level Surface Texture BILLERICA, Mass., July 6, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- nanoMesh™ LLC, a subsidiary of Exogenesis Corporation, announced today ex... Devices, Surgery, Product Launch nanoMesh, Exogenesis, hernia (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What to know about hernias and hernia repair
Affecting more than 5 million Americans, a hernia is a common condition in which a part of an organ is displaced and protrudes through the wall of the cavity containing it — often involving the intestine at a weak point in the abdominal wall. Sometimes, a hernia is referred to as a rupture, or a hole in the muscle wall. But how do you know if you have a hernia? How are hernias treated? One sign of a hernia is a bulge, which can be painful. Nausea, vomiting and cons tipation can also be associated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 18, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: TriHealth Source Type: news

Prehabilitation before hernia repair can lead to an improved recovery
Rehabilitation is widely recognized for its critical role in successful recovery from many surgical procedures. However, many don ’t realize the importance of prehabilitation in recovering from certain procedures, such as surgical hernia repair. Prehabilitation is the process of ensuring optimal physical functionality before surgery. A hernia is a hole or defect in the abdominal muscular wall which allows internal tissue to protrude or stick out, usually creating a bulge. Hernias may or may not… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 18, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: TriHealth Source Type: news