Main Line medtech firm expects 'significant revenue' from new product
The new product is described as "kind of like Krazy Glue" for use in hernia repair. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 1, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Later Hernia Repair in Preterm Infants Reduces Risks Later Hernia Repair in Preterm Infants Reduces Risks
The ideal timing of inguinal hernia repair in preterm infants before/after NICU discharge is controversial. Delaying repair after discharge results in better outcomes, a new study in JAMA suggested.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Preemies' Hernia Surgery Can Wait
(MedPage Today) -- Preterm infants with inguinal hernia did better with a late repair strategy after leaving the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and reaching 55 weeks' postmenstrual age compared with planning the surgery upfront, the HIP randomized... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - March 26, 2024 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Sun Pharma to acquire 16.33 pc stake in Surgimatix for USD 3.05 mn
Surgimatix is engaged in the business of developing a proprietary soft tissue fixation device for laparoscopic hernia repair and other minimally invasive surgeries. It is yet to commence its commercial operations, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries said in a regulatory filing. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 20, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Treatment for a parastomal hernia
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My friend had a stoma created after years of managing Crohn's disease. She recently had surgery to repair a hernia. What is a stoma, and are these types of hernias common? What is the typical treatment? ANSWER: Occasionally, the surgical treatment of Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and other gastrointestinal, gynecologic, or urologic conditions, both cancerous or benign, may require reconstruction or removal of the bladder, colon, or rectum. Surgeons may use other… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 7, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How a Lucrative Surgery Took Off Online and Disfigured Patients
More surgeons are opting for a complicated hernia repair that they learned from videos on social media showing shoddy techniques. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff and Katie Thomas Tags: your-feed-science Hernias Surgery and Surgeons Hospitals Social Media your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Hiatal Hernia Repair With Mesh Did Not Reduce Hernia Recurrence Over the Long Term
(MedPage Today) -- Tension-free crural repair with nonabsorbable mesh did not reduce the incidence of hiatal hernia recurrence in patients undergoing antireflux surgery for treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), according to long... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - October 17, 2023 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Transfascial Mesh Fixation During Complex Hernia Repairs: To Skip or Not to Skip?
(MedPage Today) -- Not fixating the mesh in open retromuscular ventral hernia repair (RVHR) was noninferior to fixation, a single-center clinical trial found. Hernia recurrence rates at 1 year were similar between the transfascial suture fixation... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 22, 2023 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Pope Francis Leaves Hospital 9 Days After Surgery
FRIDAY, June 16, 2023 -- Pope Francis is now “better than before” after his release from a Rome hospital Friday following surgery on June 7 to repair a hernia and remove scarring. The 86-year-old pope joked that he was “still alive, " as he was... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 16, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Pope Francis leaves Rome hospital 9 days after operation; surgeon says 'he's better than before'
Pope Francis has been discharged from the Rome hospital where he had abdominal surgery nine days earlier to repair a hernia and remove painful scarring (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Pope Francis leaves Rome hospital 9 days after surgery
Pope Francis on Friday was discharged from the Rome hospital where he had abdominal surgery nine days earlier to repair a hernia and remove painful scarring, with his surgeon saying the pontiff is now “better than before” the hospitalization. Francis, 86, left through Gemelli Polyclinic’s main…#rome #hernia #gemellipolyclinics #vatican #fiat #sergioalfieri #gemelli (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pope Has Hernia Repaired During 3-Hour Surgery
THURSDAY, June 8, 2023 -- After three hours of surgery on Wednesday, Pope Francis was recovering at Gemelli hospital in Rome on Thursday. Pope Francis had a hernia in his abdominal wall repaired, along with the removal of scar tissue in his... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 8, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Pope to Have Hernia Surgery, Stay in Rome Hospital for Several Days
WEDNESDAY, June 7, 2023 -- Pope Francis will be hospitalized for several days after a planned surgery to repair a hernia that is causing him“recurrent, painful and worsening” symptoms. The Vatican announced plans for the surgery and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 7, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy + Hiatal Hernia Repair or Fundoplication Reduces GERD
THURSDAY, June 1, 2023 -- For patients undergoing bariatric surgery with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and/or hiatal hernia, sleeve gastrectomy (SG) with concomitant hiatal hernia repair (HHR) and SG with fundoplication (FP) are both... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Surgical Resident Independence Not Tied to Higher Post-Op Risks
(MedPage Today) -- Residents performing general surgery and hernia repairs can do so safely with varying degrees of supervision, restrospective cohort studies from the U.S. and Denmark showed, though such opportunities are becoming more scarce... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - February 1, 2023 Category: Surgery Source Type: news