Hernia is the protrusion of intestinal content through a natural or a post-surgery defect of the abdominal wall (external hernia), or through an internal weakness zone (internal hernia).
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American Family Physician: Surgical Options in the Management of Groin Hernias
Epidemiology, anatomy, diagnosis, classification, indications to surgery, anesthesia, techniques and results, in a scientific paper provided by American Academy of Family Physicians.
British Hernia Center - UK
Descriptions of the various types of hernias and the different techniques of surgical repair available.
Dr. Eckhard Löhde
[English and German] Information about groin hernia minimally invasive surgery in Berlin.
e-Hernia - UK
Descriptions of this disease with its variants and treatments by open or laparoscopic techniques.
eMedicine Health: Hernia
Information on hernia causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Hernia Resource Center
Provides information about the occurrence and treatments available.
Surgeons and patients information about surgery with the polypropilene hernia system (PHS).
[English and Italian] Photos and descriptions of surgical techniques, case reports, discussion forum, private e-mail contact.
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