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.
[English and Italian] Photos and descriptions of surgical techniques, case reports, discussion forum, private e-mail contact.
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