Hernias

Introduction and Definitions A hernia is – a protrusion of a viscous out of a containing cavity. i.e. it is when a structure passes through another thing and ends up somewhere it shouldn’t be....

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Hiatus Hernia

A hiatus hernia occurs when part of the stomach protrudes through the diaphragm up into the thoracic cavity. There are two types; sliding hiatus hernia and rolling hiatus hernia. Sliding hiatus hernias account for up...

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