Tue - July 17, 2007 11:58 am  |  Article Hits:5754
Laparoscopic hernia surgery is an ideal alternative to traditional open surgery for the repair of hernias. This minimally invasive procedure involves the use of a small incision and a laparoscope, a thin tube with a camera, to visualize and repair the hernia. It offers several advantages over open surgery, including smaller incisions, reduced postoperative pain, shorter hospital stays, quicker recovery, and minimal scarring. With laparoscopic hernia surgery, patients experience less discomfort and can return to their daily activities sooner. It has become a preferred option for many patients and surgeons due to its effectiveness and improved outcomes.  MORE
Mon - July 24, 2006 11:38 am  |  Article Hits:6242
The latest evaluation of drastic weight-loss surgery provides both good news and not so good news for patients who are severely obese. The study by federal health analysts discovered that the death rate from so-called bariatric surgery was relatively low but that the rate of subsequent complications was twice as high as measured in previous studies to come patients for much shorter periods. Even so, for some people, the advantages of the drastic surgery, which typically involves shortening the intestines and reducing the size the stomach, must surely outweigh the risks.  MORE