Compromised Collagen Formation & Hernia Development

The Role of Collagen in Hernia Genesis   Authors Authors and affiliations Lars Nannestad Jorgensen Finn Gottrup Chapter 52Downloads Abstract There is a discrepancy between the number of publications on hernia in general and those addressing the role of collagen as an important pathophysiological factor in the development of hernia. On Medline, the search for “hernia” produces more than 14,000 references, whereas the… Read more →

Meet Hernia Surgeon: Dr. Jonathan Yunis, MD FACS

Methods of Hernia Repair Options for repair are numerous. Several different hernia repair methods exist for any given hernia. All of these techniques may have excellent outcomes when performed by surgeons with extensive experience in that particular method. At the Center for Hernia Repair, all possible approaches for repair are explored for each and every one of our hernia patients.… Read more →

How does Hesselbech’s Triangle relate to an inguinal hernia?

Hesselbach Triangle What Is It, Location, and More Author: Alyssa Haag Editors: Ian Mannarino, MD, MBA, Ahaana Singh Illustrator: Jillian Dunbar   What is the Hesselbach triangle? The Hesselbach triangle, also called the inguinal triangle, is a region of the lower, anterior abdominal wall, or groin, that was first described by Frank Hesselbach, a German surgeon and anatomist, in 1806. It describes a potential… Read more →

These Are The Different Types Of Non-Mesh Hernia Repair

The Types of Non-Mesh Hernia Repairs There are many methods for Pure Tissue Repair. The following describes the most common and proven techniques. Bassini There are numerous ways to repair an inguinal hernia with the local tissue. The Bassini technique repairs the inguinal floor by sewing together the transversalis fascia and the inguinal ligament. Then the external oblique is repaired… Read more →