Hernia Sentence Examples
Marinetti suffered a hernia, Russolo was quickly injured, and thirteen other futurists were killed during the war.
He died unexpectedly on June 4, 1922 from a strangulated hernia, a twisted bowel.
For example, in an incarcerated hernia is the small bowel viable or not?
Some three months later he had an operation to repair the hernia.
Last Season Scott was on the casualty list for almost all of the campaign, suffering a double hernia.Advertisement
Anyone can develop a hernia at any age - from the new-born to the very old.
From 25th August to 30th October 1915 he was in the Scottish General Hospital, Aberdeen being treated for an inguinal hernia.
George had surgery when he was 2 days old to correct his diaphragmatic hernia.
Randomized clinical trial of the use of a prosthetic mesh to prevent parastomal hernia.
A femoral hernia causes a bulge on the upper thigh.Advertisement
A large groin hernia or an umbilical hernia are usually obvious.
This is the most common type of hiatus hernia.
Hiatus hernia Other risks chocolate, peppermint, coffee and alcohol hamper sphincter function.
The aim of this study was to examine the effect of trainee surgeons and their supervision on hernia recurrence.
Meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials comparing open and laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.Advertisement
While awaiting the ESR result she was treated with analgesics rather than anti-inflammatory drugs because of a history of hiatus hernia and oesophageal stricture.
In 1816, 1817 and 1818, he published a series of Quarterly Reports of Cases in Surgery; in 1821 a volume of coloured plates with descriptive letterpress, entitled Illustrations of the great operations of Surgery, Trepan, Hernia, Amputation and Lithotomy, and in 1824 Observations on Injuries of the Spine and of the Thigh Bone.
He had previously been well apart from a recurrent inguinal hernia, which had been repaired twice ten years ago.
This approach is suitable for all sizes of ventral hernia.
His teeth stuck out at all angles, he had a big hernia bulge and a lymphoma in the middle of his chest.Advertisement
Some children seem to be more at risk for having GERD than others, particularly children who have hiatal hernia, cystic fibrosis, neurological impairment or delay, or an immature esophagus and LES.
It can also be caused by a hiatal hernia that traps the stomach contents.
It can tell if there are anatomical changes in the esophagus, such as a hiatal hernia, a condition where the stomach bulges above the diaphragm.
If the child has acutely swollen lymph nodes in the groin, the doctor will need to rule out a hernia in the groin that has failed to reduce (incarcerated inguinal hernia).
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) occurs when the diaphragm does not form completely at about eight weeks of gestation, leaving a hole in this muscle that separates the chest and the abdomen.Advertisement
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)-A condition in which the fetal diaphragm (the muscle dividing the chest and abdominal cavity) does not close completely.
The condition is, in actuality, a hernia requiring only replacement and strengthening of the passageway through which it occurred.
In 1-5 percent of children, a hernia results when a feature of fetal anatomy in the inguinal area of the groin (processus vaginalis, the space through which the testis or ovaries descend) fails to close normally after birth.
They are sometimes found on both sides (bilateral hernia) and they occur nine times more often in boys than girls.
Parents may see a bulge in the groin area when an inguinal hernia is present.
The causes of small bowel obstruction in children are most often volvulus, intussusception, adhesions, or abdominal hernia, a weakness in the abdominal wall that traps a portion of intestine.
A hernia is the protrusion of an organ through the structure or muscle that usually contains it.
A direct inguinal hernia occurs when a small section of bowel herniates, or protrudes, through the groin muscle.
Indirect inguinal hernia occurs when part of the bowel protrudes through the muscles of the groin into a sac left over from fetal development.
An umbilical hernia occurs when a portion of the bowel protrudes through a small defect in the abdominal wall muscle near where the umbilical cord attaches to the baby's abdomen.
When an inguinal hernia is incarcerated, the bowel becomes swollen and trapped outside the body.
If the hernia remains incarcerated for too long, strangulation can occur.
A more severe, but less common, hernia is a diaphragmatic hernia.
In children with diaphragmatic hernia, the contents of the abdomen protrude into the chest cavity.
A diaphragmatic hernia can occur as an isolated defect or as part of a more complex syndrome.
Males are more than seven times more likely to have an inguinal hernia than females, and premature infants are more likely than full term infants to have inguinal hernias and to have incarcerated hernias.
A direct inguinal hernia is caused when the muscles of the floor of the groin area are weak and allow the bowel to press through.
An indirect inguinal hernia is caused when remnants of early fetal genital development stay within the body after this development is complete.
However, in children with inguinal hernia, this sac remains patent, or open, becoming a container into which bowels may be herniated.
If the hernia has incarcerated, the infant will be in obvious pain, appearing fussy, crying, and refusing to eat.
The skin over the hernia may be discolored and swollen.
Umbilical hernia is caused by a small defect in the muscles of the abdominal wall.
Because the lungs have not had enough room to grow and are small, doctors must stabilize the baby's breathing before the hernia can be repaired.
For some children with inguinal hernia, a laparoscopic examination may be performed.
This procedure is used most often in patients who have already had one hernia repair to see if the hernia has returned in a new location.
Diaphragmatic hernia may be diagnosed while the fetus is still in the womb using prenatal ultrasonography.
After birth, physical symptoms of respiratory distress, cyanosis, and chest asymmetry can indicate the presence of a diaphragmatic hernia.
Umbilical hernia is generally a benign condition that will resolve spontaneously as the muscles of the abdomen grow.
For children in whom the umbilical hernia does not resolve, surgery is not usually performed until after the age of five.
The only treatment necessary is observation of the hernia during routine physical examinations.
Prior to repair surgery, parents may be taught how to apply pressure to the hernia, thereby reducing it temporarily and preventing incarceration.
If the hernia has already become incarcerated, the doctor will attempt to force the hernia out of the sac and back into the body manually.
With the child on his back, the doctor will use his fingers to press the hernia back into the body.
If an incarcerated hernia is not reducible, surgery must be performed much sooner to prevent strangulation.
Treatment for diaphragmatic hernia involves treatment of the other accompanying health issues.
After the infant is stabilized, surgery to repair the hernia is performed.
In diaphragmatic hernia repair surgery, the herniated abdominal organs are forced back into their proper position within the abdomen.
If diagnosed early in childhood, the prognosis for children who have had a surgically repaired inguinal hernia is excellent.
The prognosis for children with diaphragmatic hernia depends on the extent of the defects of the lungs and the impact of the treatments necessary to save their lives.
If the diaphragmatic hernia is part of a syndrome, the other birth defects may be life threatening.
The survival rate after surgical repair of a diaphragmatic hernia is 60-80 percent.
Prior to surgery, parents of a child with an inguinal hernia can be taught to apply pressure to the hernia, preventing incarceration.
Incarcerated hernia-A hernia of the bowel that cannot return to its normal place without manipulation or surgery.
Reducible hernia-A hernia that can be gently pushed back into place or that disappears when the person lies down.
Strangulated hernia-A hernia that is so tightly incarcerated outside the abdominal wall that the intestine is blocked and the blood supply to that part of the intestine is cut off.
The child may have an umbilical or inguinal hernia, malformed kidneys, and abnormalities of the urogenital system, including undescended testicles in a male child (cryptochordism).
Typically, newborns remain on ECMO for three to seven days, although some babies need more time (especially if they have a diaphragmatic hernia).
Japanese composer Hikari ?e was born with a brain hernia and developmental disabilities which include autism, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
Males with Fragile X may develop enlarged testicles at the onset of puberty, and those with this syndrome can be prone to certain medical conditions, such as hernia, middle ear infections, and heart murmur, among others.
While the use of hernia support girdles won't correct the problem, the girdle can prevent the hernia from being noticeable as you are waiting for surgery.
A hernia is a breakage in your abdominal muscles that then creates a protrusion.
Depending on the nature and location of the hernia and an individual's health care plan, there may be a fair bit of time between the discovery of the hernia and the scheduled surgery.
Both men and women might opt to wear a hernia support girdle to hide the offending protrusion and alleviate any discomfort.
The response most men have to a doctor suggesting that they wear a hernia support girdle until the hernia can be removed ranges from incredulity to downright hostility.
The girdle can be seen as adding insult to injury and some might rather endure the discomfort of the hernia than add the embarrassment of the girdle.
And in fact, there are also belts and corsets that work to support the hernia - it all depends on the individual.
You will be relieved to know that if your hernia is in the groin, you may only need a small compression belt that can wrap around your briefs, rather than a whole garment.
Another good source for hernia support girdles for men and women is Underworks.
It is thus used as the name of a surgical appliance, a belt with an elastic spring keeping in place a pad used as a support in cases of hernia.
Rarer causes of poor response include the presence of congenital anomalies such as choanal atresia, diaphragmatic hernia or pulmonary hypoplasia.
The contents of a lumbar hernia may include small or large bowel, omentum, stomach, liver or rarely the kidney.
The unit also has interests in laparoscopic surgery, including cholecystectomy and inguinal hernia repair.
Prospective randomized trial of polypropylene mesh compared with nylon darn in inguinal hernia repair.