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Hernia surgery : Articles and features

Our articles and features are written by some of the UK's leading consultants, dentists, medical professionals and healthcare writers.

  • Getting a hernia repair privately Hernia surgeryDefinition of a hernia: A hernia occurs when part of the intestine pushes through a weakness in the abdominal wall. This causes a visible bulge in the groin area, known as an inguinal hernia. Hernias...
  • The sportsman's hernia Sportsman's HerniaThe condition of sportsman's or footballer's hernia is well recognised, but often misunderstood, in fact it's not a hernia at all! This article describes the recognition of the...