• protrudes
  • Although various supports and trusses can be tried in an effort to contain the hernia, the best treatment for this condition is herniorrhaphy , surgical repair of the weakness in the muscle wall through which the hernia protrudes. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • hiatus
  • A hiatus hernia may be treated with lifestyle changes such as raising the head of the bed, weight loss, and adjusting eating habits. (wikipedia.org)
  • protrude
  • As a result, the possibility for hernias through the inguinal canal in males is much greater because they have a larger opening and therefore a much weaker wall through which the intestines may protrude. (wikipedia.org)
  • normally
  • Epigastric hernias appear in a line between the bottom of the breast bone and the belly button and will normally be no larger than a golf ball in size. (southerncross.co.nz)
  • surgical
  • On the other hand, the weakness may be caused by surgical incision through the muscles of the abdominal/thoracic wall. (wikipedia.org)
  • The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received around 100 reports of severe injuries and deaths associated with the surgical implantation of the large and extra large versions of the Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch. (schmidtandclark.com)
  • A strangulated hernia is a surgical emergency requiring an urgent operation. (southerncross.co.nz)
  • All femoral hernias require surgical treatment because they have a high risk of becoming strangulated. (southerncross.co.nz)