• posterior
  • This disorder has been seen in patients with diabetes mellitus and obesity, but has also been observed in patients after procedures such as posterior spine surgery, iliac crest bone grafts, lumbar disk surgery, hernia repair, appendectomies, and pelvic osteotomies that ultimately lead to compression or damage to the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • defect
  • A hernia can be described as reducible if the contents within the sac can be pushed back through the defect into the peritoneal cavity, whereas with an incarcerated hernia, the contents are stuck in the hernia sac. (wikipedia.org)
  • females
  • RESULTS: A total of 5,893 females with primary elective inguinal hernia operation on in the study period (61 % IIH, 37 % DIH, 2 % combined hernias) were included with a median follow-up time of 72 months (range 0 to 169). (forskningsdatabasen.dk)
  • While femoral hernias can occur in both males and females, almost all of them develop in women because of the wider bone structure of the female pelvis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Femoral herniae are more common in females than in males. (wikipedia.org)
  • repairs
  • Some repairs may require a short hospital stay if the hernia is very large. (drugline.org)
  • Traditional hernia repairs usually require a longer recovery (3-5 weeks) but can be performed under local anesthetic meaning the patient does not have to have a full general anesthetic. (healthtap.com)
  • cases
  • Even in these cases, the doctor may suggest waiting until your child is 3 or 4 to see if the hernia closes on its own. (drugline.org)
  • CONCLUSION There are less than 20 cases reported in the literature describing left-sided Amyand's hernia. (semanticscholar.org)
  • back
  • Get medical care right away if you have a hernia that does not get smaller when you are lying down or that you cannot push back in. (drugline.org)
  • There is always a chance that the hernia can come back. (drugline.org)
  • small
  • If your hernia is small, you may receive spinal or epidural block anesthesia and medicine to relax you. (drugline.org)