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Hernia Repair: The Latest Surgical Advancements

Season 30 Episode 8 | 25m 2s

A hernia is a bulging of an organ or tissue through an abnormal opening and is caused by muscle weakness and strain. They are most common in the abdomen but can appear in the upper thigh and groin area. A surgeon usually recommends one of two types of procedures to correct the problem. A third option has recently developed using robotics.

Aired: 12/22/17

Rating: NR

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