Hernia Articles


Reasons Not to Delay Hernia Surgery

25 September, 2016

Hernia is a condition when a bulge is formed due to cavity in the abdomen – and depending on where it is formed, it can be classified as Femoral hernia (upper thigh), Hiatal hernia (upper part of stomach) and Umbilical (near belly button). When it increases in size, it obstructs supply of blood and that …


Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: Symptoms & Treatment

27 June, 2016

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is the condition where there is a presence of an abnormal opening in the diaphragm, the muscles that help in the breathing process. Children having this condition require regular checkups with an experienced pediatrician. Typically, hernia in children are congenital but can be cured. In a child having a congenital diaphragmatic hernia, …


Hernia: Types & Causes

3 August, 2015

Hernia is a medical condition that occurs in a major portion of the human population today. Almost 60% percent of human beings around us have been suffering from the disease in some or other form. When any part of an organ bursts through an opening or a tissue that was meant to keep it in place, the condition …


Hernia Repair Surgery: FAQ

5 January, 2015

1. What is Hernia? A condition in which a part of an organ is displaced and protrudes through the wall of the cavity, causing pain and discomfort, is known as Hernia. Abdomen is the most prone region for hernia. A swelling in the affected region is the most common symptom of hernia. A bulge on …


Does Surgery cause Hernia?

11 December, 2014

Hernia is a health condition that occurs in a major portion of the human population today. Almost sixty percent of human beings around us have been suffering from the disease. In the human body, different tissues have different functions and in their place, the tissues, muscles and ligaments are required to perform at their optimum. …


Hernia: Diagnosis & Management

11 December, 2014

Hernia is the abnormal bulging out of the organs or part of organs out of the abdomen or groin area. Mainly caused by congenital or surgical defects hernia is a condition that can be treated using the right approach. Diagnosis Hernia is mostly diagnosed physically through the occurrence of a bulge at the area of …


Dr. Rajiv Khanna – Stomach weakness lead to Hernia issues

22 May, 2014

Dr. Rajiv Khanna, Sr. Consultant Gastrointestinal, Minimal Access & Bariatric Surgery, Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute, New Delhi talks about Minimal Access Surgery/Pin Hole Surgeries. He elaborates about weakness in stomach leading to Hernia issues & its management through Minimal Access surgery. Read more about gastro on our blog. Hernia is a health condition that occurs …


Incisional Hernia: Mesh Repair

12 March, 2014

What is Incisional Hernia? Hernia is a condition in which a hole is formed due to weakness in muscle causing the tissues to protrude through the hole. This creates a bulge under the skin and can be extremely painful or tender to touch. Hernias have several types. Incisional hernia is one of those when a …


#CrediTalk: An Interview With Dr. Sandip Banerjee On General Surgery

14 October, 2019

Credihealth is back with another Interview with the well-renowned doctor, Dr. Sandip Banerjee. Dr. Sandip Banerjee is a General Surgeon, specialized in Laparoscopic, Bariatric, Colorectal and Metabolic surgeries. He offers his services at Apollo Spectra, Kailash Colony. Common Questions about Hernia, Piles, and Bowel Movement We asked Dr. Sandip Banerjee some intriguing and common questions …


#FreedomFrom Medical Hassle – Book An Appointment

14 August, 2019

We have seen many advances in our healthcare system. A few years back, people had to visit the hospital to make an appointment. They had to stand in a queue and wait for their turn. This was a lengthy and difficult process.I remember the time when my grandma was suffering from a disease. She had …


CT Scan: Procedure, Risks, Cost, Benefits And Side Effects

21 June, 2019

CT scan or Computed Tomography scan is the combination of computers and rotating X-ray machines. It is used to create cross-sectional images of the body. CT scan allows doctors to see inside the body with the help of this scanning machine. CT scan procedure shows the exact picture of organs, muscles, and bones. This procedure …


Matsyasana: Yogasana for Respiratory, Abdominal & Neck Ailments

26 December, 2018

Matsyasana is asana performed in sitting position. As the name suggests, it’s been said that if this asana is done in the water our body floats like fish. The asana is a backbend, where the practitioner lies on his back and lifts the heart (Anahata) chakra by rising up on the elbows and drawing the shoulders back. The neck …


Improving Your Daily Posture At Work

3 November, 2018

It doesn’t matter what kind of a job you have, whether it involves sitting in front of a computer screen all day or performing manual labor: maintaining proper posture at work is key to your long-term comfort and health. It’s also easy to overlook. Unfortunately, poor posture can result in everything from disk herniation to …


Robotic Surgery FAQ

24 November, 2017

What is Robotic Surgery? Robotic Surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that is robotically assisted.  It is also known as a computer-assisted surgery. In this surgery, the doctors take the help of robotic arms that have small tools attached. The surgeon then controls this robotic arm with the help of a computer and performs the …


A mother’s story through her daughter’s eyes

17 June, 2015

I would like to share with you all the story of a woman. A 22 year old gorgeous young lady, a tutor, a theatre actress, a fiercely independent force of nature. When she turned 23, she lost the man of her life, her dear father, a 49 year old flourishing dramatist and writer. A man …


Spine Surgery FAQ

14 February, 2015

What is spine surgery? Spine surgery is a medical procedure that is performed with an aim of treating the chronic back or neck pain that the patient is suffering from. This procedure involves treatment or removal of herniated discs, treating vertebral fractures, spinal stenosis and bone spurs. Indications of spine surgery? No relief in cervical …


How can I treat Acidity?

29 November, 2014

Acidity leads to various other health problems, and it is better to control it at first recognised symptoms, before facing dire consequences. Prevent or control acidity by opting for a healthy lifestyle. Always remember, prevention is better than cure! To Avoid Recurrence of Acidity: Avoid eating junk and spicy food Avoid irregular and hurried meals …


Robotic Surgery Procedures FAQ

24 November, 2014

What Are The Most Common Robotic Surgery procedures? The most common procedures executed using Robotic Surgery are: Prostate Removal Gallbladder Removal Repairing Heart valve Shrinking Stomach Transplanting organ Which procedures have been performed using Robotic Surgery? It is also used for procedures like: Abdominal and colon and rectal conditions like gallbladder cancer, liver cancer, colon …


Endoscopy FAQ

24 November, 2014

What is endoscopy? Endoscopy is a medical procedure in which an instrument called endoscope is passed into a specific organ like the esophagus or intestine or urinary bladder to examine the inner surface of that organ. The most common type of endoscopy is upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (UGI), which is done to find out problems related …


Kidney Transplant FAQ’s

12 November, 2014

Q1. What is Kidney Transplant? Renal/kidney transplant is a surgical procedure that involves the replacement of the diseased or dysfunctional kidney with a healthy kidney. Q2. What are the Indications for Kidney Transplant? Kidney transplant is required mainly in the case of kidney failure. Symptoms of kidney failure are: High blood pressure Fatigue Nausea and vomiting Abnormal …