An extended-release formulation, HTX-011includes the local anesthetic bupivacaine in a fixed-dose combination with the anti-inflammatory meloxicam and is aimed at helping to manage post-operative pain.
While minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic approaches have increased in popularity, availability, and reliability, open inguinal-repair techniques continue to provide durability, low risk, minimal cost, ease of training and dissemination, and excellent outcomes and remain a fundamental foundation for the practice and art of hernia surgery.
Complex cases in laparoscopic recurrent and incisional hernia repair: multi-recurrence, infections, fistulas, difficult abdomen
The term ‘‘complex (abdominal wall) hernia’’ is often used by general surgeons and other specialists working in the abdomen to describe abdominal wall hernias which are technically challenging and time-consuming.
An inguinal hernia happens when a weakness in the muscle of the groin allows a section of the intestine to bulge through. The first sign of an inguinal hernia is usually an unexplained bulge in the groin area. This type of hernia can be present at birth or develop over time.
Previous research indicates that gallstones are linked with an increased risk of stroke. A new Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology study found that gall bladder removal may help lower this risk.
Your gallbladder is a four-inch, pear-shaped organ. It’s positioned under your liver in the upper-right section of your abdomen.
If the pain is in the upper part of the abdomen, some people wonder if they should blame their gallbladder – the tiny, pear-shaped organ that sits under the liver on the right side of your abdomen. It’s a fairly common cause of upper abdominal pain, but it’s not the only potential cause.