LVHN News (hernia)

2018
March
22,
2018
You may know that a hernia is when part of an organ or tissue goes through an opening in the muscle where it doesn’t belong. But do you know what a hiatal hernia is? Surgeon Scott Beman, MD, with LVPG General and Bariatric Surgery describes the pa...
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March
14,
2018
If you develop a hernia, it’s important to understand treatment options that are available to you. Surgeon Michael Mahoney, DO, with LVPG Surgery in Hazleton, says that knowledge will help you feel more comfortable discussing what’s next in your hern...
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February
28,
2018
An inguinal hernia happens when part of your intestine pushes through a weak spot in your lower belly, or groin area. The hernia creates a soft lump under the skin. Over time, this lump in your groin may get bigger. “Because an inguinal hernia will n...
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February
21,
2018
If you have a lump in your belly or groin, it might be a hernia. But how do you know for sure? And what happens if you do have a hernia? Identifying a hernia Hernias develop when the stomach, intestines or other organs in your abdomen poke thro...
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February
09,
2018
A hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle. But why this occurs and who is at risk depends on the type of hernia. To help you better understand this common condition, surgeon Paul Cesanek, MD, with ...
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2017
October
09,
2017
When you hear that someone has a hernia, what do you think? If you think that they may have lifted something heavy and injured their groin, you have a basic idea, says Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton surgeon Jayme Lieberman, MD, with LVPG General and...
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