Hiatal hernias are much more common among patients in their 70s and 80s. If you need surgery, it's best to get treated at a comprehensive hernia center.
If heartburn persists after meals or as you fall asleep, you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Find out how lifestyle, medical and surgical solutions can prevent heartburn and other symptoms.
TV headlines and attorney ads have frightened women about the dangers of vaginal mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse. But not all meshes are the same, and alternatives are available.
They may seem pretty different, but they have two things in common: They are both caused by soft tissue injuries, and they both occur frequently. New materials could help fix them both.