‘More awareness needed on minimally invasive surgeries available for hernias’

Estimates suggest that 25 per cent males and 2 per cent females develop inguinal hernias. Most of the hernias occur in the groin area in adults. Continue Reading

Hernia carnival 2020 gets underway

More than 700 delegates and international faculties are participating in three-day conference – Herina carnival 2020 – organised by GEM Hospital. Continue Reading

Hernia awareness expo at Perungudi

GEM Hospital is conducting ”GEM Hernia Awareness Week” at GEM Hospital, MGR Road, Perungudi till 1 March. Continue Reading

Gastroenterologist Deepak Subramanian cautions about hernia

Hernia is caused by muscle weakness and if not treated, will develop into a serious issue, so it is always better to treat it at the earliest, says Dr Deepak Subramanian, senior consultant in general, laparoscopic, surgical gastroenterology and bariatric surgery. Well-known for his specialisation in hernias and obesity-related surgeries, he speaks to News Today about hernia, its effects on the body, symptoms and how it can be treated. Continue Reading