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5 things you need to know about hernias

Following our previous article about the recent discovery of genes linked to hernia incidence, we are now writing about the 5 most important things to know about inguinal hernias. What is a hernia? It is a defect located on the abdominal

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Hernia incidence is linked to genetics

Recent research found that there are four genes that are common to those who suffered from hernia in their lifetime. A study conducted by University of California San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente found that there are genetic modifications in patients

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Surgical Hernia repair abroad

The risk of suffering an inguinal hernia in men is 27% and in women is about 3 %. Unavoidable condition, its treatment shouldn’t be delayed and that’s why Medical Port has teamed up with Dr. Miguel Pinto for a fast

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