Pair of Premier Surgeons Team Up to Repair Complex Hernias

Tonia Brock had been battling a bulge in her abdomen for more than a dozen years. But the lump in the Knox County woman’s abdomenTonia Brock-hernia wasn’t due to weight gain or obesity, it was a large, multiply recurrent hernia. A hernia is weakness or hole in the abdominal muscles that allows an organ or […]

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3 Myths about the Symptoms of Hemorrhoids

Due in large part to how common they are, hemorrhoids are the source of some myths. From causes to medical concerns, there are all kinds of crazy stories about hemorrhoids that belie their simple nature and cause all kinds of needless worry when it comes to seeking treatment, which isn’t necessarily surgery. When it comes […]

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Current State of the Treatment of Obesity

Obesity continues to be a serious health concern claiming hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide annually. So much of our thinking around obesity, its pathophysiology and how surgical procedures actually work has changed throughout the past 10 years.

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How to Quickly Recover From Hemorrhoid Surgery

Due in part to how common hemorrhoids are, with about half the population of men and women having hemorrhoids by the time they are 50, there is a great deal of misunderstanding regarding treatments. The most common misunderstanding, even among doctors, is the most effective treatment available is surgery. Unfortunately, this means that many people […]

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