The latest advances in groin hernia surgery

Groin hernias are a common surgical problem, and the search for a perfect surgical repair is ongoing. It is now widely accepted that the use of a tension-free mesh is superior to sutured repair in reducing hernia recurrence. The development of key-hole approaches to groin hernia repair has been an area of great interest in…

Reproducible Outcome Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgery

With over 22,000 weight loss operations performed in Australia alone in 2014-15, compared to 9300 in 2005-6, laparoscopic weight loss surgery has become an increasingly common method for managing excess weight and its health related complications. Over 90% of weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, is performed in the private hospital system. Due…