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Gastro Conditions

Gastric Balloon

Gastric Balloon
What is a gastric balloon? A gastric balloon is a non-surgical, non-pharmaceutical tool used in the treatment of obesity. In conjunction with a supervised diet it can help you achieve the health and aesthetic benefits associated with weight loss. The balloon system consists of a soft, expandable balloon, a placement tube and a filling system. [...]

Stomach Ulcer

Stomach Ulcer
Open sores in the lining of your stomach are called stomach (or gastric) ulcers. Ulcers can also occur in your small intestine (your duodenum).  They are caused by an imbalance of digestive fluids in your stomach or intestines. The symptoms of ulcers are not always obvious. If they do occur they may include: Pain or burning in the upper part [...]

Stomach (Gastric) Cancer

Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
Stomach (gastric) cancer occurs when cells in your stomach develop abnormally. The symptoms of stomach cancer are similar to other stomach conditions so it is important to get an accurate diagnosis. Symptoms may include: Loss of appetite or weight loss Feeling sick or being sick Pain Blood clots Indigestion, heartburn and burping Feeling ful [...]

Splenectomy

Splenectomy
Your spleen is an organ about the size of your fist located in the upper left side of your abdomen underneath your ribcage (see figure 1). Your spleen filters old and damaged red blood cells from your blood and produces special white blood cells that help fight infection. A splenectomy is an operation to remove your spleen. You can live witho [...]

Recurrent Inguinal Hernia

Recurrent Inguinal Hernia
Weak spots or tears can develop in the layer of muscle in the abdominal wall resulting in the contents of the abdomen pushing through. This produces a lump called a hernia. An inguinal hernia happens at the inguinal canal. This is a narrow passage in which blood vessels supplying the testicle pass through the abdominal wall. Sometimes a repai [...]

Recurrent Femoral Hernia

Recurrent Femoral Hernia
Weak spots or tears can develop in the layer of muscle in the abdominal wall resulting in the contents of the abdomen pushing through. This produces a lump called a hernia. A femoral hernia (like an inguinal hernia) appears in the groin. Femoral hernias happen at the hole in the wall of the abdomen where the femoral artery and vein pass from [...]

Perforated Bowel

Perforated Bowel
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Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia

Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia
An incisional hernia is a weakening in your abdominal (stomach) wall through the site of an scar from previous surgery. The weakness produces a lump called a hernia A hernia can be dangerous because the intestines or other structures within the abdomen can get trapped and have their blood supply cut off (strangulated hernia). In some cases la [...]

Hernia Repair

Hernia Repair
A hernia occurs when an abdominal organ, typically your bowel, pushes through a tear in the muscle wall. This usually creates a visible lump on the skin. There are different types of hernia depending on where in the body they are. And they can happen for various reasons. Sometimes a hernia becomes noticeable after the strain of lifting a heav [...]

Gastric Ulceration

Gastric Ulceration
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Call Dan Titcomb consultant 0117 911 9466