Laparoscopic primary repair of perforated diverticulitis

Laparoscopic primary repair of perforated diverticulitis

This is a 52 years old female who presented to the emergency room with two days history of severe left lower quadrant abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. She was found to have severe tenderness and guarding in the left lower quadrant and her abdominal CT scan showed severe sigmoid diverticulitis with micro-perforation and significant peri-colonic inflammatory changes.

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Different Type of Hernia Surgery Symptoms and Recovering

Abdominal wall hernia is a common surgical problem. Hernia is a defect in the abdominal wall. Therefore, the content of the abdominal cavity could potentially protrude through this defect causing an abdominal wall bulge with on and off pain and discomfort especially during activity and straining. The hernias could be congenital or acquired and could get larger and more symptomatic by time.

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Gallbladder Disease Educational Videos by Dr Iraniha

Gallbladder Disease Educational Videos

Gallbladder disease is a common problem in the world and at times it is underdiagnosed or even undertreated. The gallbladder is a small structure underneath of the liver and is connected to the liver via a common channel, called common bile duct. It is responsible to store a small portion of the bile that is produced by the liver.

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Dr Iraniha - Gallbladder Disease Myth vs Truth

Gallbladder Disease – Myth vs Truth

Gallbladder disease is a common problem in the United States and approximately 10-15 percent of the adult population have gallstones. Gallstones are more common in women, older patients, and certain ethnic groups, and are associated with multiple pregnancies, obesity, and rapid weight loss.

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Dr Iraniha Hernia repair during gallbladder surgery

Is it safe to repair hernia during gall bladder surgery?

This question is a very controversial topic in general surgery and coming up with one right answer for all situations is impossible and incorrect. Therefore, let`s evaluate different scenarios and situations. One major rule is, that in the presence of infection whether in the area of the hernia or in the remote location, repairing of the hernia with permanent mesh is not advised.

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Dr. Iraniha Robotic assisted TAPP ventral hernia repair with mesh

For a long time, repairing the ventral hernia and diastasis recti required open surgical intervention with large mid-line abdominal incision, creation of large skin flap to approximate the mid-line muscle structures and reinforce the closure with mesh. That was associated with severe post-operative pain, long recovery, large mid-line scar and more potential for wound complications.

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Dr Iraniha - Hernia Surgeon

Dr iraniha introduction

I am Dr. Andrew Iraniha, Robotic, Laparoscopic, and General surgeon. I earned my medical degree from Tehran University in Iran. Then I spent 6 years of general surgery training at Harbor-UCLA and UCI Medical Center in Southern California and graduated in year 2000. Since then I have been in private practice in Orange County, California.…

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