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Epigastric Hernia

Epigastric Hernia

Epigastric Hernia
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An epigastric hernia is another type of ventral hernia and is just specifying the location of the hernia. The epigastric region is in the upper abdomen, so any hernia that occurs in the upper abdomen is something that we would call an epigastric hernia.

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Kai Nishi, MD, FACS

Bariatric Surgery

  • Board Certified bariatric surgeon in Trauma Services and Surgical Intensive Care at Cedars-Sinai
  • Formerly the Assistant Director of the Cedars-Sinai Center for Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery
  • One of the principal investigators of the FDA trials on a new procedure called TOGA (incision-less weight loss surgery), and is one of only a handful of surgeons in the U.S. who have performed this procedure

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