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How Do I Know I’m Having a Gallbladder Attack?

April 25, 2023

When it comes to abdominal pain, safe is always better than sorry. Like most aches and pains around our bodies, […]

Do We Check for Other Problems While in the Abdomen?

April 11, 2023

If you are having a general surgical procedure in the abdomen, you might be interested to know that we insufflate […]

What Is Bile Reflux? And Do I Need to Worry About It?

March 28, 2023

Bile, a yellowish-green enzyme, is secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder. The gallbladder injects it into the […]

How Long Does a Mesh Hernia Repair Last

February 23, 2023

Over the years, mesh hernia repairs have become the gold standard in repairing hernias simply because… mesh works! In the […]

How Weight Loss & Gallstones Are Linked

February 9, 2023

Some patients find that when they start on the merry-go-round of dieting, or even if they’ve had weight loss surgery […]

The Problem With GERD Medication Beyond Its Side Effects

January 26, 2023

Previously in our blog, we have talked about proton pump inhibitors or PPIs and how they have gone from a […]

Should Your Gallbladder Be Removed Prophylactically During Bariatric Surgery?

January 12, 2023

As you may know, while Dr. Huguet and Dr. Peterson are general surgeons performing a wide range of surgeries on […]

Driving After Your Surgical Procedure

December 12, 2022

As part of your postoperative instructions, we’ll include the activities you can and can’t perform after any abdominal surgical procedure. […]

Am I Too Old for Hernia Surgery?

November 23, 2022

Age is always a factor in surgical intervention, and we are often asked if they are too old for hernia […]

Should I Worry About Blood in My Stool?

November 9, 2022

Seeing blood in the toilet after a bowel movement can be jarring. But does blood in the stool necessarily mean […]

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