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Link to the NHS: Inguinal Hernia Repair website

NHS: Inguinal Hernia Repair

An inguinal (pronounced "ingwanal") hernia is the most common type of hernia. The hernia can appear as a swelling or lump in your groin, or as an enlarged scrotum (the pouch containing the testicles). The swelling may be painful.

The lump will often appear when you are lifting something and disappear when you lie down ... read more

Link to the NHS: Acute pancreatitis website

NHS: Acute pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis is a serious condition where the pancreas becomes inflamed over a short period of time.

Most people with acute pancreatitis improve within a week and experience no further problems, but severe cases can have serious complications and can even be fatal.

Acute pancreatitis is different to chronic pancreatitis, where the inflammation of the pancreas persists for many years ... read more

Link to the NHS: Heartburn and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease website

NHS: Heartburn and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common condition where acid from the stomach leaks out of the stomach and up into the oesophagus (gullet) ... read more

Link to the Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator Club website

Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator Club

AUGIS promotes the establishment of high quality training programmes throughout the UK as a fundamental component of its activities.

We work towards improving the delivery, the results and outcome of conditions of the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, liver and biliary tract requiring surgical treatment ... read more