hernio-, herni- +
(Latin: protruded viscus; rupture; in the sense of "protrusion of tissue or part of an organ through an abnormal opening in the surrounding walls")
2. Sometimes used specifically to denote a simple apposition and suturing of the defect.
3. Any operation which includes suturing for the repair of a hernia.
A bistoury, by the way, is a French term for a surgical instrument consisting of a slender knife, either straight or curved, generally used by introducing it beneath the part to be divided, and cutting towards the surface.
2. An operation for the relief of irreducible hernia, by cutting through the neck of the sac.
A hiatal hernia can be congenital or it can be acquired through strenuous physical activity and it may contribute to gastroesophageal reflux disease with associated symptoms.
2. A hernia in which the constriction can not be easily reduced.
2. A common type of hernia in which a loop of the intestine protrudes directly through a weak area of the abdominal wall in the groin region.
3. The abnormal passage of an internal abdominal organ or structure through the inguinal canal.
The sciatic notch consists of either of two notches on the dorsal border of the hipbone on each side that when closed off by ligaments form the corresponding sciatic foramina (opening).
It may be a relatively large notch just above the ischial spine that is converted into the greater sciatic foramen by the sacrospinous ligament called also greatersciatic notch or a smaller notch just below the ischial spine that is converted to the lesser sciatic foramen by the sacrospinous ligament and the sacrotuberous ligament; also called the "lesser sciatic notch".