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McNabb to undergo surgery for sports hernia   -  Nov 22, 2005
AP. PHILADELPHIA -- Donovan McNabb's season is likely over. So is the Philadelphia Eagles' hope of returning to the Super Bowl. ... ESPN

Doctor tells McNabb to have hernia surgery now   -  Nov 18, 2005
PHILADELPHIA -- Donovan McNabb's next important decision won't be calling an audible at the line of scrimmage. Eagles linebacker Jeremiah Trotter says he ... ESPN

Madonna treated for hernia   -  Feb 17, 2006
Madonna performed as the beginning of the Grammy Awards earlier this month, before having hernia surgery. Photo: AP. US superstar Madonna has been treated ... Sydney Morning Herald

Saints TE Shockey out 3-6 weeks with sports hernia   -  Sep 22, 2008
By BRETT MARTEL, AP Sports Writer. METAIRIE, La. — Tight end Jeremy Shockey, the Saints' second-leading receiver through three games, is expected to be out ... FOXNews

Steve Harmison to have hernia operation   -  Jun 20, 2007
Chester-Le-Street, June 20 (AP): England pace bowler Steve Harmison has a hernia and will need an operation. The 28-year-old Harmison's hernia is ... Hindu

Mets OF Moises Alou needs hernia surgery   -  Mar 6, 2008
NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- New York Mets outfielder Moises Alou will be sidelined four to six weeks because of hernia surgery. ... UPI.com

Geordie striker may need hernia operation   -  Sep 26, 2007
Michael Owen can expect to discover tomorrow whether he needs a hernia operation - but he already knows he is almost certain in any case to miss England's ... RTE.ie

Red Wings' Holmstrom to have hernia surgery   -  Feb 7, 2009
Detroit Red Wings winger Tomas Holmstrom will undergo hernia surgery next week and is expected to miss three to five weeks of action. ... CBC.ca

Hernia expert urges Owen to go under the knife - Barclays Premier …   -  Sep 20, 2007
Newcastle striker Michael Owen could be back on the field within 14 days of undergoing hernia surgery. That is the view of Dudley Rogg, clinic director of ... ESPN

Liverpool's Torres may need hernia surgery   -  Nov 6, 2009
London: Liverpool FC striker Fernando Torres has flown to Spain to undergo more tests on his dodgy groin, as there are fears that he may need hernia surgery ... Sify

NBA notebook: Hill requires hernia surgery, out 3-6 weeks   -  Oct 28, 2005
By Seattle Times news services. ORLANDO, Fla. — All-Star forward Grant Hill is expected to miss three to six weeks after he has surgery for a torn muscle in ... Seattle Times

Hernia surgery wait times increase risk for toddlers: study   -  Nov 4, 2008
Infants and toddlers under two are waiting more than twice as long for hernia surgery than recommended, leading to more emergency visits and potential ... CBC.ca

Magic's Grant Hill hurting again with sports hernia   -  Jan 17, 2006
ORLANDO (AP) — Leading Orlando Magic scorer Grant Hill traveled to Philadelphia on Tuesday to have his sports hernia re-evaluated. ... USA TODAY - USA Today

Cazorla has hernia operation, out 5-6 weeks   -  Feb 3, 2010
VILLARREAL, Spain (AP) — Villarreal midfielder Santi Cazorla will use time off with a leg injury to treat a nagging hernia problem, and the Spain ... USA TODAY - USA Today

Woman dies from hernia missed by bungling medics   -  Oct 4, 2009
A young mother died at home after three hospital doctors failed to notice she was suffering from a simple hernia. Elizabeth Smith, 34, was twice discharged ... Telegraph.co.uk

Hernia surgery sidelines Sakic 8-12 weeks   -  Dec 27, 2007
The Colorado Avalanche will have to do without Joe Sakic for up to three-months as they learned that their Captain will undergo hernia surgery. ... TSN

Shearer considers hernia operation   -  Oct 25, 2005
The problem has been troubling Newcastle's 35-year-old captain for the past month but he wants the surgery to be postponed until the international break in ... CNN International

Australia and Celtic striker Scott McDonald to undergo hernia surgery   -  Jan 13, 2010
Australia striker Scott McDonald will undergo a hernia operation this week with the 26-year-old expected to miss no more than a fortnight for Scottish club ... NEWS.com.au

… receiver Curtis out for opener; Will have hernia surgery today;...   -  Aug 21, 2008
..."He'll be back this season for sure," [Andy Reid] said. "I'd like to tell you a time on it, but I can't. I don't know what that time is on it. ... Pay-Per-View - Toronto Star - ProQuest Archiver

Inguinal Hernia Repair   -  Jan 30, 2009
Inguinal hernia repair is surgery to repair a hernia in the abdominal wall of your groin. A hernia is tissue that bulges out of a weak spot in the abdominal ... New York Times

Briere to have surgery for sports hernia   -  Jan 4, 2006
AP. BUFFALO, NY -- Sabres center Daniel Briere has been diagnosed with a sports hernia and will have surgery in Montreal early next week. ... ESPN

Hernia operation keeps Wilkinson out until Christmas   -  Nov 25, 2005
Jonny Wilkinson will be out until Christmas. The England fly-half, who was due to have a hernia operation yesterday, damaged his groin in training last week ... Independent

Rangers striker Kris Boyd has successful hernia operation   -  Jan 1, 2010
The Rangers striker Kris Boyd will be absent at a crucial time for the club. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA. The Rangers striker Kris Boyd has undergone a ... The Guardian

Kinsler will have sports hernia surgery, miss rest of season   -  Sep 5, 2008
Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler said Thursday that he will undergo surgery to repair a sports hernia in his abdominal wall, ending his season. ... ESPN

Hernia operation will put Harmison out of India series   -  Jul 17, 2007
By PETER HAYTER. England paceman Steve Harmison will miss all three Tests against India after a recurrence of the hernia condition he suffered towards the ... Daily Mail

Eskandarian Has Surgery for Hernia   -  Mar 10, 2006
DC United's Alecko Eskandarian underwent surgery in Germany yesterday to repair a sports hernia, another setback for the fourth-year striker who missed most ... Washington Post

Martins to have hernia operation   -  Jan 7, 2009
Newcastle United have confirmed striker Obafemi Martins will undergo a hernia operation in Germany on Monday. The 24-year-old Nigerian international will be ... BBC News

McNabb undergoes hernia operation   -  Nov 28, 2005
McNabb, who has been troubled by the problem for most of the season, is expected to be off his feet for three weeks before begining rehabilitation. ... BBC News

McDonald heads for hernia surgery   -  Jan 11, 2010
Celtic have confirmed that striker Scott McDonald will undergo a hernia operation in the next few days. The 26-year-old Australian will travel to Germany ... BBC News

Chris Duncan believes sports hernia may have been result of sibling …   -  Sep 22, 2007
AP. ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Chris Duncan believes the sports hernia that ended his season a few weeks early may have been a result of a ... ESPN

Source: Cowboys' Newman has sports hernia, may need surgery   -  Oct 9, 2008
By Ed Werder. Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl cornerback Terence Newman has been diagnosed with a sports hernia injury and the team has forwarded results of his ... ESPN

Bruins' Ference has hernia surgically repaired   -  Jun 17, 2009
The Boston Bruins confirmed Wednesday that defenceman Andrew Ference had successful surgery to repair an abdominal hernia and a torn groin. ... CBC.ca

Twellman to have hernia surgery   -  Nov 17, 2006
Forward Taylor Twellman, one of six players in Major League Soccer to start all 32 regular-season games this season, will undergo hernia surgery today at ... Boston Globe

Bucks' Francisco Elson out 6 weeks after surgery to repair hernia   -  Feb 1, 2010
By: AP. MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Bucks centre Francisco Elson will miss six weeks after having surgery to repair a hernia. The 7-foot backup centre has been ... Winnipeg Free Press

Hernia could end Kinsler's season   -  Aug 19, 2008
...b>Curt Schilling says he's leaning "very heavily" toward retirement and is waiting until spring training approaches to see whether he wants to try to pitch ... $2.95 - Lexington Herald Leader - NewsBank

Tigers' Ordonez out 4-6 weeks for hernia   -  Apr 15, 2005
Tony Dejak / AP. KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Outfielder Magglio Ordonez, who signed a five-year, $75 million contract with the Detroit Tigers in the offseason, ... msnbc.com

Cardinals OF Duncan out with hernia, 3B Rolen has shoulder surgery   -  Sep 11, 2007
CINCINNATI (AP) — St. Louis outfielder Chris Duncan will be sidelined for at least 10 days with a hernia that likely will need surgery, ... USA TODAY - USA Today

Leeds duo face hernia operations   -  Aug 29, 2006
Leeds midfielders Shaun Derry and Steve Stone are in Germany to see a specialist about their injuries - which are believed to be hernia problems. ... BBC News

Getz to undergo hernia surgery   -  Sep 30, 2009
White Sox second baseman Chris Getz already was saying his goodbyes before he found out the game Tuesday against the Cleveland Indians had been postponed ... $2.95 - Chicago Sun-Times - NewsBank

Olympic sports fever sparks increase in hernia cases   -  Sep 5, 2008
Olympic sports fever has sparked an increase in the number hernia cases doctors are treating in the wake of the Beijing games. ... Telegraph.co.uk

Forssell: Hernia surgery   -  Sep 28, 2007
The Birmingham striker has seen his St Andrews career hampered by a series of injury setbacks since his £3million move from Chelsea. ... SkySports

Hernia ends Red Bulls midfielder Lisi's six-year career - MLS   -  Nov 29, 2006
AP. SECAUCUS, NJ -- New York Red Bulls midfielder Mark Lisi retired Wednesday because of a hernia, ending a six-year career. ... ESPN

Dumont out 8-12 weeks after sports hernia surgery   -  Dec 6, 2005
AP. BUFFALO, NY -- Sabres forward JP Dumont will be out for eight to 12 weeks after surgery to repair a sports hernia. Buffalo coach Lindy Ruff said Dumont ... ESPN

Cardinals OL Gandy out up to six weeks after hernia surgery   -  Dec 21, 2009
By Sports Network. Arizona Cardinals starting offensive tackle Mike Gandy had sports hernia surgery on Friday, the club announced on Monday. ... MiamiHerald.com

Kewell recovering after hernia operation   -  Dec 17, 2008
Socceroo Harry Kewell is resting in Sydney after a minor hernia operation earlier this week. Kewell sustained an injury in a recent match for his Turkish ... Sydney Morning Herald

Patients allege faulty hernia patches caused infections   -  Jan 17, 2010
A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Canadians who received a medical device that was supposed to lead to successful hernia surgery, but that may have ... CTV.ca

Moss undergoes hernia operation   -  Oct 19, 2006
Crewe Alexandra defender Darren Moss faces a further four weeks on the sidelines after undergoing an operation on his hernia problem. ... BBC News

Ducks goalie has surgery to repair hernia   -  Aug 6, 2007
Rangers coach John Tortorella serenades the press with an expletive-laced rant after losing to the Islanders. NHL on NBC coverage kicks off with the third ... msnbc.com

Owen in hands of top hernia specialist   -  Aug 6, 2009
Michael Owen was in Munich yesterday for a consultation with Ulrike Muschaweck, the pioneering hernia specialist who has been booked to operate on the ... The Guardian

Hernia surgery for Ordonez   -  Apr 16, 2005
AMERICAN LEAGUE. Former White Sox outfielder Magglio Ordonez, who signed a five- year, $75 million contract with the Tigers in the off-season, will undergo ... Pay-Per-View - Chicago Tribune - ProQuest Archiver

Mido to miss rest of season after hernia op - Barclays Premier League   -  Apr 3, 2008
Middlesbrough striker Mido is likely to miss the rest of the season after undergoing a hernia operation. The club announced on their website today the ... ESPN

Hernia today, gone tomorrow!   -  Jan 10, 2010
Tony Lewis figured he'd strained something in his groin after struggling with truckloads of heavy furniture during a house move last fall. ... CANOE

Report: Brady will have surgery for sports hernia   -  Feb 3, 2006
Tom Brady is expected to have surgery in the next two weeks to repair a sports hernia, a Boston-area newspaper reported Thursday. ... ESPN

TE LJ Smith has sports hernia surgery   -  May 31, 2007
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles tight end LJ Smith had surgery for a sports hernia Wednesday and will miss the team's final minicamp next week. ... USA TODAY - USA Today

Rasmus improving from hiatal hernia   -  Jun 30, 2009
AP. ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Cardinals rookie outfielder Colby Rasmus has been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia, which has kept him out of the lineup the last ... SportingNews.com

Shearer back in Toon after hernia op - Barclays Premier League   -  Nov 9, 2005
Newcastle captain Alan Shearer returned to the club's training headquarters on Wednesday morning just a day after undergoing hernia surgery in Germany. ... ESPN

Rangers 2B Ian Kinsler could avoid hernia surgery   -  Aug 16, 2008
ARLINGTON, Texas—Texas Rangers All-Star second baseman Ian Kinsler might be able to avoid season-ending surgery for a sports hernia after receiving an ... Boston Globe

Avalanche D Leopold undergoes hernia surgery   -  Aug 1, 2006
DENVER - Jordan Leopold apparently will miss the beginning of the season with his new team. The Colorado Avalanche announced that the defenseman underwent ... ESPN

Trescothick has hernia operation   -  Mar 7, 2007
By Telegraph online. England batsman Marcus Trescothick is hoping to be fit for the start of the domestic season after undergoing a double hernia operation. ... Telegraph.co.uk

Kris Boyd begins his recovery after hernia operation   -  Jan 13, 2010
By LISA GRAY. RANGERS striker Kris Boyd has undergone a successful hernia operation. The 26-year-old was last night recovering from the surgery in ... Scotsman

Nets F Najera out for season after hernia surgery   -  Mar 13, 2009
AP. EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (AP) -- New Jersey Nets forward Eduardo Najera will miss the rest of the season after having surgery to repair a sports hernia. ... SportingNews.com

Broadhurst is out after hernia op   -  Feb 18, 2005
Bournemouth captain Karl Broadhurst will be sidelined for four to six weeks after having a hernia operation. The centre-back, 24, was ever-present for the ... BBC News

Inguinal hernia   -  Nov 6, 2008
Inguinal hernias occur when soft tissue — usually part of the intestine — protrudes through a weak point or tear in your lower abdominal wall. ... CNN International

Revolution's Noonan to have hernia surgery - MLS   -  Oct 5, 2006
AP. FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Pat Noonan is scheduled to have sports hernia surgery Monday in Germany, but may return to the New England Revolution for the MLS ... ESPN

Wellwood to miss 8 weeks after hernia surgery   -  Jan 24, 2007
The Maple Leafs say they expect Kyle Wellwood to miss at least eight weeks after the crafty forward underwent "successful surgery" to repair a sports hernia ... Pay-Per-View - Toronto Star - ProQuest Archiver

FA Cup final 2009: Alex delays hernia surgery to play for Chelsea   -  May 29, 2009
Chelsea defender Alex will play though the pain barrier in this weekend's FA Cup final against Everton after delaying a hernia operation until next week. ... Telegraph.co.uk

HERNIA WORRY FOR AARON LENNON | Premier League Football …   -  Jan 2, 2010
England and Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon is facing an injury blow that could impact on his World Cup chance. The 22-year-old has been in blistering form ... Sportinglife.com

Sabres right wing diagnosed with sports hernia   -  Dec 2, 2005
AP. BUFFALO, NY -- Sabres forward JP Dumont has been diagnosed with a sports hernia that will likely require surgery. Buffalo coach Lindy Ruff said the ... ESPN

Nuggets' Atkins slated for sports hernia surgery   -  Jan 9, 2008
AP. DENVER (AP) -- Nuggets guard Chucky Atkins was expected to have surgery sometime next week to repair a sports hernia that has bothered him since the ... SportingNews.com

Not All Hernias Need Surgery, Study Says   -  Jan 17, 2006
More than half a million hernia surgeries are performed in the US each year, ... An inguinal hernia happens when part of the intestine protrudes through a ... FOXNews

Revolution's Noonan to have surgery for sports hernia   -  Mar 20, 2007
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Revolution forward Pat Noonan will have surgery in Germany on Wednesday to repair a sports hernia. ... USA TODAY - USA Today

Preston suffer Mellor hernia blow   -  Jan 26, 2009
Preston will be without striker Neil Mellor for up to five weeks after he was told he needs a hernia operation. The club expect the 26-year-old to miss the ... BBC News

Shearer to undergo hernia surgery   -  Nov 6, 2005
Newcastle United captain Alan Shearer will undergo hernia surgery tomorrow but could be back in action in just two weeks. The 35-year-old former England ... RTE.ie

Hernia op for Maierhofer   -  Jan 12, 2010
Wolves striker Stefan Maierhofer has undergone a hernia operation and will miss Saturday's game against Wigan Athletic. ... SkySports

Sports Hernia Surgery for 2 United Players   -  Jul 18, 2008
DC United midfielder Marcelo Gallardo and defender Gonzalo Peralta will undergo sports hernia surgery and be sidelined two to three weeks, ... Washington Post

A record in hernia surgery   -  Feb 13, 2006
CHENNAI: Here's a doctor who has set a record of sorts by performing 50 hernia surgeries in 24 hours. JS Rajkumar and his team of assistants performed the ... The Hindu

OF Duncan undergoes surgery for sports hernia   -  Sep 20, 2007
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals outfielder Chris Duncan underwent surgery on Thursday to repair a sports hernia and will miss the rest of the season. ... USA TODAY - USA Today

Galaxy's Franklin has hernia surgery   -  Jan 21, 2009
Los Angeles Galaxy defender Sean Franklin underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a bilateral sports hernia. Franklin, 23, had the procedure performed in ... CBC.ca

Vancouver Canucks' Rick Rypien needs surgery for sports hernia - ESPN   -  Oct 28, 2008
AP. VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Injury-plagued Vancouver Canucks forward Rick Rypien has a sports hernia that will require surgery and is out ... ESPN

FOXNews.com - Madonna Has Hernia Surgery - Celebrity Gossip | …   -  Feb 18, 2006
LOS ANGELES — Madonna may have gyrated like a 20-year-old at the Grammy Awards, but her body felt the brunt of it later. Following last week's high-octane ... FOXNews

Hernia research in the best interest of McNabb.(Donovan McNabb)   -  Oct 22, 2005
PHILADELPHIA _ It was very disappointing this week to learn of the revolutionary sports-hernia treatment pioneered by German surgeon Ulrike Muschaweck _ a ... Free with registration - Philadelphia Inquirer - AccessMyLibrary.com

Trescothick has hernia operation   -  Mar 8, 2007
Marcus Trescothick is hoping to be fit for the start of the domestic season after undergoing a double hernia operation yesterday. ... Times Online

Groin hernia: what is it?   -  Jan 23, 2010
A hernia means that a part of your body has moved out of the area where it is usually contained. In a groin hernia, sometimes called an inguinal hernia, ... CANOE

Lightning D Lukowich to have sports hernia surgery   -  Feb 20, 2008
BUFFALO, NY (AP) — Lightning defenseman Brad Lukowich will undergo surgery to repair a sports hernia on Friday, and is expected to miss the next four weeks. ... USA TODAY - USA Today

Jones has sports hernia surgery   -  May 4, 2009
AP. A spokesman for the football team confirmed Monday that Jones had the surgery. He is expected to be back for fall camp. ... ESPN

'Hawks forward Williams has hernia repair   -  Jan 18, 2008
AP. CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Jason Williams will be out at least six weeks after surgery Friday to repair a sports hernia. ... SportingNews.com

Hernia to sideline Virginia Tech Hokies forward JT Thompson four to...   -  Nov 13, 2008
BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Virginia Tech sophomore forward JT Thompson is expected to miss four to six weeks of the season after suffering a hernia. ... ESPN

Kentucky G Jodie Meeks undergoes surgery for sports hernia   -  Apr 13, 2008
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky sophomore guard Jodie Meeks is recovering from surgery to repair a bilateral sports hernia. ... USA TODAY - USA Today

CR Bard to license hernia product, technology from Genzyme Corp.   -  Dec 17, 2007
BOSTON (Thomson Financial) - CR Bard Inc. Monday said it has entered into a license agreement with Genzyme Corp. to manufacture and market the Sepramesh IP ... Forbes

History of Hernia Patch Raises Questions on Implant Recalls   -  Mar 16, 2007
Cynthia J. Wilson had an emergency operation in 2004 to repair a hole caused by a dislocated patch. By BARRY MEIER. How do makers of implanted medical ... New York Times

Speedy Athletic Hernia Repair Is Possible   -  Jul 16, 2007
MONDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- Surgical repair of sports hernias using a special tension-free mesh, combined with a well-structured rehabilitation ... Washington Post

Wings' Holmstrom has sports hernia surgery   -  Jun 11, 2008
AP. DETROIT (AP) -- Red Wings forward Tomas Holmstrom had sports hernia surgery Wendesday, a week after helping the Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup. ... SportingNews.com

Campbell set for hernia surgery   -  Mar 3, 2005
Bristol Rovers midfielder Stuart Campbell will have surgery on a double hernia in two weeks time. Campbell, 27, has been told he can play on until the ... BBC News

Scuderi to have surgery; Hall has hernia surgery   -  Feb 27, 2008
AP. PITTSBURGH -- Penguins defenseman Rob Scuderi will undergo surgery to repair a broken left little finger and be sidelined three or four weeks. ... ESPN

Brown to undergo hernia operation   -  Feb 23, 2006
Mansfield Town striker Simon Brown is set to undergo surgery to clear up a hernia problem. Brown is in line to face Torquay United on Saturday before going ... BBC News

Langenbrunner returns to Devils from sports hernia injury   -  Nov 14, 2007
AP. NEWARK, NJ -- Right winger Jamie Langenbrunner was in the New Jersey Devils lineup Wednesday night for the first time this season following surgery to ... ESPN

Zubov has sports hernia surgery; playoff status unknown   -  Apr 4, 2008
AP. DALLAS -- Dallas Stars defenseman Sergei Zubov had surgery this week in Berlin on a sports hernia injury, leaving his status unclear as the team ... ESPN

Hernia blow for Falkirk and Ross   -  Sep 21, 2007
Falkirk vice-captain and defender Jack Ross faces two months on the sidelines with a double hernia. The Scottish Premier League side's head coach, ... BBC News

Inguinal Hernia - Treatment Overview   -  Apr 29, 2009
Surgery is the only treatment and cure for inguinal hernia. Hernia repair is one of the most common surgeries done in the United States. ... WebMD

Sports hernia surgery a success for Ducks' Getzlaf   -  Jul 29, 2009
Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf underwent successful sports hernia surgery on Wednesday. ... TSN

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