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2014-09-19 20:22:12

Many medical specialists have difficulties properly diagnosing hernias, which is why the technological skill of the West's leading hernia expert is invaluable to those suffering from abdominal issues. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the only surgeon in the Western U.S. specializing in treating abdominal hernias, Dr. Shirin Towfigh has only been getting busier. It's not hard to see why. With obesity on the rise, abdominal issues like hernias have also been on the increase. Yet,...

2014-09-17 20:21:36

At the Beverly Hills Hernia Center, Dr. Towfigh can diagnose and treat sports hernias and other abdominal concerns that could leave you on the side lines this fall LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With autumn upon us, sports enthusiasts are thrilled to be on the verge of arguably the most exciting season of the year. The NFL and college football are in full swing, the MLB playoffs will be starting in just a couple weeks, and soon after that another hockey season will have...

2014-08-18 20:22:15

Hernias are more common in women and children than many people assume, but laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair from Dr. Towfigh can reduce complications and risks LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though common wisdom will tell you that hernias only occur in men, usually adult men, this is far from the truth. While the majority of hernias do occur in males - with inguinal hernia symptoms in men particularly common - some types of hernia are not at all rare in women and children of...

2014-08-14 12:28:12

Market Continues to be Affected by Negative Publicity for Pelvic Floor Reconstruction Devices and Vaginal Slings, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the soft tissue repair device markets in the United States and Europe will expand slightly through 2022. These markets will be primarily affected by trends in the hernia repair device market, which brings in the most revenues. This is due to the...

2014-08-13 16:26:21

Dr. Shirin Towfigh of the Beverly Hills Hernia Center has been successful in reducing and combating post-operative hernia issues LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hernias are on the increase, and we have our increasingly sedentary modern lifestyle to thank for it. Fortunately, advances in medical technology have led to many effective methods for treating hernia and, in many cases, a reduced recovery time for hernia surgery patients, but complications remains an issue. As the...

2014-08-01 20:21:45

Common wisdom tells us that hernias only occur in men, leaving many women with undiagnosed epigastric hernias, but Dr. Towfigh accurate diagnosis and effective treatment LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For men, women and children alike, Dr. Shrin Towfigh at the Beverly Hills Hernia Center represents the best chance at relief from abdominal hernia and other types of hernia. Yet, for many, that may sound strange, since common wisdom would have you believe that hernias only...

2014-07-21 20:22:25

As a top hernia specialist, Dr. Shirin Towfigh has the skill to diagnose and treat notoriously hard to spot hiatal and inguinal hernia symptoms in women LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Because of the complex nature of the malady, individuals who are suffering from hernias can benefit a great deal from the work of Dr. Towfigh - a foremost specialist in the field. Dr. Towfigh is renowned for providing effective, empathetic care at every stage of treatment, including...

2014-07-03 00:20:55

Dr. Shirin Towfigh of the Beverly Hills Hernia Center cautions against discounting a hernia as a cause of abdominal or groin pain for males and females. LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concluding that outpatient diagnostic errors affect one of every 20 U.S. adults, a recent study stresses the need for more specialized examinations for hernias, particularly for women, suggests Dr. Shirin Towfigh of the Beverly Hills Hernia Center. Many cases of abdominal discomfort or groin...

2014-06-27 20:21:40

A hernia can occur in anyone, but with a far higher rate of diagnosis in males, the Beverly Hills Hernia Center urges men to watch out for signs and symptoms of hernias LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the preeminent hernia specialist in the Western United States, Dr. Shirin Towfigh has diagnosed and treated a number of patients through incisional hernia surgery and other cutting-edge techniques. Though a hernia can form in anyone, Dr. Towfigh reminds her patients that...

2014-06-25 08:30:37

This first-of-its-kind program brings together the deepest expertise to protect prenatal brain development in children with congenital heart defects PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today launched the Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program. Building on growing evidence of the interaction of heart disease and brain development in the fetus, this Program will systematically investigate innovative therapies...


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