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  1. Abdominal birth defects

    03 May 2017

    During fetal development, the diaphragm or abdominal wall may fail to properly fuse, allowing the abdominal organs to protrude...

  2. Abdominal hysterectomy

    25 Jul 2017

    What is a hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is an operation to remove your uterus (womb). Your cervix is usually also removed. Your ovaries may need to be removed at the same time (see figure 1). The...

  3. Abdominal muscles

    05 Apr 2017

    The abdominal muscles support the trunk, allow movement and hold organs in place by regulating internal abdominal pressure...

  4. Abdominal pain in adults

    09 Oct 2017

    The type of pain felt in the abdomen can vary greatly...

  5. Abdominal pain in children

    10 May 2017

    Children may feel stomach pain for a range of reasons and may need treatment...

  6. Abdominal surgery for crohn's disease

    25 Jul 2017

    What is Crohn’s disease? Crohn’s disease causes inflammation of your bowel. The disease most often affects the end part of your small bowel (see figure 1). However, it can affect any part...

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  8. Abdominoplasty

    25 Jul 2017

    What is an abdominoplasty? An abdominoplasty (or ‘tummy tuck’) is a cosmetic operation to improve the appearance of your abdomen. It may involve removing excess skin and fat and tightening...

  9. Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)

    24 Oct 2016

    A 'tummy tuck', or abdominoplasty, is cosmetic surgery to remove fat and excess loose skin from the abdomen...