A hernia is a swelling caused due to protrusion of an organ or tissue from an abnormal opening in the wall of the muscle that holds it in place. Treatment of hernia is mainly surgical.
It is a type of internal hernia, where the upper part of the stomach bulges or herniates upwards into the chest through an enlarged opening in the diaphragm. Laparoscopic fundoplication is the surgical treatment of hiatus hernia.
Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. Surgical removal of appendix is done by Laparoscopic Appendectomy