Tension-free inguinal hernia repair in "one-day surgery". Experience of 1091 cases

Gabriele Sganga, Mauro Pittiruti, Giorgio Maria, M Buononato, C Nigro, Im Civello

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Abstract

In recent years new techniques to repair inguinal hernia have evolved in order to reduce recurrence rate and the overall costs of treatment of this pathology. This paper analyses our experience in verifying the theoretical advantages of the "tension-free" technique, after six years of this surgical practice.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)715-718
Number of pages4
JournalHepato-Gastroenterology
Volume49
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Anesthesia, Local
  • Female
  • Hernia, Inguinal
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Prostheses and Implants
  • Surgical Mesh

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