inguinal hernia

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inguinal hernia

[′iŋ·gwən·əl ′her·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Protrusion of the abdominal viscera through the inguinal canal.
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Thus the objective of this study was to compare the operative time, the post operative pain scores , duration of hospital stay and wound infection rates between Lichtenstein and totally extra peritoneal (TEP) laparoscopic hernia repair for direct inguinal hernias.
This is a randomised controlled trial study in which patients presenting with of unilateral primary uncomplicated indirect and direct inguinal hernias in Bapuji Hospital and Chigateri District Hospital will be taken into study
Direct inguinal hernias occur in Hesselbach's triangle, and therefore, the hernia neck lies medial to the IEA.
Out of these, 37 patients (74%) including the female patient had indirect inguinal hernia while 13 patients (26%) had direct inguinal hernia.
For direct inguinal hernia, defect was circumscribed at its base, the contents were fully reduced and the preperitoneal space was created.

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