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1. Politics of or involving a nation's domestic as opposed to foreign affairs
2. Education denoting assessment by examiners who are employed at the candidate's place of study
3. situated within, affecting, or relating to the inside of the body
4. a medical examination of the vagina, uterus, or rectum
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Spermatic cord structures entering the inguinal canal through the internal inguinal ring.
In the description of the original technique for the placement of bilayer patch device (Ethicon, Prolen Hernia System[R], PHS), which is a three-dimensional double layer device, the connector of the PHS has a role of a 'plug in', which is positioned in internal inguinal ring, very close to the spermatic cord and in contact with the genital branch of genitofemoral nerve, ilioinguinal nerve, and sympathetic nerves (testicular plexus)(1,2).
A purse-string suture at the level of internal inguinal ring, taking only the peritoneum leaving the distal sac: Is it enough for inguinal hernia in pediatric patients?
The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of homologous pericardium grafts for internal inguinal ring closure in horses, comparing mechanical or manual laparoscopic suture.
Only one of the two remaining testicles appeared to have a viable vas deferens and was mobilized to the ipsilateral internal inguinal ring (Figure 1).
The lesions showed continuity through the internal inguinal ring and extended to parauterine space and myometrium (Fig.
Our practice traditionally uses an inguinal incision because it provides excellent exposure and ability to easily ligate the patent processus vaginalis, if present, at the level of internal inguinal ring.