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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Among acquired or congenital hernias, inguinal remains to be most common, with prevalence of 25% and 2% in males and females respectively.1 The literature reports increased prevalence of inguinal hernia in old age and it accounts for 50 percent in elderly males annually.2 Inguinal hernia repair is the most common surgical procedure performed in the United States, with >600,000 performed on an annual basis.3 This intervention puts the highest burden on health care system.4 Despite technical advancements during last decades, the recurrence rates still remain as high as 15%.5 Lichtenstein, in 1987, introduced mesh prosthesis to bridge the hernia but not close it with sutures like the Bassini and other procedures.
Epstein, "The epidemiology of inguinal hernia. A survey in western Jerusalem," Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, vol.
Inguinal hernias are the most common form of abdominal wall hernias.
The darning method of inguinal hernia repair using polypropylene in a district general hospital.
Inguinal hernia treatment with the Prolene Hernia System in a Dutch regional training hospital.
Rates of and methods used at reoperation for recurrence after primary inguinal hernia repair with Prolene Hernia System and Lichtenstein.
Life time incidence of inguinal hernia in children is 10%9, so anticipated population proportion (p) was 0.10%9, confidence level was 90% and absolute precision required (d) was 0.08, thus calculated sample size was 50 by using WHO sample size calculator.
In the present case, the mesh plug was misdiagnosed as a cecal SET following inguinal hernia repair.
Sonographic Diagnosis of a Ureteral Inguinal Hernia in a Renal Transplant.
Conclusion: Our results support single port LNAR of inguinal hernia using spinal needle as safe, reliable and effective technique with a high parents satisfaction as compared to three port technique.
[Occult bladder cancer in incarcerated inguinal hernia. Report of a case and review of the literature].