[Inguinal hernia in children].

  title={[Inguinal hernia in children].},
  author={Maurizio Sebastiani and R Giacchi and Michele Rossi and F Lungarotti},
  journal={Journal de chirurgie},
  volume={124 6-7},
The authors report 611 cases of inguinal hernias of childhood operated between 1967 and 1985, which represent 28% of operations performed in all children in the same period. The mean age of patients was 33 +/- 4.1 months and the ratio M:F = 5.43:1. The right side was the most frequently affected (64.64%) with a bilaterality of 14.89%. The incarceration… CONTINUE READING