[Medico-economic evaluation of treatment of inguinal hernia: Shouldice vs. laparoscopy].

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Between May 1994 and September 1995, 64 men were included in a randomized prospective study comparing conventional Shouldice repair (S group) and transperitoneal laparoscopic repair with polypropylene mesh (L group). Cost evaluation was divided into distinct parts: drugs, non usable surgical materials, medico-technical procedures food and employees costs… (More)

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@article{Damamme1998MedicoeconomicEO, title={[Medico-economic evaluation of treatment of inguinal hernia: Shouldice vs. laparoscopy].}, author={Anastasia Damamme and Guy Samama and M-J D'Alch{\'e}-Gautier and N Chanavel and J. L. Br{\'e}fort and Yannick Le Roux}, journal={Annales de chirurgie}, year={1998}, volume={52 1}, pages={11-6} }