Analysis of outcome of Lichtenstein groin hernia repair by surgeons-in-training versus a specialized surgeon

@article{Frisn2010AnalysisOO,
  title={Analysis of outcome of Lichtenstein groin hernia repair by surgeons-in-training versus a specialized surgeon},
  author={Ann Fris{\'e}n and Jukka Starck and Staffan Smeds and P. O. Nystr{\"o}m and Anders Kald},
  journal={Hernia},
  year={2010},
  volume={15},
  pages={281-288}
}
Groin hernia repair is a common procedure in general surgery, and is taught to and performed by surgeons early in their training. The aim of this observational study was to compare hernia repair performance and results of surgical trainees with those of a specialized surgeon, to identify what factors may influence short and long-term outcome, and areas for improvement in surgical training. A non-randomized parallel cohort study was designed; 200 Lichtenstein repairs in adult males were included… CONTINUE READING
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