Demographic, classificatory, and socioeconomic aspects of hernia repair in the United States.

@article{Rutkow1993DemographicCA,
  title={Demographic, classificatory, and socioeconomic aspects of hernia repair in the United States.},
  author={Ira M. Rutkow and Alan W. Robbins},
  journal={The Surgical clinics of North America},
  year={1993},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={
          413-26
        }
}
Although demographic and socioeconomic data regarding the natural history of hernia disease are difficult to find, studies from the National Center for Health Statistics show that approximately 700,000 groin herniorrhaphies are completed annually in the United States. More than 60% of these operations are performed on an outpatient basis. Classification schemes relative to hernia repair serve as an important communication tool when retrieving and reporting operative results in a more… CONTINUE READING
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