Diagnostic Considerations in Inguinal Hernia Repair

@inproceedings{Towfigh2017DiagnosticCI,
  title={Diagnostic Considerations in Inguinal Hernia Repair},
  author={S. Towfigh and Yasmine Shafik},
  year={2017}
}
The diagnosis of inguinal hernias is typically confirmed by physical examination. In some cases, the examination is non-diagnostic and so imaging may help confirm the presence of an inguinal hernia. In other cases, the patient may have a more complex situation, such as groin pain of unknown etiology, a rare pelvic hernia such as a femoral or obturator hernia, and/or had a prior inguinal hernia repair that failed. In these situations, imaging can help the surgeon plan the operation and thereby… Expand
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