Dynamic Ultrasound of Hernias of the Groin and Anterior Abdominal Wall

  title={Dynamic Ultrasound of Hernias of the Groin and Anterior Abdominal Wall},
  author={Athanasiou Stavros and Cynthia L. Rapp},
  journal={Ultrasound Quarterly},
Groin hernias are common occurrences and usually present with a lump, bulge, and/or pain. Hernias that present with an obvious lump or bulge are often diagnosed clinically and infrequently require imaging (except to look at the contralateral side preoperatively). On the other hand, hernias that pres 
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    Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • 2013
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  • Medicine
    Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • 2007
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