Emergency Femoral Hernia Repair: A Study Based on a National Register

@article{Dahlstrand2009EmergencyFH,
  title={Emergency Femoral Hernia Repair: A Study Based on a National Register},
  author={U. Dahlstrand and S. Wollert and P. Nordin and G. Sandblom and U. Gunnarsson},
  journal={Annals of Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={249},
  pages={672-676}
}
Objective:To describe the characteristics of femoral hernias and outcome of femoral repairs, with special emphasis on emergency operations. Background:Femoral hernias account for 2% to 4% of all groin hernias. However, the lack of large-scale studies has made it impossible to draw conclusions regarding the best management of these hernias. Methods:The study is based on patients 15 years or older who underwent groin hernia repair 1992 to 2006 at units participating in the Swedish Hernia Register… Expand
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