Excellent outcomes after emergency groin hernia repair

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Emergency repair of incarcerated inguinal and femoral hernias has traditionally been regarded as carrying an increased risk of morbidity and mortality in a patient population that tends to be elderly with significant co-morbidities. Excessive waiting times for elective repair and delays in diagnosis and treatment increase the risk of strangulation, bowel… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10029-010-0667-y

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