Fate of the inguinal hernia following removal of infected prosthetic mesh

@article{Fawole2005FateOT,
  title={Fate of the inguinal hernia following removal of infected prosthetic mesh},
  author={Adeshina S Fawole and Ramakrishna Prasad Chowdary Chaparala and N Simon Ambrose},
  journal={Hernia},
  year={2005},
  volume={10},
  pages={58-61}
}
Open tension-free hernioplasty using a prosthetic mesh is a common operation for inguinal hernia repair because of the relative ease of the operation and low recurrence rate. Wound infection is a potential complication of all hernia repairs and deep-seated infection involving an inserted mesh may result in chronic groin sepsis which usually necessitates complete removal of mesh to produce resolution. Removal of mesh would potentially result in a weakness of the repair and subsequent hernia… CONTINUE READING
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