Hernia sac of indirect inguinal hernia: invagination, excision, or ligation?

Abstract

This study compares the effect of invaginating excision of hernia sac without ligation with the traditional method of high ligation of the hernia sac on postoperative pain and recurrence. This multicenter prospective randomized study included 152 patients with 167 primary indirect inguinal hernias. In group I (54 hernias), the sac was not opened and was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10029-013-1081-z

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