Inguinal Hernia: classification, diagnosis and treatment--classic, traumatic and Sportsman's hernia.

Abstract

Inguinal hernia repair is performed in more than 600,000 cases every year in the United States. However, the true prevalence may be even higher. Many groin hernias are not diagnosed, e.g., Sportmans' hernia, or are asymptomatic. The etiology of classic inguinal hernia, Sportsman's hernia or traumatic hernia may be different. The hernia repair is performed… (More)

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