Inguinal and femoral hernia repair in geriatric patients.


In a five year period, 62 patients aged 70 to 91 years underwent operative inguinal hernial repair. Other significant ailments were present in 46 of the 51 men and six of the 11 women. Postoperatively, complications occurred in 16 patients, four of whom died. In 44 patients with reducible hernia undergoing elective repair, there were no deaths and… (More)


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@article{Tingwald1982InguinalAF, title={Inguinal and femoral hernia repair in geriatric patients.}, author={G R Tingwald and Michael Cooperman}, journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics}, year={1982}, volume={154 5}, pages={704-6} }