Is the Lichtenstein Operation of Strangulated Groin Hernia a Safe Procedure?

@article{Wysocki2005IsTL,
  title={Is the Lichtenstein Operation of Strangulated Groin Hernia a Safe Procedure?},
  author={PhD Andrzej Wysocki and Jan Kulawik and PhD Marek Poźniczek and PhD Marcin Strzałka},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={30},
  pages={2065-2070}
}
In spite of many published articles describing the hernia repairs, there are only a few original reports concerning the polymer mesh application during emergency procedures for strangulated inguinal hernias. The aim of our study was to evaluate the results of the Lichtenstein and Bassini operations for strangulated groin hernias and to show the changing number of the tension-free repairs. From 1997 to 2004, the Bassini procedure was performed in 21 patients, 6 of whom underwent small intestine… CONTINUE READING

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After the repair 1 patient died of shock caused by intestinal necrosis .
After the repair 1 patient died of shock caused by intestinal necrosis .
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