Load on the inguinal region under standard conditions in pigs.

@article{Peiper2001LoadOT,
  title={Load on the inguinal region under standard conditions in pigs.},
  author={Christian Peiper and Karsten Junge and Angela Buehner and Peter Bassala{\'y} and Volker Schumpelick},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  year={2001},
  volume={167 5},
  pages={356-61}
}
OBJECTIVE To find out the effect of standardised stress on the load of the inguinal region. DESIGN Experimental study. SETTING Surgical university clinic, Germany. SUBJECTS 15 uncastrated adult male pigs. INTERVENTIONS The tension force between the lateral edge of the rectus sheath and the base of the inguinal ligament was measured after simulation of the Shouldice repair. Standard stresses (coughing, straightening up into the upright position, small or large pneumoperitoneum, and… CONTINUE READING