Open Mesh versus non‐Mesh for groin hernia repair

@article{Scott2001OpenMV,
  title={Open Mesh versus non‐Mesh for groin hernia repair},
  author={N. Scott and P. Go and P. Graham and K. McCormack and S. Ross and A. Grant},
  journal={Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews},
  year={2001}
}
Background Inguinal hernia repair is the most frequent operation in general surgery. Until recently the standard procedure has been open musculo-aponeurotic repair using sutures under tension to close the defect but 'tension-free' repair using prosthetic mesh is becoming increasingly common in many countries. Objectives The purpose of this review is to evaluate open mesh techniques in comparison with open non-mesh techniques for the surgical repair of groin hernia. Search methods… Expand
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