Outcomes of emergency and elective femoral hernia surgery in four district general hospitals: a 4-year study

@article{Suppiah2007OutcomesOE,
  title={Outcomes of emergency and elective femoral hernia surgery in four district general hospitals: a 4-year study},
  author={Alagappan Suppiah and Marcel Gatt and J. Barandiaran and Michael S Heng and Eugene Phillip Perry},
  journal={Hernia},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={509-512}
}
A large number of femoral herniae present as emergencies accounting for significant morbidity and mortality, which have remained unchanged over the last decade. Reports of outcomes in femoral hernia surgery are scarce, even more so in district general hospitals where a significant proportion of surgeries are performed. This study compares results of emergency and elective femoral hernia surgery in four district general hospitals against published rates up to a decade ago. A retrospective study… CONTINUE READING

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