Pain control following inguinal herniorrhaphy: current perspectives

  title={Pain control following inguinal herniorrhaphy: current perspectives},
  author={Martin F. Bjurstrom and Andrea L. Nicol and Parviz K. Amid and David Cheng-Hsiung Chen},
  booktitle={Journal of pain research},
Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most common surgeries performed worldwide. With the success of modern hernia repair techniques, recurrence rates have significantly declined, with a lower incidence than the development of chronic postherniorrhaphy inguinal pain (CPIP). The avoidance of CPIP is arguably the most important clinical outcome and has the greatest impact on patient satisfaction, health care utilization, societal cost, and quality of life. The etiology of CPIP is multifactorial… CONTINUE READING
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