Preoperative ultrasound and intraoperative findings of inguinal hernias in children: A prospective study of 642 children.

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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Preoperative sonographic studies of the groins have become a routine evaluation of inguinal hernia in children. Its value is not only to confirm the clinical diagnosis, but also to accurately assess the opposite side and to prevent an unnecessary exploration or additional operation at a later stage. The purpose of this study is to report… (More)

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@article{Erez2002PreoperativeUA, title={Preoperative ultrasound and intraoperative findings of inguinal hernias in children: A prospective study of 642 children.}, author={Ilan Erez and Valeria Rathause and Igor Vacian and Edna Zohar and David Hoppenstein and Miriam Werner and Ludwig Lazar and Enrique Freud}, journal={Journal of pediatric surgery}, year={2002}, volume={37 6}, pages={865-8} }