Should we abandon regional anesthesia in open inguinal hernia repair in adults?

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Inguinal hernia repair is a common worldwide surgical procedure usually done in the outpatient setting. The purpose of this systematic review is to make an evidence-based meta-analysis to determine the possible benefits of regional (neuraxial block) anesthesia compared to general anesthesia in open inguinal hernia repair in adults. Cochrane Library, Medline… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s40001-015-0170-0

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