Ultrasound may decrease the emergency surgery rate of incarcerated inguinal hernia.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Manual reduction is the standard procedure for incarcerated inguinal hernia reduction. The role of ultrasound in incarcerated inguinal hernia reduction has not been defined. The aim of this study was to determine whether ultrasound can improve the ability to reduce incarcerated inguinal hernia safely when manual reduction fails and thereby… (More)

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