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Minimally invasive inguinal hernia repair is not superior to open

  • S. HuertaEmail author
Letter to the Editor


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery, VA North Texas Health Care SystemUniversity of Texas SouthwesternDallasUSA

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