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Inguinal Hernia Recurrence

  • Ivy N. Haskins
  • Michael J. Rosen
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Abstract

Inguinal hernia repair is one of the most commonly performed general surgery procedures. Nevertheless, there is currently no consensus regarding the optimal approach to inguinal hernia repair or the management of inguinal hernia recurrence. Herein, we detail the risk factors associated with inguinal hernia recurrence and the operative approaches currently available for recurrent inguinal hernia repair.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Comprehensive Hernia CenterDigestive Disease and Surgery Institute, Cleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

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