Strangulated Hernia

  • V. I. Sreenivas


Strangulated and incarcerated hernia—causes of bowel obstruction—are potentially dangerous. Patients presenting with a hernia should be carefully examined for evidence of intestinal obstruction and vice versa.


Inguinal Hernia Femoral Hernia Spigelian Hernia Obturator Hernia Pubic Tubercle 
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    Kauffman H.M., O’Brien D.P. (1970) Selective reduction of incarcerated inguinal hernia. Am J Surg 119: 660PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Sreenivas
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  1. 1.The Hospital of Saint RaphaelNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  3. 3.Yale New Haven HospitalNew HavenUSA

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