Operations for Recurrent Inguinal Hernia

  • Jameson L. Chassin


A number of experts with particular interest in the surgical technique of repairing an inguinal hernia have reported a very low postoperative recurrence rate. This is true of Glassow with respect to the Should-ice technique, Halverson and McVay and Rutledge for the Cooper’s ligament technique, and Nyhus for the preperitoneal approach. Depending on the thoroughness and duration of the followup study, the above authors have reported recurrence rates between 0.25% and 3% for the repair of the direct inguinal hernia.


Inguinal Hernia Recurrent Hernia Internal Ring Spermatic Cord Femoral Hernia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.New York University School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Booth Memorial Medical CenterFlushingUSA
  3. 3.University Hospital, New York University Medical CenterUSA
  4. 4.New York Veterans Administration HospitalUSA
  5. 5.Bellevue HospitalUSA

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