Tageschirurgie — Hernienchirurgie beim Erwachsenen

  • U. Muschaweck
Conference paper
Part of the Langenbecks Archiv für Chirurgie book series (DTGESCHIR, volume 1993)

Outpatient Surgical Treatment of Hernias in Adults


Since 1989 we repair inguinal hernias according to the Shouldice method in local anesthesia on a day care basis. This approach is highly accepted through the shortening of inpatient treatment from previous 8 to 0 days and the reduction of recurrence rate to less than 1%.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Muschaweck
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  1. 1.Chirurgische Klinik und PoliklinikKlinikum rechts der IsarMünchenDeutschland

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