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A review of 220 cases of direct and indirect Inguinal hernia operated during one year (Jan: 1989 to Jan 1990) in Surgical C Unit, Hayat Shaheed Hospital Peshawar is presented.
The above study showed that the main cause of recurrence in Inguinal hernia repair is suturing of the tissue under tension.
The study also revealed a recurrence rate of 4.4%. Out of 220 cases there were 12 cases of recurrent Inguinal hernia, operated initially by Bassine type. Majority of the hernia were on the right side.
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