Experience with External hernias

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Viqar Afridi


A study of 400 cases operated in surgical department of HMC Peshawar during the period from January 1997 to \May 1999 is presented. The prevalnce of various types of hernias found was inguinal (direct, indirect) 77.5%, hernia was found in 2.25%. The study showed that males were predominantly affected and majority of the inguinal hernias were on the right side. in this series dacron mesh wa used with good outcome. All the indirect inguinal hernias were operated by Halsteadt's technqiue with very good postoperative results.

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Afridi V. Experience with External hernias. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 9 [cited 2024 Jul. 23];12(2). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/624
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