Inguinal hernia in adults


Key articles

Itani KMF, Fitzgibbons R. Approach to groin hernias. JAMA Surg. 2019 Jun 1;154(6):551-2.Full text  Abstract

Fitzgibbons RJ Jr, Ramanan B, Arya S, et al. Long-term results of a randomized controlled trial of a nonoperative strategy (watchful waiting) for men with minimally symptomatic inguinal hernias. Ann Surg. 2013 Sep;258(3):508-15. Abstract

Montgomery J, Dimick JB, Telem DA. Management of groin hernias in adults-2018. JAMA. 2018 Sep 11;320(10):1029-30. Abstract

Neumayer L, Giobbie-Hurder A, Jonasson O, et al. Open mesh versus laparoscopic mesh repair of inguinal hernia. N Engl J Med. 2004 Apr 29;350(18):1819-27.Full text  Abstract

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