, Volume 11, Issue 6, pp 551–552 | Cite as

Prosthetic repair of a perforated Amyand’s hernia: hazardous or feasible?

  • G. Torino
  • C. Campisi
  • A. Testa
  • E. Baldassarre
  • G. Valenti
Letter to the editor


Hernia Repair Appendicitis Inguinal Hernia Mesh Repair Synthetic Mesh 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Torino
    • 1
  • C. Campisi
    • 2
  • A. Testa
    • 3
  • E. Baldassarre
    • 4
  • G. Valenti
    • 3
  1. 1.Pediatric Surgery Unit, Policlinico Umberto IUniversity “La Sapienza”RomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of MedicineNational Research CouncilRomeItaly
  3. 3.Division of SurgerySt. Pietro Hospital – FatebenefratelliRomeItaly
  4. 4.Division of UrologyRegional HospitalAostaItaly

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