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Hernia

, 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

Keywords

Hernia Repair Appendicitis Inguinal Hernia Mesh Repair Synthetic Mesh 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer-Verlag 2007

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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