, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 453–454 | Cite as

Inguinal hernia repair: the hypothesis postulated in the article is not true

Letter to the Editor


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Poona Hospital and Research CentrePuneIndia
  2. 2.PuneIndia

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