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Hernia

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 335–336 | Cite as

The role of prosthetic repair in the treatment of an incarcerated recurrent inguinal hernia with acute appendicitis (inflamed Amyand’s hernia)

  • G. Chatzimavroudis
  • B. Papaziogas
  • I. Koutelidakis
  • P. Tsiaousis
  • T. Kalogirou
  • S. Atmatzidis
  • K. Atmatzidis
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Appendicitis Inguinal Hernia Acute Appendicitis Femoral Hernia Perforated Appendicitis 
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 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Chatzimavroudis
    • 1
  • B. Papaziogas
    • 1
  • I. Koutelidakis
    • 1
  • P. Tsiaousis
    • 1
  • T. Kalogirou
    • 1
  • S. Atmatzidis
    • 1
  • K. Atmatzidis
    • 1
  1. 1.2nd Department of Surgery, Medical SchoolAristotle University of Thessaloniki, “G. Gennimatas” HospitalThessalonikiGreece

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