Hernia

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 335–336

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

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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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