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Table 1 Distribution of defect size and fixation/non-fixation

From: When is mesh fixation in TAPP-repair of primary inguinal hernia repair necessary? The register-based analysis of 11,230 cases

  Size of defect Total
I (<1.5 cm) II (1.5–3 cm) III (>3 cm)
  n % n % n % n %
Mesh fixation 852 56.76 4652 62.91 1918 82.25 7422 66.10
No mesh fixation 649 43.24 2743 37.09 414 17.75 3806 33.90
Total 1501 100.00 7395 100.00 2332 100.00 11,228 100.00