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Hernia

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 399–400 | Cite as

Comment to: Desarda’s technique versus Lichtenstein technique for the treatment of primary inguinal hernia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Emile SH, Elfeki H

  • J. LiEmail author
  • W. Zhang
Comment

Notes

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryAffiliated Zhongda Hospital, Southeast UniversityNanjingChina

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