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Hernia Surgery

  • A. Gerson Greenburg
  • Brendon J. Coventry
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Part of the Surgery: Complications, Risks and Consequences book series (SCRC)

Abstract

Hernia surgery is commonplace in general surgery. As the incidence of hernias of most types increases with age, an increased incidence is expected with the aging population. This chapter aims to provide useful information on complications, risks, and consequences of hernia surgery. For other associated procedures, please refer to the relevant chapter and volume.

Keywords

Hernia Repair Inguinal Hernia Incisional Hernia Hernia Recurrence Transversalis Fascia 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors would like to thank and acknowledge the following experienced clinician who discussed the chapters and acted as an advisor, Professor Jonathan Meakins, Monteal, Canada and Oxford, UK.

Further Reading, References, and Resources

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clinical Quality Management, Department of General Surgery, The Miriam HospitalBrown University Medical SchoolProvidenceUSA
  2. 2.Discipline of Surgery, Royal Adelaide HospitalUniversity of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia

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