Inguinal hernia a clinical study


AUTHORS : Kumar Pulin Chandra, Brahma Deepanjali
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Introduction: Hernias are among the oldest known afflictions of mankind and surgical repair of the inguinal hernia is the most common general surgery procedure performed. Aim: The objectives of this study are to study the incidence and different modes of presentation of inguinal hernia and its best possible management with an idea of preventing the recurrence and minimizing other post-operative complications. Methods: 137cases of inguinal hernia admitted from June 2013 to May 2014 in Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati were selected randomly for this study. Patients below 12 years were excluded from the study. The data was analysed using standard statistical methods.

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